Hanna Morris

From Personalized Climate to Trash Trackers, Researchers Explore Radical Redesign of Cities

Imagine a room “smart” enough to know just how hot or cold you’re feeling throughout the day. Better yet, imagine that this room is capable of regulating the bubble of air around you to the perfect temperature for maximum comfort. No more sweaty summer days or icy winter mornings at the office. It’s almost like a dream come true, right?

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Heading to the Beach? Know Which Are the Cleanest and Which Are the Dirtiest

Towel, check! Sunscreen, check! Flip flops, check! Water quality testing kit, check? According to areport released today, summer getaways to the sandy shoreline may be more damaging to personal health than good.

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National Aquarium Considering Ending Its Captive Dolphin Exhibit

In hindsight, “good” ideas often fail to meet expectations. A 1980s-style perm, the 2013 Baz Luhrmann production of The Great Gatsby and, though still under intense debate, the exhibition of captive dolphins.

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