Research shows that arrests for serious crimes are quite rare.
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When police arrest a suspect who is then convicted of the crime, it is a rare exception rather than the rule in the US.
Bagaimana caranya melindungi aset biodiversitas tanpa membuat peneliti asing takut?
Tanpa memperbaiki sistem perizinan penelitian asing, UU Sisnas Iptek dapat menghambat kolaborasi riset internasional.
Can Indonesia tackle illegal shipment of biological samples without scaring away foreign scientists?
Researchers say that without first cutting down on the country's notorious red tape, Indonesia's newly signed science law will discourage international collaboration.
South Africans who receive welfare grants vote for the governing African National Congress more than any other party.
The survey findings show that people who had taken part in protests over the last five years were more likely to vote for opposition parties.
More than 14 million kids attend summer camp each year.
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Summer camps – long the stuff of American lore – can teach kids important life lessons as they have some fun along the way. Two experts on summer camp offer insight into what those lessons are.
It might sound scary, but the ‘dark web’ is not much different from the rest of the internet.
Begun as part of efforts to preserve online anonymity and privacy, Freenet, Tor and the Invisible Internet Project are, like the rest of the web, home to both crime and free expression.
Slums like this one in Rio de Janeiro embody the problems Paul Ehrlich warned of in ‘The Population Bomb.’
Fifty years ago biologist Paul Ehrlich published 'The Population Bomb,' an apocalyptic warning that overcrowding would lead to wars and famine. Here's what the book got right and wrong.
Some U.S. nonprofits are praising China’s anti-pollution efforts.
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Just like with Cold War-era red-baiting, there's an apparent effort to discredit and undermine critics of the US government.
Shifting family structures mean our understanding of housework needs updating.
Existing theories of housework focus on traditional gender roles. But they need to be updated to reflect a more nuanced idea of gender, one that allows for dynamics in same-sex relationships.
Income and gender roles are not the only factors in the division of household chores.
Housework is typically thought of as a gendered or economic exchange, but a new study emphasises the role played by the knowledge we gain about our partner over the course of a relationship.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has proposed shrinking Oregon’s Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument and allowing more public access and road maintenance.
Environmental law and natural resource experts respond to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's proposals to shrink four national monuments and allow logging, fishing and other activities in six more.
Elephants express many extra genes derived from the critical tumour suppressor gene TP53.
Elephants naturally avoid cancer after 55 million years of evolution. Scientists are studying if they can extract lessons that could help people.
Millions of Americans in nine states will vote on Nov. 8 for the right to do this.
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Nine states are deciding whether to legalize marijuana. Yet the drug's prohibition at the federal level has created an unstable financial environment for producers and retailers.
How can justice be blind to race?
Criminal justice experts suggest one way to change the system to eliminate racial bias.
A 19th-century photograph of a women’s restroom in a Pittsburgh factory.
It wasn’t even until the late 19th century that this was codified into law.
A good way to stash cash?
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Terrorist groups don't need to go to Panama to create a shell company. They can easily hide their money in many U.S. states.
Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Utah.
Behind the armed takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon lie decades of controversy over federal control of public land in western states.
Modern cattle in Kenya.
Steven Goldstein, Washington University St. Louis
New research upends the previous theory that tsetse flies – and the disease they carry – were the main reason the spread of livestock domestication in Africa stalled out for a thousand years.
Here’s looking at you.
Kevin Mackenzie, University of Aberdeen
Winners of the Wellcome Images Award 2015 tell us about how they got their special shot.
Evan R. Buechley
What kind of coffee you buy matters a lot to birds — key indicators of biodiversity in the tropics which likely provide many environmental and economic services.