Children driven to school are slower learners than those who walk or cycle

On your bike! Children driven to school are slower learners than those who walk or cycle Children driven or bussed to school had poorer concentration levels than those who walked or cycled Impact of exercise so big it could advance a student up to half a year in their studies | UPDATED: 15:12 GMT, 26 November 2012 It is common sense that children who walk or cycle to school have a lower risk of obesity than those shuttled to and fro by car.

Waitrose in Twitter backlash: “I shop at Waitrose because… I don’t like being surrounded by poor people”

“I shop at Waitrose because… I don”t like being surrounded by poor people”: Internet jokers hijack “posh people”s supermarket” Twitter stuntSupermarket asks Twitter why people go there using the hashtag #WaitroseReasons but got some answers it will not have liked

Supermarket "bag for life" can give you food poisoning…so put it in your washing machine to kill the bugs!

Your supermarket 'bag for life' can give you food poisoning…so put it in your washing machine to kill the bugs! | UPDATED: 00:47 GMT, 10 April 2012 Many of us fuss over a clean loo and kitchen sink, but what about the other household items we use every day Experts reveal the neglected areas you should be spring cleaning to MATTHEW BARBOUR…

Sweet smell of social success: Why aroma is critical to making friends and influencing people

Why having a poor sense of smell increases risk of depression | UPDATED: 15:32 GMT, 22 March 2012 When standing on a hot, cramped train, you may have found yourself wishing you couldn't detect the whiffs of body odour emanating from your fellow passengers.

Cleaning the house can kill off your sense of smell (and so can ignoring toothache!)

Cleaning the house can kill off your sense of smell (and so can ignoring toothache!) Vital: Our sense of smell is important in alerting us to potential dangers Our ability to smell vastly improves our enjoyment of life — indeed, it’s thought that 90 per cent of our sense of taste is actually down to smell.

Sweet, sour, salt, savoury, bitter AND fat: Scientists discover that tongue has "sixth sense" for lipids

Sweet, sour, salt, savoury, bitter AND fat: Scientists discover that tongue has 'sixth sense' for lipids Findings could represent a breakthrough in the battle against obesity and diabetes If you cannot resist a stodgy cake or chips, it may not be simply down to lack of willpower.