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

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…

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The Magnificent Diversity of Cannabis

Nearly ten thousand years ago, when humans were just learning to save and re-plant seeds, some tribes in Central Asia started taking care of the plant that would turn out to be the ancestor of today’s cannabis. Cannabis can be used for lots of different things, and we don’t know which of these uses came first. In any case, it was useful. So useful, in fact, that humans eventually brought…

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What is The Cannabis Evolution Project?

The talented team members at Phylos Bioscience, along with a well-qualified scientific advisory board including Robert Connell Clarke (Cannabis: Evolution and Ethnobotany) and Rob DeSalle (curator and phylogeneticist at the American Museum of Natural History), are comparing the genetic sequences of cannabis strains to create an evolutionary map of cannabis. With over 1,100 cannabis strains analyzed so far, The Cannabis Evolution Project is already revealing some much-needed information regarding the…

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