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Transforming Pain Care, Maximizing Quality of Life

May 10, 2019

By Trevor Stewart

Scott Fishman, M.D., UC Davis Health director for the Center for Advancing Pain Relief, has seen firsthand the pervasive pain problem plaguing the United States over the past several decades. Fishman’s proposed Big Idea would commission a UC Davis Pain Relief Center, which would serve as a hub for education, research and integrative care –– a groundbreaking resource for clinicians to rethink how to view pain relief and pain management.

The Right Blend

May 09, 2019
Morning coffee is a part of many daily routines –– but with coffee shops on every corner in metropolitan areas, we tend to take coffee for granted. However, UC Davis students enrolled in the online Just Coffee course are getting a new, globally-conscious perspective on the caffeinated beverage.

Gun Research is Suddenly Hot

April 17, 2019
Concern about mass shootings has lifted spending on studies and attracted a new generation of researchers.

Computer-Based Memory Games May Benefit People with Fragile X Syndrome

April 15, 2019
In the largest non-pharmacological trial ever in children with fragile X syndrome (FXS), UC Davis researchers found that large-scale, in-home cognitive interventions are feasible and may be beneficial for individuals with the syndrome and potentially other intellectual disabilities.

The Age of Robot Farmers

April 09, 2019

Picking strawberries takes speed, stamina, and skill. Can a robot do it? Professor David Slaughter at the University of California, Davis demonstrates how future farmers might employ emerging technology.

Via The New Yorker

Supporting the Next Wave of Water Leaders

March 26, 2019

By Trevor Stewart and Ashley Han

UC Davis professor and director of the Center for Watershed Sciences Jay Lund explains the important role UC Davis engineers will play in solving water problems that plague societies across the globe.