Before the U.S. responds to "drill, baby, drill" campaign rhetoric with more offshore energy exploration, it should revise Reagan-era leasing and royalty rules that cost the Treasury billions.
Miller-McCune magazine highlights current research that merits a raised eyebrow or a painful grin.
Miller-McCune decides to wade into some recent studies regarding the summer season's most popular yet problematic recreational facilities: swimming pools.
Making sure people get health care when they leave prison saves taxpayer money and protects public health. It may even help them stay out of prison.
Are Liberia's new steel and rubber concessions a sign of reform — or the exception that proves corruption still rules in resource-rich countries?
Feed-in tariffs grow green power but may fall victim to energy politics, German-style.
Searching for refuge — and, perhaps, health — in a sickeningly loud world.
The digital revolution lets antiquities forgers sell their 'replicas' worldwide, unintentionally undermining the black market in looted artifacts.
Francisco DeVries invents a financing mechanism that makes rooftop solar affordable in Berkeley and other cities across California.
The Obama administration talks a lot about making policy based on evidence rather than politics. A basic question remains unanswered: Which evidence?
An upcoming PBS documentary shows how the International Criminal Court is changing the world's approach to crimes against humanity.
Compromised crime laboratories are a national scandal that can't be set straight until the labs are independent of law enforcement.
A new book says that Iran's leadership is opportunistic, not evil, and therefore open to imaginative American policy initiatives.
Hyperbolic attack ads from advocacy groups have diminished the popular esteem of the U.S. Supreme Court in the past, so as the campaign to place Sonia Sotomayor fires up, a little restraint is in order.
Our correspondents illustrate the difficulty of bringing left and right together.
You'd be surprised to see what congressional Democrats and Republicans own.
Does the stress of living in a white-dominated society make African Americans get sick and die younger than their white counterparts? Apparently, yes.