Multinational pharmaceutical and biotechnology corporation Pfizer, has entered the medical cannabis industry, signing a contract with the clinical-stage company Arena Pharmaceuticals. Arena Pharmaceuticals has developed an up-and-coming cannabinoid-based bowel disease treatment. Pfizer’s Global President of Inflammation and Immunization and Immunology explained, “The proposed acquisition of Arena complements our capabilities and expertise in Inflammation and Immunology, […]

After teasing the change a couple weeks ago, Facebook has officially been changed to Meta. Founder Mark Zuckerberg made the announcement at Facebook Connect, a virtual reality conference, to make the announcement. Zuckerberg stated, “Today, we’re seen as a social media company. But in our DNA, we were a company that builds technology to connect […]

Virginia’s Supreme Court has ruled to remove confederate general Robert E. Lee’s statute. Governor Ralph Northam released a statement stating, “After 133 years, the statue of Robert E. Lee has finally come down—the last Confederate statue on Monument Avenue, and the largest in the South. The public monuments reflect the story we choose to tell […]

After months of decline, the delta variant of Covid 19 is causing cases to soar in Virginia. Scientists from The UVA Biocomplexity Institute have created a worst case scenario forecast, which shows that at our current rate of infection, the virus could infect 100 per 100,000 people a day by mid September. The worst ratio […]