Five African Countries Have Created an Information Exchange to Combat Wildlife Trafficking
The program is aimed at helping wildlife trade enforcement agencies benefit from the experience of their colleagues in neighboring countries.
Can Innovative Knowledge Systems Help Cities Prepare for Natural Disasters?
Recent extreme weather events show how the outdated and imperfect information systems used by cities exacerbates the devastation.
Aren't You Dying to Know What This Story Is About?
Further adventures in human curiosity.
It’s Time to Get Rid of History, Biology, and Chemistry Classes
We should re-think the subject boundaries in high school education so that they align with important ideas and concepts that will give our children useful analytical lenses for viewing the world.
Young People Are Skeptical of Information Learned on Twitter
New research suggests they react to “facts” learned from a Twitter feed with some skepticism.
Why It's Critical That Health Agencies Cooperate With Reporters
Federal, state, and local health agencies are shutting down traditional lines of communication in increasing numbers, but public health, history shows, is profoundly affected by mainstream media.
Misinformation in TV Drama Gains Credibility Over Time
New research finds we're more likely to believe a piece of false information conveyed in a television drama after two weeks have passed.
FOIA Responses Haven't Really Responded to Openness Directive
The Obama administration's stated push for more government openness hasn't fully manifested itself in the Freedom of Information arena.