There's mounting evidence that long stretches of inactivity are not good for you, even if you're not overweight and seem basically healthy.
Among all the primates, we humans are the only ones that stand on two legs. How did it come about that we do every day what nobody else does?
Ever wonder why it's so tiring just standing around at museums? It's not like your getting tons of exercise. Find out on this Moment of Science.
If you've ever had your blood pressure checked. But did you ever wonder why it's your upper arm that gets the big squeeze, rather than your wrist or your leg?
Astronauts and people on bed rest can experience gradual bone loss that increases their risk of fracturing a bone. Here's why.
Try standing on one foot. Not so hard, you say? Try it with your eyes closed. Now that’s much harder! Learn more on this Moment of Science.