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Study: Only 40 Percent Of Psychology Journal Experiments Produced Original Results

A large group of researchers set out to repeat 100 experiments published by leading psychology journals to see how often they would get the same results.


Traffic deaths were up 14 percent nationally in the first six months of this year and injuries were up by a third, according to data gathered by the National Safety Council. (File photo. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

D.C., Baltimore Rank in Top 10 Worst Cities for Driving in U.S.

Some new numbers are out on the best and worst cities for driving in the U.S., with D.C. and Baltimore not-so-surprisingly showing in the top 10 worst cities.


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D.C. Ranks as 3rd Most-Handsome City in U.S.

Ladies, if you’re looking for a handsome fella, you don’t have to look any further than your own backyard, apparently.


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Study on ER Returns Suggests More Need for Follow-Up Care

New research suggests repeat visits to the emergency room are more common than previously thought and surprisingly, people frequently wind up at a different ER the second time around.


An environmental health group is raising concerns after asbestos fibers were found in crayons and toy kits sold in the United States. (File photo.Credit: Thinkstock.)

This Is Why It’s Hard To Remember Exact Colors

Sea foam green, robin egg blue, razzmataz – most people’s eyes can see Crayola’s best, along with millions of other colors, but it’s hard to remember those exact colors after the fact.


NFL Lockout Looms As Negotiations Are Extended

Report: Women Produce About a Third of U.S. News Content

A new study says men are behind more news stories than women by a nearly 2-to-1 margin across print and television platforms, though there was a slight increase in bylines and credits for women last year.


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Science Magazine Retracts Study on Voters’ Gay-Rights Views

Science magazine has formally retracted an article about a study gauging the ability of openly gay canvassers to shift voters’ views toward support for same-sex marriage.


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Study Reveals Flaws in Gene Testing; Results Often Conflict

The first report from a big public-private project to improve genetic testing reveals it is not as rock solid as many people believe.


Human bones are pictured during excavation work at the Bedlam burial ground in London on March 17, 2015. Archaeologists in London have begun digging up some 3,000 historic skeletons including those of plague victims from a burial ground that will become a new train station, the company in charge said. Crossrail, which is building a major new east-west train line in London, said the dig near Liverpool Street station was being carried out on its behalf by the Museum of London's archaeology unit. AFP PHOTO / JUSTIN TALLIS        (Photo credit should read JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Ethiopian Fossils Indicate New Forerunner of Humans

A fossil find adds another twig to the human evolutionary tree, giving further evidence that the well-known “Lucy” species had company in what is now Ethiopia, a new study says.


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Here’s How to Get That Annoying Song Out of Your Head

Can’t get that T-Swift song out of your head? A new study says there’s a simple solution: chew gum.