Tips from Shorenstein fellow Sarah Smarsh on how reporters can improve their coverage of rural America.
Key facts and the latest scholarship on methamphetamine, a highly addictive drug that has recently made a resurgence.
Lyme disease, a bacterial infection spread through ticks, has been linked in a study to a new concern: obsessive-compulsive symptoms (OCS).
What is the microbiome? We highlight recent research on the unique communities of trillions of bacteria that we all host.
Do looser advertising standards produce well-informed consumers, or drive needless demand? We examine the research.
California’s eugenic sterilization program disproportionately targeted Latinos, and especially Latina women, new research finds.
The crowd has wisdom, sure, but it also has capital. Now academics are turning to crowdfunding to finance their research.
While the nation’s ongoing opioid epidemic is often discussed as a white issue, new research indicates that prescription opioid use in black adults is just as high.
Airbnb hosts who are Asian or Hispanic charge 8-10 percent less than white hosts on similar rental properties in San Francisco.
Foodborne illness can hide in our favorite comestibles. Luckily, researchers are developing tools to identify outbreaks and mitigate risks.