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Fatty meal might affect how you absorb CBD

The investigators compared CBD concentrations in epilepsy patients who were taking 99 percent pure CBD capsules after they fasted and after they had a high-fat breakfast (such as a breakfast burrito).
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The workout that excels at countering obesity genes

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Warning to adults: Children notice everything

Researchers surprised adults and 4- and 5-year-old children participating in the study by making information that was irrelevant at the beginning of the experiment suddenly important for a task they had to complete.

“Adults had a hard time readjusting because they didn’t learn the info...

Quantum microphone counts particles of sound | Stanford News

Artist’s impression of an array of nanomechanical resonators designed to generate and trap sound particles, or phonons. The mechanical motions of the trapped phonons are sensed by a qubit detector, which shifts its frequency depending on the number of phonons in a resonator. Different phonon n...

Strongman leaders make for weak economies, study finds

"In an era where voters are willingly trading their political freedoms in exchange for promises of strong economic performance to strongman figures like Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin or Recep Tayyip Erdogan, it's important to understand whether autocratic leaders do deliver economic growth," Sk...

Winter monsoons became stronger during geomagnetic reversal

When galactic cosmic rays increased during the Earth’s last geomagnetic reversal transition 780,000 years ago, the umbrella effect of low-cloud cover led to high atmospheric pressure in Siberia, causing the East Asian winter monsoon to become stronger. This is evidence that galactic cosmic ray...

First anti-HIV gel enters trial phase

Dr Kavoo Linge, a consultant gynaecologist at Nairobi Hospital and the clinical adviser to the project, said they are already seeking ethical and statutory approvals for the proposed trials. “We are in discussions with several institutions with the requisite capacity and knowledge to carry out...