The first maritime archaeology expedition mapping ancient submerged landscapes to take place in the Black Sea has led to the discovery of more than 40 shipwrecks associated with the Ottoman and Byzantine Empires. Vivid descriptions of these ships can be found in historical records, but some of them had never been seen before.
As she speaks, Madeleine Lancaster rests her hand on her pregnant belly. “Oh they’re about six or seven months along now”. At this point her progeny measure about four millimetres across. She’s growing a few hundred, and each has around two million neurons already.
It is fast approaching lunchtime in Shanghai, and Li Huanhuan is getting hungry. But instead of leaving her office and walking to the nearest food mall to grab a bite, Li, a copywriter, picks up her mobile phone and orders her meal using Ele.me, a food delivery app.