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Neuroscience Could Reveal Criminal Intent

Researchers at Vanderbilt, Virginia Tech, and Yale universities have discovered that brain scans can identify differences between criminal intent and reckless behavior, in a study supported by the MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience. Read More
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Baseline Report on MacArthur’s Initiative to Promote Midwifery in Mexico

This evaluation is to understand the starting points for the initiative with respect to midwifery and maternal health care in Mexico, training in professional midwifery, how professional midwifery is understood and its demand, and the legal ... Read More
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Assessing Maternal Mortality in India

A report by Sahayog, a MacArthur grantee, documents the stories of women in marginalized communities across India who did not survive pregnancy. Read More
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Civic Federation Plan to Address Illinois Financial Crisis

A Civic Federation report proposes a five-year plan to address the State of Illinois’ ongoing financial crisis and budget impasse. Read More