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From Molecules to Minds

UC Davis neuroscientists advance learning and memory research to decode how our brains work

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From Molecules to Minds

August 14, 2018
How does learning occur? And how do we remember what we learn? UC Davis Center for Neuroscience researchers are asking these questions to learn about the brain.

Hurricane Study Shows Natural Selection in Lizards

July 26, 2018
A new study in the journal Nature gives a graphic demonstration of Anole lizards living on islands in the Caribbean and how they survived – or not – two violent hurricanes in 2017.

Elastic Slingshot Powers Snipefish Feeding

July 19, 2018
A recent study by UC Davis graduate student Sarah Longo shows that snipefish feed with an elastic-boosted head flick at almost unprecedented speed.

Untangling the Complexity of the Plant Circadian Clock

June 28, 2018
In a new study, researchers found that the seemingly needless complexity of the plant circadian clock actually helps plants function in an array of environments.