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April 2015

Corrections and Clarifications

Trajan’s Amazing Column, page 125: Many—not most—of the surviving Dacians had been sold as slaves. Page 129: Archaeologists did not use aerial imaging to identify more than 260 man-made terraces in Sarmizegetusa.

March 2015

Corrections and Clarifications

Explore | By the Numbers, pages 18-19: A qualifying statement was omitted from the graphic at lower right: Only 7 percent of some 400 antibiotic drugs given to livestock have been reviewed for their superbug risk by the FDA.

February 2015

January 2015

Corrections and Clarifications

“Visions of Earth” pages 28-29: The red plant identified as duckweed is Azolla imbricata, more commonly known as mosquito fern.

December 2014

Corrections and Clarifications

“Blessed. Cursed. Claimed.” pages 104-05: The wall visible in the photographs is the holiest place where Jews can pray; some consider Judaism’s holiest site to be the Temple Mount, which was not pictured.

November 2014

October 2014

Corrections and Clarifications

“School Slogans” page: The correct name of the school mentioned is East Carolina University.

Page 45: “The Next Green Revolution” gave an incomplete description of the isolation of the Sub1 gene in rice. The gene was actually isolated by Kenong Xu, working in the laboratory of Pamela Ronald at the University of California, Davis.

Page 47: The photo caption should have referred to Peru’s southern coastal desert, not the Atacama. That place name only applies to the desert in Chile.

Page 53: The correct numbers for the Y axis of the global rice yields graph are: 0, 1, and 2.

Page 70: The border label “U.S./Mexico” on the map was misplaced. It should have been moved a half inch to the left.