Research on consumer attitudes toward digital privacy and the practices of tech companies that shape data collection and use policies.
Do food labels work? This roundup highlights studies that explore effects of food labeling campaigns on consumer perceptions and purchases.
Research that documents the perils women face on the migrant trail.
This research roundup looks at automated vehicles, including findings on potential benefits, safety concerns, public opinion and policy implications.
Smartphones are distracting. New research shows this distraction can lead to boredom, antisocial behavior and unhappiness.
Hate speech is not hard to find in 2017. Such verbal violence begets hate and prejudice, a new study finds.
Google’s “Street View” photographs can be used to predict if a town will vote Democrat or Republican. They can also be used to estimate a neighborhood's racial fabric.
One-third of African American men have been convicted of a felony, according to data recently published in Demography. For white men, the figure is less than half that.
Blockchain, the technological innovation behind cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, could spark global health development.
Industrial espionage may call to mind men in trench coats and fedoras. These days, the spies are often hackers, but the handsome rewards still come with a cost.