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  • Carolyn Hax: Weighing conversion for religious boyfriend 24 Oct 2017 05:52 Seatlle Post-Intelligencer By CAROLYN HAX, SYNDICATED COLUMNIST Updated 3:51 pm, Monday, October 23, 2017 Photo: A-Digit, Getty Images Adapted from a recent online discussion. Dear Carolyn: I am agnostic, but my boyfriend is religious. He has recently become more devoted to his …
  • Are religious people more moral? 24 Oct 2017 03:02 Odessa American (The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Dimitris Xygalatas, University of Connecticut (THE CONVERSATION) Why do people distrust atheists? A recent study we conducted, led by …
  • Rebooting the mathematics behind gerrymandering 24 Oct 2017 02:47 Greenwich Time (The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Moon Duchin, Tufts University and Peter Levine, Tufts University (THE CONVERSATION) On Oct. 3, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a …
  • A new clue into treatments for triple negative breast cancer, a mean disease 24 Oct 2017 02:46 Orlando Sentinel (The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Nikita Wright, Georgia State University (THE CONVERSATION) When a woman finds a lump in her breast, her doctor's first move is usually to …
  • The psychology of the clutch athlete 24 Oct 2017 02:12 Greenwich Time (The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Mark Otten, California State University, Northridge (THE CONVERSATION) “I don’t know. It’s unbelievable. It’s amazing,” said Dodgers …
  • Sexual harassment doesn't just happen in Hollywood 24 Oct 2017 02:10 Washington Times ANALYSIS/OPINION: While trying not to indulge in schadenfreude over those hypocritical Hollywood elites who’ve claimed to stand for “women’s rights,” only to be accused of sexually harassing them, I noticed “#MeToo” trending on Twitter. At #MeToo, …
  • Does California need to rethink urban fire risk after wine country tragedy? 24 Oct 2017 01:48 Los Angeles Times (The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Max Moritz, University of California, Berkeley (THE CONVERSATION) We recently witnessed the wind-driven Tubbs fire blast its way through …
  • Your Daily Pharma Scoop: Adamis Upside Potential, J&J's SIMPONI Label Expansion, SGEN's Adcetris Upgrade And PDUFA 24 Oct 2017 00:51 Seeking Alpha This abridged "Daily Scoop" is published by Avisol Capital Partners, which runs the physician-managed Total Pharma Tracker healthcare investment research service on Seeking Alpha Marketplace. Please click here to read an important announcement …
  • When Baby Genes Are for Sale, the Rich Will Pay 23 Oct 2017 23:54 CNNfn Gene editing could have far-reaching consequences. Designer babies are coming in 20 to 30 years. Your children will be able to select, to some degree, their own children’s hair color, eye color, and, possibly their intelligence. How can we make sure that …
  • Weighing conversion for religious boyfriend 23 Oct 2017 23:40 Seatlle Post-Intelligencer By CAROLYN HAX, SYNDICATED COLUMNIST Updated 3:51 pm, Monday, October 23, 2017 Photo: A-Digit, Getty Images Adapted from a recent online discussion. Dear Carolyn: I am agnostic, but my boyfriend is religious. He has recently become more devoted to his …