Fossil fuels exact the biggest toll in terms of lives lost
A special online-only addition to September 2011's Graphic Science
Municipalities worldwide are exploiting a host of creative solutions to reduce energy consumption, water use, waste and emissions, while also making it easier for people to get around
Municipalities worldwide are introducing a host of creative solutions to reduce energy consumption, water use, waste and emissions, while also making it easier for people to get around...
By networking individuals and their gadgets, urban apps will tell inhabitants what is happening all around them, in real time
The Big Uneasy will make you squirm in your chair for two reasons: one good, one bad.The sixth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina is fast approaching, and New Orleans has little more protection against storm surges than it did before the monster hurricane struck...
A special online-only addition to August 2011's Graphic Science
Smarter maternal decisions prevent leading causes of mortality
Child mortality rates decline as women become better educated
Researchers are learning much more about how Anopheles gambiae , the primary malaria mosquito, uses its smell organs to find human targets; the work involved stunning images from scanning electron microscopes...
Companies and individuals have gobbled up nearly every Internet protocol address available
The U.S. has 104 operating nuclear reactors. Most are more than 30 years old; 23 have the same containment design as Japan's Fukushima Daiichi plants that were breached by the March earthquake and tsunami; and a handful are close to intense earthquake zones...
Global warming could send more money up in smoke
Global warming could scorch the western U.S.
How many millisieverts are you getting? A special online-only addition to May 2011's Graphic Science
China outshines the U.S. as the top investor, while Europe is a close third
Scientists analyze sinkholes and how mixing waters might alter the sea