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The use of medical marijuana is shrouded in political and socioeconomic unrest. Though cannabis was once a staple in the lives of civilizations throughout the world, it has now become taboo and limited our knowledge of potential benefits. Here’s an objective look at the risks and benefits of medical marijuana.
There is dire need for stronger science education in the United States. We are seeing a major decline in science literacy, and it’s not just a passive occurrence, but growing into an anti-science movement as a manifestation of distrust for scientists and scientific research. To begin closing that gap, follow this first installation on How To Read Scientific Literature for the non-scientists to access and interpret scientific research articles on your own.
Learn how to read scientific literature and where you can read scientific research papers, along with a list of scientific literature websites.
What classifies a mammal? Let’s take a deep dive into this final installment of the New Beginnings series and discover what primary traits distinguish mammals from all others in Kingdom Animalia.
Microdosing cannabis is a practice that can bring you the benefits of cannabis without the controversial psychoactive effects. If you’re looking to relax while you study, microdosing just might be the way to go. Here’s what you should know.
There are all sorts of relationships that wild animals experience. Some are negative, some are positive – some have hardly any effect at all! Here are some fundamental examples of the many ecological dynamics that bring animals together in the natural world.
Black mammalogists are preparing for their turn in the series of Twitter takeover events for the nationwide Black Lives Matter movement. This time, the STEM-focused activism highlights Black excellence in the field of mammalogy.
The ocelot is quite a mysterious feline, especially within its old stomping grounds of the United States. Jason Lombardi and his team set out to uncover the mysteries of this elusive creature, and were surprised to learn stunning truths of its habitat space use in South Texas.
The platypus is one of the world’s most beloved, yet least understood animals. Retribution from the church first held back scientific knowledge on the species. Now, scientists are getting to know this peculiar species, and answering the question, “What is a platypus?”
Ever wondered about the science behind your favorite video games? Well, wonder no more! In this installment of SciComm Video Games, we take our second-to-last look at Horizon Zero Dawn, going on a sort of virtual safari with Aloy as we take a close look at the Scorcher, Trampler, and Fireclaw!
Beyond the human eye exists an entire world, one that forms the foundation of life as we know it. In this installment of our Introduction to Biology series, we’ll take a closer look through the microscope at genes and DNA.
COVID-19 continues to spread like wildfire in the United States. What can you do to protect yourself as a marijuana smoker? Switching to edibles just may be your only option at this time.
People often wonder why there are no bears in Europe. Well, once, this continent did have an incredible species that outweighed even the biggest grizzlies…. What ever happened to the European cave bear?
What is ecology? This branch of the biological sciences certainly entails quite a bit! Here we continue our journey into the ecological sciences by exploring the basic concepts and mechanisms behind this incredible demonstration of biotic and abiotic environmental factors.