News tagged with metropolitan area

Image: Super view of Glendale and Phoenix

One of the Expedition 35 crew members on the International Space Station used a still camera with a 400 millimeter lens to record this nocturnal image of the Phoenix, Arizona area on March 16, 2013. Like ...

dateFeb 02, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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Google super-fast US Internet service spreads

Google's super-fast Internet service—up to 100 times quicker than basic broadband—is heading for four more US metropolitan areas as the technology titan ramps up pressure on cable service giants.

dateJan 27, 2015 in Telecom
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Justice inconsistent across New Zealand

Wayne Goodall, who will graduate with a PhD in Criminology tomorrow (Thursday), found that offenders committing similar crimes received different sentences depending on the location of the sentencing. Provincial ...

dateDec 10, 2014 in Social Sciences
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How unhappy cities attract new residents

Urban demographic patterns in the United States often defy logic, but a new research paper co-authored by Harvard Kennedy School Professor Edward Glaeser is shedding light on why many Americans continue to ...

dateJul 16, 2014 in Social Sciences
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3 Questions: Alan Berger on cities and health

How do cities affect our health? A newly published research report from MIT's Center for Advanced Urbanism (CAU) highlights the complexity of the issue. Produced in collaboration with the American Institute ...

dateNov 21, 2013 in Environment
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High-income Americans more segregated than ever

(Phys.org) —Since 1970, middle‐income neighborhoods have been disappearing. In 2009, only 42 percent of families lived in middle‐income neighborhoods, compared with 65 percent four decades earlier, reports a new Cornell-Stanford ...

dateOct 17, 2013 in Social Sciences
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