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Deaths, travel disruption as bitter cold grips Asia

<b>(CNN) —</b> Record low temperatures have wreaked havoc in several Asia countries, with 85 people reported dead in Taiwan and tens of thousands stranded at airports because of the unprecedented cold snap.<p>In South Korea, at least 90,300 saw their flights canceled over the weekend due to bad weather and …

Weather

New Minnesota marijuana strain more potent, could cut costs

New marijuana strain could slash medical cannabis costs<p>A new strain of marijuana plant could slash costs for medical cannabis users in …

Cannabis

Smoking skunk cannabis triples risk of serious psychotic episode, says research

Smoking powerful skunk cannabis triples the risk of suffering a serious psychotic episode, scientists have found.<p>In the population studied by the researchers in south London, where cannabis use is widespread, the drug is linked to one quarter of all new cases of psychosis, the team found.<p>The …

Cannabis

Yes, pot is stronger today, but not for the reasons you think

Taboos about drugs are lying shattered across the U.S., like broken debris after a party. But even as some states have begun to decriminalize or legalize marijuana, there is an argument that is making some Americans hesitate.<p>They ask: Aren't many drugs, even pot, much more potent today than they …

Evidence of huge ninth planet found in solar system

Planet Nine is 10 times the mass of Earth and takes up to 20,000 years to orbit the Sun<p>Scientists have found evidence of a ninth planet in the solar system which is travelling on a bizarre elongated orbit.<p>The body, which has been dubbed ‘Planet Nine’ is 10 times the mass of Earth and takes between …

Astronomy

Antarctic Microbes Hold Clue to Earth's Oxygen

At the bottom of an icy Antarctic lake, a thin, slimy layer of bright green microbes is generating a tiny oasis of oxygen that might give a picture …

Oxygen

Evidence of ninth planet in solar system found, nicknamed 'Planet Nine

Our solar system may host a ninth planet that is 10 times the mass of theEarthand takes up to 20,000 years to orbit the Sun in a bizarre, highly …

Astronomy

What's Cookin'? Earth, Basically. But It's Not El Niño's Fault

It's getting hot in here; global average temperatures last year broke records, with 2015 steaming into first place as Earth's hottest year since …

The One Compelling Reason You Should Wake Up Before Dawn

If you've been waiting for the planets to align—now is your moment.<p>For the first time in more than a decade, five planets—Mercury, Venus, Saturn, …

Why the Full Moon Could Make This Weekend's Blizzard More Destructive

All signs are pointing toward a record blizzard hitting the D.C. Metro area this weekend, and the snowpocalypse chaos is already setting in. To make …

NASA Mars Rover Curiosity Tastes Scooped, Sieved Sand

At its current location for inspecting an active sand dune, NASA's Curiosity Mars rover is adding some sample-processing moves not previously used on …