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Climate change could pose extreme danger for Muslim pilgrimage, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
For the world's estimated 1.8 billion Muslims — roughly one-quarter of the world population — making a pilgrimage to Mecca is considered a religious duty that... more
Study: Climate change could pose danger for Muslim pilgrimage  MIT · 1 day
When the Hajj comes in summertime, in some years it may not be safe for participants to remain outdoors. more
Rising summer heat could soon endanger travelers on annual Muslim pilgrimage  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Over two million Muslim travelers just finished the annual religious pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, traveling during some of the country's hottest weather. New research finds... more
Climate change could pose danger for Muslim pilgrimage: study  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
For the world's estimated 1.8 billion Muslims—roughly one-quarter of the world population—making a pilgrimage to Mecca is considered a religious duty that must be performed at least once in a... more
Mimicking the diving bell spider to improve carbon conversion into fuels  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in France has found a way to improve the conversion of CO2 into fuels by mimicking the behavior... more
Hydrogen induces high-temperature superconductivity in a monolayer material  nanowerk · 3 days
The latest addition in exciting properties of 2D materials has been superconductivity - the complete absence of resistance at low temperatures - clearly exciting for dissipationless (low-power, heating free) electronics. Researchers hypothesized... more
A brush with a notorious cat, my rabies education and the big bill that followed  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
I was just petting an orange tabby cat in my Falls Church, Va., neighborhood, a cat I’d never... more
Religion may play role in HPV vaccination rate for female college students  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
It's been more than a decade since a vaccine was introduced to prevent contraction of human papillomavirus, the most common sexually transmitted disease in... more
Mormon church warning: Beware of those fancy coffee drinks  ABC NEWS · 1 week
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has issued a warning to members that coffee is prohibited no matter how fancy the name and that vaping is banned despite... more
Cannibalism is common in the animal kingdom, but for humans it's the ultimate taboo  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Vulnerable spadefoot tadpoles eat their smaller competitors to speed towards toadhood as quickly as possible. Gulls and pelicans are among... more
Adults with mild cognitive impairment can learn and benefit from mindfulness meditation  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A pilot study shows promising evidence that adults with MCI can learn to practice mindfulness meditation, and by doing so may boost their cognitive... more
Survey reveals a third of NZ gun owners distrust gun lobby  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The terrorist attacks on the Christchurch Muslim community on 15 March this year resulted in a political response that was decidedly different from what usually follows... more
Sociologist explores the religious and racial origins of society's obsession with thinness  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
When your breakout book is reviewed by Essence, Bitch Media and Ms., you know your topic has struck a chord. That's the case with... more
Train station experiment reveals one way to counteract bias against Muslims  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
An experiment conducted in German train stations involving paper cups and escaping oranges has found that people are less likely to help a woman if she... more
Stranger sea things turning up off Nova Scotia shores  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Lloyd Bond has been diving the waters of Nova Scotia for the last 20 years, often coming across flatfish, lobster and sea urchins that typically populate cooler northern climates. more
Weaponizing vulnerability to climate change: Countermeasures often hurt the poor  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
As the world struggles to battle the effects of climate change, not everyone benefits equally from the remedies. In a recent paper titled "Weaponizing vulnerability to climate change,"... more
Liberals and conservatives have different views on equity, but share 'protestant work ethic'  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
There are longstanding debates in the United States about how society should distribute resources and support, from education to public health. Examining... more
Employee charged with embezzling $5 million from BMG LabTech  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
North Carolina prosecutors say an employee for a medical technology company went on lavish trips to Mexico, spent $145,000 at a steakhouse and made big donations to his church_ all... more
Who Was Jesus?  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
His story is perhaps the most famous on Earth, yet we know relatively little about Jesus, the man. more
Researchers Discover Eleven New Species of Rain Frogs in Ecuador  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 weeks
Nadia Paez, a PhD student at the University of British Columbia, and Pontifical Catholic University’s Professor... more
Eleven new species of rain frogs discovered in the tropical Andes  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Eleven new to science species of rain frogs are described by two scientists from the Museum of Zoology of the Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador in... more
'I like plastic': Pakistan's toxic 'love affair' with waste  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
From the once pristine rivers of Hindu Kush to the slums of Islamabad, Pakistan is being smothered by plastic due to a lack of public awareness, government inertia, and poor... more
In Photos: Biblical 'Church of the Apostles' Discovered  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
Jesus is said to have healed a blind man at the site, located along the Sea of Galilee in northern Israel. more
Elusive Long-Tailed Squid Captured on Film for First Time  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 weeks
A team of marine biologists with the Nautilus Expedition succeeded in filming Asperoteuthis mangoldae, a recently discovered deep-sea... more
Divers Find Remains of Ancient Temple in Sunken Egyptian City  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
The underwater city was named after the legendary Hercules, who ancient people believed actually visited the city. more
Medical News Today: Exercises and tips for better posture  MNT · 4 weeks
Many exercises can help improve posture, including bridges, planks, and other yoga poses. In this article, we look at healthy posture when standing, sitting, and lying down. We also explore... more
Divers Find Temples and Treasures in Sunken Ancient Egyptian City  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 weeks
The underwater city was named after the legendary Hercules, who ancient people believed actually visited the city. more
Expressing religious identity at work good for staff wellbeing  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
When employees are provided with a supportive environment to express their religious identity in the workplace they experience increased wellbeing and work more efficiently, according to a new research review... more
On a mission to help people control diabetes — and save money on insulin  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
In a former church parsonage in Grundy County, Tenn., Karen Wickham ladled out her lentil stew as people arrived for... more
Archaeologists Locate Long-Lost Biblical City of Ziklag  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
Archaeologists believe they have found the lost Philistine city of Ziklag, where young David lived when he fled from King Saul. They... more
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