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Could hemp help to beat ovarian cancer? - Medical News Today


Medical News Today
Hemp and marijuana are in the same botanical family, but the former doesn't share the latter's psychoactive properties. As one of the earliest plants to be cultivated, hemp has been utilized by humans for thousands of years. Clothing, paper, ships ...

Cleveland Orchestra reaches the stars with 'Turangalila' (review) - cleveland.com (blog)


cleveland.com (blog)
So evocative and luminously colorful was "Garden of Love's Sleep" (a movement directly inspired by "Tristan"), with its scintillating parts for piano and ondes martenot, one could practically see and smell the flora and fauna. Similarly, a primary joy ...

Research biologist named director of MBL - Cape Cod Times


Cape Cod Times
WOODS HOLE — The newly appointed director of the Marine Biological Laboratory is poised to switch his home base from the West Coast, although it will not mark his first foray to the Northeast. Nipam Patel, a well-known scholar in modern evolutionary ...

Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden

Key West, Florida - United States

The Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden is the only "frost-free" botanical garden in the continental United States. A tropical environment with ample rain allows most trees to retain their leaves in the dry season (December through late May). It is home to many endangered and threatened flora and fauna. Unlike traditional botanical gardens, this garden advocates the importance of native plants and species through education in a natural conservation habitat. Tropical forests of the world hold at least half of all the variety of life on Earth. Moreover, the species found with the Caribbean are among the richest in plant and animal life on the planet.

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