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Tentative approval for weed

By Kelli Stevens

Marijuana: recreation or medication? In recent years, this has become a much-debated question. However, advocates of the drug’s medicinal use have just gained new ground–at least when it comes to multiple sclerosis.On Thu., Nov. 6, an international medical journal published the results of Dr. John Zajicek’s study regarding the effects of cannabis on multiple sclerosis,… Continue reading Tentative approval for weed

Computing in the Wild West

By Kelli Stevens

On July 28, 2003 the University of Calgary received their hardware component for an initiative known as WestGrid. Information Technologies is excited over the latest addition to the university’s computer systems. Installed in the Math Sciences basement, this new cluster of processors allows scientists from across the country to design medications, forecast weather patterns, run… Continue reading Computing in the Wild West