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Science of the City
Science of the City
This series highlights the role science plays in Detroit. It is supported by the Michigan Science Center.
Clearing the air: Health professionals tackle Detroit's asthma epidemic
Monday, December 19, 2016
Detroit has one of the highest rates of asthma in the country. That's why some of the city's most important health professionals are taking action by studying the problem, and finding ways to address it.
Digging deep: Detroiters work to clean up city's toxic soil
Monday, December 12, 2016
As development ramps up in Detroit, understanding what lies beneath our feet is key to the future.
A fermenting culture: Detroit food businesses harness the science (and flavor) of fermentation
Sarah Rose Sharp
Monday, November 28, 2016
Fermentation is an ancient form of preservation that's being popularized for its unique flavor and health properties. Many food businesses in Detroit are likewise finding new uses for this old technique.
How Detroit's climate change activists are using science to plan for a warmer city
Monday, October 31, 2016
As Detroit's climate changes, scientists are working to inform policies that will help the city both mitigate its greenhouse gas emissions and increase its resiliency in the face of a warmer, wetter future.
Open data: How access to public data is growing in Detroit
Monday, September 05, 2016
For years, Detroiters had a hard time getting reliable data in a digestible format. But thanks to greater transparency from city government, and the work of a host of other companies and organizations, access to data has never been better.
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