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Friday 1 December 2023 Dublin: 2°C

# the science bit

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Explainer: How McGregor can become a UFC champ without actually beating the champ
The Dubliner is now chasing the interim featherweight title.
Opinion: Lacking New Year motivation? There is always some science to explain it!
Despite the fact that we are more than halfway through January the to-do list just keeps growing.
How you get high: What marijuana does to your brain
Leave aside the legal/illegal debate right now – if you do smoke weed, do you know exactly how it works on the body?