December 12, 2019
Rapanui people likely believed the ancient monoliths helped food grow on the Polynesian island, study says.
November 21, 2019
Berkeley Lab teams work with Cairo University researchers to study soil and bone samples dating back 4,000 years.
October 29, 2019
On this day 50 years ago, the internet was born.
October 10, 2019
UC Berkeley sociologist G. Cristina Mora explains the origins of the identity we celebrate during Hispanic Heritage Month.
September 19, 2019
Today beds are synonymous with privacy. But they were once where travelers hunkered down with complete strangers.
August 21, 2019
A yearlong observation will focus on African Americans’ extraordinary contributions to American life and the struggle for justice.
August 15, 2019
How did we become obsessed with thinness? It has to do with race, says sociologist Sabrina Strings.
May 30, 2019
A new course provides an in-depth look at the world of Disney — from a professor who has taken more than 600 spins on the Matterhorn.
March 13, 2019
In her latest book, Kara Cooney notes how a ruler’s gender matters far less than whose agendas are served.
January 15, 2019
There are ghosts to be reckoned with in our state and its history, which an entirely new field aims to address.