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Newswise: Ancient Egyptians Gathered Birds From the Wild for Sacrifice and Mummification
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    13-Nov-2019 2:00 PM EST

Ancient Egyptians Gathered Birds From the Wild for Sacrifice and Mummification

PLOS

In ancient Egypt, Sacred Ibises were collected from their natural habitats to be ritually sacrificed, according to a study released November 13, 2019 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Sally Wasef of Griffith University, Australia and colleagues.

Channels: Archaeology and Anthropology, Birds, Religion, Staff Picks, PLOS ONE, All Journal News,

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6-Nov-2019 4:05 PM EST
Newswise: How to improve epilepsy care in Africa? Include traditional healers, schoolchildren and the guy next door

How to improve epilepsy care in Africa? Include traditional healers, schoolchildren and the guy next door

International League Against Epilepsy

In Mozambique, most people with epilepsy don’t seek treatment. So the country took on an intimidating challenge: Diagnose and treat more people by increasing awareness, reducing stigma, improving medication access, and partnering with traditional healers.

Channels: All Journal News, Epilepsy, Healthcare, Mental Health, Religion, Rural Issues, African News, Local - Texas,

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31-Oct-2019 1:35 PM EDT
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Newswise: Lessons from “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” on How to be a “Good Neighbor”

Lessons from “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” on How to be a “Good Neighbor”

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

The film, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, starring Tom Hanks as Rogers, is scheduled for release next month. Louis Benjamin Rolsky, a part-time lecturer in Rutgers University– New Brunswick’s Department of Religious Studies in the School of Arts and Sciences

Channels: Arts and Entertainment, History, Religion,

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30-Oct-2019 10:50 AM EDT
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Arts and Humanities

Newswise:  Scientists, legal scholars fight for transparency and fairness in housing algorithms

Scientists, legal scholars fight for transparency and fairness in housing algorithms

Santa Fe Institute

the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) proposal to dramatically revise the Fair Housing Act. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has proposed new legislation that would absolve landlords and lenders from any legal responsibility for discrimination that results from a third-party computer algorithm.

Channels: Government/Law, Race and Ethnicity, Religion, U.S. Politics,

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24-Oct-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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UCI School of Medicine receives national award for excellence in diversity

University of California, Irvine

The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine is the recipient of a 2019 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity publication in higher education. This is the first time UCI has been named as a HEED Award recipient.

Channels: All Journal News, Education, Healthcare, Race and Ethnicity, Religion,

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21-Oct-2019 2:35 PM EDT
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Archaeologists Uncover 2,000-Year-Old Street in Jerusalem Built by Pontius Pilate

Taylor & Francis

An ancient walkway most likely used by pilgrims as they made their way to worship at the Temple Mount has been uncovered in the "City of David" in the Jerusalem Walls National Park.

Channels: All Journal News, Archaeology and Anthropology, History, Religion, Staff Picks, Israel News, Middle East News,

Released:
21-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: Study Identifies Religious Bias Against Refugees
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    10-Oct-2019 2:00 PM EDT

Study Identifies Religious Bias Against Refugees

University of California San Diego

When you hold constant national origin, religion is the most powerful source of discrimination against refugees to the United States – mattering more than gender, age, fluency in English or professional skill. Also: Though anti-Muslim bias prevails across the board in the U.S., it differs across subgroups.

Channels: Civil Liberties, Religion, Immigration, U.S. Politics, PLOS ONE, All Journal News,

Released:
9-Oct-2019 12:40 PM EDT
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