Thomas Sullivan

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Justin Hartfield Is About To Become The First Venture Capitalist Of The Pot Industry

He's made a fortune from the venture, all while remaining firmly in the legal side of the business by working on the sidelines and never personally selling weed.<p>Hartfield is involved with the privately held Ghost Group, and he and his business partner Doug Francis just announced the launch of …

Dangerous Devotion

• <b>Author:</b> Kristie Cook<p><b>The bestselling and highly acclaimed Soul Savers series, with over 1 million downloads, continues with Book 3, Dangerous Devotion.</b><p>Now that she’s received her extraordinary powers, Alexis has much to learn about her new life, her new world, and the people in it—vampires, mages, …

The Lost Gate

• <b>Author:</b> Orson Scott Card<p>Danny North knew from early childhood that his family was different, and that he was different from them. While his cousins were learning how to create the things that commoners called fairies, ghosts, golems, trolls, werewolves, and other such miracles that were the …

The Fires of Heaven

• <b>Author:</b> Robert Jordan<p>In this sequel to the phenomenal <i>New York Times</i> bestseller <i>The Shadow Rising,</i> Robert Jordan again plunges us into his extraordinarily rich, totally unforgettable world:<p>...Into the forbidden city of Rhuidean, where Rand al'Thor, now the Dragon Reborn, must conceal his present …

Temperatures in Mars’ atmosphere rise and fall twice a day

Temperatures swing by as much as 58 degrees Fahrenheit (32 kelvins) in this odd, twice-a-day pattern on the planet Mars.<p>Researchers using NASA’s Mars …

Astronomy

HIV and ‘hot spring’ virus hijack same protein

There’s a surprising connection between HIV, Ebola, and viruses that infect organisms called archaea that grow in volcanic hot springs.<p>The viruses …

Biology

Designated drivers: One-third still drink

<b>U. FLORIDA (US) —</b> More than one-third of designated drivers drink before getting behind the wheel—and most have blood-alcohol levels high enough to …

University of Florida

China's Shenzhou 10 spaceship brings crew to orbital lab for practice

A Chinese spaceship made a successful automated docking with an orbiting module on Thursday, marking one more small step toward full-fledged space station operations.<p>The Shenzhou 10 spacecraft completed the procedure for docking with the Tiangong 1 module at 1:18 p.m. Beijing time (1:18 a.m. ET), …

River dredging may lower fish diversity

<b>PENN STATE (US) —</b> The diversity of fish populations and other aquatic life can dwindle in river ecosystems disrupted by dredging, a recent study …

Ecology

Black hole bonanza in 'next door' Andromeda galaxy

Twenty-six new black hole candidates have been discovered in the neighbouring Andromeda galaxy. According to the astronomers involved, these could be …

U.S. Supreme Court Rules On Gene Patents

Naturally occurring genes cannot be patented, but synthetic ones can.<p>The U.S. Supreme Court finally ruled today on patenting breast-cancer genes. The ruling found that naturally occurring genes aren't patentable. If you make a synthetic version, however, that is your own work.<p>"The Court's decision …