Almost everyone has a smartphone. They can be distracting. But new research shows they may also impair our ability to think straight even when we’re not using them.
Over a million international students study in the United States. China provides almost a third, according to a new government paper.
Two recent papers project how inland communities will be negatively affected by climate change and predict destabilizing migrations.
As the planet warms, record-breaking heat waves have become a public health crisis in developing countries like India, where the heat has killed thousands in recent years.
Since the end of the draft in the 1970s, the U.S. military has become a professional fighting force. But is it representative of Americans? Not really.
Widespread Facebook use may lower corruption, a new study suggests, especially in countries with poor press-freedom records.
Income inequality and globalization have risen together in recent decades. A new paper describes how the top 1 percent benefits.
Journalists are often an irritant to governments and people with power. When they are killed, political repression is likely to follow, says a new paper.
Peel away at almost any story – from unrest in Venezuela to milk deliveries in Vermont – and eventually you’ll find a tale about oil. This explainer includes resources for reporters new to the global oil beat.
Hackers are everywhere. This tip sheet offers free resources to help journalists protect their sources and themselves.