Spirituality
SpaceX rocket launched carrying Israel's first lunar lander  REUTERS · 4 hours
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Florida on Thursday night carrying Israel's first lunar lander on a mission... more
Israel set to join elite lunar club with first mission to moon  REUTERS · 9 hours
Israel's first spacecraft built to land on the moon was set for launch on Thursday from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on a... more
Israeli spacecraft aims to make history by landing on Moon  PHYS.ORG · 13 hours
A rocket will take off from Cape Canaveral in Florida on Thursday night carrying Israel's Beresheet spacecraft, which aims to make history twice: as the first private-sector landing... more
Rules of inheritance rewritten in worms  PHYS.ORG · 14 hours
The idea that children inherit half of their DNA from each parent is a central tenet of modern genetics. But a team led by KAUST's Christian Frøkjær-Jensen has re-engineered this heredity pattern in roundworms, a commonly... more
How news coverage of terrorism may shape support for anti-Muslim policies  PHYS.ORG · 15 hours
Terrorist attacks committed by the so-called Islamic State are rising in Western countries. A new Political Psychology study indicates that how the news media portray these... more
People with osteoporosis should avoid spinal poses in yoga, study says  SCIENCE DAILY · 15 hours
Yoga postures that flex the spine beyond its limits may raise the risk of compression fractures in people with thinning bones, according to new research from... more
Report: US company to stop sales of genetic tech in Xinjiang  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. says it will no longer sell or service genetic sequencers in China's mostly Muslim region of Xinjiang following criticism that they were... more
Transcriptional profiling at the DLK1/MEG3 domain explains clinical overlap between imprinting disorders  Science Magazine · 1 day
Imprinting disorders (IDs) often affect growth in humans, leading to diseases with overlapping features, regardless of the genomic region affected. IDs related to hypomethylation... more
Medical News Today: Transcendental meditation can help treat PTSD  MNT · 2 days
New research suggests that practicing transcendental meditation over approximately 3 months can effectively fight symptoms of PTSD and improve depression. more
Transcendental meditation can help treat PTSD  MNT · 2 days
New research suggests that practicing transcendental meditation over approximately 3 months can effectively fight symptoms of PTSD and improve depression. more
Great disparities exist in how news media cover terror attacks  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Terror attacks carried out by Muslims receive on average 357 percent more media coverage than those committed by other groups, according to a University of Alabama researcher's newly... more
Philosophers ask the big questions about religion  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Theologians focus on the content of different religious traditions, while psychologists focus on the causes of religious beliefs. Philosophers, on the other hand, focus on the evidence for these beliefs and the rationality of... more
Customs Letter About a Long-Lost Suitcase Leads to Artifacts from Desert with Early 'Jesus' Painting  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 days
The ancient desert village of Shivta in southern Israel made headlines when archaeologists discovered a wall painting there... more
Great white shark genome decoded  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
The great white shark is one of the most recognized marine creatures on Earth, generating widespread public fascination and media attention, including spawning one of the most successful movies in Hollywood history. This shark possesses notable characteristics, including... more
England's Oldest Cave-Art Site Is Covered with Signs to Ward off Evil Spirits  LIVE SCIENCE · 6 days
The marks, meant to protect against evil spirits, are out of place in a cave known for ancient animal carvings. more
Medical News Today: The best home remedies for arthritis  MNT · 1 week
Many home remedies can help relieve arthritis symptoms, including yoga, massage, and omega-3 fatty acids. Learn more about these and other home remedies for arthritis here. more
WATCH: Michael Strahan embraces his inner yogi  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Founder of the Black Male Yoga Initiative Changa Bell talks breaking barriers and creating a safe space in his community for black men to discuss mental health live on "GMA." more
How one man is trying to help fellow black men 'heal' through yoga  ABC NEWS · 1 week
"Black men in particular were being isolated by the yoga community," founder of the Black Male Yoga Initiative said. more
New deep sea animal discoveries warrant expanded protections in Costa Rican waters  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A three week expedition off the coast of Costa Rica has just expanded our knowledge of deep sea ecosystems in the region. Led by... more
False lead: Senator’s offer to help patient import cheap insulin goes nowhere  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
It sounded like an answer to prayers for millions with diabetes struggling to pay soaring prices for insulin. more
Melting Himalayan glaciers: A big drop in a bucket that's already full  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A new report has warned that even if global warming is held at 1.5℃, we will still lose a third of the glaciers in... more
Vatican ex-doctrine chief pens manifesto amid pope criticism  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
The Vatican's former doctrine chief has penned a "manifesto of faith" to remind Catholics of basic tenets of belief amid what he says is "growing confusion" in the church today more
Medical News Today: Just 8 weeks of yoga benefit rheumatoid arthritis  MNT · 2 weeks
A new randomized trial examined the effects of an intensive yoga regimen in people with rheumatoid arthritis and found that the practice aids remission. more
Sociologists study the impact religion has on child development  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Do children raised by religious parents have better social and psychological development than those raised in non-religious homes? In a new study, researchers found that religion can be a mixed... more
Sociologists study the impact religion has on child development  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Do children raised by religious parents have better social and psychological development than those raised in non-religious homes? In a new study, researchers found that religion can be a mixed... more
Climate change is poised to deliver more Black Saturdays in decades to come  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Ten years ago, on February 7, 2009, the Black Saturday bushfires killed 173 people. More than 2,000 houses were destroyed in Victoria,... more
Beaked whales' incredible diving abilities confirmed  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A new study provides the first record of the diving behavior of Cuvier's beaked whales in US Atlantic waters. The species is Earth's deepest-diving mammal but spends very little recovery time at the surface. The new... more
Study confirms beaked whales' incredible diving abilities  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A new Duke University-led study provides the first detailed record of the diving behavior of Cuvier's beaked whales in U.S. Atlantic waters. more
Yoga practice decreases severity of rheumatoid arthritis symptoms  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
According a study published in Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience, eight weeks of intensive yoga practice significantly decreases the severity of physical and psychological symptoms in patients with active rheumatoid arthritis, a debilitating... more
Religious beliefs influence consumer choices on specialty foods  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
People with strong religious beliefs are more likely to buy fat-free, sugar-free or gluten-free foods than natural or organic foods, according to new research that could influence the marketing of those specialty... more
Mindfulness and sleep can reduce exhaustion in entrepreneurs  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
When entrepreneurs are feeling exhausted but can't afford the time for adequate sleep, they may be able to replenish their energy with mindfulness exercises such as meditation. more
Study shows that fluctuating income uncertainty can lead to a downturn  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
How quickly the economy recovers after an economic shock also depends on the behavior of private households. Using a complex theoretical model, economist Prof. Dr. Christian... more
Study finds Muslim-majority countries lack, but hold surprising potential for, religious freedom  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
In his newest research, Daniel Philpott, professor of political science at the University of Notre Dame, examines conditions in 47 Muslim-majority countries and considers... more
Religion affects consumer choices on specialty foods  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
People with strong religious beliefs are more likely to buy fat-free, sugar-free or gluten-free foods than natural or organic foods, according to new research that could influence the marketing of those specialty food products. more
Women who wear Muslim garments in court are viewed as more credible witnesses  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Sexual assault victims wearing the hijab or niqab are viewed more positively when testifying in court than uncovered women reveals a study. more
Carbon-capture technology scrubs CO2 from power plants like scuba-diving gear  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Scientists have developed a process that removes CO2 from coal-burning power plant emissions in a way that is similar to how soda lime works in scuba diving rebreathers.... more
Carbon-capture technology scrubs CO2 from power plants like scuba-diving gear  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Scientists at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have developed a process that removes CO2 from coal-burning power plant emissions in a way that is... more
How a one-hour 'planting party' lifts spirits, builds skills among women in prison  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Exposure to nature, even through a brief gardening activity, can improve well-being among women in prison, a new study finds. more
How a one-hour 'planting party' lifts spirits, builds skills among women in prison  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Both the study's idea and its outcomes were straightforward: Organize a short houseplant-potting workshop for incarcerated women and see if it improved... more
Melting Himalayan glaciers: A big drop in a bucket that's already full
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