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pot munchies
2015-02-19 12:38:20

It’s long been known that smoking pot gives people the munchies, but what about marijuana causes this uncontrollable urge to consume mass quantities of junk food? That’s what a team of researchers from Yale University wanted to find out in a recently-published study.

2015-02-09 23:04:28

Yale University expert, Professor Michelle Lacey, PhD, and three Apple Distinguished Educators from the George Lucas Educational Foundation, Edutopia, Zeeland Public Schools, Michigan, and the

Tectonic Plates
2015-01-20 09:49:30

Sudden tectonic plate movements have puzzled scientists for decades, but now they believe they have the answer. And like fried chicken, it's all in the crust.

2014-12-08 08:30:52

The Former Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery at Yale University's Plastic Surgery Division Has Become The Premier Aesthetic Surgical Practice in Northern New England PORTLAND,

animal life on Earth
2014-11-04 03:00:59

Geologists are letting the air out of a nagging mystery about the development of animal life on Earth.

exoplanet
2014-11-03 03:30:04

For their latest discovery, Yale astronomers and the Planet Hunter program have found a low-mass, low-density planet with a punctuality problem.

2014-10-22 23:07:47

Top Midwest colleges are ranked on factors of green space, landscape instillation, and general lawn maintenance. Austin, TX (PRWEB) October 22, 2014

2014-09-29 08:39:49

Yale Welcomes Scientists to Participate in Core Facility Opening and Super-Resolution Workshops October 20 Through 31 WEST HAVEN, Conn. and WETZLAR, Germany, Sept.

2014-09-29 08:32:13

SYDNEY, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novogen Ltd.

2014-09-14 23:00:36

A study led by University of Colorado Cancer Center published today in the journal Nature uses a novel approach to target the activation of a protein that drives some cancers. AURORA,


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.