Spirituality
Humanity's collective history revealed through religious rituals and practices  PHYS.ORG · 15 hours
Penn doctoral student David Yaden practices mindfulness, a simple habit he uses to re-center himself after stressful situations. It's also one that's backed by science, having been analyzed and written... more
Durian skin biocomposite for take-out containers and 3-D printing  PHYS.ORG · 15 hours
Researchers at the International Islamic University Malaysia have developed biodegradable food packaging container featuring the skin of the durian fruit that can also be used as 3-D printing filament. more
Political Islamophobia may look differently online than in person  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Islamophobia was rampant on social media during the midterm elections, but researchers say future Muslim candidates running for office should know that the hatred they see online may be different... more
Loaded with a pile of underwear to the Berlin City Mission  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
A group of dedicated employees of the Berlin based laboratory instrument manufacturer KNAUER spent their annual “Social Day“ at the Berlin City Mission of the Protestant... more
Engraved with fangs, ornate swirls, Peruvian monument lay hidden for 2,000 years  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
A sprawling, stone monument decorated with swirls, circular patterns and godly fangs has been hiding in a remote jungle in northern Peru for around... more
Deep diving into the science of beer  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
How high-tech equipment usually reserved for medical research could help brew the perfect pint. more
Why this 15th-century 'Jesus-lamb' painting is creeping people out  LIVE SCIENCE · 6 days
A famous 15th-century altarpiece has been restored in Belgium, and people are freaked out by the artist's original image of a human-faced Jesus sheep. more
Deep diving scientists discover bubbling CO2 hotspot  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Hydrologists diving off the coast of the Philippines have discovered volcanic seeps with some of the highest natural levels of C02 ever recorded. The scientists were working in Verde Island Passage, one of the... more
Deep diving scientists discover bubbling CO2 hotspot  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Diving 200 feet under the ocean surface to conduct scientific research can lead to some interesting places. For University of Texas at Austin Professor Bayani Cardenas, it placed him in the middle of a... more
Migrants and the bond with God: Attachment and survival are linked  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Life can be very challenging for new migrants who are faced with the realities of racism, loneliness and underemployment in their adopted countries. It is important... more
Ultrasound could help reduce the use of drugs for patients with rheumatoid arthritis  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A research group led by the physician Christian Dejaco is investigating circumstances under which patients may stop taking medication for rheumatoid arthritis... more
St. Louis donations wipe away $13 million in medical debt  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Thousands of St. Louis-area families have been freed from a major financial burden thanks to a charitable effort that's increasingly popular among churches and other groups — eliminating... more
Living yoga for the mind  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Plants in the office are not there just to look pretty. They can lead to increased productivity, as well as improved mental health for workers. more
Ancient Yahweh Worshipper's Jar Bears Hebrew Script in Biblical City  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
A 2,800-year-old jar inscribed in Hebrew with the Yahwistic name "Benayo" has been discovered at Abel Beth Maacah, an Israel site mentioned in the Hebrew Bible. more
From election upsets to climate chaos, rolling the dice helps us appreciate the odds  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
"He [God] does not play dice," quipped Albert Einstein, but for mortals chance is part of life. We cannot experience,... more
Super-fast beer fermentation from ancient Norwegian yeast  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The distinctly Norwegian beer-brewing yeast kveik reduces fermentation time drastically. That's a huge advantage, according to NTNU Ph.D. candidate Christian Schulz. more
Life's clockwork: Scientist shows how molecular engines keep us ticking  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
In the popular book The Demon in the Machine, physicist Paul Davies argues that what's missing in the definition of life is how biological processes create "information," and... more
Life's clockwork: Scientist shows how molecular engines keep us ticking  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
In the The Demon in the Machine, physicist Paul Davies argues that what's missing in the definition of life is how biological processes create 'information,' and such information... more
Vote on NJ bill to bar certain vaccine exemptions stalled  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Top New Jersey lawmakers say a bill to end most religious exemptions for vaccines for schoolchildren failed to get enough support and was not formally given a vote more
Vote on NJ bill to bar certain vaccine exemptions uncertain  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A lawmaker says the prospects of a vote on legislation to eliminate most religious exemptions for vaccines for schoolchildren in New Jersey looks uncertain more
Asia's Great Rivers: Climate crisis, pollution put billions at risk  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The year is 2100. The glaciers of the Hindu Kush-Himalayan region—the world's "Third Pole"—are vanishing as the planet warms, the ice that once fed the great rivers of... more
The religious battle over birth control and the unpleasant motivation that fueled it  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Concerns around sex and gender have divided American religious groups for more than a century, but sociologist Melissa Wilde wanted to understand... more
New extract can prevent nephrotoxicity caused by mycotoxin OTA  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Today a team of researchers from the Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Production of the Federico II University of Naples, in collaboration with the Sbarro Health Research Organization (SHRO),... more
Ashes to ashes, dust to ... compost? An ecofriendly burial in just 4 weeks  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
In Australia, interment in a cemetery or a churchyard has been the most common choices for in-ground burial. Over the... more
Majority of people do not want religious doctrine dictating healthcare choices, study reveals  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A small minority of Americans surveyed consider the religious affiliation of the hospitals that treat them, but a majority said they didn't... more
Demon with Forked Tongue Found on Clay Tablet in Library of Assyrian Exorcists  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 weeks
An ancient drawing of a demon blamed for epileptic seizures has been discovered on a 2,700-year-old Assyrian clay tablet. more
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