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Podcast: The impact of legal pot on opioid abuse, and a very early look at a fetus’s genome

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This week, news writer Greg Miller chats with us about how the legalization of marijuana in certain U.S. states is having an impact on the nation’s opioid problem. Plus, Sarah Crespi talks to Sascha Drewlo about a new method for profiling the DNA of fetuses very early on in pregnancy.  

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DOI: 10.1126/science.aal0343

Sarah Crespi

Sarah Crespi is the Senior Multimedia Producer at Science and host of the Science Magazine Podcast.

Greg Miller

Greg Miller is a science and technology journalist based in Portland, Oregon.