Proper titles for support animals

A study led by La Trobe University has proposed meaningful and consistent job titles for animals the world over who provide support for people.

How 'Shark Week' could inspire love for ocean predators

Videos of shark attacks are popular—some of Discovery's "Shark Week" videos of sharks attacking cages or people have attracted millions of views online. But according to a new study from North Carolina State University, ...

What Harry Potter can (and can't) teach us about economics

A new paper in Oxford Open Economics, published by Oxford University Press, explores "Potterian economics"—the economics of the world of J.K. Rawling's Harry Potter series. Comparing such economics with professional economic ...

Texans still sharply divided on new abortion law, survey finds

As a signal of the intense abortion debate continuing to simmer in Texas, a new survey from the University of Houston Hobby School of Public Affairs found just four percentage points separating the issue's two extremes—50% ...

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