Researchers have discovered an ancient Japanese pottery vessel from the late Jomon period (4500-3300 BP) with an estimated 500 maize weevils incorporated into its design. The vessel was discovered in February 2016 from ruins in Hokkaido, Japan. This extremely rare discovery provides clues on the cultivation and distribution of chestnuts, food in the Jomon era, and the spirituality of ancient Japanese people.
As Catholic health care systems expand nationwide, little is known about the reproductive outcomes of their patients compared to patients in other settings, according to researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.
An examination of data from a multi-center case-control study of ovarian cancer in African American women found that women who reported higher levels of religiosity/spirituality had increased odds of stage III-IV ovarian cancer at diagnosis.
The article posits several arguments suggesting that we must turn to thinkers Marx and Lacan and the philosophical concepts they coined to understand the rise of the far right.
A large American Cancer Society study links social isolation with a higher risk of death from all causes combined and heart disease for all races studied, and with increased cancer mortality in white men and women.
Faced with the visual homogeneity of the interior of the Islamic mosque, the results obtained in the acoustic study allow us to confirm that the sound perception varies by area. This is due to the successive expansions that the temple has experienced during its history.
Classical scholars from Münster explore rare Roman bathing facility and magnificent early Christian basilica in southeastern Turkey -- Researchers from the Cluster of Excellence make new archaeological findings in the ancient town of Doliche -- northern Syrian town flourished across epochs and religions -- Roman and Christian influences can be proven
Thirty-four versions of the Bible and two machine learning tools are used to develop a system that can automatically convert written works into different styles for different audiences.
A new academic study, the first of its kind, reveals a significant and positive historical legacy of Protestant religion in education around the world.
The 52nd German Historians' Convention (Deutscher Historikertag) is to reevaluate the peace agreement 370 years ago - "It was only with the Peace of Westphalia that the politics of colonization became possible" - "Its global historical dimensions have long been overlooked" - Two years after Steinmeier's speech, the Historians' Convention will also conduct an interim review of the debate "Peace of Westphalia as a model for the Middle East?"