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Lobster underbellies inspire spiraling material for artificial tendons

A newfound understanding around the intricate architecture of lobster underbellies has provided MIT engineers with a model for a tough and stretchy new hydrogel. The material mimics the spiraling structure of the creature’s under-armor that affords it great durability and resistance to tearing, with the creators hopeful it could find use as artificial ligaments and

“Surprising” results from new CBD pain study

A new study from researchers at Syracuse University is presenting results from one of the first placebo-controlled trials exploring the influence of CBD on sensations of acute pain. The mixed results suggest CBD may reduce feelings of unpleasantness, helping one tolerate pain more effectively despite not actually lowering the intensity of pain. Continue Reading Category: