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First Cannabis-Based Drug Just Won US Federal Approval, But It Won’t...

A new drug derived from marijuana just became the first of its kind to get the green light from the US government.Called Epidiolex, the...

India Has Discovered an Amazing Planet Where a Year Lasts Just...

In an exciting first, Indian scientists have discovered a sub-Saturn exoplanet orbiting a Sun-like star around 600 light-years away.The planet has been named EPIC...

Electrons take one step forward without two steps back

Researchers at the University of California, Riverside, have, for the first time, successfully used electric dipoles to completely suppress electron transfer in one direction...

Why You Need to Stop Playing Hard to Get, According to...

When you first start dating someone, at least one of your friends will tell you to "play it cool." It's a piece of advice...

Alternatives to Cobalt, the Blood Diamond of Batteries

When John Goodenough created the first lithium-ion rechargeable battery at Oxford in 1980, he needed some cobalt. Experiments had already established that the metal...

A Deadly, Contagious Human Brain Protein Was Just Made in The...

Prions are terrifying proteins responsible for a number of devastating, infectious brain diseases - and for the first time, scientists have synthesised an artificial...

The FDA Has Just Put The Brakes on a Major CRISPR...

You've heard it before: CRISPR has the potential to change our lives for the better. But first, we have to give it a chance.In...

Why Darpa Wants Everyone to Launch Tiny Satellites

You could be excused, when you first hear Dane Rudy describe his company, for thinking that he wants to use raccoons to send satellites...

First 3D-printed human corneas

The first human corneas have been 3D printed by scientists at Newcastle University, UK. It means the technique could be used in the future to...

Smell receptor fuels prostate cancer progression: Blocking receptor with drugs or...

When scientists first described the receptors responsible for our sense of smell, they naturally assumed that these chemical sensors resided exclusively in the lining...