Police officers rarely use force to apprehend and detain criminal suspects and, when they do, the majority of suspects are not injured, according to an analysis conducted by a team of mostly medical doctors.
California’s eugenic sterilization program disproportionately targeted Latinos, and especially Latina women, new research finds.
The crowd has wisdom, sure, but it also has capital. Now academics are turning to crowdfunding to finance their research.
Teens with harsh fathers commit more crime and use a larger variety of drugs and alcohol, a new study suggests.
While the nation’s ongoing opioid epidemic is often discussed as a white issue, new research indicates that prescription opioid use in black adults is just as high.
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A new study suggests political candidates may win slightly more support from bilingual Latinos if they speak Spanish in their ads. But they stand to lose significant support from voters who only speak English.
This updated collection of research looks at how mandatory school uniforms impact student achievement, attendance and behavior as well as the presence of gangs in public schools.
Airbnb hosts who are Asian or Hispanic charge 8-10 percent less than white hosts on similar rental properties in San Francisco.
We spotlight some of the most interesting academic studies published in early 2018, which delve into topics such as fake news, audience analytics, populism, virtual reality and fact-checking.
Foodborne illness can hide in our favorite comestibles. Luckily, researchers are developing tools to identify outbreaks and mitigate risks.