Work Out and Chill?

I’m a regular six-day-a-week exerciser and a fan of strenuous cardio workouts along the lines of hill sprints, running, high-intensity interval training and jump rope. But I find it difficult to exercise when the temperature rises above 65 degrees Fahrenheit. I get too sweaty, overheated and sluggish. Even the air-conditioned gym in my apartment building…

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Biophysicists resolve true structure of highly promising optogenetic protein KR2 rhodopsin

IMAGE: KR2 rhodopsin monomer (left) and pentamer (right) in the cell membrane, shown as blue disks. In the monomer state, sodium transport is blocked, the orange pore does not permit ion… view more  Credit: Kirill Kovalev et al./Science Advances A team of biophysicists from Russia, Germany, and France, featuring researchers from the Moscow Institute of Physics…

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When doctors and nurses can disclose and discuss errors, hospital mortality rates decline

IMAGE: First author Veronica Toffolutti, Bocconi University and London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. view more  Credit: Veronica Toffolutti The diffusion of a culture of openness in hospitals is associated with lower hospital mortality, according to a study conducted among 137 acute trusts in England by Veronica Toffolutti (Bocconi University and London School of Hygiene…

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Colorado nail salon workers face chronic air pollution, elevated cancer risk

IMAGE: CU Boulder civil, environmental and architectural engineering professor Lupita Montoya, left, and PhD candidate Aaron Lamplugh have been studying how Colorado nail salon employees are exposed to high levels of… view more  Colorado nail salon employees face increased health risks due to high levels of indoor airborne pollutants such as formaldehyde and benzene, new University…

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