How 10-minute massages can boost the body’s stress-fighting system

The idea alone of a massage might do wonders for some people’s stress levels, but a new study has delved into the physiological details of how these short and sweet treatments can kick the body’s relaxation systems into gear.

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CDC study suggests restaurants are high-risk COVID-19 infection hotspots

A new CDC study has found restaurant dining to be the most commonly shared activity amongst a number of adults with COVID-19. The CDC study suggests eating at a restaurant is an especially high-risk activity during this ongoing pandemic.

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Tiny house saves tired knees and sore backs with single-level layout

Stowable ladders and storage-integrated staircases are almost ubiquitous in tiny houses, but not everyone's cut out for climbing into bed every night. The Dark Horse is all on one level and has some nice optional extras like off-grid functionality.

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Greenery-covered high-rise will have more trees than a nearby park

With over 1,000 trees and 20,000 plants, the Urban Forest is hailed as one of the world's most densely-forested greenery-covered buildings by Koichi Takada Architects. It will include sustainable technology like solar power and rainwater collection.

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Shenzhen Wave office makes a splash with unusual bulging design

Büro Ole Scheeren has never been content to design drab, boring office buildings and its latest project again breaks the mold. Named Shenzhen Wave, the building will be topped by a large bulging area that hosts a greenery-filled leisure space.

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Sustainable office is draped in a curtain of greenery

This Snøhetta-designed office already features greenery on its exterior, but over time the plants will continue to grow and envelop it. The building's grid-based energy use is minimized with a rainwater collection system and solar panels too.

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Sustainable office is draped in a curtain of greenery

This Snøhetta-designed office already features greenery on its exterior, but over time the plants will continue to grow and envelop it. The building's grid-based energy use is minimized with a rainwater collection system and solar panels too.

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Promising naturally occurring anti-aging compound looks to human trials

A new study has found mice given supplements of an endogenous metabolite display significant healthspan improvements. The research follows on from other animal studies with the same compound and a clinical trial in middle-aged humans is getting underway.

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Promising naturally occurring anti-aging compound looks to human trials

A new study has found mice given supplements of an endogenous metabolite display significant healthspan improvements. The research follows on from other animal studies with the same compound and a clinical trial in middle-aged humans is getting underway.

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