Justin Waxman

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5 things missing from Canada's new proposed weed laws

A new document published by Health Canada this week is revealing more about how legal weed could be packaged, marketed and sold in Canada this summer.<p>…

This Small-Cap Pot Stock Has Intriguing Technology, but a Terrifying Valuation

Up over 2,900% in two years, this marijuana stocks' proprietary extraction technology is unparalleled -- but so is its breakneck valuation.<p>Pardon the …

The Effects of Outliers

The Effects of Outliers (Jump to: Lecture | Video )<p>Outlier<p>An outlier is a value that is very different from the other data in your data set. This can …

Data Science

Probability For Dummies Cheat Sheet - dummies

Successfully working your way through probability problems means understanding some basic rules of probability along with discrete and continuous …

How Brains Learn to Fear: Neuroscientists Reveal a Surprising Truth

We're revising what we know about how experience turns into knowledge.<p>When you’re born, your brain is set up with all the physical abilities it needs …

How Medical Terms for Parts of the Human Anatomy Originated With Names of Familiar Items

In a rather articulate episode of their incredibly informative whiteboard series for Mental Floss , linguist Arika Okrent and illustrator Sean …

The Difference Between a Heart Attack, Stroke, and Cardiac Arrest

Heart attack, stroke, and cardiac arrest—you're probably familiar with all three and know that they're serious conditions requiring medical …

High Blood Pressure

How cheese changed the shape of the human skull

The move from chasing down our food to growing our own grub left an indelible mark on our biology. One change resulting from the switch to softer …

Radiohead Announce 2017 U.S. Tour

Radiohead recently announced a series of festival dates and additional European shows for next summer. Now, they’ve finally announced a handful U.S. dates. In addition to headlining Coachella, they’ll play dates in the U.S. from the end of March through April. Check them out below.<p>Radiohead:<p>03-30 …

Florida College Wants to Make Professors Underbid Each Other on Salary

The higher education community is aghast today at news that no one expected to hear: a dumb idiot in an unlikely position of power has proposed a …

9 technologies to watch in 2016

Technology advances not so much when it exhibits innovation, but when it becomes truly practical for everyday people. 2015 saw a lot of that as voice …

Artificial Intelligence

Why it's hard to use the bathroom on vacation

More than 100 million people in the U.S. are expected to travel at some point between this Christmas and New Year's Day—and each and every one of them will take roughly 100 trillion intestinal microbes along for the ride.<p>Among the various other things influenced by these gut bacteria—like eating …

Wellness

Move Over, Graphene: Borophene Could Be the Strongest Material Ever

Graphene is the best-known two-dimensional material, with its atom-thick layers proving plenty of fascinating material properties. But now a team of …

5 Must Watch TED Talks On The Workings of The Human Body

November , 2015<br>The human body is an absolute mystery and science has only shed light on part of it; yet what has been revealed till now is …

Best Peruvian food: 9 dishes you'll want to try | CNN Travel

(CNN) — It's been influencing global cuisine for centuries, but Peru's culinary scene is finally getting the attention it deserves.<p>And for foodies, it's a destination worth checking out.<p>Since pre-Columbian times, ingredients have been sourced everywhere from the lofty heights of the Andes to the …

Annemarieke Kloosterhof – Vital Cuts

These exquisite heart and lung paper cuts are part of a series, called “Vital,” exploring topics of disease and malfunction within the vital organs of the human body. Expertly crafted by master paper-cutter, Annemarieke Kloosterhof—a student of Central Saint Martins in London. I’m always amazed at …

Caterpillars

Study reveals human body has gone through four stages of evolution

BINGHAMTON, NY - Research into 430,000-year-old fossils collected in northern Spain found that the evolution of the human body's size and shape has …

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An exciting new technique could repair the human body like we've never been able to before

Medical conditions from type 1 diabetes to heart disease to deafness are the result of damage to particular cells in the body.<p>If those damaged cells …

How much do we really know about the human brain?

Of all the physical components of the human body, the one we most associate with our “self” and our consciousness is the brain.<p>That fantastically …

The human body is marvellous – but it doesn’t have a lifetime guarantee

Evolution has made us survivors, but that’s not the end of the story – as anyone with a bad back will tell you<p>Your body is far from perfect. You’re the product of millions of years of evolution, but this process doesn’t strive towards “perfection”. In fact, it doesn’t strive towards anything. It …

Stackable Coasters Featuring Brain Cross Sections

This makes me scream, “Why didn’t I think of this?!” (As I’m sure every other medical artist out there is screaming as well…). The cerebral minds at ThinkGeek created these glass coasters featuring brain cross section which stack to form a 3D brain. Grab them while you can at Thinkgeek.com!<p>[via …

Amazing radiology images: How sharing them is changing medicine

In 2005, a Melbourne radiology student started uploading his notes onto the web as a way of keeping track of them. Ten years later, millions of …

The Anatomical Mirror

This is one of those projects that I wish I could interact with in real life.<p>Anatomie Spiegel (Anatomy Mirror) (video) acts as an interactive mirror allowing the user to see an anatomical reflection of their body. You become the anatomical model.<p>As the user walks towards their anatomical figure, …

This Med Student Created The Insides Of The Human Body Out Of Candy

These pictures will make you want to be a cannibal.

10 Questions We Can't Answer About The Human Body

In recent years, science has improved by leaps and bounds. Our scientific understanding of the human body is certainly much better than it used to …

Why knuckle cracking makes a popping sound, and why it might be beneficial

When muscle joints are pulled apart there forms a tiny cavity filled with gas which then collapses, creating a popping noise.<p>The wince-inducing sound of knuckles cracking is caused by a small bubble building up in the fluid of the fingers then ‘popping ‘, scientists believe, and it could even be …

10 Incredibly Mind Boggling Facts About The Human Body

Perfect pub chat….<p><b>1. The spots you notice on your nails are not caused by a calcium deficiency. They’re called “leukonychia” and are very common.</b> …

Russian scientists create 3D printed 'bio-cement' that regenerates human bone tissue

Apr. 5, 2015 | By Kira<p>Russian scientists have developed a biological material known as ‘bone cement’ that is derived from animal bones can be 3D …

Clinical Trials

Researchers Have Created Google Maps For The Human Body

Take a Street View tour of your cells.<p>Engineers from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Australia have unveiled world-first technology that …