The inverted U-shaped effect of urban hotspots spatial compactness on urban economic growth

Source: The Royal SOcietyThe compact city, as a sustainable concept, is intended to augment the efficiency of urban function. However, previous studies have concentrated more on morphology than on...

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Diabetes epidemic affects 460 million, 1 in 11 adults and is top-10 killer worldwide

Source: MercoPressMore than 460 million people - 1 in 11 adults - now suffer from diabetes, largely brought on by an over-rich lifestyle short on exercise, the International Diabetes Federation (IDF)...

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Urbanización cambia los microbios en las casas y en los humanos

Fuente: SciDev   El nivel de urbanización de una población tiene un importante impacto en la diversidad y abundancia de bacterias y hongos presentes tanto en los hogares como en la población. Mientras...

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Who shrank the drug factory? Briefcase-sized labs could transform medicine

Source: NatureGovind Rao greets visitors to his lab just outside Baltimore with two things: a warm handshake and a chart. Almost before introductions are complete, Rao ushers guests into his...

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