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How electric cars could make America’s crumbling roads even worse

Jay L. Zagorsky, Boston University U.S. roads and bridges are in abysmal shape – and that was before the recent winter storms made things even...

Low-income neighborhoods would gain the most from green roofs in cities...

Ashish Sharma, University of Notre Dame Heat waves aren’t just a source of discomfort. They’re the nation’s deadliest weather hazard, accounting for a fifth of...

As the Trump administration retreats on climate change, US cities are...

Katherine Levine Einstein, Boston University; David Glick, Boston University, and Maxwell Palmer, Boston University Despite almost universal scientific consensus that climate change poses a growing...

Why Trump’s infrastructure ambitions are likely to stall

Caroline Nowacki, Stanford University and Kate Gasparro, Stanford University President Donald Trump recently raised the ante with his promise to unleash a wave of new...

3 key quotes from Trump’s first State of the Union, explained

Steven Pressman, Colorado State University; Greg Wright, University of California, Merced, and Stephanie L. Canizales, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters,...

Fungi can help concrete heal its own cracks

Congrui Jin, Binghamton University, State University of New York Infrastructure supports and facilitates our daily lives – think of the roads we drive on, the...

Is your drinking water safe? Here’s how you can find out

Susan Boser, Pennsylvania State University and Diane Oleson, Pennsylvania State University America’s drinking water infrastructure is aging and in serious need of modernization. Pipes are...

‘Public goods’ made America great and can do so again

Marina v. N. Whitman, University of Michigan All Americans are lucky to live in a country brimming with public resources that everyone can...

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‘Right to try’ laws are compassionate, but misguided

By Yoram Unguru, Johns Hopkins University On November 4, the state of Arizona will decide whether to join Colorado, Missouri, Louisiana and Michigan in passing...