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UCD vs. UCD Biochemistry Games Set--Davis and Dublin

Eric Conn, a noted plant biochemist, nurtured the UC Davis Arborteum’s acacias for scientific as well as aesthetic reasons. He died in 2017 at age  94. (UC Davis Photo)

What a novel idea! UCD vs. UCD! One is the University of California, Davis,...

Eric Conn, a noted plant biochemist, nurtured the UC Davis Arborteum’s acacias for scientific as well as aesthetic reasons. He died in 2017 at age  94. (UC Davis Photo)
Eric Conn, a noted plant biochemist, nurtured the UC Davis Arborteum’s acacias for scientific as well as aesthetic reasons. He died in 2017 at age 94. (UC Davis Photo)

Eric Conn, a noted plant biochemist, nurtured the UC Davis Arborteum’s acacias for scientific as well as aesthetic reasons. He died in 2017 at age 94. (UC Davis Photo)

Posted on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 2:54 PM

UCF Researcher: When a Fungal Parasite Turns an Ant Into a Zombie

A Zombie ant. (Photo by Nash Turley)

If you're curious about how a fungus can turn an ant into a zombie, you'll want to hear what...

A Zombie ant. (Photo by Nash Turley)
A Zombie ant. (Photo by Nash Turley)

A Zombie ant. (Photo by Nash Turley)

Posted on Monday, January 25, 2021 at 3:00 PM

Bernie Sanders Really Did Visit UC Davis

Bernie Sanders in front of the Bohart Museum of Entomology on Crocker Lane, UC Davis campus.

As a presidential candidate, Vermont senator Bernie Sanders visited the UC Davis campus in...

Bernie Sanders in front of the Bohart Museum of Entomology on Crocker Lane, UC Davis campus.
Bernie Sanders in front of the Bohart Museum of Entomology on Crocker Lane, UC Davis campus.

Bernie Sanders in front of the Bohart Museum of Entomology on Crocker Lane, UC Davis campus.

Bernie Sanders on Crocker Lane, UC Davis campus.
Bernie Sanders on Crocker Lane, UC Davis campus.

Bernie Sanders on Crocker Lane, UC Davis campus.

Bernie Sanders at Mrak Hall, UC Davis campus.
Bernie Sanders at Mrak Hall, UC Davis campus.

Bernie Sanders at Mrak Hall, UC Davis campus.

Bernie Sanders in front of the Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, UC Davis campus.
Bernie Sanders in front of the Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, UC Davis campus.

Bernie Sanders in front of the Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, UC Davis campus.

Bernie Sanders on Kleiber Hall Drive, UC Davis campus.
Bernie Sanders on Kleiber Hall Drive, UC Davis campus.

Bernie Sanders on Kleiber Hall Drive, UC Davis campus.

Bernie Sanders in front of the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility on Bee Biology Road, UC Davis.
Bernie Sanders in front of the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility on Bee Biology Road, UC Davis.

Bernie Sanders in front of the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility on Bee Biology Road, UC Davis.

Posted on Friday, January 22, 2021 at 5:20 PM

Bee-friendly Winter Gardening

Bee pollinating Rio Oso peach, J. Alosi

Just because it is wintertime doesn't mean that bees, which are important pollinators for our...

Posted on Friday, January 22, 2021 at 5:00 AM

In Search of Butterflies

Red admiral, Vanessa atalanta. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Oh, to find a butterfly in January. Butterfly guru Art Shapiro, UC Davis distinguished professor...

Red admiral, Vanessa atalanta. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Red admiral, Vanessa atalanta. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Red admiral, Vanessa atalanta. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Gulf Fritillary, Agraulis vanillae. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Gulf Fritillary, Agraulis vanillae. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Gulf Fritillary, Agraulis vanillae. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Mourning Cloak, Nymphalis antiopa. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Mourning Cloak, Nymphalis antiopa. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Mourning Cloak, Nymphalis antiopa. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

West Coast Lady, Vanessa annabella. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
West Coast Lady, Vanessa annabella. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

West Coast Lady, Vanessa annabella. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 3:46 PM

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