News tagged with metropolitan areas

Safety, not food, entices geese to cities

Canada Geese have shifted their winter range northward in recent years by taking advantage of conditions in urban areas—but what specific features of cities make this possible? A new study from The Condor: Ornithological ...

dateOct 11, 2017 in Ecology
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Impacts of school choice on segregation

Diversity in schools is important for students' experiences and outcomes in schools and beyond, reducing prejudices and ensuring the likelihood of living and working in integrated environments as adults. Penn State researchers ...

dateMar 28, 2017 in Social Sciences
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Immigration suppresses crime, research shows

Editor's note: In his first week in office, President Donald Trump showed he intends to follow through on his immigration promises. A major focus of his campaign was on removing immigrants who, he said, were increasing crime ...

dateFeb 10, 2017 in Social Sciences
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