New research out of Australia identifies cannabis as a potential weapon against antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
Almost unnoticed among the multitude of presentations made during ASM Microbe—the annual meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, which ended Monday in San Francisco—was research presented Sunday out of Australia indicating the “surprising” effectiveness of cannabis as a powerful antibiotic. Mark Blaskovich, senior research chemist at the University of Queensland’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience’s […]
Corteva Agriscience rings in the NYSE while Evogene’s Canonic targets medical cannabis.
As Corteva Agriscience rang in today’s session of the New York Stock Exchange, celebrating its independence from DowDupont, I couldn’t help but think about Big Ag’s flirtation with cannabis, especially after CEO Jim Collins referred to Corteva as “a new kind of agriculture company.”
In the wake of the Phylos controversy, many are wondering about the need for DNA sequence information in patents. That’s a complicated question in some ways, because the answer has some layers and explanations to it. But, in another way, it’s a very simple question. So let’s start with simple: how much DNA sequence information […]
The state enforcement agency tried to make the case for going legal on Kym Kemp’s community news and information site, Redheaded Blackbelt, but most commenters were having none of it.
Last week, Joshua Grover, cannabis program director for the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), published an opinion piece on kymkemp.com that was directed not only at the “many cultivators…at a crossroads” whether to become licensed growers, imploring them to enter the licensing program, but also at licensed growers, who, Grover argued, “also need […]