Online exchanges, such as Craigslist, may not just help consumers declutter and earn a few extra bucks—a Penn State researcher suggests that using those exchanges may help inspire behavior that is good for the environment.
Parasites that cause malaria can lurk in plain sight, including in deer in North America.
China has a found a novel way to tackle its massive air pollution problem: Putting up a giant air purifier the size of an industrial smokestack in the middle of a smog-plagued city.
Modern cities are brimming with objects that receive, collect and transmit data. This includes mobile phones but also objects actually embedded into our cities, such as traffic lights and air pollution stations. Even something ...
Despite all the talk of technology companies and workers leaving the Bay Area for cheaper pastures, Silicon Valley looks strong as ever—for now.
Most people probably wouldn't consider bustling towns and cities good places for nature to thrive. Yet a few species of birds have so successfully adapted to city living that they boast large and thriving urban populations. ...
Rainstorms in 1960 look different from those in 2017, both in terms of intensity and rainfall.
Extreme hot and cold weather increase the number of deaths and emergency room visits, but affect specific at-risk populations differently, according to new research from the U.S. and Japan.
The Copernicus Sentinel-2A satellite takes us over southern India to the capital of Telangana: Hyderabad.
When Harman Ghotra woke up late, dashed out the door and realized he had four minutes to get across campus to deliver a paper to his statistics professor, the calculations started spinning through his mind. Walk to class: ...