New Scientist

Jacob Aron reports on the promising new software developed by an international group of researchers that can recognize "what makes Paris look like Paris."
Jun 10, 2012   New Scientist
<p>Scientists are proposing a plan to buffer the Gulf Coast from the brunt of hurricanes by engineering more than 1000 square kilometers of new wetlands along the coast.</p>
Feb 19, 2008   New Scientist
<p>New archaeological findings suggest that ancient Mesopotamian cities did not develop by spreading outward from a central point, but rather by clustering nearby villages into larger cities.</p>
Aug 31, 2007   New Scientist
<p>The Army Corps of Engineers is testing the pumps on an isolated section of a canal in New Orleans to see if water can be pumped from the canal to nearby Lake Pontchartrain faster -- a development that could minimize flooding during future hurricanes.</p>
Aug 20, 2007   New Scientist
<p>Mining has expanded around many of the country's national parks, causing concern that the legal extraction of natural and hazardous materials is harming the protected ecosystems.</p>
Aug 19, 2007   New Scientist
<p>A new report from the United Nations Population Fund argues that cities should be planning ahead to handle the expected population boom in urban areas.</p>
Jul 3, 2007   New Scientist
<p>A new study has shown that increasing urban park space can have a significant effect on reducing city temperatures -- a strategy that could be used to mitigate the temperature increase caused by climate change.</p>
May 16, 2007   New Scientist
The WorldMapper takes cartography and demographics to a whole new level -- these cartograms make stats from international immigration, to tourism and population, sexy.
May 16, 2006   New Scientist
A new service will begin predicting California traffic conditions seven days in advance.
Jul 3, 2005   New Scientist
Engineers at the University of California, Berkeley devise a way to map a city, street by street, recording every window and doorway.
May 5, 2005   New Scientist
At just under one-half mile tall, construction is set to begin on the Burj Dubai skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Dec 15, 2004   New Scientist