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The bacterium Agrobacterium tumefaciens, Oriental Chestnut Gall (Image by Manfred Richter from Pixabay)

Can Plants Get Cancer?

The bacterium Agrobacterium tumefaciens has been known to cause gall. Galls are lumps, bumps and uncontrolled growths that develop on different parts of plants after an infection and look more like what we will call a tumor. Other causes of galls includes viruses, fungi, bacteria, insects and mites. It’s very hard to believe, but galls appear on several of the […]

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NASA’s Ascent Abort-2 Flight Test Launches Went Smoothly

NASA’s Ascent Abort-2 Flight Test Launches Went Smoothly

NASA has cleared the final hurdle in testing its Orion spacecraft with the completion of the Ascent Abort-2 (AA-2) flight test. A fully functional Launch Abort System (LAS) with a test version of the Orion spacecraft attached, launches on NASA’s Ascent Abort-2 (AA-2) atop a Northrop Grumman provided booster on July 2, 2019, at 7 a.m. EDT, from Launch Pad […]

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Chilean President Sebastian Pinera visits at the Church of the Nativity in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, June 25, 2019. (Wisam Hashlamoun/Flash90).

Chilean President Apologizes to Rivlin for Temple Mount Visit

Israel had agreed that Piñera could go up to the Temple Mount, known to Muslims as al-Haram al-Sharif – but presumed he would do so, as is customary, together with Wakf officials (Times of Isreal). Chilean President Sebastian Pinera apologizes to President Reuven Rivlin for visiting the Temple Mount with Palestinian officials on Tuesday, drawing Israeli ire, Rivlin’s office says. […]

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High-Level Synthesis for Autonomous Drive

High-Level Synthesis for Autonomous Drive

The sensors in autonomous vehicles continuously generate a high volume of data in real time about the environment surrounding the car. The vehicles need new hardware architectures to be able to process this data quickly and make decisions that enable self driving. Catapult®, the industry’s leading High-Level Synthesis (HLS) platform, provides a new paradigm of designing silicon at a higher […]

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Key Differences Between Shia and Sunni Muslims

What’s the Difference Between Shia and Sunni Islam?

by Huda | Sunnism is the largest and most orthodox branch of Islam. The word Sunn, in Arabic, comes from a word meaning “one who follows the traditions of the Prophet.” Shia Muslims believe that following the Prophet Muhammad’s death, leadership should have passed directly to his cousin and son-in-law, Ali bin Abu Talib. Throughout history, Shia Muslims have not recognized the authority […]

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What is Shia Islam?

What is Shia Islam?

by Got Questions | Shia Islam holds core doctrines identical to those of Sunni Islam concerning the Qur’an, the nature of Allah, and the role of Muhammad. Shia differs in a few notable points (Video: Minute Faith ~ Shi’a Islam). Shia Islam is the second-largest denomination of Islam worldwide; it is also the state religion of Iran. Its followers are […]

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What is Sunni Islam?

What is Sunni Islam?

by Got Questions | Sunni Islam is by far the most common form of Islamic religion, with Shia Islam a distant second and smaller sects a relatively tiny fraction (Video: Minute Faith – Sunni Islam). Sunni Islam is the most prevalent denomination of Muslims worldwide. Islam, like other major religions, is defined by a set of core beliefs. Groups that […]

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ECWA Anthem

ECWA Anthem

ECWA ANTHEM: THE WORDINGS IN ENGLISH VERSION Song Written by Mr. Godfrey Alphonsus Adopted by ECWA in February 2019 Edited by Rev. Romanus Ebenwokodi  Love for the dying and the perishing; A call to save the lost we heed; Through the raging storms and all uncertainties; Our lives we freely give… *And through ECWA your name be glorified. Oh […]

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What the Trinity Reveals About God and Us.

What the Trinity Reveals About God and Us

by Regis Nicoll | I would flip his causative chain to say that our moral breakdown has led to our social breakdown and the pathologies associated with our atomization from God and neighbor. It is a trajectory traced back to the beginning. (Video: Feast of the Holy Trinity) I once heard someone say that the most popular time for pastors […]

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Fathers Day

Father’s Day

by Rev. (Dr.) Stephen K. Awoniyi | There are so many noteworthy examples of Fathers in the bible, Joseph, Eli, David, etc. All these fathers exemplifies love more than provision of material things. And they do discipline their children back then with love and without anger, (Colossians 3:21), as we should do today. Father, spend quality time with your children […]

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