Bullying among children is on the decline throughout Europe and North America, according to a study of data collected over more than a decade. The findings are reported in an article in the International Journal of Public Health.
09/30/2009 - The National Park Service does not have a systematic approach to risk management, which could leave the millions of people who visit national parks and icons vulnerable to terrorist attack and other criminal activities, according to the Government Accountability Office(GAO).
09/28/2009 - Researchers at Stanford University have developed a new hypersensitive sensor they hope will help protect the nation's water supply from contamination by terrorists or industrial leaching, the university's news site reports.
08/13/2009 - A controversial new study contends that some people who died after being tased or subdued by police did not die from the shock or the restraints but from a rare disorder, reports Wired.com's Danger Room.
08/04/2009 - The Department of Homeland Security is seeking the online input of the American people to help guide a departmental review that will determine the departments' strategies for protecting the country from natural hazards and terrorist attacks.
06/09/2009 - After the recent friendly fire accident that killed an off-duty New York police officer, the New York Police Department investigated technology that could prevent these tragedies in the future. There's one major complication: the lab researching the technology says it's currently nonviable.