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Biden signs executive order countering China in biotech

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China’s aggressive move into the American biotech industry is a national threat, prompting President Joe Biden to sign an executive order addressing it. The White House announced on Sept. 12 that Biden signed ...

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University allows ‘PhD in child pornography’

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The University of Manchester has been criticized for allowing a student to complete a PhD documenting his sexual gratification from reading erotic comics involving children. Karl Andersson wanted to research Japanese ‘shota’ ...

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Christian History: Bible backing archaeologist Kenyon

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Seventy years ago this month, Frederick George Kenyon passed away. He was a trailblazer in biblical archaeology. “Both the authenticity and the general integrity of the books of the New Testament may ...

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How taxes on vaping are pushing more young people to cigarettes

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When the government tries to micromanage the everyday habits of millions of people, it doesn’t always go well, to put it mildly. The latest example of nanny-state meddling backfiring comes courtesy of ...

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Missouri Historical Society offers free video series about genealogical research

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One of the hardest parts of tracing family history is determining where to start. The State Historical Society of Missouri can help. The organization has released a series of 12 workshop videos ...

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Predictable, consistent parents key to brain development in children

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Scientists have long known that the experiences you have during infancy and childhood play an important role in shaping how your brain matures and how you behave as an adult. But figuring out why ...

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Vaccination increases Covid risk according to study published in New England Journal of Medicine

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Individuals who received two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine have been linked with negative protection against the disease, scientists say in a study analyzing the Omicron wave in Qatar. The research also ...

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People with bad diets know it, but those who think they eat well get it wrong

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Most people believe their diet is far healthier than it actually is. According to a new study of 10,000 people and their diets, just 15 percent could accurately tell how healthy it ...

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New research questions benefits of public preschool

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The Biden Administration’s proposed universal preschool plan may be stalled, but states and cities are pushing ahead with taxpayer-funded preschool programs of their own. Last week, Colorado became the latest state to pass ...

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Christian young adults give more than non-Christian peers, study finds

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Christian adults aged 40 or younger donate three times as much money as non-Christians over the course of a year, a new study finds. “The study showed Christian young adults share more ...

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How to know what the truth is, and what is the right thing to do

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How do we know information that we are reading, watching, listening to or being told is accurate and the truth?  Maybe we will say, “Because it comes from my mom,” “It sounds ...

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Public faith in credibility of pastors eroding, survey finds

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U.S. pastors have some work to do to improve their credibility with the public. The news comes with increasing hostility towards pastors, churches, and people of faith in the media, Hollywood and ...

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10 more minutes of exercise could extend your life

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A new study finds that if Americans were active just 10 more minutes per day, it could save lives. The estimated number of saved lives is 110,000 if those between 40 and ...

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Study: Skip the small talk when meeting someone new

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Small talk slows deeper relationships, according to a new study. Opportunities to meet new people and build friendships is a process that’s critical for mental and physical well-being. This does not, however, mean that ...

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Harvard finds homeschooled kids turn out happy, well-adjusted, and engaged

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Researchers at Harvard University just released findings from their new study showing positive outcomes for homeschooled students. Writing in The Wall Street Journal last week, Brendan Case and Ying Chen of the Harvard Human Flourishing ...

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How companies push sugary drinks on children

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Walking down the drink aisle at any grocery store will take you past hundreds of drinks, from sodas to sports drinks. Drink sections for children are filled with a vast array of ...

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Research finds that daylight saving time is not worth the trouble

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Last week the sun was shining during my commute home from work. But after the yearly “fall back”  on Sunday that ended daylight saving time with our clocks moved an hour earlier, ...

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Pastors feeling overwhelmed, survey finds

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More than six in 10 pastors of evangelical and historically black Protestant churches agree that “the role of being a pastor is frequently overwhelming,” with 21 percent strongly agreeing, a new Lifeway ...

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Nonprofits may be on track for best fundraising year ever, new survey finds

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A new report on charitable giving suggests America’s nonprofit organizations are on track for possibly their best fundraising year ever, even in the midst of the continued government mandates and a bad ...

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Here’s how much Bible reading went up during 2020 pandemic

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One bright spot of the pandemic is that millions of Americans have been turning to the Bible for comfort and direction. The number of Americans who opened the Bible at least once ...

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Data reveals gender gap in nonreligious Americans

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One of the most consequential stories in American religion in recent years is the rapid and seemingly unceasing rise of “nones” – those who respond to questions about their nonreligious affiliation by ...

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Study shows preborn react to pain in facial expressions

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Do preborn babies feel pain? A new study has proven that unborn babies receiving an anesthetic injection exhibit changes in facial expression similar to newborn babies experiencing pain. The case involved a ...

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Francis Collins, Christian head of NIH, encourages use of COVID-19 vaccines

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Francis Collins, the Christian director of the National Institutes of Health, encourages Christians to love their neighbors by getting vaccinated for COVID-19 when vaccines become available. “Here’s a great opportunity for Christians ...

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Number of Christian voters declining, research finds

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The U.S. religious landscape has undergone profound changes in recent years, with the share of Christians in the population continuing to decline, according to the Pew Research Center. Today, Christians make up about half ...

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Missouri officials ready to begin vaccinations when approved

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There’s a Missouri connection to the Pfizer effort on combating Covid. If the company’s promising new coronavirus vaccine is approved, Missouri health officials are ready to begin vaccinations immediately. Dr. Randal Williams, ...

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