Evolutionary divergence of humans from chimpanzees likely occurred some 8 million years ago rather than the 5 million year estimate widely accepted by scientists, a new statistical model suggests.
New Stanford research confirms that right-to-carry gun laws are linked to an increase in violent crime.
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) analyzed more than 50,000 home sales near 67 wind facilities in 27 counties across nine U.S. states, yet was unable to uncover any impacts to nearby home property values.
Potentially key fingerprint evidence is currently not being considered due to shortcomings in the way it is reported, according to a report published today in Significance, the magazine of the Royal Statistical Society and ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study examining death sentences in North Carolina over a 28-year period ending in 2007 shows that among similar homicides, the odds of a death sentence for those who are suspected of killing whites ...
(Phys.org) -- The amount of "green" advertising rises and falls in conjunction with key indicators of economic growth.
(Phys.org) —A University of Michigan study challenges previous research that suggests umpire discrimination exists in Major League Baseball.