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Michelle Dickinson: How will we measure cannabis intoxication?
New test a step closer to guidance around THC levels and workplace and driver safety.
Nanogirl: Would economy have fared far better without lockdown?
COMMENT: Instead of mourning loss of lives, we are mourning the loss of some businesses.
Nanogirl: The positive effects of learning at home
COMMENT: Home schooling during lockdown has certainly been a learning curve.
Shopping minefield: How to avoid Covid 19 at the supermarket
COMMENT: Before eating fruit or veges, reduce the risk by washing in soapy water.
Nanogirl: How a computer 'brain' could help us kill superbugs
Artificial intelligence is helping scientists in their fight with bacteria.
Nanogirl: The X and Y of male and female lifespans
COMMENT: It's probably less to do with behaviour and more to do with sex chromosomes.
Michelle Dickinson: How can finches' singing help our memory?
Researchers have watched the brain changes of the bird as they learn.
Michelle Dickinson: Why do bats spread such deadly viruses?
Unique features of the nocturnal mammal's immune system help to protect it.
The hidden danger lurking inside your favourite feline
New research explains why pet allergies are so commonplace
Nanogirl Michelle Dickinson: Why does it take so long to make a vaccine
The race is on to create a vaccine for the new coronavirus
Top five columns of 2019: Nanogirl Michelle Dickinson
Today, we present this year's top five columns from Nanogirl Michelle Dickinson.
Nanogirl: The dangers of smartphone use and multi-tasking
COMMENT: Walking while looking at a smartphone has become common - and can be dangerous.
Nanogirl: How your beer could also heat your barbecue
COMMENT: Brewing waste could be used to filter dirty water, cook food and heat your home.
Nanogirl: Pursuit of perfection is blowing away our insect population
COMMENT: Leaf blowers are endangering our garden friends and contributing to their decline
Nanogirl: Scientists may have figured out why we hiccup
COMMENT: The bad news is, even with the often bizarre remedies, there's no stopping them.
Nanogirl: How much you sleep is genetically determined
COMMENT: Some of us are born to need very little sleep while others require way more.
Nanogirl: Breeding for cuteness is hurting our pets
COMMENT: Floppy-eared rabbits are also suffering from the traits that make them adorable.
Nanogirl: Being left-handed changes brain structure
COMMENT: Research has found the first genetic instructions in DNA linked to handedness.
Keep finger your on the pulse of smartphone technology
Fingerprints, facial recognition information, photos, usernames and passwords found.
Nanogirl: Concrete solutions to cut carbon dioxide
COMMENT: Making cement for concrete is responsible for about 8 per cent of emissions.
Nanogirl: Driving drives up microplastic pollution
COMMENT: No legislation in place to reduce these tyre-emitted microplastics.
Nanogirl: Scientists confident well-bred cows won't burp
COMMENT: The secret to reducing climate change could be through breeding less burpy cows.
Nanogirl: Music instrumental in students' academic performance
COMMENT: Music skills can help children with development in other areas of their learning.
Michelle Dickinson: Modelling the flu to spread information
Just like the flu, gossiped news can spread through whole communities very quickly.
Nanogirl: The simple secret to kids doing better at school
Children who have a post-lunch nap show better academic performance and are happier.
Nanogirl: What travelling in space does to the body
Forget surviving on another planet - the question is will your knees make the journey?
Nanogirl: Are mobile phones really bad for our health?
COMMENT: 5G is simply the fifth generation of mobile internet connectivity.
Nanogirl: Is your cobalt-rich car battery the new blood diamond?
COMMENT: Demand for electric cars risks driving a new child exploitation industry.
Nanogirl: Could speeding become a thing of the past?
COMMENT: European Union moves fast to consign speeding to the past.
How to stop poisoning the ocean with plastic every time you wash your clothes
COMMENT: It's time to make polluting fashion go out of trend.
Nanogirl: Sponging up lithium to power smartphones
COMMENT: Scientists are trying to find new sources for the valuable metal lithium.
Nanogirl: How plastics are really affecting turtles
COMMENT: Plastics are affecting turtle populations but probably not in the way you think.