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.

UCLA girl drinking sugary drink

UCLA study reports nearly 1 in 3 California kids have a sugary drink daily

The increase since 2009 alarms public health professionals.

USCIS UC Riverside

Research links anti-immigrant prejudice to mortality risk

U.S.-born individuals of immigrant descent fare much worse than their foreign-born counterparts.

UC Davis Dalai Lama

Meditation's lasting power

A first-of-its-kind study of meditation practictioners shows they are able to maintain their cognitive gains.

UC Berkeley sleeping student

Poor grades are tied to mismatched class times, study says

Being a night owl is not an “excuse” — how we learn is affected by our biological rhythms.

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