Anthropology

Ulama UC Santa Cruz

Ancient Mesoamerican myth brought to life in new video game

Alums become rapidly successful on one of the internet's largest online game platforms.

UC Santa Barbara Tsimane

A land without heart disease

80-year-olds in an indigenous population in Bolivia have the same arterial age as Americans in their mid-fifties. Why?

Ethiopia UCLA Wendrich

UCLA archaeologist enlists community to help preserve cultural heritage in Ethiopia

Locals jump in to protect their ancient treasures.

UC Santa Cruz Klingon

From Klingon to Dothraki: Understanding invented languages

Students will explore why people make up new dialects.

Mayan city UC Santa Barbara

Unearthing an ancient city

A modern-day Indiana Jones works to preserve the legacy of a Mayan city in a new film.

UC Davis phone wine

Wine industry leaders optimistic as millennials opt for premium wines

It turns out young people are willing to trade in beer cans for a glass of wine.

How parenting changes UC Irvine

How parenting has improved since the '60s

Almost all surveyed Western nations show an increase in child care time spent by both parents.

UC Riverside jerk research

Are you a jerk? Take the quiz

These 5 simple questions developed by a philosopher will help you figure out where you stand.

UC Berkeley

White racism linked to fatal heart disease for blacks and whites

Living in unabashedly racist communities can shorten lives, new study finds.

UC Irvine: Why are we so afraid to leave children alone?

Why are we so afraid to leave children alone?

New research suggests social pressure exaggerates our fears about unsupervised children.

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