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Sitting Could Kill You Says New Study
2013-02-19 14:12:44

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Bad news for desk jockeys, truck drivers and online journalists: A new study performed by Kansas State University researcher Richard Rosenkranz has found the more people sit, the more likely they are to develop a chronic disease. Rosenkranz and collaborators Emma George and Gregory Kolt from the University of Western Sydney studied the effect of sitting on middle-aged Australian males and have now published their findings in...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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