Survey results suggest there's no one way to bring justice after online harassment. Our current approach isn't working, say the researchers.
March 30, 2020 • ~5 min
Beware the #WorkFromHome selfie.
March 26, 2020 • ~6 min
In states with gun licensing laws that require an in-person application and giving fingerprints, there are fewer fatal mass shootings.
March 6, 2020 • ~7 min
Illegal wildlife trafficking and the demand for animal parts rose in the United States between 1979 and 2014, researchers find.
March 3, 2020 • ~5 min
CFOs do a good job detecting fraud. But that doesn't mean they're willing to report it—especially when pressure to meet a financial target is on the line.
Feb. 10, 2020 • ~4 min
Hackers have a range of motives for the cyberattacks they pull off. Understanding more about those motives could help stop web defacements.
Feb. 7, 2020 • ~4 min
New research on the overlap between domestic violence and mass shootings suggests firearm restrictions could help prevent these tragedies.
Jan. 24, 2020 • ~4 min
Putting edible tags made of proteins on pills could help fight back against counterfeit drugs, which claim thousands of lives each year.
Jan. 21, 2020 • ~4 min
"...the ones causing the most damage are loose groups of individuals who come together to do one thing, do it really well... then disappear."
Jan. 16, 2020 • ~4 min
A major experiment introducing proactive policing to Underground platforms finds that short bursts of patrolling create a “phantom effect”: 97% of the resulting crime reduction was during periods when police weren’t actually present.
Jan. 16, 2020 • ~6 min