23 January 2012, 02:10 PM ET
Food consumption has been on the rise in recent decades, according to a study by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
20 January 2012, 01:08 PM ET
Nearly 3 out of 4 accidents resulted in death.
19 January 2012, 10:41 AM ET
The private sector shows continued growth, but government jobs continue to be pruned.
16 January 2012, 01:45 PM ET
"Binge" is defined as five or more alcoholic drinks for males (four or more for females) consumed in a short period of time.
15 January 2012, 07:29 PM ET
Australia tops a new survey that ranks countries according to how strongly they secure their nuclear materials from terrorists and other threats.
12 January 2012, 01:03 PM ET
Only 18 percent of Americans polled reported that they are "satisfied with the way things are going in the United States."
11 January 2012, 05:23 PM ET
The Doomsday Clock kept by the editors of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists has warned against the danger of nuclear war since 1947.
10 January 2012, 02:20 PM ET
A study of the rate of eye-blinking among the candidates reveals a surprising conclusion about Rick Santorum.
09 January 2012, 03:50 PM ET
High school athletes aspiring to become professionals may be in for a disappointment. Fewer than one percent of student athletes make the draft.
06 January 2012, 02:00 PM ET
The American Cancer Society's latest report shows that cancer rates have decreased sharply since 1990.
05 January 2012, 03:04 PM ET
For the U.S. insurance industry, 2011 was the costliest year on record due devastating earthquakes and storms.
04 January 2012, 03:01 PM ET
The total number of background checks for guns have doubled since 2000.
03 January 2012, 09:11 PM ET
Did you vow to enjoy life and quit drinking in the new year? Many people are right there with you.
29 December 2011, 04:03 PM ET
Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama top the poll for another year.
29 December 2011, 12:15 PM ET
The cost of the bubbly is expected to rise next year, so raise your glass while you may.
28 December 2011, 09:43 AM ET
The U.S. wireless industry is expected to generate billions of dollars and more than three quarters of a million jobs in coming years.
23 December 2011, 11:21 AM ET
In today's GoFigure we look at a Pew poll of Americans' attitudes towards Christmas.
22 December 2011, 02:49 PM ET
Since birds are the only surviving members of the family tree of the dinosaurs, why can't we flip some switches in the genetic code and return a chicken back to its former glory as a dinosaur?
21 December 2011, 08:52 PM ET
A record low number of respondents to a recent Gallup poll say that they approve of the job Congress is doing.
21 December 2011, 10:20 AM ET
Retailers anxiously await the final results from this holiday shopping season.
18 December 2011, 10:19 AM ET
GoFigure today looks at challenges faced by military men and women returning home.
15 December 2011, 02:50 PM ET
In 2008 more than a half-million people were reportedly injured in crashes that involved some type of driver distraction.
14 December 2011, 02:33 PM ET
Christmas decorating drives an annual surge in sales of live and artificial trees.
13 December 2011, 02:24 PM ET
Our GoFigure infographic looks at trends in music consumption, indicating that digital downloads will soon surpass physical media sales.
12 December 2011, 05:39 PM ET
Physicists have searched for it for years, but what is the Higgs boson supposed to do, exactly?
12 December 2011, 02:34 PM ET
A CDC study reveals that deaths due to overdose of opioid pain relievers (powerful opium-derived analgesics such as Oxycontin and Percocet) are now killing more people than heroin and cocaine.
09 December 2011, 12:02 PM ET
GoFigure looks at the results of a Gallup poll of caregivers who also have a full- or part-time job.
07 December 2011, 11:14 AM ET
Corporations make 5 percent of donations, compared with the 73 percent made by individuals.
06 December 2011, 09:32 AM ET
NASA's Kepler space telescope is helping astronomers find planets all over our region of the Milky Way galaxy.
04 December 2011, 12:43 PM ET
GoFigure looks at a College Board report showing that both public and private institutions are affected.
01 December 2011, 02:27 PM ET
A study looks at whether American parents feel that they pressure their kids enough to succeed in school.
30 November 2011, 02:04 PM ET
The obesity rate is triple what it was only a generation ago.