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Employers Blocked from Discriminating Against Staff Using Marijuana in Maine

The state voted to legalize recreational marijuana use in 2016. Workers in Maine no longer have to worry about getting in trouble at work for smoking …

The Secrets of Neutrinos, One of the Strangest Particles in the Known Universe

<i>Brian Koberlein is bringing the story of science to the world. His Kickstarter project — a television series called Big Science — recently garnered</i> …

Scientists create designer virus to kickstart immune system and kill cancer

A designer virus which helps the immune system clear our cancer has been created by scientists.<p>Cancer cells are very good a evading the immune system, but the new therapy capitalises on the body’s ability to quickly spot a virus.<p>Swiss scientists inserted cancer proteins inside an artificial virus …

Immune System

How to prepare for employment in the age of artificial intelligence

For centuries, humans have been fretting over “technological unemployment” or the loss of jobs caused by technological change. Never has this sentiment been accentuated more than it is today, at the cusp of the next industrial revolution.<p>With developments in artificial intelligence continuing at a …

New Clothes Material Keeps You Cool in Even the Hottest of Weather

Scientists at Stanford University have been working on a project that involves finding a material that can be used in clothing and has the ability to …

Hopes for Life on Mars boosted by rocks found in Outer Hebrides

Rocks found in the Outer Hebrides might suggest that there’s life on Mars.<p>A major new study has looked at the landscape in the islands of Barra and …

Biotech boss Elizabeth Parrish has tried out her company’s anti-ageing gene therapy with, she says, amazing results. Too good to be true?<p>Elizabeth Parrish is CEO of BioViva, a Seattle-based biotech company working to develop treatments to slow the ageing process. In April, the company revealed that …

Medicine

The Essence Of Spiritual Practice

The essence of spiritual practice is change - the self-transformation kinda change. If you are on any spiritual path you have to be ready and willing to not fit in where you used to, with the people you used to and or the way you're used to. Why? Spiritual practice changes you. It changes you at …

We visited the front lines of Paraguay's slash-and-burn war on weed | VICE News

From the air, the neat rows of cannabis plants in a clearing carved into the tropical dry forest along Paraguay's lawless border with Brazil look like pine saplings.<p>But once our Vietnam-era Huey helicopter carrying members of the country's anti-narcotics special forces lands, it becomes clear why …

Cannabis

Is medical marijuana replacing other prescription drugs?

The legalization of medical marijuana in an increasing number of U.S. states may be linked with a lower rate of use of other prescription drugs, a new study says.<p>Researchers found an estimated $165.2 million in savings in 2013 in Medicare spending on the prescription drugs that treat some of the …

5 Traits Of People Who Live Long, Healthy Lives (According To Science)

Throughout history, elderly people were seen as respected leaders, pillars of wisdom for the community. And yet today, seniors are largely relegated …

Making Friends with Oneself

Later this week Pema Chödrön—Tibetan nun, acharya [senior teacher] in the Shambhala lineage, and the first director of Gampo Abbey Monastery in Nova …

12 Amazing Interior Designs Will Blow You Away

In recent years, not only does interior design offer new ways to express a space, new technologies are bringing truly amazing interior design ideas …

Hidden fault could trigger cataclysmic megaquake in Asia

A massive fault could trigger a cataclysmic earthquake beneath Bangladesh, parts of east India and Myanmar, new research suggests.<p>The hidden fault, which has been buried under miles of river sediment, could release an earthquake of magnitude 8.2 to 9.0 in one of the most densely populated regions …

9 Unexpected Things to Toss on the Grill This Summer

So, you’ve mastered all the usual stuff when it comes to grilling—burgers, steaks, hot dogs, and every variety of teriyaki kabobs. Ready to try …

Chocolate Chip Cookies

The Strange Connection Between Smoking Weed and Alzheimer's

It's definitely not what you'd think.<p>On Friday, Snoop Dogg lost a round of <i>Family Feud</i> on a marijuana-related question. The internet was shocked. The question was: "Name something Grandma might do if she caught Grandpa smoking marijuana." The answers were all awful. But with the new research flowing …