This sampling of research examines urban renewal efforts and how vacant and abandoned buildings affect local property values, crime and health.
Research examining the health effects of bike sharing, distribution of access to these services, use of helmets and more.
Lead exposure in childhood is linked to antisocial behavior in adolescence, suggests a new study published in
This research roundup looks at automated vehicles, including findings on potential benefits, safety concerns, public opinion and policy implications.
Imagine a storm like Hurricane Sandy hitting New York every five years. Under new climate models outlined in a prestigious scientific journal, the storms are likely to get much worse and hit much more often.
Environmental campaigners are split on the role nuclear power can play in cleaning up the planet. New research suggests that closing nuclear plants increases carbon emissions.
The United States produces over 1 million barrels of ethanol a day, mostly from corn, to be mixed into gasoline. But is it cleaner? And are the government’s economic incentives having intended consequences? We review the research.
Among the elderly, women and black people are more likely to be admitted to the hospital from exposure to wildfire smoke than men and people of other races.
E-cigarettes come in over 7,000 flavors. If the flavors were banned, as American regulators wish, more people are likely to smoke traditional cigarettes.
The debate over farmed salmon raises a number of health and environmental questions. This explainer and research review will help journalists sort through the noise.