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UC Davis Lecture by Science Journalist Richard Harris: Why You Shouldn't Miss This

"Biomedical science was not always the hypercompetitive rat race that is has become in recent years. Consider the story of Charles Darwin, as he...


"Rigor Mortis," by Richard Harris, is both an eye-opener and a call to action. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

"Rigor Mortis," by Richard Harris, is both an eye-opener and a call to action. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, October 20, 2017 at 3:55 PM

A Chance Encounter with an Ichneumon

A lady beetle meeets a male parasitic wasp from the family Ichneumonidae. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

So here's this lady beetle patrolling a rosebud. It's early spring--April 15--in Vacaville, Calif.--and our little subject is  looking for some...

A lady beetle meeets a male parasitic wasp from the family Ichneumonidae. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A lady beetle meeets a male parasitic wasp from the family Ichneumonidae. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A lady beetle meeets a male parasitic wasp from the family Ichneumonidae. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The lady beetle continues to patrol the rosebud, while the male parasitic wasp quickly leaves the scene. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The lady beetle continues to patrol the rosebud, while the male parasitic wasp quickly leaves the scene. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The lady beetle continues to patrol the rosebud, while the male parasitic wasp quickly leaves the scene. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, April 17, 2017 at 5:44 PM

The Face of Darwin

The Face of Darwin

Look closely at Charles Darwin's ceramic face. You'll see selections from his secret notebooks and images of organisms that most influenced his...

The Face of Darwin
The Face of Darwin

'THE FACE OF DARWIN,' a ceramic mosaic created in a freshman seminar at UC Davis in commemoration of Darwin's 200th birthday anniversary, shows the organisms he studied and the secret notes he harbored. (Photo courtesy of Diane Ullman)

Faces Behind the Face
Faces Behind the Face

UC DAVIS STUDENTS (from left) Angela Kaczmarczyk, Danielle Chavez and Ricardo Calles with "The Face of Darwin." They were among the students working on the project. (Photo courtesy of Diane Ullman)

Posted on Monday, June 1, 2009 at 2:02 PM

Wonderful World of Insects

Diversity of Insects

Kids love bugs.    And they love books on bugs.  One of the bug books we bought our son during his childhood was “Insect...

Diversity of Insects
Diversity of Insects

DIVERSITY OF INSECTS--From the Madagascar hissing cockroach to the praying mantis to the grasshopper, insects are diverse. This is part of a collection owned by UC Davis evolutionary ecologist Andrew Forbes. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, February 10, 2009 at 6:29 PM
 
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