As long as many white people choose to move out of suburbs as they diversify, one law professor argues, residential segregation will remain common.
In Worcester, Massachusetts, just the idea of a waterway is enough to inspire a local-business boom.
A Canadian seawall that’s also a sculpture shows how function and beauty can coexist.
Some of the country’s most renowned doctors argued that "hydropathy" could cure everything from hiccups to cancer.
Three grad students have invented a filter that allows washers to reuse 95 percent of the water from each load.
Floods are becoming a national scandal. But no one seems quite sure how to implement the trendy new idea in water infrastructure.
When assisted-living facilities shut down, their elderly residents often have to scramble for a new home—and health and financial concerns can make it hard to find a fit.
A group of activists in San Francisco want the city to grant 16-year-olds and 17-year-olds the right to vote.
Everybody wins: In exchange for a bit of volunteer work, the students get free housing, and retirement facilities get people who can teach the elderly how to send emails and use Skype.
For one thing, parking’s a lot easier.
Even in big cities like Tokyo, small children take the subway and run errands by themselves. The reason has a lot to do with group dynamics.