Human Migration Brought Egypt to Maya Land, Research Findings

The tropics are a paradise for everyone but a skeleton. Humidity keeps rainforests green, but does little to protect bodies, leading to shortages of ancient skeletal remains in Neotropical regions such as Central America. But deep in the jungles of Belize, beneath the dry bunkers of two rock shelters, the skeletons of people who died […]

Trees Talk Back in Maya Lin’s ‘Ghost Forest’

The trees are deep in conversation across the street from my apartment in the Bronx on a sultry summer day. Trees, science tells us, are social creatures, and we do some of the things that we humans do, at least when we’re doing our best. They exchange health tips, weather news. They nurture, protect and […]