Erik Vance’s Contributions:
The Hidden Coastal Culture of the Ancient Maya
For thousands of years, ancient Maya kings ruled a vast inland empire in Mexico and Belize. But just how inland was it, really?
Nov 6, 2018 | 3,700 words, about 19 minutes
Water is fundamental for life: does the human brain have a special placeholder for it?
Apr 22, 2015 | 1,300 words, about 6 minutes
Hugh and the Boobies
Like characters in a soap opera, boobies on a remote Mexican island cheat, kill, and jostle for power. One devoted researcher has been there to witness the antics—making some surprising realizations about our own behavior along the way.
Apr 22, 2015 | 2,300 words, about 11 minutes