Researchers at the University of South Carolina conducted a study that analyzed the effects of THC in marijuana on patients with autoimmune diseases because the drug has previously shown to have an immunomodulatory activity.
According to Yale University, child abuse occurs more often than the United States estimates. Approximately 12% of American children will suffer from neglect or physical, emotional, or sexual abuse before they turn 18 years old.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention awarded 26 academic institutions with funds to conduct public health prevention research and studies last Thursday. The award is part of a five-year funding period.
According to a report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings, “drug diversion” – or the stealing of patients’ drugs by health care providers – has harmed a great number of patients in the last ten years.
Researchers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) are working on a new robot inspired by the velociraptor dinosaur that can run up to 28.6 miles per hour; it's yet another robot that can outperform humans in some way.
A dog in Longmont, Colorado is believed to have died after eating a meatball laced with rat poison. Dog owners in the neighborhood are now concerned for their pets’ well-being after threats and poisonous meatballs have been scaring residents.
On Monday, President Obama and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a plan to drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants by 2030, hoping it will help he environment as well as the economy.
Sometimes when environmental agencies or activist groups work to rid an area of an invasive species, it can affect the well being of endangered species as well. A prime example is one of the California Clapper Rail.
The National Science Foundation has awarded Boston College with a two-year, $200,000 grant that will allow Professor G. Michael Barnett and undergraduate researchers to use technology for disseminating pertinent environmental data to the public.
The presence of the invasive lionfish in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Florida has prompted the state’s Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to take action. They’ve developed an app to control the nonstop growth of the lionfish population.
A team of researchers at Harvard University believe they are on their way to revolutionizing the field of regenerative medicine. In a study using mice, rats, and human cells, the researchers used a laser to regrow teeth.
NASA released its 2015 budget proposal back in March, but perhaps many didn’t scan the details of the $17.5 billion monstrosity. Their goal is to drive advances in science, technology, aeronautics, and space exploration with its requests.