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Photos Capture the Great South American Eclipse

The sequel to the Great American Eclipse of 2017 has finally arrived: a Great South American Eclipse, which cast parts of Chile and Argentina in the shadow of the moon as it blocked out the sun. For the first time since a total solar eclipse exposed people in the United States to up to 2 minutes and 40 seconds of totality, another major eclipse crossed the Western Hemisphere. Continue reading Photos Capture the Great South American Eclipse

The Weird Way Your Latitude May Affect Your Blood Pressure

The distance people live from the equator may influence their blood pressure, a new study suggests.

Researchers found that people in Chile who lived at greater distances from the equator had higher average blood-pressure levels compared with people who lived closer to 0 degrees latitude.

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