Communities

In the study of complex networks, a network is said to have community structure if the nodes of the network can be easily grouped into (potentially overlapping) sets of nodes such that each set of nodes is densely connected internally.

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Communities closer to marijuana dispensaries have lower opioid prescription rates, new study finds

Study explores role of epigenetics, environment in differing Alzheimer's risk between Black and white communities

Sister cities can help communities better navigate the climate crisis

Sickened by U.S. Nuclear Program, Communities Turn to Congress for Aid

Alaskan allies: Communities unite to protect the areas they love

Study finds that stricter firearm laws are associated with lower rate of firearm incidents. The magnitude of this association, however, appears to be smallest for communities experiencing the greatest economic disadvantage.

Study links epigenetic changes to historic trauma in Alaska Native communities

New research highlights opportunities to protect carbon and communities from forest fires

European bird communities move to cooler areas, but mountain ranges and coastlines 'control the traffic'

Specialization in sheep farming, a possible strategy for Neolithic communities in the Adriatic to expand throughout the Mediterranean

Climate change could lead to 'widespread chaos' for insect communities

Biden wants new national lab to study impact of climate change on disadvantaged communities

A warming climate could flip globally abundant microbial communities from carbon sinks to carbon emitters, potentially triggering climate change tipping points.

Communities should reconsider walking away from curbside recycling, study shows

NASA to fly supersonic X-59 airplane over several communities, to see how people perceive quieter sonic ‘thumps’ rather than booms

As rising temperatures affect Alaskan rivers, effects ripple through Indigenous communities

"It Breaks My Heart": Costa Rica's Coffee Communities Challenged by Climate Change

Research shows that for marginalized communities, having an internal locus of control doesn’t protect against anxiety and depression. The benefits of feeling you are in control of your circumstances are minimal when socioeconomic constraints are overpowering.

Endorsing the “Poor but Happy” Trope Excuses Inequality How our worldviews can help or harm marginalized communities

SMART warnings could protect communities at risk from flooding