Alexandria Ranks in Top 10 Safest U.S. CitiesLocated along the Potomac River just miles from D.C., Alexandria ranks as the fifth safest city in America in a new study.
State of Obesity: How the DMV RanksA new nationwide survey finds that the District is the second slimmest in the nation in terms of obesity, bested only by the state of Colorado, with both the states of Maryland and Virginia trailing far behind.
Study: Only 40 Percent Of Psychology Journal Experiments Produced Original ResultsA 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.
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.
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.
Study on ER Returns Suggests More Need for Follow-Up CareNew 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.
This Is Why It's Hard To Remember Exact ColorsSea 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.
Report: Women Produce About a Third of U.S. News ContentA 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.
Science Magazine Retracts Study on Voters' Gay-Rights ViewsScience 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.
Study Reveals Flaws in Gene Testing; Results Often ConflictThe first report from a big public-private project to improve genetic testing reveals it is not as rock solid as many people believe.
Study: Ethiopian Fossils Indicate New Forerunner of HumansA 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.
Here's How to Get That Annoying Song Out of Your HeadCan't get that T-Swift song out of your head? A new study says there's a simple solution: chew gum.