Spirituality
8 Archaeological Sites That Jesus May have Visited  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 hours
Here's a look at some of the more interesting places the historical Jesus may have set foot in, and what he was doing there. more
Jesus Wasn't the Only Man to Be Crucified. Here's the History Behind This Brutal Practice.  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 days
The most famous crucifixion in the world took place when, according to the New Testament, Jesus was put... more
What Is Passover?  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 days
Passover is one of the most important Jewish holidays. It begins on April 19 this year. more
Why Good Friday Was Dangerous for Jews in the Middle Ages  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 days
As Christinas observe Good Friday they will remember, with devotion and prayer, the death of Jesus on the Cross, but in the Middle Ages this day... more
Notre Dame: the public and private lives of France's spiritual home  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
While flames engulfed Notre Dame on the evening of April 15 and the world watched in despair, French president Emmanuel Macron told news cameras that the... more
Scientists deploy CRISPR gene-editing tool to engineer multiple edits  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Scientists at Christiana Care Health System's Gene Editing Institute and NovellusDx, an Israeli biotechnology company, have deployed a breakthrough CRISPR gene-editing tool to successfully engineer multiple edits simultaneously to fragments... more
A history of the Crusades, as told by crusaders' DNA  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
History can tell us a lot about the Crusades, the series of religious wars fought between 1095 and 1291, in which Christian invaders tried to claim the Near... more
A history of the Crusades, as told by crusaders' DNA  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
History can tell us a lot about the Crusades, the series of religious wars fought between 1095 and 1291, in which Christian invaders tried to claim the Near... more
Notre Dame Fire Damage Spotted from Space (Photo)  SPACE.COM · 3 days
A photo taken yesterday (April 17) by DigitalGlobe's sharp-eyed WorldView-2 satellite shows the damage done to the famous 850-year-old Paris church. more
Researchers develop new variant of Maxwell's demon at nanoscale  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Maxwell's demon is a machine proposed by James Clerk Maxwell in 1897. The hypothetical machine would use thermal fluctuations to obtain energy, apparently violating the second principle of thermodynamics. Now,... more
Strategies to achieve greater vaccination coverage throughout Europe  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
In the spirit of WHO, which regards this problem as one of the ten major healthcare problems in the world - the aim of all participants is to engage with parents, political... more
Study to compare benefits of tai chi and mindfulness meditation on MS symptoms  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Kinesiology researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have received funding to compare the effects of tai chi and mindfulness meditation on... more
Was King David Truly a Powerful King?  LIVE SCIENCE · 6 days
The Hebrew Bible tells numerous stories about King David but there's very little archaeological evidence linked to his existence. more
For busy medical students, two-hour meditation study may be as beneficial as longer course  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
For time-crunched medical students, taking a two-hour introductory class on mindfulness may be just as beneficial for reducing stress and... more
Power to the people: How everyday acts of defiance can shape and change markets  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Subtle, hidden and everyday acts of resistance and defiance by people with limited resources could have an impact on markets... more
Power to the people: How everyday acts of defiance can shape and change markets  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Subtle, hidden and everyday acts of resistance and defiance by people with limited resources could have an impact on markets... more
Beresheet Spacecraft Fails to Land Safely on the Moon  ASTRO WATCH · 7 days
Israel almost succeeded in rewriting lunar history on Thursday evening but fell short after spacecraft Beresheet (Hebrew for... more
One-third of cancer patients use complementary and alternative medicine  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A stunning one-third of people with a cancer diagnosis use complementary and alternative medicines such as meditation, yoga, acupuncture, herbal medicine, and supplements. more
One-third of people with cancer use complementary and alternative medicines  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A stunning one-third of people with a cancer diagnosis use complementary and alternative medicines such as meditation, yoga, acupuncture, herbal medicine, and supplements. more
People with a sense of oneness experience greater life satisfaction  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
People who believe in oneness -- the idea that everything in the world is connected and interdependent -- appear to have greater life satisfaction than those who don't,... more
Israel set to land spacecraft on the moon in first  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Israel's first spacecraft to the moon was expected to make its historic landing there Thursday, making the Jewish state the fourth and smallest country to complete the trip. more
Too many pets are packing on too many pounds  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Pets make us healthier. They can raise our spirits, extend our lives, lower our blood pressure and make us more active, research shows. more
Lawyer: Challenge to NYC's vaccination order in the works  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A civil rights attorney says opponents are planning a lawsuit this week over New York City's order requiring everyone in a heavily Orthodox Jewish neighborhood to be vaccinated for measles more
Cherokee Wrote Backward Messages in Cave to Speak to the Spirit World  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
Nearly 200 years ago, Cherokee gathered inside a cave in Alabama and, using their newly minted alphabet, wrote ceremonial messages onto the walls and... more
How NYC plans to enforce unusual measles vaccination order  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
In a rare order, New York City is requiring residents of a heavily Orthodox Jewish neighborhood to be vaccinated for measles; now the question is enforcing the demand. more
Jewish General Hospital initiates new clinical trial to avoid surgery in breast cancer patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
In a radical departure from established treatment protocols, Dr. Mark Basik, a surgical oncologist at Segal Cancer Centre at the... more
How measles is making a return in New York and elsewhere  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
New York City declared a public health emergency Tuesday and ordered mandatory vaccinations for measles in a part of Brooklyn that is home to a large... more
All things could be part of the Internet of Things with new RFID system  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Frying pans, pill bottles, yoga mats, coffee cups and countless other nonelectronic objects could be turned into a network of... more
Yeshiva schools must exclude unvaccinated amid measles surge  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
The New York City Health Department has ordered all Orthodox Jewish schools in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn to exclude non-vaccinated students from classes during the current measles outbreak more
Medical News Today: Tips to increase stamina  MNT · 2 weeks
Methods of increasing stamina include meditation, exercise, and consuming caffeine. Stamina can help prevent physical fatigue and enhance mental focus. Learn more about boosting stamina here. more
New Zealand official calls Facebook 'morally bankrupt'  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
New Zealand's official privacy watchdog on Monday described Facebook as "morally bankrupt" and suggested his country follow neighboring Australia's lead by making laws that could jail executives over streamed violence such as the Christchurch... more
NZealand privacy tsar accuses Facebook of failing to cooperate  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
New Zealand's privacy regulator on Monday accused Facebook of failing to cooperate on tackling livestreaming in the wake of the Christchurch mosques massacre, saying founder Mark Zuckerberg was "disingenuous" about... more
What the data say about discrimination and tolerance in New Zealand  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Following the Christchurch mosque shootings, there has been considerable discussion of intolerance and experiences of discrimination in New Zealand. more
Against the tide: Thai 'floating temple' defies coastal erosion  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
As sea waters slowly rose around his temple and his neighbours fled inland, Thai abbot Somnuek Atipanyo refused to budge and is today a symbol of the fight to restore... more
Unexpected Rain on Sun Links Two Solar Mysteries  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
For five months in mid 2017, Emily Mason did the same thing every day. Arriving to her office at NASA’s... more
Why Some Evangelical Christians See This Pet Technology as the Work of the Antichrist  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
An almost invisible electronic device used all over the world has alarmed some evangelical Christian communities, who see in this... more
The holm oak transcriptome rebuilt: A key step towards understanding its biology  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Holm oaks are some of the most emblematic trees in Mediterranean forests and the most abundant ones on the Iberian Peninsula. Holm oaks have... more
Children should help choose the charities their schools and families support  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Children as young as four should be given more autonomy to help choose the charities their schools and families support, according to new research from the... more
Australia could jail social media execs for showing violence  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Australia's Parliament passed legislation on Thursday that could imprison social media executives if their platforms stream real violence such as the New Zealand mosque shootings. more
Sea snakes make record-setting deep dives  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Sea snakes, best known from shallow tropical waters, have been recorded swimming at 250 meters in the deep-sea 'twilight zone,' smashing the previous diving record of 133 meters held by sea snakes. more
Methane oxidation on the plus side – A selective industrial route to methanesulfonic acid  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Methane is a major component in natural gas and one of the most difficult molecules for controlled activation, since most... more
Sea snakes make record-setting deep dives  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Sea snakes, best known from shallow tropical waters, have been recorded swimming at 250 metres in the deep-sea 'twilight zone', smashing the previous diving record of 133 metres held by sea snakes. more
Religious, cultural beliefs may prevent Latinos from seeking treatment for mental illness  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Religious and cultural beliefs may discourage many Latinos in the United States from seeking treatment for depression and other mental health disorders, a Rutgers... more
Rise of religion pre-dates Incas at Lake Titicaca  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
An ancient group of people made ritual offerings to supernatural deities near the Island of the Sun in Lake Titicaca, Bolivia, about 500 years earlier than the Incas, according to an international... more
Photos: Diving for Ancient Offerings in Lake Titicaca  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
Divers found llama bones and carved figurines made from the blue gemstone lapis lazuli and green turquoise. more
Rise of religion pre-dates Incas at Lake Titicaca  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
An ancient group of people made ritual offerings to supernatural deities near the Island of the Sun in Lake Titicaca, Bolivia, about 500 years earlier than the Incas, according to an international... more
Should veganism receive the same legal protection as a religion? An expert explains  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Veganism is on the rise globally – but it can be contentious. Only recently, the editor of a food magazine joked that... more
Facebook to tighten live stream access after mosque attacks  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Facebook on Friday said it is tightening live video streaming rules in response to the service being used to broadcast deadly attacks on mosques in New Zealand. more
Medical News Today: What does science say about the effects of meditation?  MNT · 3 weeks
In this Spotlight feature, we look at the benefits of practicing meditation or mindfulness, and we weigh up some of the potential unwanted effects. more
What does science say about the effects of meditation?  MNT · 3 weeks
In this Spotlight feature, we look at the benefits of practicing meditation or mindfulness, and we weigh up some of the potential unwanted effects. more
The sword of a Hispano-Muslim warlord is digitized in 3-D  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
At age 90, Ali Atar, one of the main military chiefs of King Boabdil of Granada, fought to his death in the Battle of Lucena in 1483. It... more
Are We Really in a New Space Race with China and Russia?  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
How do you make an ambitious goal and a speedy timeline seem worth tackling among a busy slate of jostling existential crises? Appeal to... more
A simple strategy to improve your mood in 12 minutes  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
We all have a remedy -- a glass of wine or a piece of chocolate -- for lifting our spirits when we're in a bad mood. Rather than... more
7 Biblical Sites Ravaged by Modern-Day Looters  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 weeks
These historical ruins from the time of Jesus attract more than the public eye — Looters continue to raid the archaeological remains in hopes of selling what they find. more
Ancient West Bank site draws Christians, and controversy  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Deep in the West Bank, Israeli settlers have transformed an archaeological site into a biblical tourist attraction that attracts tens of thousands of evangelical Christians each year. more
'Scuba-diving' lizard can stay underwater for 16 minutes  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
A Costa Rican lizard species may have evolved scuba-diving qualities allowing it to stay underwater for 16 minutes, according to researchers. more
Egypt discovers ancient port used by temple builders  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Egypt says archaeologists have found a 3,000-year-old port where stones were transported to be used in the building of temples and obelisks. more
'Scuba-diving' lizard can stay underwater for 16 minutes  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
A Costa-Rican lizard species may have evolved scuba-diving qualities allowing it to stay underwater for 16 minutes, according to faculty at Binghamton University, State University of New York. more
How empathy can help students grasp past and present  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
To really understand people and actions of the past, students need to empathise with the spirit of the time. By considering history from past perspectives, they are better placed to... more
Saving the lost text of a Torah scroll  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Lights—red, blue, green, orange—flash in Gregory Heyworth's multispectral imaging lab in the University of Rochester's Rush Rhees Library, strategically tucked beside Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation. more
Who Was Pontius Pilate?  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 weeks
Little is known about Pontius Pilate, the man who presided over the trial of Jesus. more
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