A Research-Based Approach to Crime Catches MacArthur's Eye

Scientific research and violent crime are two areas that don't have a ton of overlap. But that’s a problem, and one that the University of Chicago’s Crime Lab is trying to improve. The MacArthur Foundation sees potential in the lab’s use of scientific techniques to fight crime, and a $1 million grant to the lab is the latest example of the funder’s roundabout support for research.

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