A new virtual tool could help planners choose the best places to install bikes lanes in cities.... PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Research will help urban planners prioritize bike lanes  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
A new virtual tool could help planners choose the best places to install bikes lanes in cities. The data-based tool builds on previous research that validated the safety benefits of bike lanes... more
System will help planners identify, prioritize highway projects  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A new prototype system that monitors the number and type of tractor-trailers moving through a region could help transportation planners identify and prioritize infrastructure projects and increase operational efficiency. more
Web application helps urban planners design cities  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Urban planners must take a myriad of different objectives into account when designing development programs. These can include optimizing a neighborhood's built density, preserving old monuments and buildings, using renewable energy, cutting CO2 emissions... more
A new approach for the fast estimation of the solar energy potential in urban environments  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers have developed a new approach for calculating fast and accurate the solar energy potential of surfaces in... more
New model predicts U.S. neighborhoods likely to gentrify, prescribes effective anti-displacement policies  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A new research model allows urban planners, policymakers and community leaders to better focus resources to limit gentrification in vulnerable neighborhoods throughout the U.S. more
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Gardens in urban areas can harbor a remarkable diversity of species. This has been found by researchers in a field study carried out with the support of private... more
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Big cities feed on their hinterlands to sustain growth  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Researchers at Linköping University in Sweden call into question an influential theory of the self-reinforcing dynamics of urban growth. Their research, published in Science Advances, shows that big cities feed... more
Urban biodiversity: Remarkable diversity of small animals in Basel gardens  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Gardens in urban areas can harbor a remarkable diversity of species. This has been found by researchers from the University of Basel in a field study carried out... more
Trump to call for investment in artificial intelligence  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order directing federal agencies to prioritize research and development in artificial intelligence. more
Trump calls for investment in artificial intelligence  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
President Donald Trump has signed an executive order directing federal agencies to prioritize research and development in artificial intelligence. more
How growing cities can support at-home electric vehicle charging  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
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Mockingbirds exposed to sub-lethal levels of lead in urban areas display significantly heightened aggression, said Morris Animal Foundation-funded researchers at Tulane University. The team said their... more
Urban scaling and the regional divide  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
Superlinear growth in cities has been explained as an emergent consequence of increased social interactions in dense urban environments. Using geocoded microdata from Swedish population registers, we remove population composition effects from the scaling relation of... more
'Revealing Greater Cahokia' details research on ancient North American metropolis  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
With a population between 10,000 and 30,000 in its heyday (A.D. 1050-1200) and a sprawling assortment of homes, storage buildings, temples, cemeteries, mounds and other monuments in and... more
Modeling terrorist behavior with Sandia social-cultural assessments  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Part of what makes terrorists so frightening is their penchant for unpredictable, indiscriminate violence. One day they could attack a global financial center. And the next they could hit a neighborhood bike path. more
Comparison of cancer genes across species helps prioritize targets for new cancer therapies  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Cancer genes in mucosal melanoma, a rare and poorly understood subtype of melanoma, have been compared in humans, dogs and horses for... more
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Resuming sexual activity after childbirth can be difficult for many mothers  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
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Finding second hits to knock out leukemia  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
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Tracking HIV's ever-evolving genome in effort to prioritize public health resources  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
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Streetcars don't guarantee heightened development activity, study finds  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Cities considering investing in streetcar systems in an effort to bolster economic development should take caution, according to a study conducted by a University of Kansas urban planning researcher. more
Antibiotic-resistant superbugs have reached the Arctic  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
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'Superbug gene' found in one of the most remote places on Earth  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Antibiotic-Resistant Genes (ARGs) that were first detected in urban India have been found 8,000 miles away in one of the last 'pristine' places on... more
Top institutions in the U.S. win Cancer Research UK's Grand Challenge competition  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
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Star Trek's formula for sustainable urban innovation  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
On the long-running television series Star Trek, the characters were knowledge workers and did not seem to worry about food, lodging or acceptance. Theirs was an inclusive society, one that collaboratively practised sustainable innovation. more
Urban heat makes people sedentary, passive and lonely  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Researchers from Western Sydney University have investigated the effect of rising temperatures on the liveability of cities. They found that an over-reliance on air-conditioning and lack of cooling elements in public outdoor... more
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Mapping historical changes in dark matter
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Successful launch of rocket from high-altitude balloon makes space more accessible to microsatellites
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How urban agriculture can improve food security in US cities
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Protecting not-so-wild places helps biodiversity
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Upcycling plastic bags into battery parts
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Earth's magnetic shield booms like a drum when hit by impulses
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Star Trek's formula for sustainable urban innovation
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Using Therapy Dogs to Reduce Stress and Improve Emotional Well-Being in Vulnerable Individuals
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