Trump administration rollbacks dominated news about the environment in 2017 – but beyond Washington D.C., many researchers are developing innovative visions for a greener future.
What scholars know, are learning and are predicting about the privacy of electronic data, online activity, smartphone use and electronic records.
A look back at how one of the most divisive issues of the Trump campaign played out during the first year of his presidency.
With studies from the past year exploring the relationship between smartphone use and mental health, sleep, learning and romance, a more nuanced portrait of the device has emerged.
The tax bill that just cleared the Senate contains sweeping changes to nearly every facet of American life.
The Trump administration is considering requests from hunters to import wildlife trophies (body parts) on a case-by-case basis. Does this approach promote conservation or threaten endangered species?
Scholars answer key questions about Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Huricane Maria, which destroyed the island two months ago.
Scholars dig in to the debate on whether police should be able to defeat or circumvent encryption systems.
Four articles from The Conversation archive offer insight on mass shootings in America.
Fewer people are getting married. What gives?
Australian and UK scholars weigh in on what firearm regulations in their countries have accomplished.
From the football field to the library, this roundup of archival stories explores how the First Amendment applies to various aspects of our lives.
A roundup of research into what makes passwords secure, and options for new standards of login authentication.
When were the seeds of racism sown in the US and why is it so hard to root out?
How, why and when do people lie – and what happens as a result?
Refresh your knowledge on the origins of North Korea's nuclear threat and the options world leaders have to deal with it.
On Monday, the US Supreme Court announced that it would hear a case on gerrymandering in Wisconsin. We dive into the research on this controversial practice.
The Senate released its new health care bill on June 22, 2017, and it differs slightly from a bill passed by the House in May. Read what our experts have written in recent months about key pieces.
Drug deaths are rising faster than ever. How did we get here and what to do about it?
The industry has wanted access to offshore oil for decades, but the Arctic remains challenging. Consumers, meanwhile, seem conflicted on expanded offshore drilling.