Annalee Newitz is the founding editor of the science website io9.com and editor-at-large for arstechnica.com. They’re a journalist with a decade’s experience in writing about science, culture, and the future for such publications as Wired, Popular Science, and The Washington Post. They are the editor of the anthology She’s Such a Geek: Women Write About Science, Technology, and Other Geeky Stuff and were a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT. They live in San Francisco, California.
In a new book, Annalee Newitz looks to some of the greatest ancient civilizations around the world to discover the rise and fall of urban centers.
From towering earthen pyramids to bustling ceremonial centers, this Native American city was once the largest urban center in North America.
Stories lost amidst the focus on coronavirus, from a debate discussing climate, to the canniness of crows.
The National Institutes of Health completed a phase one trial on a vaccine created by the company Moderna.
The physical evidence behind ancient Egyptian fashion choices.
The first scientific data back from Japan’s Hayabusa2 mission to the asteroid Ryugu indicate that its very rocky and surprisingly dry.