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I was quite surprised to see a sign up at my local pharmacy today, stating that they supply CBD products.
CBD isn't necessarily illegal, at least here in New Jersey; I don't know about other states or polities.
I recently tried a CBD-enhanced beer, nothing to recommend there. Shops sell CBD oils and lotions, and some candies and sweets. I suspect they contain an insufficient amount of any chemical to generate any significant effect.
 

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I wasn't aware there were medical researchers seeking ways to foster or promote transplant rejections ...

Mimicking cancer's evasive tactics, microparticles show promise for transplant rejection

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/03/200313180824.htm
Enola this has been ongoing. My wife is a biologist - med tech. They have to do some extremely thorough testing and work fast for these type procedures, since the patent has a very limited window when organ rejection occurs. I believe they even done it with heart transplants. UR - Strong heads up some of this research locally. Sorry I don't understand the science behind my wife's work, just like she is lost if I talk RF or EM, etc.
 

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They didn't get away no matter how good a driver the dog was...

Man facing charges after high-speed chase on I-5 with pit bull in driver's seat
A Washington state man was arrested Sunday following a high speed chase on Interstate 5 in which the suspect's pet pit bull may have been driving the vehicle during part of the incident, authorities said.

Authorities have not publicly identified the 51-year-old man who is from Lakewood but he is facing several charges, including DUI, reckless driving, hit-and-run and felony eluding, the Washington State Patrol said. It was not immediately clear where he was being held or if bond has been set in the case.

The pursuit began in south King County and wound up in north Snohomish County before the suspect and dog were stopped.
https://komonews.com/news/local/man...ed-chase-on-i-5-with-pit-bull-in-drivers-seat
 

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Group of friends discover secret camp in Golden Ears Park frozen in time


https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/secret-camp-like-a-time-capsule-1.5513515

Three B.C. friends, out for a recent hike together near Alouette Lake, discussed finding a fabled gold stash rumoured to be the in area around Maple Ridge, but came across a different sort of treasure.
Callum Gow, Josh Grossman and Carson Schiefner, all film workers in their early 20s, found a secret camp, fully supplied, that had not been visited in nearly 30 years.
 

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Callum Gow, Josh Grossman and Carson Schiefner, all film workers in their early 20s, found a secret camp, fully supplied, that had not been visited in nearly 30 years.
Do I sense the premise for their low-budget Indie found-footage flick?

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'Nature's Smallest Rainbow' Found on Australian Spider's Butt
https://www.livescience.com/61318-peacock-spider-smallest-rainbow.html
Here's another one - both another peacock spider story and another WTF headline ...
'Starry Night' replica found on peacock spider's butt

Now, an entomologist with Museums Victoria in Australia has described seven brand new species of peacock spiders ... Included among the new species is the looker shown in the photo above — Maratus constellatus, which entomologist Joseph Schubert named in honor of the twinkling blue-and-yellow heavens in Vincent Van Gogh's iconic painting "The Starry Night."

FULL STORY: https://www.livescience.com/peacock-spider-van-gogh-butt.html
 

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<Sniff> That image has more in common with Georges Seurat's pointillism technique as it does with van Gogh's swirly Starry Night stars. Just can't trust anything a science writer says these days. :nerd:
 

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Scientists Made A Drone To Capture Whale Snot

Right now, whales are facing myriad threats, from pollution and getting tangled in fishing gear, to warming and acidifying oceans. To understand how those threats are affecting whales, scientists need data. And to get that data, they’ve come up with a drone that can capture whale snot.

Whales push out massive amounts of snot—or more scientifically, “exhaled breath condensate”—through their blowholes. That mucus-like substance is sticky and nasty, but it’s also rich with biological information: DNA, stress and pregnancy hormones, and microbiomes, among other indicators of health.

So how do you collect whale snot? I present to you, the SnotBot.

FULL STORY: https://earther.gizmodo.com/scientists-made-a-drone-to-capture-whale-snot-1842664463
 
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