This roundup of research focuses on border barriers -- what they are, why they have become popular, whether they actually help countries control their borders and how they impact the environment and local communities.
Due to food shortages related to climate change, the Earth may experience a net increase of 529,000 adult deaths by 2050.
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.
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.
Employees who work in hot conditions are not as productive and can suffer from kidney injury, dehydration and other health problems, according to a new review.
Solutions-oriented asthma research from the past few years, which spans from pest management interventions to hospital-based programs to green housing initiatives.
Every unhappy family might be unhappy in its own way, but when they sit down together at the table, they’re alike according to one important measure: they eat better.
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Research that looks into exactly where toxic waste sites are located, and the demographics of neighboring communities.
Ten academic studies were chosen from about 9,000 nominations to win a 2018 Ig Nobel Prize, a parody of the Nobel Prize. The studies featured topics such as smelling flies in wine and using voodoo dolls to deal with abusive bosses.