Phylos Bioscience Startup Made a 3-D Interactive Map of Almost 1,000 Marijuana Strains

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Most people come face-to-face with marijuana strains in dispensaries, on a forum or from a dealer, but what if they could scroll through about 1,000 strains and their “statistical relationships” through a three-dimensional graphic? On Wednesday, Oregon startup Phylos Bioscience is releasing such a tool, called Galaxy, online in collaboration with New York’s American Museum of Natural History, according to the New York Times.

Described on its website as “a 3-D visualization of the cannabis world,” Galaxy looks like outer space, since the closer strains are to each other, the more alike they are, and vice versa. This organization has resulted in clusters of “families” due to marijuana’s interbreeding.

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