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.

UCLA laughter study

Friends or not? Just a second of laughter can reveal relationship status

A UCLA study finds that listeners across the globe can tell a lot from your laugh.

UC Riverside Immortality Project

Flitting through eternity

UC Riverside provides some new insight into the physical basis of near-death experiences.

UCLA color of wealth

New study reveals nuanced story behind economic disparity in Los Angeles

Major racial and ethnic differences in wealth are documented in detail for the first time in this UCLA report.

UC Merced biodiversity

UC Merced study shows early human impacts on biodiversity

Scientists show that even apart from industrialization, humans can - and do - impact ecosystems dramatically.

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