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CBD Oil Actually Helped With My Anxiety

The cannabidiol tincture I drop under my tongue tastes a little bit like mint chocolate, with the unmistakable slip of coconut oil. Within minutes, I …

Cannabis

Cannabis is great for workouts, according to science of course

Cannabis is great for workouts, according to science of course<p>While cannabis is best known for nailing your arse to the couch, some intrepid …

How legal weed could change the future of sex

Weed’s got a dirty little secret: It holds the power to transform our sex lives.<p>Our ancient ancestors believed it (hello, tantric sex rituals), …

Cannabis

The UK's National Health Service Prescribed Cannabis for the First Time

To an 11-year-old boy who suffers from life-threatening epilepsy.<p>A doctor has prescribed medicinal marijuana to an 11-year-old boy, in what is believed to be the first example of the National Health Service utilizing a UK ruling last year allowing the prescription of drugs derived from …

Cannabis

California Set To Harmonize Recreational And Medical Marijuana Laws

With passage of the Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (“MCRSA”) in 2015, California took a huge step towards comprehensively regulating its …

Canada will likely sell legal weed online

That leaves provinces to figure out whether weed will be sold in dispensaries or by liquor control boards.<p>That leaves provinces to figure out whether weed will be sold in dispensaries or by liquor control boards.<p>“Social responsibility is going to be a very important aspect of our deliberation.”

Marijuana may be a miracle treatment for children with autism

MODI’IN, ISRAEL — When Noa Shulman came home from school, her mother, Yael, sat her down to eat, then spoon-fed her mashed sweet potatoes — mixed with cannabis oil.<p>Noa, who has a severe form of autism, started to bite her own arm. “No sweetie,” Yael gently told her 17-year-old daughter. “Here, have …

Autism

"Shower Plants" Are the Easiest Way to Keep Your Bathroom Clean

Even those with a black thumb will love this idea!<p>To take advantage of all the beauty (and health benefits!) that plants have to offer, a growing number of homeowners are adding them to an often overlooked area in the home — the shower. In fact, searches for "shower plants" have increased by more …

The FDA Finally Approved a Weed Trial for Vets with PTSD

It only took seven years.<p>Roberto Pickering lost many friends as a sniper for the Marine Corps during the invasion of Iraq in 2003. It marked the start of a war that would lead to thousands of deaths among US service members. But for those who did come home, their prospects were also grim. About 20 …

Weed Is Bad, Actually

An impassioned critique of the world's deadliest drug a.k.a. marijuana.<p>Here's a little "nugg" of info for you, weed lovers: 100 percent of people who try marijuanas will die someday. 100 percent! Put that in your bong and smell it, Cheech.<p>This week marks the marijuana "holiday" known as 4/20, which …

Cannabis Companies Find More Customers That Want Less THC

The standard dose or serving of marijuana is 10mg of THC, and edible products like cookies, chocolates and mints are labeled so users can know how much they are consuming. But it’s tricky with cannabis according to Eileen Namanny, marketing manager of The Goodship a maker of cannabis-infused …

Cannabis

These Bongs Are High Art in More Than One Way

An exhibition examines the fancy pipes and bongs of Bob Snodgrass, the "Godfather of Glass," and the legions of artists he inspired.<p><i>[Editor's note: David Bienenstock is a longtime cannabis journalist, author of the book</i> <i>How to Smoke Pot (Properly)</i> <i>, and an occasional VICE contributor. The following</i> …

Here's why the beauty world is embracing cannabis products like never before

If you hear the word "cannabis," do your thoughts turn to edibles or a debate about the merits of Premium Jack versus Grape Stomper?<p>Sure, years of popular movies, TV shows and music have elevated the stoner stereotype to the top of the pop culture heap. But cannabis is making its mark in another …

Cannabis

Beyond Brownies

The science of cooking with cannabis.<p>The first course was herbed white beans with grapefruit, blood orange and asparagus with heirloom carrot, sumac, …

A New "CRISPR Pill" Makes Bacteria Destroy Its Own DNA

Targeted and Edible<p>As antibiotic resistance continues to grow, scientists are desperately trying to figure out how to best fight bacterium like</i> …

Microbiology

Research team uses supercomputing to understand processes leading to increased drought resistance in food and fuel crops

Photosynthesis, the method plants use to convert energy from the sun into food, is a ubiquitous process many people learn about in elementary school. …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

Bacteriophages, natural drugs to combat superbugs

Viruses that specifically kill bacteria, called bacteriophages, might one day help solve the growing problem of bacterial infections that are …

Medicine

From corn to cattle, gene editing is about to supercharge agriculture

<b>Agriculture has come a long way in the past century. We produce more food than ever before — but our current model is unsustainable, and as the</b> …

Researchers create red-eyed mutant wasps: Results show that CRISPR gene-slicing technology works to study wasps

Results show that CRISPR gene-slicing technology works to study wasps<p>A new strain of red-eyed mutant wasps has been brought into the world by a team …

Researcher points finger at inaccuracy in most biology textbooks

Nearly all biology textbooks are wrong, according to a new paper co-authored by University of Kansas researcher Christopher Haufler.<p>He and his …

Biology

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Italian Lemon Cookies

Italian Lemon Cookies<p>Lemon cookies are for those times when you want to bake something special without too much effort! Roll out these tangy lemon cookies in no time and enjoy the crumbly sensations alongside a hot drink or with a scoop of your favourite jam on top. Y-U-M.<p><b>Watch the Italian Lemon</b> …

NASA launches mission to study massive asteroid in hopes of preventing catastrophic collision in 2035

NASA has launched the first ever mission to take samples from an asteroid in the hope of preventing the space rock having a catastrophic collision …

Space

A $50 device and an app can easily steal your PC's log-in

You'd think protecting your computer with a strong password can keep it safe, but apparently, all it takes to steal your log-in credentials is a $50 piece of hardware and an app. According to R5 Industries principal security engineer Rob Fuller, he was able to pilfer usernames and passwords from …

Free laptops, tablets or desktop computers

Free laptops, tablets or desktop computers.<p>Find places to turn to for free desktop or laptop computers along with other electronic devices, such as a …

I Am Officially in Love With Cockroaches

In the late 1970s, entomologist Coby Schal was in the rainforests of Costa Rica, watching a wasp. Every few minutes, the wasp would soar up into the …

Insects

The Multiverse Idea Is Rotting Culture

What looks at first glance like an opening up of possibilities is actually an attack on the human imagination.<p>You might not like what I’m about to say about the multiverse. But don’t worry; you’ve already had your revenge. If there are an infinite number of parallel universes, there will be any …

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How squash agriculture spread bees in pre-Columbian North America

Using genetic markers, researchers have for the first time shown how cultivating a specific crop led to the expansion of a pollinator species. In …