Social science

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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Imagining a world without prisons

How activist icon Angela Davis continues to challenge us today.

Hand washing OCD

Helping OCD patients find treatment that works

Brain imaging data may help doctors spot who might benefit the most from cognitive behavioral therapy.

UC Irvine poverty

The secret to making it out of poverty

UC Irvine's Martín Burt finds families that overcome poverty have one thing in common — and it isn't income.

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