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October 23, 2014

 

3 people collaborate while standing around a table

Stand-Up Performance

Standing up while doing tasks makes workers more creative and collaborative.

August 31, 2011

 

two prairie dogs sit on a rock

Which Is Healthier: Standing Or Sitting

There's mounting evidence that long stretches of inactivity are not good for you, even if you're not overweight and seem basically healthy.

December 12, 2007

 

Chimpanzee sitting upright

Humans Take A Stand Part 1

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?

July 17, 2007

 

People examining art pieces at gallery

Gallery Feet

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.

August 1, 2006

 

a man checks his pulse while using a blood pressure monitor

The Big Squeeze

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?

June 27, 2006

 

xray

Bed Rest, Space Travel, and Bones

Astronauts and people on bed rest can experience gradual bone loss that increases their risk of fracturing a bone. Here's why.

April 25, 2005

 

Standing on One Foot

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.

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