Three tips to avoid sneaky tricks.
No one taught AI the rule about never reading the comment section
How the presidential candidates get science wrong
Rural U.S. counties have seen greater increases in fatal drug overdoses since 1999, a new study finds.
UC Irvine researchers have published a model to predict how gun control affects homicide rates.
Researchers created a series of interactive maps that allow users to see AIDS data down to the county level--and see how that compares to race, health, and wealth.
In the absence of solid evidence, statistics can help you decide for yourself.
There is also a cornucopia of comets.
Wyoming's anti-scientific laws have allowed the most famous wolf in Yellowstone to be shot. Shooting wolves isn't only senseless--it actively harms the environment.
How science is transforming the sport of MMA fighting
World record after world record after world record
Doctors can do HARM to prevent disease
Last May, a massive tornado leveled Joplin, Missouri. Was it chance, or a warning of things to come?
How do you know you're comparing apples to apples?
By turning its crime problem into a data problem, Santa Cruz is reinventing police work for the 21st century
The UN created FAOSTAT with the aim of helping scientists feed the world
Your cellphone does not in itself cause cancer. But in the daily sea of radiation we all travel, there may be subtler dangers at work, and science is only just beginning to understand how they can come to affect people like Per Segerbäck so intensely
The transcript from our February 2002 infertility chat on America Online.
Statistics: A study of child suicides sparks a grisly debate.
Understanding risk begins with clear language about numbers.