"The Pope of Foam" explains the art and science of beer

This is great. It's a five-minute guide to the craft of beer brewing, led by Charlie "The Pope of Foam" Bamforth. It's beyond charming – not to mention wonderfully informative. » 3/29/13 6:20am 3/29/13 6:20am

Neurosurgeons banned from human research for giving infectious bacteria…

UC Davis neurosurgeons J. Paul Muizelaar and Rudolph J. Schrot have been barred from performing human medical research, after being accused of experimenting on terminally ill brain cancer patients without University permission. But the researchers continue to insist that the accusations are misleading. » 7/23/12 1:30pm 7/23/12 1:30pm

The Giant Machines That Create Earthquakes

It may not be Lex Luthor's earthquake-causing missile, but the earthquake centrifuge at UC Davis in California is the next best thing. It's a giant robotic arm that can cause horrific earthquakes, all in the name of science. » 2/19/10 2:00pm 2/19/10 2:00pm

Contact Lenses of the Future Will Treat Your Eye Diseases

The World Health Organization estimates that glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness worldwide. And though the first leading cause of blindness - cataracts - can be treated with surgery, the blindness caused by glaucoma can't be permanently cured. That's why Tingrui Pan and Hailin Cong, researchers at UC… » 8/07/08 2:37pm 8/07/08 2:37pm