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How Exercise Changes Our DNA

We all know that exercise can make us fitter and reduce our risk for illnesses such as diabetes and heart disease. But just how, from start to finish, a run…

6 Reasons Why Visiting Loved Ones Keeps Them Young & Happy

We may be well into this year’s holiday season, but whether it’s Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, Eid, or just a regular day out of the year, visiting your senior loved ones…

Study finds that employees who are open about religion are happier

It may be beneficial for employers to not only encourage office Christmas parties but also celebrate holidays and festivals from a variety of religions, according to a Kansas State University…

Brain Network That Gives Humans Superior Reasoning Skills

When it comes to getting out of a tricky situation, we humans have an evolutionary edge over other primates. Take, as a dramatic example, the Apollo 13 voyage in which…

There Was a Big Bang for Birds: A sweeping new study tells a long genetic tale

Time: If there’s a factory where birds are built, the workers were clearly smoking something the day they designed the hummingbird. And the ostrich. And the toucan. Imagine, too, the pitch…

A Fascinating New Idea About What It Means When You Start Forgetting Things

Businessinsider.com; It’s a saying favored by boomers and grandparents, a comeback beloved enough to make an appearance in New Yorker cartoons and on countless T-shirts: “I’ve forgotten more than you know.” Now, a…

Student Creates First Ever Man-Made Biological Leaf

HigherPerspective: — The “first man-made biological leaf” could enable humans to colonise space from Dezeen on Vimeo. Another hurdle to prolonged interstellar travel has been passed. RCA Graduate Julian Melchiorri has developed a biological leaf…

Superbugs to kill ‘more than cancer’ by 2050

BBC News: Drug resistant infections will kill an extra 10 million people a year worldwide – more than currently die from cancer – by 2050 unless action is taken, a…

CDC: Circumcision benefits outweigh the risks as it cuts risk for HIV, STDs and penile cancer

Epigraph: Do they seek a religion other than Allah’s, while to Him submits whosoever is in the heavens and the earth, willingly or unwillingly, and to Him shall they be…

Mirrors could replace air conditioning by beaming heat into space

theguardian: by Ian Sample — Researchers have created a mirror that not only reflects 97% of light but also radiates heat into the cold depths of the universe When the…

Can We Change Our Genes?

What if someone was to tell you that you can change your genes? What would you say? The long-standing nature vs. nurture debate has fueled many fires over the years,…

A warm positive environment can outweigh problem genes

Is misbehaviour encoded in your child’s DNA? We hear about it in the media, claims that some kids are born with genes that put them at higher risk for impulsive,…

Repair and regeneration in our bodies

HARUN YAHYA Published — Friday 21 November 2014 Events in our bodies that we are unaware of take place within a meticulous order. The functioning of our organs, so essential…

The Best Careers for Your Brain

The Wall Street Journal: by Rachel Feintzeig — Complex occupations such as architect help preserve cognitive function, according to a study appearing in the journal Neurology Work might help keep your…

Second Quran and Science Symposium Today, 10 AM EST

Epigraph: Blessed is He (Allah) in Whose hand is the kingdom, and He has power over all things; … Who has created seven heavens in harmony. No incongruity canst thou…

Why Richard Dawkins is no scientist, the survival of the least selfish, and what ants can tell us about humans

There is a terrifying beauty in the bustling activity of an ants’ nest. The selfless sacrifice of the sterile workers to the fertility of queen and colony appears to be…

Evolution: Natural Selection or Divine Choice?

Source: Muslim Sunrise, September, 2014 By Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times To grasp the paramount importance of the issue, ‘Natural Selection or Divine Choice,’ we…

Reminding people of their religious belief system reduces hostility, study shows

sciencedaily.com: Few topics can prove more divisive than religion, with some insisting it promotes compassion, selflessness and generosity, and others arguing that it leads to intolerance, isolation and even violence.…

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