rss Last update Study finds law dramatically curbing need for speed, Apr 18, 2014

Social Sciences news

More news

Other news

How 'social contagion' begins and escalates

Understanding the roots of a global, contagious spread of online information may help better predict political revolutions, consumer behavior, box office revenues, public policy debates, and even public health ...

Guns aren't the only things killing cops

The public does not realize—in fact, police themselves may not realize—that the dangers police officers are exposed to on a daily basis are far worse than anything on "Law and Order."

Global poverty could be up to a third higher than reported

With over one billion people in the world living on less than $1.25 per day, the World Bank aims to end 'extreme poverty' by 2030. But new research suggests that global poverty figures could be underestimated by up to a third, ...

NASA's space station Robonaut finally getting legs

Ex-Apple chief plans mobile phone for India

Filipino tests negative for Middle East virus

Egypt archaeologists find ancient writer's tomb

Airbnb rental site raises $450 mn

Health care site flagged in Heartbleed review

A homemade solar lamp for developing countries

Ethnically diverse neighbourhoods 'safer'

Residents of ethnically diverse neighbourhoods can expect to experience fewer assaults than residents of neighbourhoods with little or no ethnic diversity, according to a new way of measuring violence.

Cosmologists weigh cosmic filaments and voids

Floating nuclear plants could ride out tsunamis

China says massive area of its soil polluted

Let's put a sailboat on Titan

Scientists disagree on responsible research

Responsible research has been put firmly on the political agenda with, for instance, EU's Horizon 2020 programme in which all research projects must show how they contribute responsibly to society. New research from the University ...

Use celebrities wisely, Professor urges charities

Celebrities working with international charities are at their most useful when they work behind the scenes speaking to movers and shakers, rather than filling column inches of newspapers, according to new research.

Are Southern death-row inmates more polite?

Southern states are known to uphold a culture of honor and adhere to traditional politeness norms, but does this hold true for death-row convicts? A new article published today in SAGE Open finds that Southern death-row offend ...

UN weather agency warns of 'El Nino' this year

Find more news articles via sort by date page