Archive: 23/10/2007

Study: cannabis a double-edged sword

A new neurobiological study has found that a synthetic form of THC, the active ingredient in cannabis, is an effective anti-depressant at low doses. However, at higher doses, the effect reverses itself and can actually worsen ...

dateOct 23, 2007 in Other
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Researchers probe undersea earthquake zone

Over the next five years, an international team of scientists will drill deep into the Earth's crust off the shore of Japan to understand how undersea earthquakes are generated and to establish a series of permanent undersea ...

dateOct 23, 2007 in Earth Sciences
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Balancing act protects vulnerable cells from cancer

When a cell loses some of its weapons to fight cancer, it can still look healthy and act normally — if not forever, at least for a while. In research published in the October 15 issue of Cancer Cell, Rockefeller University ...

dateOct 23, 2007 in Cancer
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