February 25, 2021

Computer models chart extensive Caribbean intern-island networks

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From Universiteit Leiden The precolonial inhabitants of the Caribbean islands communicated, travelled, and exchanged objects and ideas along an expansive inter-island network. New methods of computer modeling shed light on these networks. Emma Slayton is set to discuss her work on this topic at her Defense on the 12th of September. Least-cost pathway analysis Although […]

Air pollution kills 4,000 people every day in China, study says

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By The Associated Press From Mashable Air pollution is killing about 4,000 people in China a day, accounting for one in six premature deaths in the world’s most populous country, a new study finds. Physicists at the University of California, Berkeley, calculated that about 1.6 million people in China die each year from heart, lung […]