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First drawn in 1935, Hu Line illustrates persistent demographic split – how Beijing deals with it will determine the country's future.
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People who visit Florence seem strangely susceptible to Stendhal syndrome, which is blamed on an overwhelming sense of awe.
Researchers find a key clue to the evolution of bony fish and tetrapods.
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In the future, you might voluntarily share your social media data with your psychiatrist to inform a more accurate diagnosis.
Recent geopolitical turning points, like Brexit and the 2016 U.S. presidential election, were chapters in a story that extends decades back in world history.
Virtual tourism has thus far been a futuristic dream, but a world shaped by Covid-19 may be ready to accept it.
Wealth concentration among elites was common in ancient nations, but the scale on which it took place in Egypt’s 18th Dynasty was unprecedented.
By the end of this decade, Seabed 2030 wants to produce accurate maps for the remaining 80 percent of the ocean floor.
A history of injustice and the greatest natural location for ground-based telescopes have long been at odds. Here's how the healing begins.
The Field Medal was created to elevate promising mathematicians from underrepresented demographics. But has it followed through on that goal?