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Los investigadores saben desde hace tiempo que estar sentados hora tras hora es un hábito poco saludable. Morsa Images/Digital Vision via Getty Images

Estar sentados todo el día es nefasto para la salud, pero hay alternativa

Si su trabajo o sus estudios le hacen pasar muchas horas sentado, existe una manera de reducir los efectos nocivos que esto supone para la salud: dar un paseo suave de cinco minutos cada media hora.
Smartphone, ordinateur, tablette… Les écrans sont désormais partout. MandriaPix/Shutterstock

Is screen addiction real and if so, how widespread is it?

Screen addiction is already a household term, but is there any scientific basis for this phenomenon? We take a look at the methods used to measure it and its actual hold on the population.
Around the world 55 million people live with dementia. Researchers are still looking for answers on what causes it and how to treat it. Science Photo Library/Alamy Stock Photo

Unlocking new clues to how dementia and Alzheimer’s work in the brain – Uncharted Brain podcast series

The world’s longest running cohort study reveals risk factors for dementia. Families of athletes with early-onset dementia tell their stories. Could viruses cause Alzheimer’s? Listen to the Uncharted Brain: Decoding Dementia podcast series.
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Megadroughts helped topple ancient empires. We’ve found their traces in Australia’s past, and expect more to come

New research shows Australia experienced a number of megadroughts in the last 1,000 years, We may be underestimating the severity of drought in Australia’s future.
Fossilised jaws from the 17 million-year-old Kenyan ape Afropithecus turkanensis. Tanya M. Smith/National Museums of Kenya

Revelations from 17-million-year-old ape teeth could lead to new insights on early human evolution

Cutting-edge analysis of fossil ape teeth reveals ancient seasonal change in Africa, long before human ancestors appeared. The method will be crucial for the future study of early hominins.

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