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Lasering in on the UC Davis LASER Event on April 14

UC Berkeley biologist Ciera Martinez studies fruit flies but she will be speaking on

She researches fruit flies but she'll be discussing "The Concealed Beauty of Plant Architecture." But of course, if you're curious about the work she does on fruit flies, you can interact with her on that as well as plant architecture! Ciera Martinez,...

UC Berkeley biologist Ciera Martinez studies fruit flies but she will be speaking on
UC Berkeley biologist Ciera Martinez studies fruit flies but she will be speaking on "The Concealed Beauty of Plant Architecture" at the UC Davis LASER Event. (Photo of Drosophila melanogaster by André Karwath, courtesy of Wikipedia)

UC Berkeley biologist Ciera Martinez studies fruit flies but she will be speaking on "The Concealed Beauty of Plant Architecture" at the UC Davis LASER Event. (Photo of Drosophila melanogaster by André Karwath, courtesy of Wikipedia)

Posted on Friday, April 1, 2016 at 5:49 PM

When Science and Art Meet

Jonas Salk (1914-1995), who discovered the polio vaccine in 1955, speaks to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 1988. (CDC Photo)

When entomologist Diane Ulman, professor of entomology at the University of California, Davis, and self-described rock artist Donna Billick of Davis co-founded the UC Davis Art/Science Fusion Program, one of the many outcomes is LASER. That's an...

Jonas Salk (1914-1995), who discovered the polio vaccine in 1955, speaks to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 1988. (CDC Photo)
Jonas Salk (1914-1995), who discovered the polio vaccine in 1955, speaks to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 1988. (CDC Photo)

Jonas Salk (1914-1995), who discovered the polio vaccine in 1955, speaks to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 1988. (CDC Photo)

Posted on Sunday, November 29, 2015 at 3:06 PM
Tags: Anna Davidson (9), Charlotte Jacobs (1), Jonas Salk (1), LASER (1), UC Davis (165)

Mayflies, Fish and the Fusion of Art and Science

Retired marine fisheries specialist Chris DeWees fuses art with science.

This week while searching through backyard  photos, I came across a mayfly I photographed on July 1, 2012 on our flowering artichoke. It looked like a little ol' man skiing through a purple landscape of spiked petals. How did the mayfly wind up on...

Retired marine fisheries specialist Chris DeWees fuses art with science.
Retired marine fisheries specialist Chris DeWees fuses art with science.

Retired marine fisheries specialist Chris DeWees fuses art with science.

Posted on Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 9:18 PM

Pardon Me, But You're Eating My Relative!

Ecologist Rick Karban with sagebrush.

If you're a sagebrush and a predator (such as a grasshopper) is eating your nearby kin, another sagebrush,  it's good to be closely related. Through volatile (chemical) cues, your kin will inform you of the danger so you can adjust your...

Ecologist Rick Karban with sagebrush.
Ecologist Rick Karban with sagebrush.

Ecologist Rick Karban with sagebrush.

Posted on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 5:43 PM

Fusing Art With Science

UC Davis Art/Science Fusion co-founder and co-director Donna Billick with her mosaic ceramic sculpture, Miss Bee Haven, in the half-acre Haagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven on Bee Biology Road, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The UC Davis Art/Science Fusion Program is incredible. It's a program that, as the name indicates, fuses art and science. Science with art. On that note, two noteworthy events sponsored by the program will take place next week.  But first,...

UC Davis Art/Science Fusion co-founder and co-director Donna Billick with her mosaic ceramic sculpture, Miss Bee Haven, in the half-acre Haagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven on Bee Biology Road, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis Art/Science Fusion co-founder and co-director Donna Billick with her mosaic ceramic sculpture, Miss Bee Haven, in the half-acre Haagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven on Bee Biology Road, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis Art/Science Fusion co-founder and co-director Donna Billick with her mosaic ceramic sculpture, Miss Bee Haven, in the half-acre Haagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven on Bee Biology Road, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey

Self-described rock artist Donna Billick addresses the crowd at the opening of Nature's Gallery, UC Davis Arboretum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Self-described rock artist Donna Billick addresses the crowd at the opening of Nature's Gallery, UC Davis Arboretum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Self-described rock artist Donna Billick addresses the crowd at the opening of Nature's Gallery, UC Davis Arboretum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, May 30, 2014 at 5:53 PM

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