Timothy J Wright

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The Man Mapping the Marijuana Genome Is Changing the Weed Game

Tech & Science Marijuana Genomes Weed Cannabis<p>Because he’s a scientist, not a back-slapping venture capitalist, Mowgli Holmes loathes using the term</i> …

Five Unrealistic Character Traits

Storytellers want to have their cake and eat it too, even if the cake is absolute perfection, and the eating is relatable flaws. The inevitable …

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The colossal government failure that obstructed a potentially major medical breakthrough

<b>(Reuters/DEA Handout)</b><p>Once upon a time, researchers hoped to explore the promise of ecstasy for treating PTSD. Then the feds stepped in<p>Tom Shroder<p>September 21, 2014 10:58am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Acid Test: LSD, Ecstasy, and the Power to Heal.”<p>The therapeutic properties of the synthetic compound MDMA, …

Brain-Destroying Amoeba Rattles Louisiana Parish: What You Should Know

The announcement early Thursday that a rare but potentially deadly brain-destroying amoeba was found in a parish water supply in Louisiana has put a community on edge and stoked fears straight out of zombie fiction.<p>The microscopic menace, <i>Naegleria fowleri</i>, craves warm freshwater and thrives in hot …

Optimal Use of Neuroleptics, Part 3: Duration of Untreated Psychosis

For the past 20 years, there has been a prevailing concern in psychiatry that psychosis is bad for the brain. The notion is that the psychotic …

Nearly 250 Physicians Across Illinois Endorse Medical Marijuana

On Tuesday, a group of doctors held a news conference to announce the support of nearly 250 Illinois physicians for allowing patients with serious …

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New York Assembly Health Committee Approves Medical Marijuana Bill

In a 21 to 4 vote, the New York State Assembly Health Committee approved the use, production, and sale of medical marijuana.<p>Sen. Diane Savino …

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