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Targeting treatment, and only 2 percent of clinical cancer studies focus on non-white ethnic groups, according to a University of California-Davis study.Studies have shown cost, transportation issues and cultural differences play roles in lower minority...
Backlash stirs in US against foreign worker visas

...themselves, their skills become obsolete," he said.Norm Matloff, a computer science professor at the University of California, Davis, agreed that age plays into it - not because older workers are less skilled but because they typically require...
Study: Alcohol interferes with male partnering

It sounds like an old cliche but it is true: After a bout of drinking together, males are less interested in pairing back up with their partner while females are more strongly attracted to their mate, at least in an animal model of human behavior.
Corps finds deficiencies in US levees, including Augusta's

NEW ORLEANS - Inspectors taking the first inventory of flood control systems overseen by the federal government have found hundreds of structures at risk of failing and endangering people and property in 37 states.
Recession, tech kill middle-class jobs

...two or three years old, and it's already taken over our lives."Peter Lindert, an economist at the University of California, Davis, says the computer is more destructive than innovations in the Industrial Revolution because the pace at...
Are lesbian athletes more accepted than gays?

...often ways that even younger men try to prove their heterosexuality," says Herek, a psychologist at the University of California, Davis, who has, for years, studied this phenomenon and how it plays out in the gay community.That is not...
Don't ramrod 'Regents'

Regarding GHSU President Ricardo Azziz: Save the "A" and get rid of the "zziz!"
Study finds possible risks in autism treatment

...long term could have the opposite effect.Dr. Karen L. Bales, the vice chairwoman of psychology at the University of California-Davis, has been studying human bonding behavior and the science behind it using close animal models, such as...
Reading to dogs boosts pupils' confidence, literacy

...some recent scientific studies have shown that the animals can affect literacy.In a 2010 study by the University of California Davis Veterinary Medicine Extension, third-grade pupils who read aloud to dogs once a week for 10 weeks improved...
Smart machines create hands-free workplaces

If automation can unseat bus drivers, urban deliverymen, long-haul truckers, even cabbies, is any job safe?