Saving California's olive industry

Chances are the olives in your kitchen come from California. Watch how researchers are finding new ways to harvest this tasty crop. “The United States is the world’s largest table olive and olive oil market. Traditionally olives have been harvested by pickers wearing gloves and they stripped down the branch into a twenty-pound bucket they … Read more Saving California's olive industry

Robotic squirrels vs. rattlesnakes

UC Davis researchers go into rattlesnake country to study the interaction between snakes and squirrels. The snakes are real, but the squirrel is a robot. “By bringing engineers and biologists together, we’re creating new ways of doing science. ¬†Hopefully making discoveries that would not have been made unless we brought these different fields together.” – … Read more Robotic squirrels vs. rattlesnakes