March 11, 2020
Elaine Sullivan takes a fresh look at the ancient Egyptian burial site of Saqqara with some tantalizing new tools.
February 6, 2020
Charles Reichmann made an unexpected discovery while investigating the debate around Chinese immigration in the 1870s.
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.