For older women, extreme exercise isn't necessary to reap health benefits. 30 minutes of walking a day may be enough to cut the risk of high blood pressure.
Nov. 24, 2020 • ~11 min
Active travel has become attractive to a degree not seen for decades. Policy needs to follow.
Nov. 3, 2020 • ~8 min
"Toe spring" shoes may give the muscles in your feet a break—but that might not be a good thing in the long run.
Sept. 21, 2020 • ~4 min
New bike lanes are a good idea for health and air quality, but the convenience of car travel for most journeys will remain.
Aug. 24, 2020 • ~6 min
Motors first designed for the International Space Station can help people using prosthetic legs to walk with a more natural gait, researchers say.
July 17, 2020 • ~5 min
Fossil footprints in what is now South Korea are evidence that some species of ancient crocodiles walked on two feet.
June 11, 2020 • ~4 min
AI will help people using robotic prosthetics or exoskeletons walk securely on terrains, such as tile, brick, concrete, grass, and "upstairs" and "downstairs."
May 28, 2020 • ~6 min
Why we should free children from the deadening tyranny of being driven everywhere.
May 18, 2020 • ~7 min
Smaller dinosaurs needed speed, but huge predators like Tyrannosaurus rex relied less on moving fast and more on energy-efficient walking.
May 14, 2020 • ~4 min
A new discovery that sheds light on how neurons control whether mice turn right or left while walking could prove useful for people with motor disorders.
May 12, 2020 • ~3 min