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Weed stops HIV

The word cure might be a stretch, but the chemical THC in cannabis has been shown that it can actually weaken HIV infection not just alleviate symptoms. Researchers at the Temple University School of Medicine in Pennsylvania found that compounds related to THC stimulate the cannabinoid type 2 (CB2) receptor in white blood cells, which […]

Do schools kill creativity?

Absolutely brilliant talk by Sir Ken Robinson on his idealistic vision of the education system in the future. <a href=’http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iG9CE55wbtY’ >CLICK HERE</a> to hear Sir Robinson’s profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines creativity). Absolutely brilliant talk by Sir Ken Robinson on his idealistic vision of the education system […]

Swine flu: Eight myths that could endanger your life – New Scientist

  FACT VERSUS FANTASY The second wave of the swine flu pandemic is now under way in the northern hemisphere. Case numbers are climbing fast and in some places vaccination has begun.