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Defending the Faith: Moral law is no product of evolution

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

In one of his dialogues, the Greek philosopher Plato cites his beloved teacher, Socrates, as saying that "p...

New voice study focuses on President Hinckley

by San Francisco Chronicle | Everything Else

University of Utah researchers didn't have to go far to find an ideal subject to study for research on how ...


NASA recognizes LDS mom for service to space program

by Deseret News | Everything Else

A Mormon mother of four was recently recognized by NASA's Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Module leadership team f...


Mormon potato physiologist Robert Kunkel dies at 99

by Deseret News | Everything Else

Robert Kunkel, 99, a patriarch in the Moscow Idaho Stake and retired Washington State University scientist ...


Podcast: Science and Religion

by Mormon Matters | Opinions & Features

What is science? What is religion? What are the methods/disciplines and underlying assumptions that animate...


Study shows how prayer, meditation affect brain activity

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Human beings have been praying and meditating for millennia. For most, it was a way to commune with a spiri...


Important BYU research debunks the idea of "junk DNA"

by The Daily Universe | Everything Else

The human body contains approximately 50 trillion cells whose length of DNA content compares to 528 million...


What Science Says about the Word of Wisdom

by Salt Lake Tribune | Opinions & Features

Utah’s public health officials often credit the state’s good health to its predominant Mormon culture. Afte...


Would finding extraterrestrial life destroy religion?

by Huffington Post | Everything Else

The discovery of life beyond Earth would shake up our view of humanity's place in the universe, but it prob...

Poll: 46% of Americans believe in creationism

by KSL | Everything Else

A new Gallup poll shows 46 percent of Americans believe in creationism, or that God created human beings in...