News tagged with resilience

Video: How rubber makes sports possible

Sports balls of all varieties owe their resilience and reliability to an unusual polymer—one whose derivatives and spinoffs are everywhere you look, from cars to shoes to rocket fuel.

dateSep 05, 2017 in Other
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Opinion: What resilience should mean to policymakers

Evidence, and perhaps the experience of seemingly perpetual rain on one's face, suggests that the weather is one thing that is increasingly variable and difficult to predict. The impact of this goes beyond deciding whether ...

dateMar 14, 2017 in Other
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Waterworld—can we learn to live with flooding?

Flash floods, burst riverbanks, overflowing drains, contaminants leaching into waterways: some of the disruptive, damaging and hazardous consequences of having too much rain. But can cities be designed and adapted to live ...

dateJan 05, 2017 in Environment
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