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Därför fungerar cannabis annorlunda på unga
Under tonåren är nivåerna av det ämne som tar upp cannabis i kroppen som högst. Tonåringen Angel har rökt på minst en gång i veckan under ett år och medverkar i ett forskningsprojekt som undersöker hur hans hjärna har påverkats: – Du får aldrig se hur substanserna du tar påverkar hjärnan, säger han.
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Nasa engineers complete the unfolding of the James Webb space telescope
'Time machine' will allow astronomers to study the beginning of the universe shortly after the Big Bang Nasa engineers yesterday completed the final unfolding of the huge primary mirror of the agency's James Webb space telescope . The manoeuvre was the final step of the $10bn observatory's two-week deployment phase that began with its launch on Christmas Day. The telescope, which has already trav
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Even NASA Seems Surprised by Its New Space Telescope
To the world, the new telescope that NASA recently launched to space is one of the most ambitious scientific endeavors in history. It is the next Hubble, designed to observe nearly everything from here to the most distant edges of the cosmos, to the very first galaxies . To Jane Rigby's son, it's "mama's telescope." Rigby, an astrophysicist, used to bring her young son to the NASA center in Maryl
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Data Scientists Say They've Developed Algorithms to Predict the Next Coup Attempt
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Farmer Puts VR Headsets on Cows to Simulate Green Pastures
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The James Webb Space Telescope Has Officially Started Unfolding Its Huge Golden Mirror
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Animation shows unfolding of James Webb telescope mirrors in real time – video
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Anxiety and PTSD linked to increased myelin in brain's gray matter
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