Saturday, May 30, 2020

Science

Researchers Trained Seals To Sing ‘Star Wars’ Theme Song

According to research from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland, seals are capable of learning and imitating songs.

We’re Growing Horns Because Of Our Smartphone Addiction

These spikes, which are officially called “external occipital protuberance,” are said to be formed due to the bent-neck position that most cellphone users take when using their devices over long periods of time,

Dogs Have ‘Puppy Dog Eyes’ Because They Spend So Much Time With Humans

This seemingly simple movement of eyebrows is proof of canine evolution and is due to their constant cohabitation with humans.

Could DMT Psychedelic Become A New Treatment For Anxiety And Depression?

A new study published in the American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse by Johns Hopkins researchers suggest that one strand of DMT could provide a potential breakthrough for its anti-depressive qualities.

NASA Astronauts Are Plagued By Herpes, Says Study

Researchers theorize that exposure to micro gravity, cosmic radiation and the force of take-off and flight deeply affect subjects' immunity systems, making them more sensitive to viruses and bacteria.

Researchers Have Statistical Proof That The Munchies Really Do Exist

Published in the Social Science Research Network, the study found sales of cookies, potato chips, and ice cream all increased in regions where recreational cannabis was legalized.

Study: Dogs Have Evolving Personalities Just Like Humans

The study, the largest of its kind, found correlations between important life events and changes in behavior — both for dogs and their human friends.

Study Links Teen Marijuana Use With Adult Depression

The study found that teens who used marijuana at least once a week before the age of 18 are associated with a 37 percent increased risk of depression as adults.

Certain Video Games Encourage Creative Thinking In Teens

While excessive gaming has been correlated to loneliness and depression, a healthy amount of game time is associated to positive thinking and creativity.

New Study Claims Marijuana Users Have Higher Sperm Counts

Maybe marijuana is not the answer to male infertility but hopefully these studies will help researchers stumble upon something that could.

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How Marijuana And CBD Help Create Calm, Healing Walks

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3 Ways To Celebrate Pride Month This Year

The pandemic has cancelled most Pride parades and events, dealing a blow to different LGBT organizations. Here's how you can still celebrate and contribute.

How COVID-19 Has Changed The Healthcare Landscape 

In an ever-changing world of new regulations, partnerships, and strategy, one healthcare leader believes the U.S. market will be forever marked by COVID-19.