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Teens who smoke marijuana do better in school than cigarette smokers, study shows

Students who smoke marijuana do better in school than their cigarette-smoking classmates, according to a new study. Canadian researchers surveyed nearly 39,000 Ontario students in grades 7, 9, and 11 between 1981 and 2011 on their marijuana and tobacco use and their academic performance. The study found that students who…

Scientists discover how to send detailed text messages via vodka or perfume

Internet of Things Could Communicate Using Vodka (via slashdot) A team of British and Canadian researchers has developed a system to transmit text messages chemically using molecules of vodka or a range of other chemicals. Nearly all digital communications systems send messages in binary format using electrical…   [Image via…