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Credit: Couple photo via Shutterstock By Bahar Gholipour Many "brain-training" games may be marketed as a way to boost people's alertness and intelligence, but scientists are now warning...

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By Michael Sherlock Religious apologists, particularly those of the Christian variety, are big fans of what I have dubbed, the atheist atrocities fallacy. Christians commonly employ this fallacy...

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Image: Juan Gaertner/Shutterstock By Neha Karl The blood-brain barrier is a network of cells that separates the brain from the rest of the body, preventing harmful toxins and...

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By AHA The American Humanist Association’s Appignani Humanist Legal Center received a notice from school district officials at Lake Dallas Independent School District in Corinth,...

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Photo: Michael Macor, The Chronicle By Bob Egelko Barry Hazle was paroled after a one-year prison term for methamphetamine possession in 2007 and was ordered to spend the...

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Photo: Mopic / Alamy By Donald A Collins In our July 23, 2014 lunch at our home with the Darwinist/atheist, Richard Dawkins, and his colleague, Robyn...

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Image credit: NASA/GISS By Terrell Johnson Last month was the warmest September in historical temperature records that date back more than 130 years, NASA said Sunday in...

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Image Credit: Arthur Rothstein, Farm Security Administration By NASA A new study using a reconstruction of North American drought history over the last 1,000 years found...

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By Rachel Zoll Alarmed by the broad expansion of same-sex marriage set in motion by the U.S. Supreme Court, religious conservatives are moving their fight...

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By Gary Gutting This is a concluding reflection on my series of 12 interviews with philosophers on religion. I’m grateful to all of them for...

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Image credit: CDC By Elizabeth Lopatto The White House has halted research examining how diseases like influenza, MERS, and SARS can be more easily transmitted among...

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By Herb Silverman Who is a Jew? While I’m often asked how I can be both a Jew and an atheist, this question hardly ever...