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Will December 21, 2012, be the end of the world as we know it? UO folklorist Dan Wojcik examines the Internet-fed frenzy over an ancient Mayan prophecy.

If you want to study Antarctic icefish, you have to go where they live.

With luck, determination, and the kindness of strangers, a young man uncovers the mysterious circumstances of his birth.

UO psychology professor Philip Fisher supports foster and adoptive families facing big challenges.

UO archaeologists are rewriting the history of the Americas with their discoveries in Oregon's Paisley Caves.

As Oregon women headed to the polls on November 6, 2012, most were unaware that exactly a century earlier, only men cast their ballots on election day.

Two talented math minds at UO tackle an abstract concept in "representation theory"

UO graduate student Hilarie Sorensen witnessed an emerging phenomenon along the Pacific Northwest coastline.

Early-warning systems give communities critical seconds or minutes before a quake hits