New study shows how the principles of Mario Kart--especially the parts of it that make the game fun for players--can be applied to reduce world poverty and improve sustainability in farming and agriculture.
Adolescents who frequently see billboard or storefront advertisements for recreational cannabis are more likely to use the drug weekly and to have symptoms of a cannabis use disorder, according to a new study in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs.
Places where there are a lot of misogynistic tweeting going on are likely to have a lot of domestic violence as well, a study by UNSW has found.
Getting a birth control implant used to cost some women hundreds of dollars. But a new study shows the impact of the Affordable Care Act's no-cost birth control provision - and the potential impact of a Supreme Court ruling that allows employers to opt out.
International trade law expert Raj Bhala argues in two new studies that US trade sanctions against China are appropriate responses to Uyghur genocide, Hong Kong violations; should continue
As the toll of COVID-19 continues to climb, newly released poll data suggest an opportunity to use the pandemic as a prompt for discussing and documenting older adults' wishes for their care, if they get seriously ill or injured for any reason. Overall, 59% had had a conversation with loved ones about their preferences. Just 7% said COVID-19 had motivated them to have such conversations.
Research from Northwestern Medicine shows nearly two-thirds of males and more than one-third of females with one or more existing psychiatric disorders when they entered detention, still had a disorder 15 years later. The findings are significant because mental health struggles add to the existing racial, ethnic and economic disparities as well as academic challenges from missed school, making a successful transition to adulthood harder to attain.
Waiting for your turn can be frustrating, especially when it comes to COVID-19 vaccinations. But prioritizing who receives the limited supply of vaccines available saves lives and reduces spread of infection, according to a study published today from the University of California, Davis.
A new study based on the personal accounts of former white supremacists and Islamic extremists describes what leads people to join extremist groups and, at least in some cases, leave these groups and their radical ideologies. Findings include the observation that people who radicalize often are triggered by negative life events, and those who escape from extreme groups frequently are aided by an individual or group that intervenes to help them reject the philosophy.
EU imports of products contribute significantly to deforestation in other parts of the world. In a new study, published in One Earth, researchers from University of Louvain and Chalmers University of Technology, evaluated thousands of policy proposals for how the EU could reduce this impact, to assess which would have the largest potential to reduce deforestation.