• July 24, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Students find calm through mindfulness and guided meditation

    Mindfulness meditation might be the new yoga, but does it have a place in the classroom?
  • July 22, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Runners try to decide between less and more

    Are barefoot-inspired, minimalist running shoes about to get trampled by a new wave of "maximalist gear?" Pulse Host Maiken sits down with a...
  • July 22, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Solving mysteries key to next generation of computers

    A missing physicist and the puzzling particle he hypothesized hold the keys to quantum computing.
  • July 25, 2014 |  The Pulse

    3 tips for identifying poison ivy — beyond 'leaves of three'

    For the past few summers, Elkins Park homeowner Laura Frank has been managing the poison ivy in her yard on her own. This year, though, the patch in h...
  • July 24, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Homebirth was not the plan

    What do you get when you mixcontractions, a snow storm, and stomach virus? A Philly couple found out.
  • July 24, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Studying how the brain gets meaning from sound

    The Pulse profiled the work of Maria Geffen, a researcher in the department of otorhinolaryngology — ear, nose and throat — at the University of Penns...
  • July 24, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Around one-third ICU survivors get PTSD, but diaries offer hope for recovery

    Being pulled back from the brink of death can leave both physical and mental scars, but researchers hope they've found a way to soothe some of th...
  • July 24, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Athletes and heartbeats: Is slow really the way to go?

    Slower resting heart rates have been coveted by athletes for years, but new research questions the value of a slower ticker.
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