News from the Field

D.C. Named Most Walkable Metro Area

A new study of walkable urban places (WalkUPs) claims that cities should be following in Washington, D.C.'s development footsteps. Out of the 30 biggest metropolitan areas in the country, D.C. has... Read More

New FDA Guidelines to Lower Sodium

As an athlete, your body needs more than the Recommended Dietary Allowance of 2,300 milligrams of sodium. For everyone else, things are getting a little more—or less—salty. "We are... Read More

Can "Super Bananas" Save Africa?

A project by the Queensland University of Technology in Australia, backed by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, hopes to produce "super bananas" as a means to combat malnutrition in... Read More

BMW and GoPro Partner for In-Car Camera

Starting in July, new BMWs and Minis, or properly equipped later models, will have adventure-recording abilities, thanks to a new partnership between the automaker and GoPro. Owners wanting to... Read More