A vaccine to protect against the Zika virus produced an immune response in the first phase of a randomized clinical trial, researchers report in the Lancet.
Crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs) are pro-life organizations that often offer women incorrect, incomplete or misleading information about their reproductive options. This explainer delves into the information these centers promote.
Google’s “Street View” photographs can be used to predict if a town will vote Democrat or Republican. They can also be used to estimate a neighborhood's racial fabric.
One-third of African American men have been convicted of a felony, according to data recently published in Demography. For white men, the figure is less than half that.
A new working paper from scholars at the University of Connecticut and Georgia State University finds that alcohol sales decreased in states that have legalized medical marijuana since 2006. As of late 2017, medical marijuana
Blockchain, the technological innovation behind cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, could spark global health development.
Environmental campaigners are split on the role nuclear power can play in cleaning up the planet. New research suggests that closing nuclear plants increases carbon emissions.
The United States produces over 1 million barrels of ethanol a day, mostly from corn, to be mixed into gasoline. But is it cleaner? And are the government’s economic incentives having intended consequences? We review
Industrial espionage may call to mind men in trench coats and fedoras. These days, the spies are often hackers, but the handsome rewards still come with a cost.
People who get food stamps have lower annual health care expenses than other low-income adults.