A new study suggests young women who are not heterosexual are at a greater risk of accidental pregnancy, partly because they are less likely than straight women to use contraceptives.
The changing climate is expected to breed fiercer hurricanes. As the dollar value of the damage increases, the cleanup will become harder for America to afford, a new paper forecasts.
Half of millennials believe Social Security will run dry before they retire. That’s not entirely true, but without major reforms their benefits will take a hit. We explain.
A new study suggests marathon races interfere with ambulance service. Transportation delays may help explain why elderly patients with cardiac problems are more likely to die if they live near marathon routes.
High-fructose corn syrup is found in many foods today. We profile the latest research on the sweetener’s association with obesity, diabetes and liver disease.
A new study offers insights on how states can assist mobile home residents who face eviction, but notes that even helpful policies can have unintended consequences.
Our newest syllabus offers faculty a guide for teaching basic data journalism skills, including statistical and visualization techniques, over a 13-week semester.
A collection of government reports and academic papers that help paint a picture of the men, women and children in custody nationwide. We included a few research articles that look specifically at transgender inmates.
Critics of fuel-efficiency standards have long argued that, by making cars lighter, they make cars more dangerous. A new paper challenges this theory, arguing that they may be saving lives.
A new study looks at how special education students and students who are learning English spend the summer. Researchers want to understand why some children forget what they learned while they are away from school.