Author: Leighton Walter Kille
2015 roundup of research on the use of performance-enhancing drugs in athletics and academics as well as their potential health effects.
2014 study published in
Journal of Economic Geography using data on dealers with Federal Firearms Licenses to sell small arms (FFLs) to understand the flow of arms across America's southern border.
2015 roundup of studies and related news articles that provide material for studying and improving techniques and approaches to writing about research.
2015 assessment of the state of research on bikeshare programs, with insight into user demographics, system growth, mode shift, and health and safety.
2014 and 2009 studies from U.C. Riverside, Yale and the Harvard Kennedy School on the relative merits of policies to encourage efficient use of scarce water resources.
2015 research review in
Science examining a broad range of factors that negatively impact bee health, including declining biodiversity, the role of agrochemicals and climate change.
One year after the Boston Marathon bombing, we round up a selection of research-based papers and reports that, cumulatively, help consolidate the “lessons learned."
2014 study from Cornell, the University of Arizona and the U.S. Geological Survey on the risk of multi-decade droughts in the context of ongoing climate change.
2015 roundup of research on recent technological advances that could enable wider adoption of electrical vehicles powered by sustainable energy sources.
From "sample" to "confounding variables," a compilation of useful statistical concepts with which journalism students and working journalists should be familiar.