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Legalizing marijuana and the new science of weed

More than a year into Colorado's experiment legalizing marijuana, labs testing the plants are able for the first time to take stock of the drug's potency and contaminants—and openly paint a picture of what's ...

Mar 23, 2015
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Minimal device maximizes macula imaging

A smart and simple method developed at Rice University to image a patient's eye could help monitor eye health and spot signs of macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy, especially in developing nations.

Mar 18, 2015
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How do we choose the food we eat?

Every day we make choices about the foods we eat. Try as we might, it's all too easy to make decisions that aren't the best for our short-term waistlines or long-term health. In the developed world, and in ...

Mar 17, 2015
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