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Researchers from Weill Cornell Medical College have spent the last 18 months scouring the New York Subway in the search for a DNA profile of the system. They even created a map of the 15,152 microbes they found.
Feb 6, 2015   Science Daily
A brick wall is being built on a traffic island in New York without human hands. The robot doing the work is a brainchild of two architects as an illustration of 'digital materiality'.
Oct 29, 2009   Science Daily
Interconnectedness is just as important to brains as it is to cities, according to researchers who've just released a study about the organizational similarities between cities and brains.
Sep 24, 2009   Science Daily
A study from MIT's Department of Mathematics provides new means of understanding how traffic jams form.
Jun 16, 2009   Science Daily
Rats choose Manhattan because if its logical street grid, according to new research by a team of zoologists and geographers at Tel Aviv University, who are using rats to test wayfinding in cities.
Jan 16, 2009   Science Daily
A new global map released by the European Commission's Joint Research Centre reveals that 95% of the world's population lives on 10% of the land.
Dec 23, 2008   Science Daily
<p>In an academic journal article, noted geographer Michael Goodchild argues that user-generated content can profoundly impact Geographic Information Systems.</p>
Jan 2, 2008   Science Daily
<p>The public debut of the largest historic city simulation offers an eye-opening example of urban virtualization technology.</p>
Jun 12, 2007   Science Daily