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One of the most challenging elements of social science research is that researchers must often rely on data that comes from humans — and humans are notoriously unreliable. When the CDC published a report in the summer of 2020 stating that 4% of respondents reported ingesting household chemicals in an attempt to ward off the coronavirus, many people were (understandably) alarmed. Researchers who replicated the study, with the addition of some basic quality control measures to eliminate inaccurate data, got very different results. In this piece, the author discusses how inattentive or mischievous respondents can accidentally or intentionally skew data,

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The spring season brings new brews from across the state. One special holiday that brewers from all over seem to celebrate is 4/20, a day when the special aroma and flavor from dank beers reflect the unique characteristics of marijuana, cannabis, the devils lettuce or the more common term, weed.

So just what constitutes a dank beer? According to Seth Rivard, co-owner of Rockford Brewing, “I like to think of dank as extra pungent, extra stanky, extra resinous, extra smells and flavors from the oils in the hop, going above and beyond your typical hop flavor.”

We compiled a list

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For decades, there’s been debate over a particular type of beverage whose branding often targets young people. Medical professionals say the results of a new case study are proof that some concerns about this type of drink are founded, after researchers have looked in-depth at a case of heart and kidney failure in an otherwise-healthy young man.

BMJ Case Reports has published a case study led by a research team of cardiovascular and cardiology professionals in the U.K. The researchers have assessed what caused a 21-year-old male patient to present to the healthcare setting with “severe” renal (kidney) failure, abdominal

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If there is a bright spot in the beer space amid the pandemic, it is that small-production brewers were afforded the time to make and age proper lagers.

The craft beer industry in America was built on the backs of ales. Hop-forward India pale ales, roasted stouts and hefeweizen were put on offer by the early craft brewers to help differentiate themselves from the larger breweries that cornered the market.

When it comes to small breweries in America today, ales are still the primary focus and largely pay the bills. They can be brewed, fermented and released within a few

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China is ratcheting up pressure over Japan’s plan to release treated water from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant into the ocean, calling on government officials to drink the liquid to prove its safety.

“Japanese politicians said treated wastewater is ‘innocent,’ why don’t they drink, cook & wash clothes with the water first?” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said on Twitter Thursday. When questioned Friday about the comments, Japan Finance Minister Taro Aso sidestepped queries and said Fukushima water contamination levels are below international guideline limits.

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A young man’s heart problems may have been triggered by his excessive consumption of energy drinks — he ended up in the hospital with heart failure after consuming four energy drinks per day for two years, according to a new report of the case.

The findings add to a growing body of evidence linking energy drink consumption with heart problems, leading the authors to call for warnings about the dangers of drinking these beverages in large amounts.

The 21-year-old man went to the hospital after he experienced progressively worse shortness of breath for four months as well as weight

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