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In sluggish Russian economy, halal sees growth  PHYS.ORG · 20 hours
The manager of a sausage factory near Moscow, Arslan Gizatullin says his halal business has been feeling the pinch—not so much from Russia's sluggish economy but competitors vying for a piece of a growing... more
AEBP1 gene may play key role in the development and severity of liver disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Researchers have found that a gene known as AEBP1 may play a central role in the development, severity and potential... more
Study: Social diversity is initially threatening, but people do adapt over time  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
The ethnic and religious composition of many modern societies has been dramatically changed by global modernization. These demographic changes are having a major impact... more
UbiquitiLink raises $12 million for communications satellites  SPACE NEWS · 5 days
Satellite communications startup UbiquitiLink has raised more than $12 million for its plan to launch a constellation of satellites to extend the... more
Tiny glasses help reveal how praying mantises can see in 3-D  SCIENCE-NEWS · 1 week
Newfound nerve cells in praying mantises help detect different views that each of the insects’ eyes sees, a mismatch that creates depth perception. more
Career differences main driver of wage inequality  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Why does a 55-year-old worker earn on average around 40 percent more than a 25-year-old? Is there a link between average wage growth and rising wage inequality? Many answers to these fundamental questions have... more
Wakanda forever! Scientists describe new species of 'twilight zone' fish from Africa  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Africa has new purple-clad warriors more than 200 feet beneath the ocean's surface. Deep-diving scientists from the California Academy of Sciences' Hope for Reefs... more
Wakanda forever! Scientists describe new species of 'twilight zone' fish from Africa  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Deep-diving scientists spotted dazzling fairy wrasses -- previously unknown to science -- in the dimly lit mesophotic coral reefs of eastern Zanzibar. The multicolored... more
The world's oldest autograph by a Christian is in Basel  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A letter in the Basel papyrus collection describes day-to-day family matters, and yet is unique in its own way: It provides valuable insights into the world of the... more
The first 3-D images of the oldest Christian church in Russia obtained via muon radiography  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
NUST MISIS scientists and institutional collaborators have published the first results of a scan obtained by muon radiography... more
New research explores contemporary Muslim girlhoods in Assam, India  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A new book by Dr. Saba Hussain of the University of Warwick Department of Sociology offers new insights into the nature of educational disadvantage experienced by Muslim girls in the... more
Researchers discover novel cancer-promoting molecular mechanism  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A novel cancer-promoting molecular mechanism has been discovered by Pierluigi Scalia, M.D., Ph.D., with his co-workers at the Sbarro Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Division of Biology, Temple University, the Department of Medical Biotechnologies... more
King Tut Sculpture with Sketchy Origins Sells at Christie's for Nearly $6 Million  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
Egypt's ministry of antiquities thinks the statue was stolen from the Karnak Temple some time after 1970. more
Study reveals how protein mutation is involved in Christianson syndrome  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Rearing its head in infancy, Christianson Syndrome is a rare disorder whose symptoms include intellectual disability, seizures and difficulty standing or walking. more
How protein mutation is involved in rare brain development disorder  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Christianson Syndrome is a rare disorder whose symptoms include intellectual disability, seizures and difficulty standing or walking. Researchers focusing on the intellectual disability aspect of the disease, have... more
Perceived threats to family increases women's willingness to sacrifice during war  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Researchers at the Universities of Turku and Helsinki found that women were more likely to volunteer for all-female paramilitary organizations if they had brothers or husbands... more
Newly-discovered 1,600-year-old mosaic sheds light on ancient Judaism  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
For nine years running, Carolina professor Jodi Magness has led a team of research specialists and students to the ancient village of Huqoq in Israel's Lower Galilee, where they bring to light... more
Kentucky students lose appeal in chickenpox vaccination case  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
About two dozen Catholic school students and parents in Kentucky have lost their initial appeal in challenging a health department's efforts to control a chickenpox outbreak more
Trump administration agrees to delay health care rule  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Trump administration agrees to postpone implementing "conscience" rule that would protect health care workers who object to procedures on moral or religious grounds more
Toxic substances found in the glass and decoration of alcoholic beverage bottles  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
New research shows that bottles of beer, wine and spirits contain potentially harmful levels of toxic elements, such as lead and cadmium, in their... more
NASA to land first woman on the moon. 'It would be out of this world.'  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
From 1969 to 1972, six NASA missions named for the Greek god Apollo successfully landed 12 men on... more
Archaeologists Discover Ancient Baptismal Font Hidden Inside Jesus' Traditional Birthplace  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
Archaeologists have discovered a baptismal font dating to the 6th or 7th century A.D., hidden inside another baptismal font in the Church of the Nativity. more
How the local strength of faith can impact a company's ethical behavior  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Companies are less likely to engage in unethical accounting practices when their headquarters are in areas of high religious observance, new research by academics... more
First 'Undisturbed Roman Shipwreck' in Cyprus Just Discovered  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
Archaeologists diving off the southeastern coast of Cyprus just discovered an ancient treasure: the first known "undisturbed Roman shipwreck" in the country's history. more
Toxic substances found in the glass and decoration of alcoholic beverage bottles  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Bottles of beer, wine and spirits contain potentially harmful levels of toxic elements, such as lead and cadmium, in their enamelled decorations, a new... more
Law allowing parents to withdraw children from RE education should be overturned  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A law allowing parents to withdraw their children from religious education should be overturned, headteachers from across England have argued in a new large... more
Diving into water treatment strategies for swimming pools  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
With summer in full swing, many people are cooling off in swimming pools. However, some of the substances that are made when chlorine in the water reacts with compounds in human sweat,... more
The water future of Earth's 'third pole'  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Himalaya. Karakoram. Hindu Kush. The names of Asia's high mountain ranges conjure up adventure to those living far away, but for more than a billion people, these are the names of their most reliable... more
Diving into water treatment strategies for swimming pools  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
With summer in full swing, many people are cooling off in swimming pools. However, some of the substances that are made when chlorine in the water reacts with compounds in human sweat,... more
Greek priests to bless beetle-devastated forest  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
A church in northern Greece on Wednesday said it would bless a hilltop forest recently devastated by bark beetle attacks. more
Moroccan women press to legalize abortion amid pending bill  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
Two dozen activists have demonstrated in front of Morocco's parliament to press the Muslim kingdom's lawmakers to legalize abortion in some situations more
We probed Santorini's volcano with sound to learn what's going on beneath the surface  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
The island of Santorini in the Mediterranean has attracted people for millennia. Today, it feels magical to watch the sun... more
Halal holidays: Islamic values play a significant role in the travel decisions of Muslim tourists  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Islamic values are just as important as the destination, quality and value for money for Muslims when choosing... more
Black men in same sex relationships seek church, internet, for support  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Black men who have sex with men, or BMSM, have been the subject of much research focused on health disparities in HIV occurrence, stigma and mental... more
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