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Christopher Ingraham writes about all things data, with a particular interest in gun policy and drug policy. He previously worked at the Brookings Institution and the Pew Research Center.
It's hard to put a price tag on the world's largest island. We tried anyway.
In North America, at least 277 plant and animal species have gone extinct since the 1700s, data show.
Firms like SoulCycle and Equinox are particularly vulnerable to the effects of a boycott because they're selling a lifestyle, not just a product.
The study's authors say police violence is a "public health issue" with profound consequences for democracy.
The rise of light pollution has accelerated in recent years with the introduction and widespread adoption of powerful LED lights that use just a fraction of the power of earlier lighting technologies.
Young children are getting less sleep than their parents and grandparents did at the same age, a trend with significant implications on their health and well-being.
While provisional, the data offer a glimmer of hope that the overdose epidemic may have plateaued.
Two new studies trace the relationship between hot days and violent behavior.
Black soldier fly larva has the remarkable ability to transform nearly any kind of organic waste into high-quality protein, while leaving a smaller carbon footprint than it left.
A Gini coefficient for major league sports titles.