The Strange History of Cannabinoids

Cannabis is the most commonly used illegal drug in the world today, but how did it get to that point? Let’s look back at the history of cannabis and trace its evolution from its botanical origins in the Andes to the present day. The history of cannabis (also known as weed, pot, ganja, Mary Jane, cannabis, herb, and so on) […]

Semiconductors: How They Changed the World 

Semiconductors have been around for a long time, but it was only in the early 20th century when they started being mass-produced. But the true “sapphire chip” moment was in the 1970s when the first silicon-based integrated circuits were developed. Semiconductors are electronic devices that use the flow of electrons through a controlled stream of small, usually metallic, particles known […]