Uber says drivers and passengers banned from carrying guns
Ride-hailing app company Uber says it is banning its riders and drivers from carrying guns.
Interpersonal conflict is the strongest predictor of community crime and misconduct
Neighborhoods with more interpersonal conflict, such as domestic violence and landlord/tenet disputes, see more serious crime according to a new study out today in Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency (JRCD). Private confl ...
Soviet cosmonauts carried a bear-killing shotgun into space
Anything can happen during a launch or landing of a crewed spacecraft, and just in case the crew would end up stranded in a remote area of the world, astronauts and cosmonauts undergo survival training and ...
Strong neighborhood ties can help reduce gun violence
The bonds that tie a neighborhood together can help shield community members from gun violence, according to new findings by Yale School of Medicine researchers in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical ...
Field-emission plug-and-play solution for microwave electron guns
(Phys.org) —On a quest to design an alternative to the two complex approaches currently used to produce electrons within microwave electron guns, a team of researchers from Euclid TechLabs and Argonne National ...
Japan man jailed for making guns with 3D printer
A Japanese court on Monday jailed a man for two years for making guns with a 3D printer in what is believed to be a first in a nation with strict gun controls.
Scientists monitoring Hawaii lava undertake risks
New photos from the U.S. Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory give a glimpse into the hazardous work scientists undertake to monitor lava that's threatening to cross a major highway.
Expert says requiring background checks for all gun sales would improve safety
Given the U.S. Supreme Court's majority stance against efforts to regulate gun availability and ownership, many policies aimed at lessening gun violence have had at best a minimal impact, according to an ...
Police highlight dangers of 3D-printed gun
A 3D-printed gun has been called a "catastrophic failure" following tests conducted by the University of Warwick.
Japan makes first arrest over 3-D printer guns
A Japanese man suspected of possessing guns made with a 3-D printer has been arrested, reports said Thursday, in what was said to be the country's first such detention.
The Trayvon Martin case: Lessons for education researchers
The 2012 fatal shooting of black teenager Trayvon Martin by his Florida neighbor George Zimmerman sparked a fierce debate about racism and gun violence. Now, researchers are exploring what the controversial case says as well ...
Facebook announces steps to stop illegal gun sales (Update)
Facebook is taking aim at people who are using the social network or Instagram photo-sharing platform to sell guns.
US Navy ready to deploy laser for first time
Some of the Navy's futuristic weapons sound like something out of "Star Wars," with lasers designed to shoot down aerial drones and electric guns that fire projectiles at hypersonic speeds.
Study reveals dangers to Mexican journalists along US border
Violence and threats to many Mexican journalists reporting along the U.S. border has led to less investigative and crime reporting, a phenomenon described as "self-censorship," the UA researchers found.