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Marijuana Found to Have Curing Effect for Dementia

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The medical uses for marijuana seem to be endless, yet the “drug” is still off limits to a majority of people who could reap the benefits of a little tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Now a joint study between German and Israeli scientists has made its way to the public, and not only was …

Sources: JNS

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Marijuana May Become Legal for 25,000 Germans in New Research Study

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Back in November of 2016, a German group by the name of the Research Initiative on Cannabis Consumption began the process of opening a study on the effects that regular marijuana use has on the adult body, but doing so has come with some challenges seeing that the drug is not quite legal in …

Sources: Research Initiative on Cannabis Consumption

Photo: Rafael Castillo [Flickr]

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Do Germans Make Less Fussy Babies?

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Bringing a new baby into the world can be a joyous occasion, but that immediate high begins to wane a little once parents bring their bundle of joy home and realize that the idea of sleep is a thing of the past. Babies and crying are an inseparable duo, but …

Sources: University of Warwick

Photo: Donnie Ray Jones [Flickr]

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Plenty of Fish Rates German Language the Sexiest of them All

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

What is the sexiest language? French? Italian? Spanish? According to a new in-house survey by online dating site Plenty of Fish (PoF), none of those top the list. German on the other hand, the language often characterized as harsh and angry, made the cut and it found itself coming out on top. …

Sources: Plenty of Fish

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Have a Cold? Blame a Camel

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Coming down with the common cold is a recurring reality, and now a group of scientists from the Institute of Virology at the University Hospital of Bonn believe they have finally found where the infectious day wrecker began. While examining roughly 1,000 camels for an investigation into the deadly MERS …

Sources: DZIF

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Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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German Researchers Make Your Shrunken See-Through Rodent Dream A Reality

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Your dream of one day having your very own miniaturized see-through rodent is close to becoming a reality thanks to a group of researchers in Munich. Wait… maybe that sounds more like a nightmare. Don’t worry though, in reality these vermin are dead before their skin and bones become transparent. …

Sources: Nature Methods, Wall Street Journal

Photos: Ali Ertürk/Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Do Birds Sleep Sleep While Flying? We Now Know

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

There has always been a little mystery behind birds that are known to be airborne for weeks, or months, as they set out for an overseas journey. Without a spot to land and rest, it has been assumed that certain species must be able to sleep and fly at the …

Sources: Nature CommunicationsGizmodo

Photo: Anne Haase [Flickr]

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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German Speaking German-Americans Needed for University Research Project

By CaliforniaGermans.com on Email

A linguistics graduate student at California State University, Fullerton is currently designing a study for his M.A. thesis that examines the speech of English-German bilinguals living in California (particularly Southern California). Tim Jewell is “looking for California Germans who speak both English and German fluently and find themselves switching back and forth between the …

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Traces of Plastic Found in 24 Brands of German Beer

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

A recent study that looked for contaminants in 24 brands of German beer was recently released, and the results for all tested samples found some questionable traces of plastic and other materials that some beer-drinkers may find alarming. The top 10 German beer brands were included in the study, and …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Germans Build Impressive Robotic Kangaroo That Mimics The Real Thing

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Robotic technology has evolved at a rapid pace in the last couple of years, but instead of turning to humans for inspiration, the German engineering firm Festo decided to create a robot that is a little less human.  Known for creating nature-inspired robots in the past, Festo this time decided …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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