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Article ID: 706703

2017 Women’s March solidarity events drew 100 times national protest average, minimal counterdemonstrators, study shows

University of Notre Dame

Based on a survey of sister marches across the United States, key characteristics of the events were massive turnout, majority female leadership, low rate of counterdemonstrators, substantial grassroots mobilization and strong support from faith-based groups.

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17-Jan-2019 3:05 PM EST

Pop Culture

Article ID: 706297

New analysis suggests lepers may not have been pariahs in Jesus’ time

Vanderbilt University

New insights into how disease and impurity were viewed in first-century Jewish society suggests scholars may need to reevaluate how they interpret Jesus' interaction with people affected by leprosy.

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10-Jan-2019 11:05 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 705920

The Science of Consciousness TSC 2019 Interlaken - Switzerland June 25-28, 2019

Center for Consciousness Studies, University of Arizona

The Science of Consciousness (TSC) 2019 is the 26th annual international interdisciplinary conference on fundamental questions and cutting-edge issues connected with conscious experience. https://www.tsc2019-interlaken.ch/

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4-Jan-2019 1:05 PM EST

Article ID: 705985

FSU research finds religious involvement impacts women’s body mass

Florida State University

According to Florida State University researchers, black women in the United States who attend church regularly tend to have greater body mass compared to white women with the same amount of religious involvement. The findings, by Associate Professor of Sociology Amy Burdette and recent FSU graduates Dawn Godbolt and Preeti Vaghela, were published in a new study in the Journal of Religion and Health.

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3-Jan-2019 2:05 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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    20-Dec-2018 9:00 AM EST

Article ID: 705639

Certain Moral Values May Lead to More Prejudice, Discrimination

American Psychological Association (APA)

People who value following purity rules over caring for others are more likely to view gay and transgender people as less human, which leads to more prejudice and support for discriminatory public policies, according to a new study published by the American Psychological Association.

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18-Dec-2018 3:10 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 705703

Are the late Stephen Hawking's religious beliefs typical of U.K. scientists?

Rice University

The late Stephen Hawking famously didn't believe in God. Neither does the renowned Richard Dawkins. But is that typical for U.K. scientists?

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19-Dec-2018 2:25 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 704476

Hidden History of Rome Revealed Under World's First Cathedral

Newcastle University

Supported throughout by the British School at Rome the team - drawn from Newcastle University, UK, the universities of Florence and Amsterdam and the Vatican Museums - have been able to bring the splendour of successive transformations of the ancient city to life.

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27-Nov-2018 12:05 PM EST

Arts and Humanities

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    8-Nov-2018 7:05 PM EST

Article ID: 703536

Why belief in ‘Limbo’ has disappeared in recent decades – Queen’s University Belfast research

Queen's University Belfast

A research study from Queen’s University Belfast has found that the belief in Limbo – a place for unbaptised babies - has declined throughout the decades in Ireland due to the changing beliefs and values of the nation.

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7-Nov-2018 1:05 PM EST

Arts and Humanities


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