Sports Medicine & Kinesiology

Running upright: The minuscule movements that keep us from falling

Maybe running comes easy, each stride pleasant and light. Maybe it comes hard, each step a slog to the finish. Either way, the human body is constantly calibrating, making microscopic adjustments to keep us from falling as ...

Neuroscience

The most important hair on your head is on the inside

Cells along the brain's cavities are equipped with tiny hair-like protrusions called cilia. Cilia are still poorly understood, but we know a few things about what can happen if they are not doing their job.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Using satellite images to better target vaccination

Satellite images that capture short-term changes in population size in communities in the developing world can help vaccination campaigns achieve more complete coverage to help prevent and control disease outbreaks. A team ...

Diabetes

Fighting diabetes lying down?

Lying down all day can have serious implications – but according to a new study a short stint spent horizontal may be an effective way to fight type 2 diabetes.

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