Crime

Available data revealed that people of color were hospitalized 25% less often than white people after high-force arrests.
Nala Rogers, Staff Writer
A New York district judge weighs in on using forensic science evidence in the courtroom.
Chris Gorski, Editor
Researchers saw spikes in hospital visits, inhaler refills and violent crime in areas inundated by wildfire smoke.
Nala Rogers, Staff Writer
Psychological and brain development extends years beyond the end of puberty, new research shows.
Ramin Skibba, Contributor
Legal experts call upon audio forensics experts to unravel a puzzling mystery that has rocked the music industry.
Jennifer Leman, Contributor
Analysis of vessel interactions reveals large potential for illegal activities, researchers say.
Tracy Staedter, Contributor
As law enforcement increasingly uses body-worn cameras, researchers are studying the roles of camera design and perspective.
Katharine Gammon, Contributor
Experts debate the legal promise and pitfalls of technology for peering into people's minds.
James Gaines, Contributor
Mathematical model shows how fear of crime can spread even when risk is low.
Nala Rogers, Staff Writer
Researchers train dog detectives so their testimony is admissible in courts.
Joel Shurkin, Contributor
Safer gun technology may one day be available to consumers.
Katharine Gammon, Contributor
The practice is controversial in the U.S.
Joel Shurkin, Contributor