Anthropology

Baby broccoli UC Santa Barbara

Baby food for thought

You better eat your peas — what your baby wants on the menu is informed by you.

UC Berkeley tiny house

The psychology behind the tiny house movement

How these buildings reflect their dwellers' values, and why they've taken off.

Capuchin monkey UCLA

15 national treasures and the UCLA scientists working to save them

Experts from a variety of fields are developing new knowledge to help save these creatures.

UC Riverside evolution

Looking different than your parents can be an evolutionary advantage

New research has roots in ideas raised by Charles Darwin more than 150 years ago.

UC Santa Barbara kindness

Study: Believe it or not, humans are kind

Humans have evolved to be far more cooperative than other animals. These scientists investigate how and why.

UC Santa Barbara human kindness

Study: Believe it or not, humans are kind

Humans have evolved to be far more cooperative than other animals. These scientists investigate how and why.

UC Merced Himalayas

What ancient DNA tells us about the Himalayas

UC Merced leads genomic research in one of the world's most understudied regions.

UC Santa Cruz bison fossils

Ice age bison fossils shed light on early human migrations in North America

Evidence analyzed by UC Santa Cruz researchers establish when an ice-free corridor opened in the Rocky Mountains.

Delgado UC Berkeley

Could the mystery of the meow actually be solved by a new talking cat collar?

A UC Berkeley doctoral student examines the latest effort to help animals and humans to communicate.

UC Berkeley childhood book

Reinventing childhood in the 21st century

What are the differences between helicopter and "frontier" parenting? A UC Berkeley professor explores.

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