Researchers have long disagreed about the effect marijuana may have on intelligence. A new study of adolescents suggests it is responsible for a small drop in acuity.
Almost everyone has a smartphone. They can be distracting. But new research shows they may also impair our ability to think straight even when we’re not using them.
Despite major changes in media and technology over the past 20 years, a new study of children's news habits finds that "parents are still at the core of developing news interest and patterns of consumption."
Over a million international students study in the United States. China provides almost a third, according to a new government paper.
Raising the sales tax on alcoholic beverages leads to fewer crashes with injuries involving drivers who have been drinking. A new study suggests a higher sales tax had the biggest impact on drivers aged 15
After the devastation of Hurricane Andrew in 1992, Florida adopted tough new building codes. They quickly paid for themselves, a new study finds.
More than 19 percent of college students are eligible for financial aid but don't complete a FAFSA form, according to published research from an economics professor at the United States Military Academy at West Point.
A new study suggests a link between certain facial features and the severity of the punishment a judge assigns to felony crime.
Worship, by reducing stress, may be the secret to longer and healthier lives.
As people who live near hydraulic fracking have long complained, the process seems to poison their water. A new paper measures the distance prospectors should keep from water supplies.