'Society' Archive

Religious Delusion Hampers Nanotechnology

February 16th, 2008 / Future Tech, Newswire, Religion, Science, Society / 9 comments

Addressing scientists Feb. 15, 2008 at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Dietram Scheufele, a University of Wisconsin-Madison professor of life sciences communication, presented ...

DOJ Targets Adult Social Networking

August 30th, 2007 / Newswire, Society / Comments Off on DOJ Targets Adult Social Networking

DOJ Targets Adult Social Networking From the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force: The federal government is proposing regulations that would effectively kill adult social-networking sites. This is being done under ...

Druggists Sue Over Morning After Pill

July 27th, 2007 / Newswire, Religion, Society / 2 comments

(CBS/AP) Pharmacists have sued Washington state over a new regulation that requires them to sell emergency contraception, also known as the morning-after pill. In a lawsuit filed in federal court ...

Think Outside the Bottle

July 27th, 2007 / Energy Transition, Newswire, Society / 3 comments

Think Outside the Bottle A new activist organization to raise awareness of worldwide water issues. From their front page: The United Nations warns us that by 2025, two-thirds of the world’s ...

Religion reporter quits beat over religious fraud

July 21st, 2007 / Newswire, Religion, Society / Comments Off on Religion reporter quits beat over religious fraud

AS the stories piled up, I began to pray with renewed vigor, but it felt like I wasn't connecting to God. I started to feel silly even trying. ...

NPR : Saudi Government Curbs Religious Police

July 19th, 2007 / Newswire, Religion, Society / 1 comment

Saudi Arabia's Interior Ministry has ordered the controversial religious police in the conservative Wahhabi kingdom to stop detaining or interrogating citizens suspected of violating Islamic law. The decree comes as ...