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Dope Hope: Marijuana May Combat Cancer Spread, Study Shows

Dope Hope: Marijuana May Combat Cancer Spread, Study Shows

Research carried out by a team from the University of East Anglia showed how the main psychoactive ingredient in cannabis, Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), could be useful for shrinking tumors. The scientists injected THC into laboratory mice bearing human cancer cells, and were able to identify for the first time two receptors in particular that were responsible for […]

The Higgs Field, explained

One of the most significant scientific discoveries of the early 21st century is surely the Higgs boson, but the boson and the Higgs Field that allows for that magic particle are extremely difficult to grasp. Don Lincoln outlines an analogy (originally conceived by David Miller) that all of us can appreciate, starring a large dinner […]

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