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  1. News - World - SCIENCE

    Scientists claim medicinal marijuana can be used without getting high

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

    ... effects of long-term use, however, are extinguished. While marijuana is approved for medicinal use in 20 US states and the District of Columbia, THC- marketed as Marinol- is approved for marketing ... of medicinal indications. The researchers, from Louisiana State University's School of Medicine, conducted a series of experiments on cells in the lab and in mice. To demonstrate the buzz-killing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1363089/scientists-claim-medicinal-marijuana-can-be-used-without-getting-high
  2. News - World - SCIENCE

    Nobel winner Randy Schekman boycotts top science journals

    Posted Dec 10th 2013, 09:26pm by GDN

    ... a boycott on the publications. Randy Schekman, a US biologist who won the Nobel prize in physiology or medicine this year and was scheduled to receive his prize yesterday, said his lab would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1377583/nobel-winner-randy-schekman-boycotts-top-science-journals
  3. News - World - SCIENCE

    Study reveals secrets of Albert Einstein's brawny brain

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 12:00am by MCT

    ... his final years, and at the US National Museum of Health and Medicine in Washington, many have been lost or stolen. Without a full picture of Einstein's brain, the basis ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1330433/study-reveals-secrets-albert-einsteins-brawny-brain
  4. News - World - SCIENCE

    Smithsonian's bionic man has artificial heart and prototype parts

    Posted Oct 21st 2013, 04:09am by MCT

    ... form since 1981, he said, the manmade heart like that in Frank is a "miracle of medicine" at a time when there are not enough human hearts available for transplant. "The amount ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1336087/smithsonians-bionic-man-has-artificial-heart-and-prototype-parts
  5. News - Hong Kong - SCIENCE

    Fund research or fall behind, Shaw Prize winners warn Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 26th 2013, 12:00am by DANNY LEE

    ... view- or, if you take a short-term view and panic, usually it works out badly." Hall, Rosbash and Young were honoured with the prestigious Shaw Prize in Life Science and Medicine ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1317715/fund-research-or-fall-behind-shaw-prize-winners-warn-hong-kong
  6. News - World - SCIENCE

    European men grew 11cm taller over the past century, says study

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Depression. "This is striking because the period largely predates the wide implementation of major breakthroughs in modern medicine and national health services," the researchers wrote. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1301964/european-men-grew-11cm-taller-over-past-century-says-study
  7. News - World - SCIENCE

    Breakthrough as human liver grows from stem cell

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

    ... said Dr Hillel Tobias, director of transplantation at the New York University School of Medicine. Tobias is chairman of the American Liver Foundation's national medical advisory committee. ... School of Medicine, began with human skin cells, turning them into stem cells. By adding various stimulators and drivers of cell growth, they then turned the stem cells into human liver cells ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1275445/breakthrough-human-liver-grows-stem-cell
  8. News - World - SCIENCE

    Dung beetles star billing at alternative Ig Nobels

    Posted Sep 14th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... of Teikyo University in Tokyo, won the medicine prize for his finding that mice given heart transplants survived longer when they listened to particular music. Whereas mice normally survived ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1309209/dung-beetles-get-star-billing-alternative-ig-nobel-prizes
  9. News - World - SCIENCE

    Stem-cell transplants clear HIV from patients, researchers report

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

    ... first reported that the two men had undetectable levels of HIV in their blood after their stem-cell treatment, but at that time they were still taking medicines to suppress HIV. Since ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1275446/stem-cell-transplants-clear-hiv-patients-researchers-report
  10. News - World - SCIENCE

    Huge viruses, dubbed Pandoraviruses, may be new life form

    Posted Jul 20th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Pandoraviruses come from a different family than previously known giant viruses, said researchers Jean-Michel Claverie, a professor at the school of medicine at Aix-Marseille University, and Chantal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1286409/huge-viruses-dubbed-pandoraviruses-may-be-new-life-form

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