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Are gun violence researchers becoming an endangered species?

NEW YORK - Amid the bloodbaths of 21st-century America, you might think that there would be a lot of research into the causes of gun violence, and which policies work best against it. You would be wrong.
Nation and World
The Latest: Study says drought cost to grow by $500 million

...California's drought will grow by $500 million in 2015, to $2.7 billion.The study released Tuesday by the University of California at Davis includes a one-third increase in the number of acres that farmers are fallowing for lack of water. The...
Study: Conservatives say they're happy, but liberals show it

...moods in pictures and language."The observed differences are quite small," said Robert Emmons of the University of California at Davis. "Happiness is the norm for both" Democrats and Republicans.___Online:Science: http://sciencemag...
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Study: Steelhead thrown off by iron

GRANTS PASS, Ore. - A new study suggests steelhead trout can have trouble using the Earth's magnetic field to navigate if they were raised in a hatchery, where the field can be distorted by iron pipes.
Evening at Egan: 'Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Borg?'

This week's Evening at Egan lecture will be "Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Borg? The Ecological Imperative in the Age of Cybernetic Organisms," led by Dr. Robin Walz, Professor of History at UAS. Walz, who has been teaching at UAS since 1997, holds a Ph.
My Turn: Growing concerns for JDHS Japanese program

...everyone's attention. Currently, I am a fourth-year student of Japanese, and will be attending the University of California at Davis next year as a Japanese major. I was inspired to choose this path by my enjoyment in the Japanese program...
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This Day in History

...for president and Ohio Gov. John W. Bricker for vice president. In 1978, the Supreme Court ordered the University of California at Davis Medical School to admit Allan Bakke, a white man who had argued he was a victim of reverse racial discrimination...

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Pearce, Davis to marry

...the son of Gerald and Deloyce Davis of Bakersfield, Calif. He is a graduate of University of Kansas and University of California at Davis. He is self-employed. The couple plans to make their home in Bakersfield, Calif.


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