A new pilot study defines an approach that can help EPA and other government regulators decide which among the more than 80,000 chemicals in commerce and the environment, many poorly understood, should receive priority attention.
25-Apr-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Risk analysts have gathered new evidence that the public sees a medium-to-high risk that worldwide population growth could lead to food and water shortages, species extinctions, and other disasters, pointing to the likelihood that concerned...
29-Feb-2016 8:50 AM EST Add to Favorites
Food imported into the United States from countries with low GDP poses higher safety risks, suggesting the need for food safety management reforms, according to a new analysis of federal import violations data.
26-Jan-2016 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites
Study explores why some people react altruistically to news about an Ebola outbreak while others do not.
21-Dec-2015 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites
Journalists are invited as guests to find great news leads and meet experts at the Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting in Arlington, VA, December 6-10, 2015.
27-Nov-2015 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
Diving restrictions do not protect divers from injuries, new research suggests.
23-Nov-2015 9:45 AM EST Add to Favorites
Although U.S. airlines are extraordinarily safe, they are missing an important opportunity to acquire even more safety-related information because some incidents involving close calls are not probed as evidence of potentially dangerous behavior but...
29-Oct-2015 9:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Mothers who are pregnant or have young children would be expected to be more concerned about protecting their offspring from environmental risks that are reported most in the news, but a new study raises doubts about that conventional wisdom.
28-Sep-2015 9:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites