Biological metaphors for the city abound. You may live close to an “arterial” road or in the “heart” of a metropolis.
Environmental engineers and scientists developed three emission-free devices to provide clean energy on a small scale.
Buildings, whether homes or offices, can achieve sustainability by reducing their exploitation of natural resources.
"Our concept is to acquire calcium from discarded concrete, which is otherwise going to waste," an expert noted.
Noise from road traffic and railways to be associated with an increased risk of all-cause dementia, scientists say.
Some 700 million people live in earthen homes. A new paper calls for more modern styles, in part as a response to concrete-related emissions.