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The Black Death helped reveal how long humans have polluted the planet

Before this 14th-century plague, there was lead in the air.<p>When the Black Death barreled through Europe in the 14th century, people had every reason to believe the end of the world was at hand. During the height of the pandemic, entire towns were felled. At least 75 million people met gruesome …

1,800-year-old Roman shipwreck found off Spain’s Balearic Islands

The vessel, thought to have been carrying fermented fish sauce, sank off Cabrera<p>IBEAM says it is the best preserved of its kind in the Balearic …

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Psychologists may have discovered the best way to make new friends as an adult

Research has found that adults today have fewer friends than they did in the 1980s, and that more people say they have no one to discuss important …

Choir singing 'boosts your mental health'

There is a growing body of evidence which claims that singing as part of a group can have a range of health benefits<p>Singing in a choir can boost your mental health, a new study has found.<p>Researchers carried out an online survey of 375 people who sang in choirs, sang alone, or played team sports.<p>All …

Mental Health

Singing in a choir 'brings both health and happiness'

People who join choirs often say they enjoy the social benefits as much as the opportunity to engage with music, but now it seems group singing could also have health implications.<p>Experts claim it could ease the symptoms of conditions ranging from depression to lung disease and even Parkinson's …

Why singing in a choir is so good for you

Creative self-expression is an innate desire and a reason why performing arts are an important part of a well-rounded education. In the case of choir …

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Top 10 Reasons Why you should Join a Choir

I’ve been singing with London Philharmonic Choir (LPC) now for the last 3 years. I’ve recently had my re-audition so am confirmed for another 3 at …

Singing Changes Your Brain

When you sing, musical vibrations move through you, altering your physical and emotional landscape. Group singing, for those who have done it, is the …

What Singing In A Choir Teaches Us About Teamwork

Feeling a bit off key? Stacy Horn, author of Imperfect Harmony: Finding Happiness Singing with Others, shares how her choir revitalized itself and learned to sing like it always wanted to.<p>Something was wrong.<p>We couldn’t pinpoint where the problem was, exactly, but somewhere within the choir the …

Understanding Voice Production

<b>Key Glossary Terms</b><p><b>Larynx</b><br>Highly specialized structure atop the windpipe responsible for sound production, air passage during breathing and protecting …

Changing Lives One Song At A Time: How Singing Helps The Choir With No Name's Homeless Choirs

Ever wondered why you feel so good after belting out <i>Bohemian Rhapsody</i> in the shower, or why duetting <i>Islands in the Stream</i> with your buddies leaves …

Scientific evidence proves that singing with others promotes health - and can be life-changing, too

I am standing in a room full of complete strangers. There are around 30 of them and they are all male. The next warm-up exercise we will undertake …

Mental Health