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Marijuana extract helps some kids with epilepsy

/ May 25, 2017

Marijuana extract helps some kids with epilepsy

A medicine made from marijuana, without the stuff that gives a high, cut seizures in kids with a severe form of epilepsy in a study that strengthens the case for more research into pot’s possible health benefits. “This is the first solid, rigorously obtained ...

How whales got so big: mystery solved?

/ May 24, 2017

How whales got so big: mystery solved?

Scientists think they have answered the mystery of how whales got so huge so quickly. A few million years ago, the largest whales, averaged maybe 15 feet (4.5 meters) long. That is big, but you could still hold a fossil skull in two hands. ...

/ May 23, 2017

Good-looking scientists perceived as 'less able': study

People are more interested in learning about the work of attractive scientists, but they see these good-looking researchers as less able than their average-appearing counterparts, a study suggested Monday. The report in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) highlights the biases ...