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Medical marijuana: Hunter-gatherer users have fewer worms
June 1, 2015

By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer

Hagen-EdVANCOUVER, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have found that the more hunter-gatherers smoke cannabis, the less they are infected by intestinal worms. The link suggests that they may unconsciously be, in effect, smoking medical marijuana.

Masculine, feminine faces valued more in industrial world
September 25, 2014

By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer

Hewlett-80VANCOUVER, Wash. – In a world of cover girls, matinee idols and celebrated sexiest men and women, it’s easy to think that humans have always put a lot of stock in a masculine or feminine face.