Science Magazine – May 19, 2023 issue: More than half of the world’s largest lakes have declined over the past three decades. Human water consumption, warming climate, and sedimentation are largely responsible. Lake Powell, shown here, with its once-submerged walls that now appear as whitened surfaces, exemplifies this drying trend.
Global loss of lake water storage
Drying trends are prevalent worldwide
The ancient history of kissing
Sources from Mesopotamia contextualize the emergence of kissing and its role in disease transmission
The disappearing boundary between organism and machine
Artificial skin mimics the sensory feedback of biological skin