Social worker and economist Edith Abbott and her contribution to crime statistics. Read more
Edith Abbott and crime statistics
Social worker and economist Edith Abbott and her contribution to crime statistics.
Unbelievable: The forgotten rape data
How shelved data from rape cases in America is helping the police catch criminals now.
Reducing your risk of death
Can running and owning a dog reduce your risk of an early death?
Bolivia: Can statistics help detect electoral fraud?
We look at the numbers and statistics from Bolivia’s disputed presidential election
The world’s busiest shipping lanes
Which is the busiest shipping lane in the world?
Have these saucy fruits become less healthy over time?
Tree planting pledges
Are the tree planting initiatives proposed by different UK political parties achievable?
Have bushfires destroyed 80% of the koala habitat in Australia?
The Simpsons and maths
Exploring the maths secrets of The Simpsons.
Presidential candidates and dementia
The health risks some of the frontrunners in the US presidential race face.
C-sections and sharks
Hospital births in China and whether it’s true 50% are delivered by caesarean section
Have a billion animals died in Australia’s fires?
Japan’s 99% conviction rate
Quantifying justice in Japan
How much sleep do we really need?