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28 Aug 2018

Why The “Wrong Side Of The Tracks” Is Usually The East Side Of Cities

What do communities on the social, economic and environmental margins have in common? For one

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28 Aug 2018

It’s The End Of The World As We Know It. Is There Any Room For Optimism?

When the band R.E.M came out with its 1987 hit, It’s the End of the World

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27 Aug 2018

Researchers Seek New Ways To Fight Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Cities

Scientists are studying biofilms—complex bacteria societies—in new ways to discover new tools for fighting antibiotic-resistant

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27 Aug 2018

Torpedoing Africa, And Then Complaining About ‘Migration’

European countries are still shaping the lives of millions of Africans, determining both their present

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27 Aug 2018

What Would It Take To Build A Tower As High As Outer Space?

The human desire to create ever bigger and more impressive structures is insatiable. The pyramids

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24 Aug 2018

America’s Best Food Truck Cities

Over the past few years, food trucks have become ubiquitous in the country’s biggest cities, from

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24 Aug 2018

Clean Air Is Now A Status Symbol In The World’s Most Polluted Cities

The Cordis hotel in Shanghai boasts proximity to railways and the airport, a beautiful pool,

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24 Aug 2018

Homeland Security Establishes New Central Hub To Fight Cybercrime

The Department of Homeland Security is stepping up the fight against cybercrime by establishing a new

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23 Aug 2018

Plastic Straws Aren’t The Problem

Skipping straws may be hip. But there are much better ways to fight pollution. New York’s

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23 Aug 2018

The Electrification Of Transport Could Transform Our Future – If We Are Prepared For It

Electric vehicles (EVs) are set to change everything about how energy is consumed and supplied.

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23 Aug 2018

How Cybercrime Operates Like A Legitimate Industry

Cybercrime is an underground economy worth millions and millions of dollars. It’s organized, works like

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23 Aug 2018

Neil deGrasse Tyson: We Can Use Hurricanes To Power The Cities Of Tomorrow

Astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson is tired of how people deal with hurricanes and wants scientists

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22 Aug 2018

When The Weather Is Extreme, Is Climate Change To Blame?

Dramatic weather events happened these past few weeks in many parts of the Northern Hemisphere.

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22 Aug 2018

Soldiers Are Training In Virtual Environments Generated From Real Cities

The U.S. Army can now train soldiers to fight in specific, challenging settings with the

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21 Aug 2018

The Case For Building $1,500 Parks

A groundbreaking new study shows that access to “greened” vacant lots reduced feelings of worthlessness

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21 Aug 2018

Mitigating Road Risks In Growing Cities

As cities grow, the pressure on roads and its many users grows with it. According

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20 Aug 2018

Where Are The Hipsters In Your City? These Crowdsourced Maps Will Show You

Hoodmaps offers a crowd-sourced mapping platform that gives users the ability to walk through a city

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20 Aug 2018

The Solution To Poverty Is Opportunity, Not Charity

Treating symptoms is not enough. When we fall ill, our bodies give us symptoms to signal

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17 Aug 2018

Learning About Cities By Mapping Their Smells

The English artist Kate McLean is trying to preserve our olfactory memory. Each of us

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17 Aug 2018

Why War Evolved To Be A Man’s Game – And Why That’s Only Now Changing

One pattern characterises every war that’s ever been fought. Frontline fighting in warfare is primarily

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16 Aug 2018

Encouraging City Dwellers To Walk More

Many cities today are saddled with high car dependency, wider roads, fewer pedestrian-friendly streets, increased

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16 Aug 2018

The Enemy Between Us: How Inequality Erodes Our Mental Health

Inequality creates the social and political divisions that isolate us from each other. When people

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15 Aug 2018

World Poverty Has Plummeted—But Will It Ever Disappear?

Few will deny 2017 was a rough year. But believe it or not, we’re still

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15 Aug 2018

A City Shaped By Steam

With more than 100 miles of steam piping and nearly 2,000 buildings served, New York’s

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Features

23 Mar 2018

Beyond The AI Hype: AI Is Here And Now, And Adoption Is Rising

There is no doubt that AI is the topic that is going to dominate 2018

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22 Mar 2018

Why Australian Cities Are Crying Out For Better Planning

Although 90% of our population lives in cities, Australia lacks a national urban policy and our government

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22 Mar 2018

Empty Half The Earth Of Its Humans. It’s The Only Way To Save The Planet

There are now twice as many people as 50 years ago. But, as EO Wilson

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21 Mar 2018

Can We Fix It? The Repair Cafes Waging War On Throwaway Culture

When fixing items is actively discouraged by manufacturers, recycling becomes a political act, say Repair

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21 Mar 2018

Why Isn’t Australia An Active Travel Mecca?

Australian city planners are seeking ways to make cities better for walking and cycling. “Walkability and cyclability are

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21 Mar 2018

Why Is Google Working With The Pentagon?

Given its “Do No Evil” motto, Google’s decision to work with the world’s most robust

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20 Mar 2018

How The UK Can Feed The World After Brexit

After the end of the Second World War, it was said by Winston Churchill that

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20 Mar 2018

Robots Could Make The UK’s North-South Divide Even Worse

Technological progress is normal. A steady flow of new developments enables a gradual increase in

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19 Mar 2018

The 10 Coolest U.S. Cities to Visit in 2018

Certain cities are on everyone’s wish lists: New York, Austin, Nashville. And they belong on

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19 Mar 2018

Reasons Why Travelling Is Good For Your Health

Are you keen in finding out ways and means by which you could keep your

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16 Mar 2018

The Best Countries To Escape The Worst Effects Of Climate Change

Using research from the University of Notre Dame, Eco Experts created a map ranking the

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15 Mar 2018

How Knowledge About Different Cultures Is Shaking The Foundations Of Psychology

The academic discipline of psychology was developed largely in North America and Europe. Some would argue it’s

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15 Mar 2018

AI Keeps Mastering Games, But Can It Win in the Real World?

The challenges of moving bots off the chess board and into the mess of life.

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14 Mar 2018

There’s More To The Compact City Than Getting Dense

Melbourne’s strategic planning history has largely overlooked the contribution of Ruth and Maurie Crow. The Crows

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14 Mar 2018

How Underground Radar Uncovered a Lost WWII Cemetery

Cutting-edge archaeological tools are helping nations find the remains of missing service members and return

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13 Mar 2018

San Francisco’s Ships Sailing Underneath The Sea

Beneath the streets of San Francisco’s financial district lie the remains of dozens of sailing

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12 Mar 2018

This Is Why Health Has To Be At The Heart Of The New Urban Agenda

Urban experts gathered at the ninth World Urban Forum in Kuala Lumpur over the past week to

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09 Mar 2018

Elephant In The Planning Scheme: How Cities Still Work Around The Dominance Of Parking Space

Car parking is expected but often unnoticed, taking up surprisingly large proportions of city space. A

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07 Mar 2018

Why Buses Could Be History, Sooner Than You Think

In 1890, no one foresaw the rise of the internal combustion engine: horses were the

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07 Mar 2018

Life Imitating Art, Architectures Imitating Nature

“These biomimetic designs reflect the natural world.” Architects have long been inspired by nature. Evidence

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06 Mar 2018

Is This California Town the Happiest Place in America?

Nestled between San Francisco and Los Angeles, San Luis Obispo has earned a lofty reputation

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