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  • Scientists modified a strain of cannabis to kill cancer cells

    It's well-documented that chemical compounds found in cannabis, especially cannabidiol (CBD), are effective at treating the symptoms of many forms of cancer. But now there's evidence that it could potentially cure the disease by attacking cancer cells. Cancer researcher Matt Dun, ...

  • Blame the neanderthals

    Coronavirus in Context is a weekly newsletter where we bring you facts that matter about the COVID-19 pandemic and the technology trying to stop its spread. You can subscribe here. Hola Pandemic Pals, Sorry we're late today. My toddler has a stomach bug and we're out of toilet ...

  • Here's what would happen if a wormhole fought a black hole

    Singularities – also known as black holes – are so powerful that even light cannot escape their grasp. But what happens when a black hole meets something even stronger, like a wormhole? We know a black hole would win in a fight against Godzilla, Earth's yellow sun, and even ...

  • A beginner's guide to the AI apocalypse: Humanity joins the hivemind

    Welcome to the latest article in TNW’s guide to the AI apocalypse. In this series we’ll examine some of the most popular doomsday scenarios prognosticated by modern AI experts.  It's pretty easy to think up new ways for robots to destroy us. We're pretty squishy. But what ...

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