Posts tagged with crime

  1. Did leaded petrol cause an increase in crime?

    Leaded petrol was introduced in the early 1900s to prevent automobile engine damage and improve efficiency. However, data pre- and post-leaded petrol usage indicates that this …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2022/09/14/did-leaded-petrol-cause-an-increase-in-crime

  2. Anatomy’s Dark Underbelly

    Anatomy is commonly taught through cadavers. A fact that I was squeamish about during my first anatomy class. But the history may be scarier. In the …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2021/10/03/anatomys-dark-underbelly

  3. Can you tell who’s lying?

    After a stressful day, you come home to the last slice of cake that you’ve been looking forward to. You open the fridge, and it’s gone. …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2021/10/03/can-you-tell-whos-lying

  4. Corporal punishment teaches violence

    There’s a saying – “violence begets violence”. Corporal punishment may be a prime example of this, according to new research. Image: Jim Forest via Flickr   …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2018/10/21/corporal-punishment-teaches-violence

  5. Murder and lead exposure

    Crime is always a major focus for governments and communities. Whenever I hear about efforts to reduce crime it is about increasing police numbers and resources …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2017/08/11/murder-and-lead-exposure