According to archaeologist Harvey Weiss, an abrupt 60-year megadrought is at the root of the “mother of all catastrophes” in ancient Assyria.
Kao discusses her new book “The Company We Keep,” which explores how young people form interracial relationships, and the value of diversity in schools.
Celis, an assistant professor of statistics and data science, discusses her work to advance fairness, inclusion — and ethics — in AI research.
Household poverty alone drives cognitive decline in war-displaced children, a study has found — in keeping with research on U.S. children living under hardship.
Cooke discusses his book “Inventing Boston: Design, Production, and Consumption, 1680–1720,” an examination of Boston’s distinctive material culture.
Timothy Snyder’s books “On Tyranny” and “The Road to Unfreedom,” which examine the rise of authoritarianism, are each on the New York Times bestseller list.
The search for sustainable fuels has brought scientists back to one of the most abundant materials on Earth — rust.