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04-22-2024
Cannabinol (CBN) seems to prevent cognitive decline and brain disorders
Did you know that a compound found in the cannabis plant might protect your brain from damage and decline? It's called cannabinol (CBN), and it's not the THC you're probably familiar with. Researchers at the Salk Institute are delving into cannabinol's secrets, uncovering its potential to revolutionize how we treat brain injuries and diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. What is cannabinol? You've probably heard of THC, the compound in cannabis responsible for its well-known "high", and CBD, known for its potential therapeutic benefits. Cannabinol is a lesser-known...
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06-07-2017
World’s oldest fossilized mushroom discovered
Scientists have identified the world’s oldest fossilized mushroom, a 115-million...
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06-06-2017
These pine trees always grow toward the equator
Cook pine trees, native to New Caledonia but now living...
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06-05-2017
Marijuana: low doses relieve stress, high doses cause anxiety
Low doses of THC, the main psychoactive compound in marijuana,...
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06-05-2017
Newly discovered gene could increase plant yields
Researchers have identified the gene that keeps grasses from entering...
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06-05-2017
Decomposing leaves in soil emit greenhouse gas
Tiny bits of decomposing leaves in soil emit nitrous oxide,...
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06-01-2017
The part of rice we don’t eat is actually incredibly nutritious
The outer covering of rice grain has high nutritional value...
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05-22-2017
Study: plants can ‘hear’ running water
Plants can detect the sounds of running water moving through...
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05-21-2017
Svalbard Global Seed Vault flooded by melting permafrost
The Svalbard Global Seed Vault started life as an abandoned...
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05-19-2017
Report: Over 1,700 new plant species discovered in 2016
In 2016 alone, 1,730 new plant species were discovered across...
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05-18-2017
Genetic research aims to improve tomatoes and expand production
With the human population on the rise, every day there...
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05-15-2017
How carnivorous plants fought evolution to remain carnivorous
We often think of plants as immobile, generally unexciting flora...
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05-12-2017
Lack of fresh produce has Alaska turning to greenhouses
Growing fruits in Alaska is a challenge due to the...
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