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Ancient Seawall Found Submerged

In shallow waters off the coast of Israel, archaeologists have found entire villages—including one with a sunken seawall. Christopher Intagliata reports.  

December 18, 2019 — Christopher Intagliata

Linguists Hear an Accent Begin

Residents of an overwintering station in Antarctica provided linguists with evidence of the first small changes in speech that may signal the development of a new accent.

December 11, 2019 — Susanne Bard

Romans Would Roam for Wood

Archaeologists unearthed wood from a Roman villa when digging Rome’s subway—and scientists determined the planks came all the way from France. Christopher Intagliata reports. ...

December 10, 2019 — Christopher Intagliata

150 Years of the Journal Nature

Nature is arguably the world’s most prestigious scientific journal. Editor in chief Magdalena Skipper spoke with Scientific American ’s acting editor in chief Curtis Brainard about her journal as it celebrates its 150th anniversary...

November 11, 2019 — Steve Mirsky
Recommended Books, November 2019

Recommended Books, November 2019

The ecosystem of a crime scene, how undercover patients changed psychiatric care, and more

November 10, 2019 — Andrea Gawrylewski
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