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Kumbh Mela 2019: From Washing Your Sins to a Destination on Travel Checklist, Is The Religious Pilgrimage Losing its Face to Tourism?

Is Kumbh Mela becoming more touristy than religious? (Photo Credits: Instagram/kumbh.prayag, ashana_gupta) The Kumbh Mela is a religious event which sees a vast ocean of people coming together for their belief to get rid of all their past sins. The basic premise of gathering at the Kumbh Mela is to take a bath in the holy… Read More »

Must-Reads Of The Week From Brianna Labuskes

The Friday Breeze Newsletter editor Brianna Labuskes, who reads everything on health care to compile our daily Morning Briefing, offers the best and most provocative stories for the weekend. Happy Friday, where we’re 20 days and so-and-so hours (depending on when you read this) into the partial federal shutdown. As of today, it’s tied as the… Read More »

Artificial Embryos Made from Stem Cells Raise Ethical Issues

Stem cells (so-called “master cells”) are unique and important in the body because they can do almost anything, and scientists have only begun to discover their potential. That’s why researchers’ use of them has created controversy, attracting the attention of scientists, policymakers, and bioethicists across the globe. Stem cells can transform into any of the… Read More »