- Overcrowding, Infectious Disease, Violence And Environmental Issues- Welcome To Urban Life In 7000 BC
Many people feel the need to live in important times, so they complain about how much worse things are today. But scientists studying the ancient ruins of Çatalhöyük, in modern Turkey, found that its inhabitants- 3,500 to 8,000 people at its peak- experien ...
Article - News Staff - Jun 17 2019 - 4:11pm
- To Halal Muslims On Vacation, Sharia Values Matter As Much As Destination
When choosing a halal holiday, Muslim travel destinations are based on more than the location and the hotel. They also factor in Islamic religious values, such as Iman (faith) which may mean halal food, segregated facilities for men and women, prayer facil ...
Article - News Staff - Jun 24 2019 - 2:00pm
- Identity Gaps In LGBTQ Liberal Political Perspectives
It was said there was a 'rainbow wave' of LGBTQ voters after the Trump presidency and a new survey analysis set out to find what makes them tick. To do so, authors distilled results a nationally representative sample of U.S. adults collected by ...
Article - News Staff - Jun 25 2019 - 5:00am
- Media Create Increases In Gun Sales
If revenue numbers are true, gun manufacturers don't like when Democrats are in the White House. During the Clinton and Obama administrations gun sales did quite well, because Democrats are perceived by Republicans as more inclined to ban things and p ...
Article - News Staff - Jun 24 2019 - 6:27pm
- Violent Deaths In The Paleolithic
The fossilized skull of a Paleolithic adult man from around 33,000 years ago and known as the Cioclovina calvaria has been extensively studied. But there was controversy over trauma on the skull--specifically a large fracture on the right aspect of the cra ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 4 2019 - 9:55am
- Forget Coffee, Try Playing Minecraft For A Creative Boost
The next time you need to get a creative boost, try playing a video game. Not all day, that is the road to unemployment, but taking a break to play an open-ended building game, like Minecraft, has been found to increase creativity. Especially if you just ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 8 2019 - 2:45pm
- Evidence Of Breeding Among Denisovans And Homo Sapiens In Asia 160,000 Years Ago
An analysis of a 160,000-year-old archaic human molar fossil discovered in China points to a different evolutionary path a rare trait primarily found in modern Asians than previously accepted timelines after Homo sapiens dispersed from Africa. The study c ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 9 2019 - 10:08am
- Simplicity Matters In How Popular A Language Becomes
German was once the language of engineering and science, but as the world became more scientific, English became the common tongue. The reason may be German's notoriously irregular nouns. ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 18 2019 - 8:46am
- Bad Epidemiology: 2016 Trump Election Linked To Preterm Latina Births
A new paper in JAMA Network Open takes using epidemiological statistics to support ideological goals to the next level. It suggests that since it seems to have happened in 2016, if a Republican even campaigns for President in 2020 Latina women will have m ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Aug 1 2019 - 8:53am
- 97% Of Parents Think They Help Teens Be More Independent- Results Show Otherwise
On surveys, parents believe they are doing a great job helping teens be more independent, but today's kids are just too immature. That last part is probably not true. It was overwhelmingly people in their mid-20s who won World War II and put man on th ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Aug 10 2019 - 8:00am