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THE DOWNLOAD: Cows and Cooks We Have. But Snow?

By Cody Kitaura/Dateline on September 15, 2020 in University

The Realities of Gene Editing with CRISPR I NOVA I PBS

A very special cow at UC Davis got some more time in the spotlight recently. PBS’ NOVA set out to explain the current state of gene-editing technology, and visited Cosmo, a calf edited to produce more male offspring. Learn more in the video above.

Insulation fills trenches on campus

Workers fill trenches with insulation.
Gilsulate insulation is dumped into trenches carrying new hot-water pipes. (UC Davis)

A recent headline on the Big Shift website asked: “Is It Snowing on Campus?” No! It’s insulation for the hot-water pipes that are being installed in this project to replace our steam-heating system.

Read about what material is being used and why on the Big Shift website.


The dancer chancellor?

On the most recent installment of “Thursday Thoughts,” Chancellor Gary S. May and LeShelle May discuss some campus topics and some other less-related ideas.

Watch the above video to learn which planet(s) they’d like to visit, whether each of them has a go-to dance move and more.

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