Woodlands Township Offers Exciting Spring Programs

February 6, The Woodlands – The Woodlands Township is offering several exciting spring programs that are open to the public. Walk in the Woods: Local Snakes Renowned herpetologist Matt Abernathy will present “Local Snakes 101,” the first offering in the spring lineup for the Township’s “Walk in The Woods” nature lecture series. Abernathy will discuss […]

1 in 4 Teen E-Cigarette Users Has Tried ‘Dripping’ – Philly.com

Philly.com 1 in 4 Teen E-Cigarette Users Has Tried 'Dripping'Philly.comMark Rich, Manager of Vapordelphia exhales smoke from his vaporizer Thursday, May 5, 2016. One-quarter of U.S. teen e-cigarette users have experimented with "dripping" – a new vaping method that produces thicker clouds of vapor, researchers report.A quarter of teens use dangerous e-cig techniqueCT PostHigh school-age […]

Israel takes step toward allowing export of medical marijuana – Reuters

Reuters Israel takes step toward allowing export of medical marijuanaReutersFILE PHOTO: A worker harvests cannabis plants at a medical marijuana plantation near the northern town of Nazareth, Israel May 28, 2013. REUTERS/Amir Cohen/File Photo. 1/2. left. right. FILE PHOTO: A home-grown marijuana plant is seen at an …and more »

Not Getting Enough Sleep? Camping In February Might Help – NPR

NPR Not Getting Enough Sleep? Camping In February Might HelpNPRIt's tempting to keep the computer running late and promise yourself an extra 30 minutes of bed rest in the morning. It's tempting to do it again the next night, too. But sleep inevitably loses out to getting up early for school or work. There's a […]

Never mind the lungs. Air pollution can scramble your brain – Miami Herald

Miami Herald Never mind the lungs. Air pollution can scramble your brainMiami HeraldThe air you breathe does more than affect your lungs. A new study published this week found that older women exposed to air polluted by vehicle exhaust and other damaging particles are almost twice as likely to develop dementia. Others who carried a …Air […]

What could be the final Obamacare enrollment period ends tonight – Washington Post

Washington Post What could be the final Obamacare enrollment period ends tonightWashington PostThe Affordable Care Act's fourth open-enrollment season draws to its scheduled close at midnight Tuesday amid uncertainty over how much actions by the Trump administration to undercut the law might affect the number of Americans signing up for health …Nancy Pelosi: Republicans' health care […]

Trump administration moves make scientists nervous – La Crosse Tribune

Los Angeles Times Trump administration moves make scientists nervousLa Crosse TribuneIt may not be the most romantic way to spend Valentine's Day, but Dr. Georges Benjamin had been looking forward to a trip to Atlanta. On Feb. 14, he said, he was scheduled to speak along with former Vice President Al Gore at the opening […]

Scientists create a part-human, part-pig embryo — raising the possibility of interspecies organ transplants – Washington Post

Washington Post Scientists create a part-human, part-pig embryo — raising the possibility of interspecies organ transplantsWashington PostFor the first time, scientists have grown an embryo that is part-pig, part-human. The experiment, described Thursday in the journal Cell, involves injecting human stem cells into the embryo of a pig, then implanting the embryo in the uterus […]

Scientists Grow Mouse Pancreas Inside a Rat – Live Science

Live Science Scientists Grow Mouse Pancreas Inside a RatLive ScienceThis photo shows, from left to right, a rat-mouse chimera, a rat and a mouse. The rat-mouse chimera was made by injecting mouse pluripotent stem cells into a rat embryo. Credit: Tomoyuki Yamaguchi. In a recent experiment to help out mice that were …Rat-grown mouse pancreases […]

Netherlands moves on abortion funding after Trump reinstates ‘gag rule’ – CNN

CNN Netherlands moves on abortion funding after Trump reinstates 'gag rule'CNN(CNN) The Dutch government says it wants to help set up an international abortion fund to help families across the world after US President Donald Trump reinstated the so-called Mexico City policy. On Monday, Trump signed an executive order, widely …The Dutch are opposing Trump by […]