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Children Exposed To Religion Have Difficulty Distinguishing Fact From Fiction, Study Finds

Young children who are exposed to religion have a hard time differentiating between fact and fiction, according to a new study published in the July issue of Cognitive Science. READ…

New exhibition shows scientific miracles of Quran

Dubai: A new exhibition on the ‘Scientific Miracles of the Holy Quran’ is being held at the Dubai World Trade Centre until Monday. READ MORE…  …

92 Muslims are among the most influential scientific minds of 2014

By Abdul Rashid Agwan, MM News, Thomson Reuters, a UK-based multi-media corporation, has recently released its report ‘The Most Influential Scientific Minds 2014’, listing more than 3200 scientists who are…

Scientists discover that atheists might not exist, and that’s not a joke

Source: Science 20 By Nury Vittachi | July 6th 2014 08:03 PM | 171 comments  WHILE MILITANT ATHEISTS like Richard Dawkins may be convinced God doesn’t exist, God, if he is around, may…

Junk food gets encoded in DNA of future children, scientists discover

RT: The next time you wolf down that Big Mac with large fries consider you may be affecting more than your own waistline. Scientists now say an unhealthy diet can…

How charity makes us happier

  By Selma Roth Saudi Gazette  Ramadan is the perfect month of the year to spend some extra money and time on others, whether it be family and friends, neighbors,…

Will Fasting for Ramadan Hurt the Performance of Muslim Players in the World Cup?

The World Cup’s knockout stage is set to begin on Saturday just as millions of Muslims prepare to celebrate the holy month of Ramadan, an observance commemorating the initial revelations…

Ramadan fast can put Muslims with diabetes at risk

Tears ran down the cheeks of an elderly Asian man sitting in his hospital bed during Ramadan last year as he sought reassurance from Muslim chaplain Siddiq Diwan because he…

Scrap plan to extend statin use, say doctors

Source: BBC News   The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence published draft guidance in February calling for their use to be extended to save more lives. It could…

Fasting for three days can regenerate entire immune system, study finds

The Telegraph: A person’s entire immune system can be rejuvenated by fasting for as little as three days as it triggers the body to start producing new white blood cells,…

Traces of another world found on the Moon

By Pallab Ghosh: Science correspondent, BBC News Dr Caroline Smith of the Natural History Museum in London explains the indications of the planet believed to have formed the Moon Related Stories…

Circumcision linked to lowered prostate cancer risk

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Something about being circumcised may offer men a degree of protection from developing prostate cancer later in life, suggests a new study from Canada. Researchers suspect…

Prehistoric Skeleton in Mexico Is Said to Link Modern Native Americans to Siberians

NY Times: Most geneticists agree that Native Americans are descended from Siberians who crossed into America 26,000 to 18,000 years ago via a land bridge over the Bering Strait. But…

Scientists May Have Finally Pinpointed What’s Killing All The Honeybees

businessinsider.com: A new study seems to strengthen the evidence linking pesticides used on crops to colony collapse disorder in honeybees. Colony collapse disorder, or CCD, is a phenomenon in which…

Endurance exercise ‘interferes with heart rhythm’

Athletes beware – endurance training may make it more likely that you will need a pacemaker, scientists believe. A British Heart Foundation team found exercise in mice triggers molecular changes…

Outdoor Play Can Enhance Kids’ Spirituality

New research suggests playing outside for five-10 hours a week can increase a child’s spiritual connection with the environment. Michigan State University investigators found children who spend significant time outdoors…

Circumcision Can Prevent Prostate Cancer If Performed After The Age Of 35

The Huffington Post: There’s good news and bad news, chaps. The good news is that researchers at the University of Montreal and the INRS-Institut-Armand-Frappier have shown that circumcision can hep…

Saudi Arabia to build world’s tallest tower, reaching 1 kilometer into the sky

  By Daisy Carrington, for CNN (CNN) — Dubai, long champion of all things biggest, longest and most expensive, will soon have some competition from neighboring Saudi Arabia. Dubai’s iconic…

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