As part of a special issue, Scientific American magazine examines the science of "Better Smarter Cities."
Aug 17, 2011 Scientific American
An auto company has a new design competition to imagine a future city that is car-friendly.
Jun 25, 2010 Scientific American
This article looks at the growing popularity of streetcars in American cities, and highlights 22 cities that are planning to have new streetcar lines within the next two years.
May 5, 2010 Scientific American
Researchers are experimenting with using LEDs to grow algae in abandoned mines to be used for biofuels.
Nov 11, 2009 Scientific American
The Environmental Protection Agency is conducting a test on three different types of porous pavement to devise ways to control runoff from parking lots and streets.
Nov 4, 2009 Scientific American
In the U.S., men bike far more than women. Some researchers suggest that understanding and meeting the demands of women is the best way to increase overall ridership.
Sep 22, 2009 Scientific American
This piece from <em>Scientific American</em> looks at the jurisdictional challenge of conserving water in the cross-state Ogallala Aquifer, one of the world's largest sources of freshwater and the backbone of the nation's farm economy.
May 20, 2009 Scientific American
Despite a congressional ruling last year that prevents them, wight uranium mining operations have been approved near the Grand Canyon.
May 8, 2009 Scientific American
This piece from <em>Scientific American</em> looks at plans for three "eco-cities".
Sep 27, 2008 Scientific American
<p>Drug traffickers, growers and drug law enforcement agents are wreaking havok on the forests of Central America, where large plots of forest are clear-cut for drug crop growing and sprayed to eliminate illicit substances.</p>
Apr 18, 2008 Scientific American