2014 study in the Journal of the Royal Society Interface that examines the relationship between the location and timing of disease outbreaks and the characteristics of outbreak sites.
2014 study in the American Journal of Public Health showing a "strong association" between solitary confinement and acts of self-harm.
2016 study published in Social Problems that investigates whether white people with higher cognitive abilities are more likely to support racial tolerance and racial equality.
2014 roundup of research on the health effects of putting fluoride in public water systems as well as a primer to help journalists avoid "he said, she said" reporting on the issue.
2015 study in the American Sociological Review that examines media coverage of women and considers how female newsroom leaders may influence coverage of male and female subjects.
2015 study published in Political Analysis that examines forecasts from the Social Security Administration to determine whether and why the federal agency has made errors in its projections.
2015 updated selection of research on the wide range of impacts of retail chain stores, including on small local business, county-level employment, and more.
2013 study from Brown University traces guns recovered from crime scenes back to the states where they originally were sold by gun dealers.
2015 review of scholarship on impact of air pollution in the United States, including health effects, economic costs and automotive and transportation causes.
2015 meta-analysis published in the American Journal of Epidemiology that explores the link between television viewing time and mortality.