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Marijuana consumption is known to trigger increased appetite, known as having ‘the munchies’. Now, newly emerging knowledge on how marijuana regulates appetite could assist in the constant ... [more]

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S. Frank commented on the News-item Marijuana ‘munchies’: A key to losing weight?
Nice, clear and comprehensive summary of the two studies and the scientific background. Mentioning all the important findings without over-estimating their impact or raising false hopes to fight obesity.
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Dr.Kurian commented on the News-item Marijuana ‘munchies’: A key to losing weight?
Really interesting! Thank you for breaking down the science to easily understandable form and putting it in the right perspective. Very well written and to the point.
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Michiel Vandenbosch commented on the News-item Marijuana ‘munchies’: A key to losing weight?
In Usa they are allready developping new strain..the Skinny weed ..thnxs fot the share
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Image of the Week - March 2, 2015 - CIL:39035 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/39035

Image of the Week - March 2, 2015 CIL:39035 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/39035 Description: A Nomarski differential interference microscopy image illustrating the frustule (silica cell wall) of a marine centric, Aulacodiscus formosus ... [more]
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White Blood Cell. Image of the Week - February 23, 2015

Image of the Week - February 23, 2015 CIL:39051 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/39051 Description: Colorized scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of a human white blood cell (leukocyte) on a mesh of fibrin. Fibrin is an important protein in ... [more]
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Dr Parimal Shah commented on the News-item An Unknown Majesty in Cardiovascular Medicine
In view of the above, many of the drugs that were introduced; and later withdrawn for safety concerns; need to be re-evaluated, if real progress is to be made on these basis.
-Parimal
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Image of the Week - February 9, 2014 - CIL:41559

Image of the Week - February 9, 2014 CIL:41559 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/41559 Description: Micrograph of developing bone (ossification) in a bird. The image was collected at 200x using brightfield illumination. Honorable Mention, ... [more]
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Dr. Robert Goodbary Robert Goodbary commented on the News-item Vitamin B12 deficiency: Neither fish nor fowl
what is the normal dose of injectable vit. B-12. How many cc's or M.L.
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Mrs Jenny O'Neill commented on the News-item Vitamin B12 deficiency: Neither fish nor fowl
I wonder if there is any genetic or familial link - I would be interested to know
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The Cell - An Image Library published a picture

Image of the Week - January 26, 2015 - CIL:38946

Image of the Week - January 26, 2015 CIL:38946 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/38946 Description: Light micrograph of a transverse section through wheat stem showing uredosori of wheat rust (Puccinia graminis). These sori appear as ... [more]
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