In New York City, travel time and cost more strongly predict social media connectedness than geographical distance, according to a recent working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research.
The latest research analyzing the spread of HIV, gonorrhea, syphilis and chlamydia across the United States.
Philadelphia Inquirer found over 9,000 environmental problems in the city’s public schools through an investigation that used community-based testing.
Solutions-oriented asthma research from the past few years, which spans from pest management interventions to hospital-based programs to green housing initiatives.
How to sort out what’s real and newsworthy from what’s fake as Hurricane Florence makes landfall in North Carolina.
In 2014, the city of Flint, Michigan changed its water supply, switching from Lake Huron water piped in from Detroit to its own Flint River. The river water wasn’t properly treated, and so it corroded the city’s lead pipes, carrying the toxic metal through the community’s faucets. Thousands of children were poisoned, and twelve
Treating an ailing neighborhood as a “patient” helped improve housing and quality of life in a neighborhood of Columbus, Ohio.
A growing body of research addresses the issue of responses to climate change, including the decision to relocate or rebuild.
An overview of violence in Brazil to help international political reporters who are covering the October elections
This sampling of research examines urban renewal efforts and how vacant and abandoned buildings affect local property values, crime and health.