If you were minded to run a marathon, you probably wouldn't attempt it without any training whatsoever. Yet, scientists have discovered that this is exactly what barnacle geese do before they set off on their epic migrations.
(PhysOrg.com) -- The body is a dancer's instrument, but is it attuned to the mind? A new study from the University of California, Berkeley, suggests that professional ballet and modern dancers are not as emotionally in sync ...
If everyone in the crowd at a sports event or concert or even the players had wireless heart monitors fitted, commentators and those behind the sound desk could get a real measure of the sense of the collective excitement ...
(Phys.org)—Researchers are developing a smartphone platform that enables careful monitoring of lifestyle to pinpoint and help avert triggers for stress and negative emotion.
Every parent worries about their baby. They worry while it's eating, while it's playing—and especially while it's sleeping. But a new device created by BYU students may help parents rest easier while their baby sleeps.
My accessories for last month's Mardi Gras Marathon in New Orleans included a pair of bead necklaces and three watches.
Hibernating, it turns out, is much more complicated than one might think.
(PhysOrg.com) -- A study has gained new insight into the minds of domestic hens, discovering, for the first time, that domestic hens show a clear physiological and behavioural response when their chicks are mildly distressed.
It looks like an ordinary black, comfy chair, perfect for a relaxing hour or two in front of the television.
Heart attack patients whose hearts have stopped beating and who receive cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) from bystanders fare better if their resuscitators skip the rescue breaths and do only chest compression, according ...