Tougher than the "green fairy": how the US produces wine from ... cannabis
Have you ever tried absinthe? If the acquaintance took place, it is unlikely that it was the same legendary potion that turned the head of Paul Verlaine and Arthur Rimbaud…

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From person to cyborg: a synthetic chest created using 3D printing
It seems that a person has every chance to turn into a cyborg. Arcam AB specialists have created perhaps the most difficult prosthesis to date, designed to replace part of…

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10 unpleasant symptoms that are the forerunner of deadly diseases
Modern medicine has reached fantastic heights, but much of the knowledge about how the human body really functions remains a mystery. Literally every year, people are faced with new diseases…

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10 blood-chilling experiments from the history of medicine

It often happens that medical experiments could be a script for a horror movie. Few people know how much pain and suffering has been inflicted on people over the centuries in the name of science and supposed progress. Today we will talk about blood-chilling medical experiments that often turned healthy people into completely sick.
1. Vaccinations for children from poor families

In 1908, doctors were desperately trying to find a cure or at least prevention of tuberculosis. Continue reading

4 non-proprietary inventions that saved millions of human lives and did not bring their creators a penny

Four inventions without a patent that saved millions of lives.

I wonder what modern medicine would be like if it weren’t for these four inventions. To date, they have already saved millions of lives. It is really interesting that the creators of all these things did not earn a single penny on their creations. And while the “patent wars” do their best to slow down progress, but enrich the best minds, the creators of these things have given up wealth for the benefit of all mankind.
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Strange medical practices from the past that, fortunately, were abandoned
In ancient cultures, a variety of healing methods were practiced. Some eventually formed the basis of modern medical standards, while others were so strange and even dangerous that one can…

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10 ancient practices that modern medicine uses
Acoustic levitation and other ancient medical practices. Chinese medicine, visceral therapy, and ritual shamanism are often considered pseudosciences. But in fact, these are very ancient practices that have existed for…

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 15 interesting facts about antibiotics that will change attitudes to them
Antibiotics are a breakthrough in treatment. Today, antibiotics are probably in everyone's medicine Cabinet, and many people can't imagine their lives without them, escaping with these drugs from a trivial…

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The 10 worst drugs that most people have never heard of
Millions of people in the world use drugs legally and illegally. The largest trafficking in illegal drugs that have a detrimental effect on health, such as heroin, is carried out…

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