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  1. Lifestyle - Books - SCIENCE

    'Drugs 2.0: The Web Revolution That's Changing How the World Gets High', by Mike Power

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... Steven Poole Drugs 2.0: The Web Revolution That's Changing How the World Gets High by Mike Power Portobello As Mike Power's fascinating and vividly written book shows, new drugs ... to control information. The organic chemistry part comes from bona fide scientific research, but many of the current drug wars are information wars. Power documents the rise of websites on which ...

  2. News - World - SCIENCE

    Scientists claim medicinal marijuana can be used without getting high

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 09:23pm by NYT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Los Angeles Study says common anti-inflammatory pill can block patients' unwanted side-effects of drug Ibuprofen may be answer to block marijuana 'buzz' As a drug, marijuana has certain effects and, depending on why you're taking it, some side effects. And not everyone wants the whole package. New research finds that for patients who consider ...

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    Israeli company trains mice to detect drugs and explosives

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Tel Aviv

    ... eventually chosen because of their keen noses and diminutive size. "They can be trained to sniff out drugs, money, even remainders of pesticides on agricultural produce," explained ...

  4. Lifestyle - SCIENCE

    Research papers for sale taint mainland academia, journal says

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 01:01pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... for the paper, which described a potential strategy for curbing drug resistance in cancer cells, for 90,000 yuan (US$14,800). Adding two names- co-first author and co-corresponding author- would cost ...

  5. News - World - SCIENCE

    German scientists discover 'dangerous' fifth kind of boredom

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 09:09pm by NYT

    ... or use drugs. Bored children are more likely to drop out of school. Studies have also linked boredom with stress and other health problems. "Given the high frequency of boredom in various ...

  6. News - World - SCIENCE

    Scientists in Austria grow mini-brains in test tubes

    Posted Aug 30th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... these are usually diagnosed in older people, some underlying defects occur during the brain's early development. The organoids are expected also to be useful in the development of drugs. At present this is done using laboratory animals or isolated human cells. The new organoids could allow pharmacologists to test drugs in more human-like settings. Scientists have previously made models of other ...

  7. News - World - SCIENCE

    Stem-cell transplants clear HIV from patients, researchers report

    Posted Jul 05th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Two men with HIV have been off Aids drugs for several months after receiving stem-cell transplants for cancer that appear to have cleared the virus from their bodies, researchers reported. Both patients, who were treated in Boston and had been on long-term drug therapy to control their HIV, received stem-cell transplants after developing lymphoma, a type of blood cancer. Since ...

  8. News - World - SCIENCE

    Scientists discover new way to beat baldness that may improve treatments

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 04:45am by NYT

    ... a treatment for hair loss that would be more effective and useful to more people than existing remedies like drugs or transplants. Present methods are not much help to women, but a treatment based ...

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    Closure of Popular Science's online comment stream sparks debate

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... The New York Times Backing and criticism for magazine's decision to stop letting internet users comment on stories Shutting off of comments splits web Care to comment on a Popular Science article, say, "These Magnetic Nanobots Could Carry Drugs Into Your Brain" or "FYI: Do Animals Have Orgasms?"? That's not possible - not any more. Last week, ...

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    Breakthrough as human liver grows from stem cell

    Posted Jul 05th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... the little organs grew, made human liver proteins, and metabolised drugs as human livers do. They and others caution that these are early days and this is still very much basic research. The liver ... functioning like human livers. They were. They made human liver proteins and metabolised drugs that human livers, not mouse livers, metabolise. Breakthrough as human liver grows from stem cell ...




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