Collection of scholarly literature and reports that focus on the dangers and impacts of hazing, with a focus on hazing-related deaths and injuries among U.S. colleges and universities.
Critics of fuel-efficiency standards have long argued that, by making cars lighter, they make cars more dangerous. A new paper challenges this theory, arguing that they may be saving lives.
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.
A study in
Health Affairs suggests spending for prescription opioids tripled from 1999 to 2012 and that Medicare and Medicaid covered a growing portion of those costs.
2016 study from researchers at Florida State University that examines whether joblessness affects the commission of serious property crime, specifically robbery and burglary.
2016 roundup of research that looks at the media's coverage of suicide and mental illness in different countries and how news stories influence suicide-related trends.
2015 study published in the
American Journal of Preventive Medicine that examines the long-term effect of New Jersey’s Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) decal requirement for young drivers.
2014 roundup of research on the health effects of putting fluoride in public water systems as well as a primer to help journalists avoid "he said, she said" reporting on the issue.
2013 study from Brown University traces guns recovered from crime scenes back to the states where they originally were sold by gun dealers.
2015 roundup of academic research and scholarly literature that looks at the challenges that criminal prosecutors in the U.S. and aboard face in determining appropriate prison sentences for those convicted of participating in terrorism-related activities.