Building better, inclusive cities involves enabling the wise use of public land and taxes to ensure that high-quality housing and amenities are provided for all at a lower cost.
Storing waste CO2 in rock? Results from a test site at a geothermal plant in Iceland show that CO2 mixed with water can be turned into minerals in locations with basalt volcanic rock.
What are we really talking about when we criticize women who breastfeed in public?
We still haven't worked out if cyber security spending is delivering results.
There are technological ways to hide a planet from intergalactic detection – as well as ways to signal that we're just sitting here, eager for contact.
En s’appuyant sur des documents historiques, des chercheurs viennent de montrer que les vendanges se produisent de plus en plus tôt... Quelles conséquences pour la viticulture ?
Using historical records, researchers determine that wine harvests are happening earlier in France and that the changing climate could make it harder to grow in today's wine regions.
Nitrogen inputs in African soil must be carefully used. If they're not, there will be unintended consequences for the environment and human health.
When it comes to dating, take Nietzsche's advice and have the big picture – finding a lifelong friend – in mind.
New York City is developing a 'free' public Wi-Fi network to be deployed throughout the city, but the poorly appreciated price is our privacy.
January hurricanes are rare events, but two have already formed this month. Atmospheric scientist Adam Sobel explains the conditions that generated Pali and Alex.
L’ancien directeur de l’Institut Goddard des études spatiales de la Nasa détaille dans une interview à The Conversation ses propositions choc pour faire face au changement climatique.
Former NASA climate scientist James Hansen has come to the Paris climate talks to push his radical alternative to current carbon pricing schemes.
The attacks in Paris are putting refugees in the crosshairs, yet it's the integration of these and past migrants that are key to the security of Europe.
Most evidence shows that climate change is caused by humans and immigration is good for the economy. So why do many of us reject these notions anyway?
Urban planning and development in Africa has been fraught with many challenges. A study of Accra and Nairobi provides some lessons on what needs to improve.
Today marks a milestone in our transition to more secure electronic payments, yet the costs and benefits are not what they seem.
Over 500 years ago, first Jews and then Muslims were expelled from Spain. This summer, Spain's Parliament invited the former back but not the latter. Here's what Cervantes might say to his countrymen.
Historical analysis shows that natural forces are behind California’s drought, but global warming has contributed 8%-27% to the drought’s severity.
Donald Trump got menstruation onto the front page of the New York Times. With the taboo broken, it's a good time to talk about how all girls everywhere can manage their periods safely and privately.