SOM, in partnership with the ESA and MIT, wants to accommodate research and maybe even tourism on the moon.
The inaugural WRI Ross Prize for Cities goes to SARSAI, a program that makes streets safer for children in Dar es Salaam and other African cities.
The cherry trees at the Tidal Basin look beautiful, but daily flooding at high tide and crumbling infrastructure are threatening their survival.
Photographer Patrick Wright carried his camera on the city’s rapid transit system for four years, taking photos of over a thousand riders.
States with stricter gun-control laws have fewer homicides, especially when they’re used in combination, according to a new study.
Times have been hard for U.S. recycling since China tightened its contamination standards, and local programs are trying to adjust.
In many countries, women collect water and manage its use in the home, but they are underrepresented in decision-making about this vital natural resource.
“If the adults are going to screw up our entire future, we have to do something about it,” said one young activist joining the global Youth Climate Strike.
In a special election this week, voters supported a controversial ballot measure giving Lake Erie the right to “exist, flourish, and naturally evolve.”
The share of VC-backed startups with women founders has grown dramatically, but Silicon Valley lags behind other hubs.
“I never thought I’d marry a man through Uber.”
When students switch to schools downwind of major roads, their test scores fall and their absences increase, according to new research.
It’s time to look beyond Manhattan, according to architectural historian Frampton Tolbert. His new project documents the overlooked postwar buildings of Queens.
A new study finds a striking correlation at the state level between rates of household gun ownership and youth suicide.
With National Park Service employees furloughed and trash mounting, cleaning up “helped me feel like I was doing as much as I could,” said one volunteer.
On issues like climate change and gun violence, younger people demanded a louder voice in 2018.
Washington, D.C. is on track to set a more ambitious timeline for fighting climate change than any state.
We used Yelp and Google Trends data to see if people really swap the eggnog for chow fun.
A study finds census tracts that are majority black, Hispanic, or Native American experience about 50 percent greater vulnerability to wildfire.
With anti-Semitic hate crimes on the rise, security fears are a growing part of synagogue design.
Live near the dead. You just might get a discount on your home, and have (very, very) quiet neighbors.