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New York Medical Marijuana Regulations

It’s not an April Fools Joke.  On March 31st, New York officially released its regulations for Medical Marijuana.  They can be found here: PDF. These are brand-new regulations, so their impact is still unclear, but here are some notable points.

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Rare Good News in AIDS Fight

“A daily pill that costs just 25¢ can prevent both men and women from catching HIV from partners carrying the virus.” The potential impact of this is huge.

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Medical Hygiene and Superbugs

It’s really one of those problems that we would thought would be gone by now, but hospital infections and diseases haven’t gone away.  According to this Scientific American piece, the problem has gotten worse. It is the ultimate paradox of

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Open Source Biology

Open Source Biology?  Stephen Friend is trying just that.  Friend is applying Open Source philosophy to the biological sciences in order to speed up pharmaceutical development. Why would these corporations and universities participate?  How is it in their interests? My

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