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Moroccan women press to legalize abortion amid pending bill  ABC NEWS · 19 hours
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 · 1 day
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 · 2 days
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 · 2 days
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
Eat like the locals: How scurvy undid last crusader king  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
He was the last of the crusader kings who was thought to have died of the plague as he made one last—rather roundabout—attempt to recover the Holy Land... more
New study points out simple problem with existing model of cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
The saying "God doesn't play dice" is meant to suggest that nothing happens by chance. On the other hand, cancer seems like the ultimate happenstance: Don't... more
Europe's Oldest Mosque May Be Buried Underground in This Visigothic City  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
Hidden buildings in a 1,400-year-old Visigothic city were revealed in a new survey. more
Europes Oldest Mosque May Be Buried Underground in This Visigothic City  LIVE SCIENCE · 6 days
Hidden buildings in a 1,400-year-old Visigothic city were revealed in a new survey. more
The complex issue of returning Islamic State fighters  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
A new paper from The Australian National University (ANU) warns we need to look beyond stripping citizenship from Islamic State fighters seeking to return to Australia as an approach to dealing with... more
High school seniors losing trust in law enforcement, justice system  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
High school seniors' confidence in law enforcement and the justice system significantly declined from 2006 to 2017 while their faith in religious organizations and schools was comparatively higher... more
Ethnic group and gender influence patients' treatment decision-making  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Ethnic group and gender both influence patients' experiences with treatment decision-making but in different ways, according to new research led by Henry S. Perkins, MD, of the University of Texas Health Science... more
Wearable device reveals how seals prepare for diving  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A wearable noninvasive device based on near-infrared spectroscopy can be used to investigate blood volume and oxygenation patterns in freely diving marine mammals, according to a new study. more
Europe wary as Facebook takes up cryptocurrency challenge  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
European financial leaders on Tuesday vowed vigilance after Facebook announced it was diving into the cryptocurrency market, as analysts warned the social media giant could face major regulatory questions. more
Wearable device reveals how seals prepare for diving  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A wearable non-invasive device based on near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) can be used to investigate blood volume and oxygenation patterns in freely diving marine mammals, according to a study publishing June 18 in... more
On This Day in Space! June 17, 1985: First Arab and Muslim in Space  SPACE.COM · 1 week
On June 17, 1985, the space shuttle Discovery launched on NASA's STS-51G mission, carrying payload specialist Sultan Salman Abdelize Al-Saud.... more
Mindfulness profits as meditation apps mature  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
From the Zen capital of LA to the Champs Elysees comes the calming voice of a British Buddhist monk-turned entrepreneur, introducing American-style online mindfulness to the stressed-out French. more
Guam Catholic group protests recruitment of abortion doctors  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Group protests Guam governor's plan to recruit abortion providers to the U.S. territory because no doctors on the island are currently willing to terminate pregnancies more
Air ambulance costs fly around fixes for surprise medical bills  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
In April 2018, 9-year-old Christian Bolling was hiking with his parents and sister in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains, near their home in Roanoke. While climbing some boulders, he... more
The Latest: NY ends religious exemptions to vaccine mandates  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation eliminating a religious exemption to vaccine mandates for schoolchildren in the face of the nation's worst measles outbreak in decades more
The Latest: NY moves to end religious vaccine exemption  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
The New York state Assembly has voted to eliminate a religious exemption to vaccine mandates for schoolchildren in the face of its worst measles outbreak in decades more
New York set to cut religious exemption to vaccine mandates  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
New York state would eliminate a religious exemption to vaccine mandates under a bill expected to pass the state Legislature more
Understanding intolerance with a better research method  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Intolerance has been one of the most discussed topics in Indonesia, a secular country with the world's biggest Muslim majority, due to a rise in cases of intolerance across the country. more
Nurses play key role in promoting compassionate care for patients with alcohol use disorder  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Nurses play a critical role in promoting compassionate care for patients and families affected by alcohol use disorder, including evidence-based... more
Tesla CEO lifts shareholder spirits, takes aim at media  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Tesla CEO Elon Musk assured shareholders the electric car maker has recovered from a disappointing start this year and promised to counter media coverage that he believes has distorted perceptions... more
Indian temple helps nurture 'extinct' turtle back to life  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The black softshell turtle is officially extinct in the wild, but a centuries-old Indian temple and its nature-loving caretaker are helping the creature make a tentative comeback. more
Einstein's Quest to 'Know God's Thoughts' Could Take Millennia  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
Unifying all the forces and particles would require a particle accelerator far more powerful than humans have ever built. more
Report details how islamic state supporters use Telegram  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Supporters of the Islamic State (IS) want to use social media to share propaganda and their extremist narrative, but they also want to coordinate operations without being detected by law enforcement and... more
Wartime Story Leads Divers to Underwater WWII Wreck of Missing US Pilot  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
The identity of a U.S. warplane pilot, missing in action for almost 75 years, has been revealed after a diving expedition to the wreck... more
Einstein's Quest to 'Know God's Thoughts' Could Take Millennia  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
Unifying all the forces and particles would require a particle accelerator far more powerful than humans have ever built. more
Angkor Wat archaeological digs yield new clues to its civilization's decline  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Cambodia's famous temple of Angkor Wat is one of the world's largest religious monuments, visited by over 2 million tourists each year. more
Medical News Today: Yoga keeps the mind and body young, 22 clinical trials show  MNT · 3 weeks
Evidence from 22 randomized clinical trials suggests that yoga practice can improve both physical and mental well-being in older adults. more
CVS announces further expansion into health care services  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
CVS Health is pushing deeper into customer health again with plans to add dietitians, medical equipment and space for the occasional yoga class to 1,500 stores more
Meditation goes digital in new clinical trial  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Scientists have developed a personalized digital meditation training program that significantly improved attention and memory in healthy young adults -- a group already at the peak of brain health -- in just six weeks. more
Churches wipe out millions in medical debt for others  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The leaders of Pathway Church on the outskirts of Wichita, Kan., had no clue that the $22,000 they already had on hand for Easter would have such impact. more
Mass shootings transform how America talks, prays, prepares  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
From Pulse to Pittsburgh to Poway, mass shootings are changing how America talks, prays and prepares for tragedy more
Mass shootings create a growing network forged by trauma  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Mass shootings are transforming how America talks, prays and prepares for the next one more
How the immune system keeps the Epstein-Barr virus in check  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
A protein called PD-1, which is found on immune cells called CD8+ T cells, plays a key role in controlling infection with the Epstein-Barr virus, according to a... more
Godzilla is back and he's bigger than ever: The evolutionary biology of the monster  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Godzilla first made his debut in 1954. At inception, he was a 50-meter tall metaphor for indiscriminate destruction, particularly U.S.... more
Church, couch, couple: Social psychological connections between people and physical space  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Societies and people have reshaped the world many times over. From building cities and communities that live within them, to the smaller changes in a person's... more
The role religion plays in workplace behavior  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Understanding the relationship between religion and ethical decision-making is important for organizations with diverse workforces. While there is considerable research from a Christian perspective, the same is not true for Islamic traditions, says Massey... more
Mass die-off of puffins recorded in the Bering Sea  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
A mass die-off of seabirds in the Bering Sea may be partially attributable to climate change, according to a new study publishing May 29 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE... more
UCSF Medical Center backs off plan to deepen ties with Dignity Health  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
UCSF Medical Center officials said Tuesday they no longer would pursue a formal affiliation with Dignity Health, a large Catholic health care system that... more
Thousands of US kindergartners unvaccinated without waivers  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
As states debate making it tougher for students to avoid vaccinations for religious or philosophical reasons, federal data shows children using such waivers are outnumbered in many states by those with no excuse for... more
Ramadan in Mideast is for fasting and Facebook, data shows  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
The Muslim holy month of Ramadan, with its long days of fasting and prayer meant to draw worshippers closer to God and away from worldly distractions, is being... more
In Syria's Maalula, fear for survival of language of Christ  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Hunched over a thick book, George Zaarour uses a magnifying glass to decipher Aramaic script—the biblical language of Jesus that is starting to disappear from everyday use in... more
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