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June 25, 2003 | From Staff and Wire Reports
A plan to build a $190-million high-security infectious diseases lab at UC Davis has made it to the final round of review by the National Institutes of Health. The university said Monday it is now one of four institutions in the nation still in the running for federal funds to build a so-called "hot lab." Institutions in New York, Chicago and Texas have also advanced to the final round. A decision will be announced in September.
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September 24, 1993 | ED BOND
For the electric car, Thursday might have marked a great leap forward--an ambitious one-day drive from Sacramento to Burbank on only five gallons of gas. The idea was to combine a gas engine with an electric one, gaining power and range from the gasoline while conserving energy with the electricity. But 120 miles into the drive, something happened.
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July 27, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
UC Davis said it is expanding its campus with farmland for which it is paying $5,000 an acre. The 1,576 acres, known as Russell Ranch, are a mile and a half west of the campus. No state funds are involved in the $7.88 million purchase. The sellers are also throwing in 11.9 acres containing a family residence built in 1868 and several modern improvements including a swimming pool, cabana and tennis court.
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August 17, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A veterinary professor who was removed from a course after protesting a requirement that students kill dogs for laboratory work will get $75,000 in an agreement with UC Davis. The university also agreed to take no punitive action against Dr. Nedim Buyukmihci and to reconsider a $4,000-a-year merit raise that had been vetoed. The course Buyukmihci once taught was changed earlier this year to offer the option he had sought, he said.
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