Research shows most places of worship have a hard time implementing security because doing so is antithetical to their missions.
By Richard E. Peltier, The Conversation
On April 11, an important scientific advisory group submitted recommendations to EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler that propose new and dangerous ways of interpreting findings on the health effects of air pollution.
By Charles Betley, The Conversation
April 15 is Tax Day, as well as the date each year on which the largest tobacco companies pay $9 billion dollars to states because of tobacco-related illnesses such as cancer and heart disease. But what is the real cost…
By Anthony C. Infanti, The Conversation
A country's tax policies say a lot about what it values – and some of America's tend to promote inequality.
By Katherine Drabiak, The Conversation
A health lawyer explains what states can or cannot legally do when responding to cases of a communicable disease like measles.
By Darren Curnoe, The Conversation
The announcement of a new species of ancient human (more correctly hominin) from the Philippines will cause a lot of head-shaking among anthropologists and archaeologists.
By Inderveer Mahal, The Conversation
In the case of Aspirin, research shows that average-risk patients are exposed to higher risks of bleeding and led to falsely believe Aspirin is the best form of primary prevention.
By Manil Suri, Karen Saxe, The Conversation
Supreme Court justices have previously called statistical methods of measuring partisan gerrymandering 'sociological gobbledygook' and 'a bunch of baloney.'…
By Lesley Strawderman, The Conversation
The best way to ride an escalator isn't what you'd expect, but it's 27 percent more efficient.
By Steven Moran, Balthasar Bickel, The Conversation
Considering language from a biological perspective led researchers to the idea that new food processing technologies affected neolithic human beings' jaws – and allowed new language sounds to emerge.
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