Honey bees that live in cities depend on a varied diet of trees, shrubs, and woody vines for food, depending on the season, a new study shows.
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The COVID-19 pandemic has taken an especially hard toll on black Americans. Here, an expert puts the crisis into context.
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When it comes to getting out important messages like health advisories, cities should tweet less, not more, researchers find.
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"If you are in larger cities, you definitely have to be more careful, you have to act faster, and you have to engage in more intense social distancing."
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Fiber optics make sense for monitoring earthquakes because "cities already have it as part of their infrastructure, so all we have to do is tap into it."
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Urban expansion and falling population density in cities worldwide over the last 40 years are leading to problems with efficient use of land.
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City lizards can handle heat, research finds. "It's kind of like a hidden superpower that only presents itself in the right environment."
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Listen as the Ways & Means podcast considers why local news is struggling, why that matters for democracy, and what can be done about it.
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