By combining 1.6B food item purchases with 1.1B medical prescriptions for the entire city of London for one year, researchers discovered that, to predict health outcomes, socio-economic conditions matter less than what previous research has shown: despite being of lower-income, certain areas are healthy, and that is because of what their residents eat.
Monthly Archives: May 2019
The mass media is one of the social forces with the most active transformative power. However, news reach people unequally. In this blog, Erick Elejalde, from the L3S Research Centre in Hannover, Germany, explains how to go about exploring the many biases of the distribution patterns of news outlets, as detailed in a recent article in EPJ Data Science.
Despite substantial progress in improving road safety over the last decade, vulnerable road users (VRUs) have not profited as much as vehicle occupants from these developments. One of the potential measures to improve traffic safety is through the use of intelligent transport systems (ITS), by making vehicles or infrastructures more intelligent. A recent article collection in European Transport Research Review investigate ways in which ITS can contribute to the safety, mobility and comfort of VRUs.