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.
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From towering earthen pyramids to bustling ceremonial centers, this Native American city was once the largest urban center in North America.
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The placenta is the only organ that can be grown temporarily and then discarded—but it’s hard to study while it’s doing its job.
President Biden’s national COVID-19 relief effort aims to administer 100 million vaccinations in 100 days.
Land development is threatening the Florida panther—just one endangered species impacted by money and politics.
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The new administration made quick work of rolling back key science policy positions of the Trump era.
The charges, which came as a surprise to many residents, come seven years after the health crisis began.
A strange celestial visitor in 2017 has this Havard astrophysicist convinced of intelligent life outside our solar system.
Millions of Americans need to replace their pipes. Here’s how to tell if your home or neighborhood needs to test its tap water.