Study finds prayer can help handle harmful emotions

MADISON — Those who choose to pray find personalized comfort during hard times, according to a University of Wisconsin-Madison sociologist.
The 75 percent of Americans who pray on a weekly basis do so to manage a range of negative situations …

Study finds prayer can help handle harmful emotions

WASHINGTON, DC, December 13, 2010 — Those who choose to pray find personalized comfort during hard times, according to a University of Wisconsin-Madison sociologist.
The 75 percent of Americans who pray on a weekly basis do so to manage a range…

Tropical forests slashed for farmland

Global agricultural expansion cut a wide swath through tropical forests during the 1980s and 1990s. Over half a million square miles of new farmland — an area roughly the size of Alaska — was created in the developing world between 1980 and 200…