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How Can Scientists Help Make Cities More Sustainable?

Researchers have data. Corporate executives have innovations. Mayors have real problems to solve. Yet these people do not necessarily understand how they can help one another make cities healthier and more productive. Enthusiasts from all three groups met at Springer Nature’s Science and the Sustainable City Summit held July 11 in Singapore to figure out how, together, they can create long-term livability and viability.

10 hours ago — Mark Fischetti

Astronomy Tool Helps ID Sharks

Shark researchers used a system for recognizing patterns in star field photographs to identify whale sharks, which have individual spot patterns.

July 19, 2018 — Annie Sneed

Favorite Wine Grapes May Need Genetic Help

Wine book author Kevin Begos explains that just a few varieties of wine grapes dominate the industry, which leaves them vulnerable to potentially catastrophic disease outbreaks.

July 10, 2018 — Steve Mirsky

The Best Way to Shade Earth

Researchers show where to release sulfur aerosols into the atmosphere with the least chance of causing droughts or flooding rains

July 5, 2018 — John Fialka and E&E News

Sharks Make a Splash in Brooklyn

Visitors can see and learn about sharks and their environment in the new "Ocean Wonders: Sharks!" facility at the Wildlife Conservation Society's New York Aquarium.

July 4, 2018 — Steve Mirsky