Brainstorm Health: Marijuana Health Effects, Biogen Ionis Deal, Google’s AI Reach

Happy Friday, readers. This is Sy. Today is April 20, aka 4/20, aka a day now synonymous with entirely too multiple bad marijuana puns online. The infamous “stoner holiday” is one of the best known elements of the cannabis boom and, perhaps inevitably provided the drug’s counter-culture reputation, invites plenty of jokes (and no small […]

The FDA Is Warning Facebook, Google, And Twitter To Stop Illicit Opioid Sales

T. Mackey / USCD The head of the Food and Drug Administration is calling for internet giants such as Facebook, Google, Reddit, and Yahoo to crack down on online pharmacies selling opioids — specifically forms of fentanyl — now blamed for a nationwide fatal overdose crisis. “Internet firms simply aren’t taking practical steps to find […]

The FDA Is Warning Facebook, Google, And Twitter To Stop Illicit Opioid Sales

T. Mackey / USCD The head of the Food and Drug Administration is calling for internet giants such as Facebook, Google, Reddit, and Yahoo to crack down on online pharmacies selling opioids — specifically forms of fentanyl — now blamed for a nationwide fatal overdose crisis. “Internet firms simply aren’t taking practical steps to find […]

The FDA Is Warning Facebook, Google, And Twitter To Stop Illicit Opioid Sales

T. Mackey / USCD The head of the Food and Drug Administration is calling for internet giants such as Facebook, Google, Reddit, and Yahoo to crack down on online pharmacies selling opioids — specifically forms of fentanyl — now blamed for a nationwide fatal overdose crisis. “Internet firms simply aren’t taking practical steps to find […]

Microsoft Aims to Make Google Chrome Safer With New Extension

The bitter browser war between Microsoft and Google is still in full swing. Microsoft recently launched an extension designed for Google Chrome called Windows Defender Browser Protection. The extension, that is available for free, claims to protect users “against online threats, like phishing and malicious websites.” It achieves that by using the Microsoft real-time protection […]

Microsoft Aims to Make Google Chrome Safer With New Extension

The bitter browser war between Microsoft and Google is still in full swing. Microsoft recently launched an extension designed for Google Chrome called Windows Defender Browser Protection. The extension, that is available for free, claims to protect users “against online threats, like phishing and malicious websites.” It achieves that by using the Microsoft real-time protection […]

Microsoft Aims to Make Google Chrome Safer With New Extension

The bitter browser war between Microsoft and Google is still in full swing. Microsoft recently launched an extension designed for Google Chrome called Windows Defender Browser Protection. The extension, that is available for free, claims to protect users “against online threats, like phishing and malicious websites.” It achieves that by using the Microsoft real-time protection […]

Astronauts Answer 50 of the Most Googled Space Questions #MakerEducation

Excellent video from WIRED on YouTube. NASA astronauts and One Strange Rock contributors Jeffrey Hoffman, Chris Hadfield, Jerry Linenger, Leland Melvin, Mae C. Jemison, Mike Massimino and Nicole Stott answer 50 of the best Googled questions about space. Does space ever end? Can birds fly in space? How much money do astronauts make?? Read more. […]

You can social call 11 Disney parks for free on Google Maps. Try it out here

SALT LAKE CITY — Google declared it will bring 11 of its Disney parks to Google Maps’ Street View, that gives people a chance to social call the parks without traveling outside of their own home. To social call the parks, merely head over to Google Maps, type in Disneyland or Walt Disney World, and begin your […]