Tag Archives for science

Church is Good for You

Not long ago, I blogged the news that it’s better to give than to receive. Now comes the news that going to church is good for you. It’s almost like there was some kind of supernatural agency that wanted us … Continue reading

22. April 2013 by luke
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More on Thanksgiving

I wrote about thankfulness a while back, but I hadn’t seen this piece from the New York Times about the health benefits associated with gratitude: Compared with a control group, the people keeping the gratitude journal were more optimistic and … Continue reading

30. November 2011 by luke
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People Really Are Different

This is pretty neat. Police dogs can distinguish identical twins In twelve trials per dog, none of them ever identified the wrong twin as a match, … even though the children lived in the same home, ate the same food, … Continue reading

22. June 2011 by luke
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More Stars, Types of Life, Than Previously Thought

Today’s New York Times had not one but two interesting science articles. The first is the discovery of a new type of bacteria in Mono Lake not far from here in California. What makes it unique (compared to every other … Continue reading

02. December 2010 by luke
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