Nobel goes for finding brain’s ‘GPS’

Nobel goes for finding brain’s ‘GPS’

Nobel goes for finding brain’s ‘GPS’ The award covered research on how the brain keeps track of where we are by mapping our place within our environment Nobel : Many drivers now depend on a global positioning system (GPS) to navigate roads in unfamiliar towns or subdivisions. But the brain has its own GPS-like system. It helps people and other animals orient themselves in their environment. For figuring out how this brain network works, the Nobel Prize committee granted this year’s award in Physiology or Medicine to three neuroscientists. The…

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Islam Is World’s Largest Religion by 2070 – Pew Research

Islam Is World’s Largest Religion by 2070 – Pew Research

Islam Is World’s Largest Religion by 2070 – Pew Research A research claim that Islam will become the world’s largest religion by 2070. The Pew research stated that with the recent data and statistics, Islam could take a huge chunk of the religion around the globe. Pew research claims that Islam* will be the world’s largest religion by 2070 The religion is growing faster than the world’s population. There is an expectation that it will grow by more than 73 percent from 2010 to 2050. The research compared it to…

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Islam will overcome Christianity to become the most popular religion in the world by 2070, with migration seeing a surge in Europe and America’s Muslim population, research shows

Islam will overcome Christianity to become the most popular religion in the world by 2070, with migration seeing a surge in Europe and America's Muslim population, research shows Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4270576/Islam-popular-global-religion-2070.html#ixzz4a9hIWBCw Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook

Islam will overcome Christianity to become the most popular religion in the world by 2070, with migration seeing a surge in Europe and America’s Muslim population, research shows Islam will overcome Christianity to become the most popular religion in the world by 2070 with migration seeing a surge in Europe and America’s Muslim population, research shows. The religion’s share of the world’s population will equal the Christian share – at roughly 32 per cent each – in 53 year’s time, according to the Pew Research Center, based in Washington DC.…

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New Research: Americans Holding Less Favorable View of Evangelicals

New Research: Americans Holding Less Favorable View of Evangelicals

New Research: Americans Holding Less Favorable View of Evangelicals A Pew Research Center study found that evangelicals are the only religious groupin the United States that Americans have yet to warm up to in the past few years. According to the survey, feelings toward evangelicals have stayed stable, but Americans have warmed up more to every other faith group this year than they did in 2014. Jews, Buddhists, Catholics, Mormons, and Hindus all jumped in their standings with Americas. Atheists and Muslims improved the largest in the ratings’ “feelings thermometer.”…

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Smithsonian museum hosts research program for local teens

Smithsonian* museum hosts research program for local teens The Smithsonian*’s National Museum of Natural History is offering research experience to teens in the Washington, D.C. area. Participants admitted to the Youth Engagement through Science (YES!) program will get to do everything from working with plants to studying fossils. Some may even end up feeding tigers at the National Zoo. The interns will experience teaching museum visitors about exhibits, attend field trips and take college-preparation courses. YES! interns even get a stipend to pay for their time. And scientists will guide…

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Mysterious fossils find place on the tree of life

Mysterious fossils find place on the tree of life

Mysterious* fossils find place on the tree of life A strange animal that lived on the ocean floor 500 million years ago has been assigned to the tree of life, solving a long-held mystery. The creature has eluded scientific classification since the first fossil was discovered 175 years ago. The extinct hyolith has a cone-shaped shell, tentacles for feeding and appendages that acted as “feet”. It belongs to an invertebrate group that includes animals such as the horseshoe worm, say scientists. Joseph Moysiuk, of the University of Toronto, made the…

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