Health

Crowdsourced Game Aims to Find Solutions to Aflatoxin

October 16, 2017
Mars, Inc., UC Davis and partners have launched a crowdsourcing initiative to solve the problem of aflatoxin contamination of crops. Successful candidates from the computer game will be tested in the laboratory of Justin Siegel, assistant professor of chemistry, biochemistry and molecular medicine at UC Davis.

Oxytocin and Anxiety

December 05, 2015
New research by UC Davis behavioral neuroscientists suggests oxytocin may have different effects in men and women—and in certain circumstances the hormone may actually trigger anxiety.

UC Davis Offers WIC Expertise as Congress Considers Funding

September 30, 2015
As Congress prepares to consider reauthorization of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, UC Davis Professor Marianne Page offers expertise on the act, which funds a number of nutrition programs, including school meals for low-income students and the supplemental nutrition assistance program for women, infants and children, or WIC.