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It Came Down to One Question to Determine the Championship Team

Ralph Washington Jr. captained the UC Berkeley-UC Davis Linnaean Games Team that won the regional championship at the 2018 PBESA meeting. He also captained the UC Davis Linnaean Games Teams that won the national championships in 2015 and 2016. (UC Davis Photo)

It all came down to a question about a Dutch scientist, a microscopist from the 17th century. Which team--the UC Berkeley-UC Davis team or the Washington State University team--would win? That was the white-knuckle scene at the Linnaean Games...

It's Like Winning the Triple Crown

James Carey teaching a UC Davis chemistry class “how to make one-minute videos on the properties of the elements in periodic tables.” The result: 540 one-minute videos, probably a world record. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It's like winning the triple crown. The Pacific Branch of the Entomological Society of America (PBESA) has announced that two distinguished professors and a graduate student from the Department of Entomology and Nematology, University of California,...

Posted on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 9:50 PM

Sudden-Death Question

Practicing for the Games

Quick! What's the answer to this question? "I am a blood feeder; I have no hair but have a comb. What am I?" That was the final question posed when the University of California, Davis competed Monday night with the University of Hawai-Manoa team for...

Posted on Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at 9:34 PM
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