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A New Year’s resolution: Just breathe

Capsule reviews of ‘Full Catastrophe Living’; ‘Savor’; ‘10% Happier’; ‘Mindful Work.’

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It all started with Studs Terkel’s chats with an athlete and a sex worker

Daniel H. Pink’s “When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing” has just been released in paperback.

story behind the book | kate tuttle

Unearthing family secrets in the DNA

In her new memoir Dani Shapiro discovers the father she’d grown up with was not her biological father.

Hundreds of billions of tons of ice are melting in Antarctica. What will it mean for sea levels worldwide?

Ice loss from Antarctica has increased sixfold since the 1970s, research finds

Getting enough sleep is good for your heart, study suggests

Not getting enough sleep increased the likelihood of atherosclerosis — plaque buildup in the arteries — throughout the body, the study found.

Hubble Space Telescope’s premier camera shuts down

The Hubble Space Telescope’s premier camera has shut down because of a hardware problem.

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