Researchers reveal the ways the US election system is under threat – only one of which has anything to do with Russia.
Scholars have you covered on all sides of the 'Dreamers' issue, with solid research to boot.
Four important elements to consider when evaluating how safe you are online.
Ever wondered which fundraising appeals work best or what kind of charitable donations are ideal after disasters strike?
Three runaway governors. Two deadly earthquakes. One Donald J. Trump. Here's why the past year hasn't been the kindest to Mexico.
President Trump's first year was a rough one for scientists and others who value truth and expertise. Many rallied to the cause, while others used research to make the case for the value of science.
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.
Is trophy hunting wholesome sport or pointless violence? The Trump administration moved last week to allow imports of trophy parts from African elephants, but met heavy protest and is reconsidering.
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?