Was Demi Moore smoking synthetic marijuana?

My substance abuser writer and researcher friend DrugMonkey (@drugmonkeyblog) just tweeted a CNN story suggesting that actress Demi Moore may have suffered adverse reactions after smoking a synthetic cannabimimetic product: A woman called 911 soliciting help for actress Demi Moore, whom she said was “convulsing” and “burning up” after “smoking something,” according to a recording of the call...

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BASF moving plant science HQ to RTP
Jan17

BASF moving plant science HQ to RTP

Just a quick post about a local news item here in North Carolina. The environment in Europe toward genetically-modified foods, and other issues, is resulting in BASF relocating their plant sciences division from Limburgerhof, Germany, to Research Triangle Park. BASF already employs about 200 people in RTP. David Bracken notes in his article that the move will reduce European headcount by 140, so the RTP site will effectively double...

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If academia and industry were ScienceOnline. . .
Jan14

If academia and industry were ScienceOnline. . .

Next week in the state capital of North Carolina, 450 science communicators of various flavors are meeting for three days at ScienceOnline2012 to learn from one another the most effective ways to, well, communicate science. I’m really excited because several of my C&EN and CENtral Science colleagues will be joining me from the DC HQ, including our benevolent overlord, sister in Gatorhood, and C&EN Online Editor, Rachel...

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