Apr 22, 2019 12:54 PM EDT
AMES, Iowa - As the race for the 2020 presidential election ramps up, so too will question about voter attitudes in states that switched from blue to red in 2016.
Apr 01, 2019 10:20 AM EDT
Deforestation of the Amazon rainforest could accelerate as a result of the US-China trade war, researchers have warned.
Mar 27, 2019 10:01 AM EDT
Research led by UC criminal justice professor identifies more than 1,000 victims of human trafficking in the state of Ohio and provides recommendations for reaching hidden populations of victims
Mar 26, 2019 10:22 AM EDT
Violence against staff working in long-term care facilities - including physical assault, verbal abuse and sexual harassment - has become "normalised", according to a new University of Stirling study.
Mar 16, 2019 09:29 AM EDT
In sub-Saharan Africa almost half of all children under five suffer from micronutrient deficiency, especially in vitamin A, zinc and iron, which limits their development, health and future working capacity, according to WHO.
Mar 09, 2019 08:36 AM EST
A thriving marketplace for SSL and TLS certificates--small data files used to facilitate confidential communication between organizations' servers and their clients' computers--exists on a hidden part of the Internet, according to new research by Georgia State University's Evidence-Based Cybersecurity Research Group (EBCS) and the University of Surrey.
Mar 07, 2019 09:01 AM EST
Scientists at Aarhus University in Denmark studying the effects of climate change on weather-dependent electricity systems have found a silver lining in Earth's otherwise fraught future outlook. Temperatures may climb and seas may rise, but the lights (and, undoubtedly, the air conditioning) will still be on in nations with high capacities for wind and solar energy.
Mar 04, 2019 08:20 AM EST
Three-fold risk increase of respiratory diseases from crop residue burning; Economic loss estimated to be nearly USD 30 billion annually
Feb 21, 2019 09:02 AM EST
The study is the first to show the drug overdose epidemic is contributing to the widening gap in life expectancy between the United States and other high-income countries
Feb 07, 2019 07:28 PM EST
A visible-light image from NASA's Terra satellite revealed Tropical Cyclone Gelena was strengthening off the northeastern coast of Madagascar.
Feb 06, 2019 08:40 AM EST
The researchers looked at the number of additional deaths each month after legalization, and found there was on average one additional traffic fatality per million residents, in comparison to states that had not changed cannabis laws. The increase was temporary, seeming to last for about a year following legalization. The combined population of affected areas is 27 million people, suggesting an additional 170 deaths in the first six months after legalization.
Feb 01, 2019 03:34 PM EST
Autonomous vehicles 'have every incentive to create havoc,' transportation planner says
Nov 28, 2018 11:26 AM EST
New HIV diagnoses at high levels in the European Region but progress in EU
Sep 25, 2018 03:56 PM EDT
Did a mathematician really solve a million-dollar math problem?
Sep 17, 2018 03:46 PM EDT
Gunshot victims require much more blood and are more likely to die than other trauma patients