An ambitious eco-city is going up in Portugal, complete with a central "brain" that monitors feedback on water, energy and transport systems.
Oct 12, 2010   NewScientist
Researchers in Europe are seeking ways to keep pedestrians safe in traffic accidents. One idea is an airbag that shoots out from under a raised 'bonnet' (the hood, in the States).
Apr 19, 2009   NewScientist
Researchers in the U.K. have developed wind-turbines that could be integrated into buildings. Experts say the innovative concept could be a "new paradigm" as the demand for renewable energy grows.
Sep 17, 2001   NewScientist
It turns out that kids need space to play just as much as they need schools.
Jun 19, 2001   NewScientist