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Jul 17, 2015 10:23 AM ET // Glenn McDonald
Solar powered waste management stations will soon offer high-throughput wireless signals on street level. Continue reading →
Jul 8, 2015 08:50 AM ET // Eric Niiler
In the future, neighborhoods could be recycling their own water, just like they recycle newspapers, bottles and cans.
Jul 7, 2015 07:30 AM ET // Eric Niiler
Scientists, engineers and planners are figuring out new ways of speeding up supply chains, delivery and getting rid of waste.
Jun 9, 2015 08:59 AM ET
In theory, cities could make a little go a long way for a large number of people. In practice, many cities can be extremely wasteful.
May 14, 2015 01:01 PM ET
Right now, there are 28 mega-cities in the world, with about 450 million inhabitants among them. So, which world cities make the cut?
May 1, 2015 08:33 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
The city, which contains flat-topped pyramids, was in use between roughly 600 B.C. and 300 B.C., when the first cities were being constructed in the area.
Apr 30, 2015 08:18 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
An international team of researchers has figured out which cities squander the most resources, and which are the most efficient.
Apr 18, 2015 07:10 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Urban birds have adapted to city living by building their nests on everything from barbecue grills to urinals.
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