This isn't Josh O'Connor's first—or last—squirrel census.
Unless it's a secret tunnel, or a toll road
How you contribute to global warming depends a lot on where you live.
The New York City mayor's new $20 billion storm preparation plan is based on some scary data about how the city will look by the 2050s.
IBM cuts everyone's commute times by analyzing a massive trove of phone records.
The legendary urban planning game has a lot to say about the way our societies affect the environment. And the newest edition says one thing in particular.
New research tries to measure the impact of streetscapes on our mental health.
Countries like Kazakhstan and Vietnam are taking a swing at imaging Earth.
Climate change will drive people to urban areas, and smarter cities will be needed to shelter them
Unprecedented private-sector development
It would be easy to dismiss Mitchell Joachim's fantastical vision for ecological supercities, with their flocks of jetpacks and mass-transit blimps that look like flying monster jellyfish, as science fiction—if he wasn't actually building them
Domed glass cities, schools within skyscrapers, rocket-ship neighborhoods and more as we cruise through the complete PopSci archive in search of the perfect urban life
Looking to cities around the world for inspiration
The free software from Google gives scientists a new world view
Western architects have grand plans for helping China solve its expanding environmental crisis. But the world's dirtiest country already has the power to clean up all on its own
Within 10 years, infantry soldiers will go into battle with autonomous robots close behind them. One day, they'll be fighting side-by-side
Minneapolis ranked first among U.S. cities in innovative transportation solutions, fourth in energy technology.
When David Hanson set out to build a robotic head, he saw no reason not to make it look just like a human. Then he stumbled into the Uncanny Valley.
World-beating skyscraper engineering isn't dead. Across the Pacific, new technology is feverishly being deployed to set records.