Governor Gray Davis has allocated $300 million to fund the creation of three new research initiatives on University of California campuses, to be known as the California Institutes for Science and Innovation.
BERKELEY--Kent Daane, a leading researcher in biological control strategies for California crop pests, has been named assistant Cooperative Extension specialist in the Division of Insect Biology at the UC Berkeley College of Natural Resources.
Berkeley -- California's troubled red gum eucalyptus trees, under attack for the last two years from a fast-spreading insect infestation, may get some relief on Wednesday (June 7) from a tiny Australian wasp discovered by Professor Donald Dahlsten
Breakthroughs in nutritional genomics and behavioral research on human dietary needs and habits--not to mention the explosion of fitness programs and purported weight-loss drugs--have failed to reduce the nation's waistline.
Joanne Ikeda, a nationally recognized expert on pediatric obesity and the dietary practices of ethnic and immigrant populations, has received the 1999 Outstanding Outreach Award from the University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Re