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Coping with Western wildfires: 5 essential reads

Jennifer Weeks, The Conversation Intense wildfires are raging in California, Oregon and Washington state, spurring mass evacuations and leaving charred towns in their wake. A...

Native people did not use fire to shape New England’s landscape

Wyatt Oswald, Emerson College; David R. Foster, Harvard University, and Elizabeth Chilton, Binghamton University, State University of New York An interpretive sign stands at the...

Surveying archaeologists across the globe reveals deeper and more widespread roots...

Ben Marwick, University of Washington; Erle C. Ellis, University of Maryland, Baltimore County; Lucas Stephens, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History,...

Driverless cars are already here but the roads aren’t ready for...

Mark Wilson, Michigan State University The recent deaths of a woman struck by a car Uber was testing in driverless mode and of a man...

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Black bears adapt to life near humans by burning the midnight...

Kathy Zeller, University of Massachusetts Amherst Amid reports that human activities are pushing many wild species to the edge of extinction, it’s easy to miss...