Check out the highest, off-the-wall, stoner friendly science updates of 2015. We’ve figured out a lot this year, and the cannabis plant is a lot less mysterious now, see it all for yourself.
What is the difference between wax and shatter? Is one or the other more potent? Is either better? While the potency of wax and shatter is similar (it depends on the starting material), the physical difference between the two has remained a mystery… until now.
Cannabis doesn’t hold the record for world’s smelliest plant, but it sure can seem like it sometimes. Terpenes alone can’t explain the smell; cannabis actually has a specific part of its anatomy dedicated to making it smelly.
A recently published study from the University of Freiburg in Germany has found that rolling a joint is enough to fail a drug test. Even indirect contact with cannabis can give you a false positive, with big implications for legal cases that revolve around a drug test as evidence.
Wikipedia can be a great source of information, but don’t always trust it. When it comes to numerical values, like the boiling point of a compound, normally Wikipedia gets close enough because something so simple is easy to agree on, and all the primary sources will provide roughly the same value. But what if we’re dealing with a chemical that has been illegal under federal law since 1937?
Check out this series that details different methods of infusing cannabis into oil for cooking. Read a results breakdown like non other in the Ultimate Cannabutter Experiment.
Researchers from Canada recently published a genetic analysis of a large batch of different hemp and marijuana strains and discovered a large genetic difference between hemp and marijuana, with a small, but significant, rift between indica and sativa.
Do you have a favorite terpene? Without ever thinking of it, you probably do. Read about which of these flavor compounds make good dabs great, and give great dabs Cannabis Cups.
Scientists measured drugs in the air at air quality monitoring facilities all over Italy in an attempt to gain knowledge on…