UC Davis Magazine Online

Volume 22
Number 1
Fall 2004

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Cover of Fall 2004 print issue

Just Add Water

The resurrection secrets of sea monkeys, water bears and baker’s yeast are helping researchers find ways to freeze-dry red blood cells and platelets.

Into Iran

Chancellor Larry Vanderhoef—a member of the first U.S. university delegation permitted to visit Iran since 1979—shares his photos of the country’s people and places.

Fear, Itself

In honor of this Halloween season, we ask an expert in fear about what makes us afraid and why it’s fun sometimes to be scared.

New Leash on Life

More shelter animals will live to find homes, thanks to a new campus program that is providing a better understanding of the “battlefield medicine” required at animal shelters.

M.D.—Against All Odds

Medical student Sa Vang will soon become one of the country's few female Hmong physicians.

Campus Views A look at campus life today
Letters Your turn
News & Notes The latest
Parents A new department for parents
Class Notes Alumni news
Aggies Remember Readers share a favorite memory
End Notes The lighter side

About the cover: Many shelter cats are euthanized when they contract upper respiratory virus—a common cold for cats—but a new shelter medicine program at UC Davis is giving pets a "New Leash on Life." Photo by Debbie Aldridge/UC Davis.

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