Cannabis Could Be More Harmful To Teenagers’ Brains Than Alcohol

A new study suggests that cannabis smoking affects teenagers more than drinking alcohol. It seems that marijuana impacts thinking, memory, and behavior even after people stop using it. The research, published in the American Journal of Psychiatry, followed 3,826 students starting from age 13 in the Greater Montreal area. The team…

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A Giant Wind And Solar Farm Could Turn The Sahara Green

There is no escaping the fact wind and solar farms have an effect on their local environment, wherever they are placed. It’s not quite the 4.2 million deaths from air pollution, as in the case of fossil fuels, but they do influence the area around them. Some effects are detrimental,…

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These Are The Countries Where You Are Most Likely To Die Prematurely

Chronic or noncommunicable diseases (NCD) kill 41 million people each year, roughly 71 percent of all deaths globally. In 2015, all countries in the United Nations committed to reducing the number of deaths from these conditions by one-third by 2030. A new analysis predicts that more than 80 percent of…

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Watch This Incredible Time-Lapse Of A Cosmic Jet Erupting From A Supernova

Two years ago, Earth received the light from a distant supernova. A star had collapsed into a black hole and triggered an intense gamma-ray emission, known as a gamma-ray burst (GRB). This emission was created by a jet of material released by the dying star. The evolution of that jet was…

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Five-Year Study Shows This Common Anti-Abortion Myth Has No Basis In Fact

As Ireland heads to the polls to vote on whether to repeal the country’s strict abortion laws, and the US deals with the return to a pro-life administration, a new study has found that a myth often cited by anti-abortion campaigners has no basis in fact. A common myth surrounding abortion is that…

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