By Ian Sample, The Guardian Lurking in a petri dish in a laboratory in the Netherlands is an unlikely contender for the future of food. The yellow-pink sliver the size of a corn plaster is the state-of-the-art in lab-grown meat, and a milestone on the path to the world’s first burger made from stem cells. [...]Read the rest of this entry »
Archive for March 26th, 2012
Livestock contribute to global warming through unchecked releases of methane, a gas 20 times more potent a greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide.
Medical marijuana is not for everyone. Strong anecdotal evidence exists for the support of medical marijuana in treating pain and inflammation associated with arthritis. Marijuana has been found useful in the treatment of arthritis. Aspirin, which is commonly used for arthritis is believed to cause more than 1,000 deaths annually in the United States. Nonsteroidal [...]Read the rest of this entry »
The benefits of medical marijuana for cancer patients are clear when it comes to increased appetite, reduction of pain, wasting, vomiting and nausea, as well as depression. Although its anticarcinogenic effects are not quite as clear, ongoing research further points to the possibility that medical marijuana may actually be what many claim it is – [...]Read the rest of this entry »