The story of a decades-long lead-poisoning lawsuit in New Orleans illustrates how the toxin destroys black families and communities alike.
When you have nearly unfathomable depths of information, the quickest way to move it is still the actual highway, not the information-super-one.
We have better materials and methods now, so why isn't nuclear making a big comeback? Well, think of how it took root in the world's memory.
And how you can, too.
Since 2005, every nuclear power station in the UK has had armed protection — the Civil Nuclear Constabulary. But why does such security exist, and what does the job entail?
Niantic, the maker of "Pokémon Go", is teaming up with the Knight Foundation in a multiyear commitment promoting civic engagement in communities.
Wired takes a look at the automated future of trucking — and what it means for the millions of Americans who currently drive trucks for a living.
Like much of the built environment in the US, they are a bit more similar than you’d hope, and yet harbor plenty of intriguing variety.
Eleven experts weigh in with their biggest, craziest ideas — all of which are eminently doable.
Cities will weather this concentrated economic downturn because they went through it 50 years ago. Their neighbors may not be so lucky.
City officials don't know who triggered Dallas' outdoor warning sirens late Friday night, but they do know how it was done.
In a telling collapse of American infrastructure, one of the busiest commercial throughways in America has burst into flames in Atlanta.
The US military has become very skilled at building concrete walls and might be able to do the job for less than the private sector.
The spillway at Northern California's Oroville Dam has suffered significant erosion after officials were forced to release torrents of water despite a rapidly growing hole.
Dam crises and failures in California and Nevada shed light on the state of American infrastructure.