Latest News

Do urban casinos increase local crime? Not in this case study

Residents protested the opening of Philadelphia's SugarHouse Casino in 2010, but researchers found that crime rates were largely unaffected by the introduction of the gaming establishment. The study found that crime rates in the Fishtown neighborhood of Philadelphia were largely unaffected by the introduction of the gaming establishment, and that any potential significant crime increases either did not occur or were effectively controlled by a reassignment of existing local police officers.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • BPA exposure linked to autism spectrum disorder, study reports

  • BPA exposure linked to autism spectrum disorder

  • One step closer to defeating Alzheimer's disease

  • Cerebral blood flow as a possible marker for concussion outcomes

  • Survey of teen dating violence among US high school students

  • Minors easily able to purchase electronic cigarettes online

  • Scientists crack piece of neural code for learning, memory

  • Low sugar uptake in brain appears to exacerbate Alzheimer's disease

  • New assessment tool can predict successful teachers

  • Heart valve repair significantly improves emotional wellbeing in patients with mitral regurgitation

  •