Hypoxia City

“At 5100 meters’ elevation, a Peruvian gold mining town is the world’s highest settlement—and a good place to study how life at extremely low oxygen levels ravages the body.”

Source: Science
Published: Sep 12, 2019
Length: 14 minutes (3,698 words)

In Search of the ‘White Jaguar’: Archaeologists Travel Deep into the Jungle to Find a Lost Maya City

In the ancient Mayan city named Sac Balam, Indigenous people resisted Spanish incursions for a century longer than their conquered neighbors. Now the very location that protected residents keeps the ruins hidden from archaeologists.

Source: Science
Published: Sep 5, 2019
Length: 14 minutes (3,587 words)