UC Riverside pain expectation

Does pain expected equal pain felt? Ask a kid

A science-backed strategy can help calm your kid before their next blood draw or shot.

Lantz Rowland poses in front of his tent outside Seattle, Washington.

The rise of California's tent cities

The extreme shortage of affordable housing is driving California's epidemic of homelessness.

Sequoia Thompson UCLA

Bus driver turned UCLA graduate steers life in new direction

Sequoia Thompson follows her dream of becoming a clinical psychologist and working with queer black youth.

UC Berkeley racial resentment study

Welfare backlash tied to white fear of declining status

Racial resentment is found to fuel opposition to government anti-poverty programs.

UC Berkeley Michael Pollan

Michael Pollan, on science, psychedelics and the human mind

The UC Berkeley professor talks his ‘trip’ through a whole new world on a new podcast.

Fulbright scholar Violet Barton

Mother and daughter become Fulbright scholars

Inspired by her daughter, Violet Barton applied to grad school, and now follows her to El Salvador on a Fulbright.

UC Davis first date

Can we really tell if it's love at first sight?

It's hard to tell long-term and short-term relationships apart in the beginning, a new study finds.

Edison record label

Digitizing Thomas Edison's record label

Recordings of Teddy Roosevelt and Morse code are among early audio experiments.

UC Irvine fashionista Aditi Mayer

Aditi Mayer: The future of ethical fashion

The fourth-year undergrad leverages social media to shake up the fashion status quo.

UCSF girl on scooter

Living in better neighborhood may protect health of kids in poverty

Less stress hormone is found in children with access to green spaces, clean air and quality grocery stores.

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