Studies on the effects of the 2013 U.S. government shutdown, including changes in short-term spending habits and crime rates.
Cancer incidence and mortality rates are on the decline in the U.S., but not for everyone. Socioeconomic disparities are widening.
Eric Rimm reflects on his viral comments about French fries, offering pointers for how to cover research that’s getting a lot of media attention.
New Year’s resolve flagging? Academic research can bolster your ambitions.
We’ve summarized scholarship on adolescent vaping, such as work examining its prevalence and perceived risks, in this research roundup.
Reminding parents how many days of school their kids have missed and the importance of regular attendance may be a simple, low-cost way to help curb absenteeism in elementary schools, a study suggests.
The 10 research roundups our readers visited most often in 2018 focus on topics ranging from fake news and school uniforms to the Supreme Court and Olympic games.
A new study reveals the dangers of Christmas in the U.S., where thousands of people are injured each year by holiday decorations, sleds and Santa impersonators.
A new study serves as an example for all journalists who swoop in and out of academic papers without much care.
Most news stories that discussed suicide and the holiday season last winter perpetuated the myth that suicides rise during the holidays, finds a University of Pennsylvania analysis.