The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a blueprint to achieve a better life for all and to ensure that no one is left behind. The partly overlapping and contradictory objectives of the SDGs can however make it difficult to assess overall progress. A group of researchers have proposed a new, tailor-made metric that measures development based on long-term human wellbeing.
Developed by a research team led by Maurizio Porfiri, Institute Professor at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, a novel open-source platform comprises an agent-based model (ABM) of COVID-19 for the entire town of New Rochelle, in Westchester County, New York State.
An international team of researchers assessed how well a prominent climate change scenario framework is working and what challenges it faces.
Contrary to what many would think, characteristics of your neighborhood have little to do with how satisfied you are with it, Michigan State University research found.
Whether it be arguments about the merits of pumpkin spice or who makes the best chicken sandwich, food is an ever-popular subject on social media. Michigan Medicine researchers turned to Twitter to see what this online culinary discussion reveals about the people behind the posts, and whether the platform could serve as a real-time tool for assessing information valuable to public health researchers.