Can meditation lower high blood pressure?

  High blood pressure affects 77.9 million American adults—and of that number, only half have...

7 death-like ailments that could leave you buried alive

Yesterday, The Guardian reported on a story in which a Honduran family smashed open...

Firstborn women are more likely to be obese later...

  A new study from BMJ, originally published online in the Journal of Epidemiology &...

Malformed plankton fossils part of mass extinction ‘kill mechanisms’

Environmental problems caused by heavy metal have been around a long time. No, we’re...

High levels of mercury are contaminating the Grand Canyon

  It is thought to be one of the most pristine examples of natural beauty in the US, but apparently not even the Grand Canyon...

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Is house dust making you fat?

  Dusting around the house may be one of those chores you hate to do, but according to two new...

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New images are closest yet of dwarf planet Ceres

  Earlier this week, NASA released the latest batch of photos collected by the Dawn spacecraft of Ceres, and the...

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Shape-shifting handheld device is GPS for visually impaired

A handheld, shape-shifting device to help visually impaired people navigate has been tested in a theatrical context, with participants...