2010 survey by Pew Research Center on Americans' understanding of religious tenets, practices, history and legal dynamics.
2009 study looking at the potential for reductions in surgical complications and patient deaths from adopting a surgical safety checklist.
2010 Brooklyn College paper on the lessons that could inform future policy-making to avoid the repeat of similar crises.
2010 study by researchers from UCSF, the University of Oklahoma and UC Berkeley on the prevalence of obesity among California public school students.
2009 study commissioned by the New York City Department of Transportation analyzing trends and causes of pedestrian-related car crashes.
Study by researchers from Harvard, Vanderbilt and Brigham and Women's Hospital on the rate of hearing loss among U.S. adolescents.
2010 study by Northwestern University on the potential larger effects of early music training on the brain's development, including linguistic abilities.
2010 study published in Nature magazine on the change in the level of oceanic phytoplankton activity over the last 100 years.
2010 University of Wisconsin study on the results of mandatory financial education among very low-income families in a subsidized housing program.
2010 study in the Journal of the American Medical Association on the impact of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on the health of area residents and workers.