A specific cause of the outbreak remains unknown, but all reported cases of lung injury have a history of e cigarette use or vaping. According to the CDC, most patients have reported a history of using e cigarette products containing THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol, the psychoactive substance in cannabis. Many patients have reported using THC and […]

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Background: Recombinant human erythropoietin (rHuEPO) is frequently abused by athletes as a performance enhancing drug, despite being prohibited by the World Anti Doping Agency. Although the methods to detect blood doping, including rHuEPO injections, have improved in recent years, they remain imperfect. Methods: In a proof of principle study, we identified, replicated and validated the […]

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We compared harvest traits of species originating from the Fertile Crescent, including those for which there is archaeological evidence of deliberate collection.Unexpectedly, wild crop progenitors in both families had neither higher grain yield nor, in grasses, less chaff, although they did have larger seeds. Moreover, small seeded grasses actually returned a higher yield relative to […]

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