In the cult movie, Reefer Madness, we witness teenagers lured to smoke marijuana – the teens then ultimately become paranoid and delusional as a result. Is this an accurate portrayal of the effects of marijuana – and are there any mitigating benefits of this drug? Marijuana & Science: Positives and Negatives Contrary to popular opinion, […]
Potassium Bromate – a wheat flour additive that is linked to cancer – still exists in some baked goods. Why is this chemical a problem?
Chemical analysis is a tried and true technique–it has evolved from large scale to micro analysis, allowing laboratories to identify compounds via residue.
Hospital stays for depression can be lengthy. Ketamine, a new way to treat depression, could shorten triage time for depression.
Can we eliminate chemical warfare? Perhaps, not, but scientists seek antidotes and vaccines to chemicals used in warfare.
Pay per click ads (PPC) have a big problem: click fraud. Texas researchers find that a neutral party’s investigation could save Internet ads.
While consumers have benefited from lower gas prices, higher discretionary spending hasn’t been enough to trigger large gains in the economy. Why not?
The Zika virus has been linked with Guillain-Barre Syndrome and birth defects, but does not cause these problems in Africa or Asia. What’s changed?
Traditional Chinese Medicine, or TCM, is becoming more familiar, and acceptable, to the Western Medicine culture of evidence-based and research-based treatment.
Senator Bernie Sanders is a vocal proponent of democratic socialism, making it the key platform of his campaign. What is democratic socialism exactly, and what are its costs to the economy?