We spotlight some of the most interesting academic studies published in early 2018, which delve into topics such as fake news, audience analytics, populism, virtual reality and fact-checking.
Foodborne illness can hide in our favorite comestibles. Luckily, researchers are developing tools to identify outbreaks and mitigate risks.
2016 compilation of research that looks at the reliability and usefulness of economic impact studies that are performed on publicly-funded projects and programs.
Immigrants to the United States who are not citizens are more likely to have worse oral health compared to natives and naturalized citizens.
Research on consumer attitudes toward digital privacy and the practices of tech companies that shape data collection and use policies.
Low-income workers asked to verify that they qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) are less likely to claim the wage subsidy -- or even file a federal tax return, a new paper finds.
Cannabidiol, a.k.a. CBD, is a marijuana extract associated with therapeutic benefits. We gathered research that evaluates these claims.
State lawmakers who cannot seek reelection sponsor fewer bills, serve on fewer legislative committees and skip more roll-call votes, according to a new study from the University of Chicago and Stanford.
Nearly one-third of mayors believe that city policies won’t lessen health disparities, according to new research from Drexel University.
Research examining the health effects of bike sharing, distribution of access to these services, use of helmets and more.