A big drop-off in invertebrate populations could spell trouble for cities, where the important roles that insects play are still poorly understood.
Early humans threw their trash on the ground. But there's a psychology behind why we continue to—and how to make us stop.
Government-sponsored "smart city" initiatives aim to make life safer and easier in the Mexican capital. But will they reach everyone?
A Massachusetts city is denied FEMA assistance after being blindsided by a twister that did major damage—but not quite enough.
Efforts to reform municipal governance systems have little impact on actual policies, researchers say.
One photographer's "alternative photo guide" to the city of Sofia.
Geoffrey West, M. Sanjayan, Jennifer Pahlka, and other leading voices from this year's Aspen Ideas Festival on better urban living.
The University of Texas is implementing a tiered-price web-acccess structure, while four North Carolina universities are joining their cities in building a more accessible regional network.
Squishy, intergalactic-looking "hydroid polyps" have washed up on beaches by the thousands.
A single PR stunt reveals the complicated, pervasive intersection of logistics and culture.