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Weather radar helps researchers track bird flu
Posted 12/7/2016 - The same weather radar technology used to predict rain is now giving UC researchers the ability to track wild birds that could carry the avian influenza virus. Avian influenza, which kills chickens, turkeys and other birds, can take a significant...
Wild horse over-population is causing environmental damage
Posted 12/6/2016 - Most Americans envision healthy mustangs galloping free on the range when they think about the country's wild horse population. But UC Cooperative Extension rangeland advisor Laura Snell sees another image. In conducting research on the over-populated...