While a new study finds broad support in the US for pro-vaccine public policy, it also shows that misinformed beliefs are the biggest driver of opposition.
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The discovery of a carved stone box suggests that Lake Titicaca was a locus of ritual and ceremonial activity by the Inca, researchers say.
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Hagia Sophia has been a cathedral, a mosque, a museum, and now again a mosque. But past conquests don't fully explain its legacy, a historian says.
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Four experts explain how different religious groups in the United States are bringing together tradition and tech to get through COVID-19.
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"Basically, if you believe that a white man rules the heavens, you are more likely to believe that white men should rule on Earth."
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"We often think about slavery as old history, as history that's completely disconnected from us. And that's simply not the case."
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Political polarization in the US has gotten worse over the last four decades at a faster rate than in other major democracies, researchers find.
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"Findings like ours show that in general the public is suspicious of the idea that science can completely explain religion."
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A 2,700-year-old cuneiform tablet from ancient Iraq depicts the demon that the ancient Assyrians thought caused epilepsy.
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A historian explains why many American Jews once had Christmas Trees in their homes, why the practice fell off, and who's bringing it back.
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