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Hannah Devlin, theguardian: Scientists have shown the urge to eat after smoking is caused by cannabinoids hijacking brain cells that normally suppress appetite. Caption: Research on the ‘munchies’ side-effect of smoking cannabis has helped scientists understand how the appetite centre of the brain responds to marijuana. Photograph: Alamy

Hannah Devlin, theguardian: Scientists have shown the urge to eat after smoking is caused by cannabinoids hijacking brain cells that normally suppress appetite. Caption: Research on the ‘munchies’ side-effect of smoking cannabis has helped scientists understand how the appetite centre of the brain responds to marijuana. Photograph: Alamy

Researchers hope to discover how the activity of serotonin in the brain is involved in different mental illnesses. Caption: By understanding the biology of serotonin, drugs could be developed that only target cells relevant to a particular mental disorder – reducing side-effects. Photograph: Mark Thomas/Alamy

Researchers hope to discover how the activity of serotonin in the brain is involved in different mental illnesses. Caption: By understanding the biology of serotonin, drugs could be developed that only target cells relevant to a particular mental disorder – reducing side-effects. Photograph: Mark Thomas/Alamy

10 Big Ideas in 10 Years of Brain Science Scientific American Mind reflects on the major discoveries of the past decade that have transformed how we think about the brain.

10 Big Ideas in 10 Years of Brain Science Scientific American Mind reflects on the major discoveries of the past decade that have transformed how we think about the brain.

Growing medical cannabis in Australia - Tasmania features heavily in this article. How are you preparing your H&PE students to take part in this debate?

Growing medical cannabis in Australia - Tasmania features heavily in this article. How are you preparing your H&PE students to take part in this debate?

A stalk-eyed wasp, found in Colombia – and named after a cartoon character – is the very definition of rare, says Quentin Wheeler. Caption: Axima sidi, named after the bug-eyed sloth in Ice Age. Photograph: Courtesy Dr Lars Krogmann

A stalk-eyed wasp, found in Colombia – and named after a cartoon character – is the very definition of rare, says Quentin Wheeler. Caption: Axima sidi, named after the bug-eyed sloth in Ice Age. Photograph: Courtesy Dr Lars Krogmann

Your H&PE students will likely be asked to vote on questions of hemp, medical cannabis, and recreational use of drugs. How are you preparing them? Here is one source from the ABC.

Your H&PE students will likely be asked to vote on questions of hemp, medical cannabis, and recreational use of drugs. How are you preparing them? Here is one source from the ABC.

The largest-ever genetic study of mental illness reveals a complex set of schizophrenia root factors. Caption: The genetic results help to explain why dopamine-blocking drugs such as Thorazine (below) are effective. Image: PASIEKA Science Source

The largest-ever genetic study of mental illness reveals a complex set of schizophrenia root factors. Caption: The genetic results help to explain why dopamine-blocking drugs such as Thorazine (below) are effective. Image: PASIEKA Science Source

This image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope shows a cosmic oddity, dwarf galaxy DDO 68 - Credit: NASA, ESA Acknowledgement: A. Aloisi (Space Telescope Science Institute) - Related: A galaxy of deception. - http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-09/eic-ago092314.php

This image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope shows a cosmic oddity, dwarf galaxy DDO 68 - Credit: NASA, ESA Acknowledgement: A. Aloisi (Space Telescope Science Institute) - Related: A galaxy of deception. - http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-09/eic-ago092314.php

Ars Technica: Could tree rings skip a beat? Astronomical event tests tree ring dating.

Ars Technica: Could tree rings skip a beat? Astronomical event tests tree ring dating.

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