Monsanto And Bayer Are Maneuvering To Take Over The Cannabis Industry

By: Phillip Schneider/Waking Times It has been rumored for years that Monsanto plans to take over the cannabis industry with genetic engineering just as they’ve taken over the corn and soy industries. Although they have always denied having any intentions to do so, at this point it is unlikely that anybody really believes them. In contrast, many…

The “Reverse Zombie” Tick Is Spreading Around America, Causing A Strange Condition As It Goes

By: James Felton/IFL Science A rare breed of tick that can cause everything from intense itchiness and stomach cramping to difficulty breathing and even death has begun to spread around the USA. As it does, the tick is also spreading something far stranger as it goes: allergies to meat. The lone star tick, aka the “reverse zombie” tick, makes…

Big Pharma Stands To Lose $18.5 Billion If All 50 States Legalize Medical Marijuana

By: Daily Health Post  Pharmaceutical companies are one of the biggest influences in the US economy and, subsequently, in US law. It is no secret that Big Pharma has lobbied against medical (and recreational) marijuana legalization as they stand to lose a substantial amount of money. States that have already legalized medical cannabis are already seeing…

Louisiana Is Sinking More Rapidly Than Anyone Thought Due To Climate Change

By: Alfredo Carpineti/IFL Science Researchers from Tulane University in New Orleans have released a new study on the sinking of the Louisiana coast and things are not looking good for the Child of the Mississippi. Its sinking rate is greater than previous estimates for the state. The research, published in the Geological Society of America, suggests that 274 locations across the state’s…

Bacteria In Your Coughs And Sneezes Can Stay Alive In The Air For Up To 45 Minutes

By: Jacinta Bowler/Science Alert  Researchers have developed a new technique to study how a common disease-causing bacterium can spread and remain in the environment after coughing or sneezing – and the results are not pretty. The team has found that a subset of Pseudomonas aeruginosa, a bacterial species associated with hospital infections, expelled from a sneeze or…