For the first time ever, scientists have solved the mystery of why sunflowers dance in the sun, saying that just like animals, sunflowers possess internal clocks that control growth and movement.
A new UC Davis report revealed that the average surface temperature of Lake Tahoe has been increasing in a faster rate due to the effects of climate change.
Apparently lions and hyenas on African savannahs are not at all fazed by zebra stripes, according to a new study from UC Davis and the University of Calgary, in Canada.
Researchers from three California universities and related institutions recently published findings regarding Southern California's "split personality" duo of wildfire types.
Noting that the current methods aren't working, Western-based scientists from more than six institutions co-authored a commentary in the journal Science, suggesting controlled burns and dividing land into zones with varying priorities for immediate suppression--like Parks Canada does.
Researchers found a fourth gene that controls the process that makes wheat flower following a freeze. This discovery could improve wheat varieties to meet growing worldwide demands.