Fault lines appear in 'livable city' urban plans

Two of Australia's leading strategic urban plans could be used or expanded to do much more to promote better places to live for all residents, according to a new report.

Nuclear—Out of this world

If humankind reaches Mars this century, an Oak Ridge National Laboratory-developed experiment testing advanced materials for spacecraft may play a key role.

Geneva's commuters embrace multimodal transport, survey reveals

Why do some people cycle instead of taking the bus? Why do others drive rather than traveling by train? Two factors—price and journey time—have long determined how commuters choose to get to work. But much has changed ...

It's best not to fly to conferences

Several times a year, researchers from all over the world travel long distances in order to share their latest findings and establish contacts at conferences. Dr. Sebastian Jäckle from the Department of Political Science ...

Wind, warmth boost insect migration, study reveals

Wind and warmth can improve travel time for the billions of insects worldwide that migrate each year, according to a first-ever radio-tracking study by University of Guelph biologists.

Earth to Mars in 100 days: The power of nuclear rockets

The solar system is a really big place, and it takes forever to travel from world to world with traditional chemical rockets. But one technique developed back in the 1960s might provide a way to shorten our travel times dramatically: ...

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