While ‘The Last of Us’ is a dramatic projection of a deadly fungal outbreak, it is based, if not in reality, in logic. And it’s a reminder that fungal infections are growing more resistant.
The early research suggests the drugs might be effective for some conditions. But scientists have safety concerns.
A 1971 law, and the parallel growth of an illegal economy, shaped South Africa’s unique cannabis landscape.
Alberta’s new policy on psychedelic-assisted therapy for mental illness may set a precedent that moves Canadians one step closer to accepting psychedelics as medicinal substances.
Society has very different attitudes to near-death experiences and psychedelics.
Growing interest in psychedelics has spurred new research decades after hallucinogenics were tested in Saskatchewan in the 1950s. And an unassuming common fish is proving a useful test subject.
Drugs like MDMA, ketamine, LSD and psylocibin may help heal the wounds of trauma - but more research is needed.
In a new research study, more than 900 people from around the world explain the challenges and benefits of microdosing LSD and psilocybin-containing mushrooms.
Popular accounts of the effects of microdosing don’t quite match the experience of long-term microdosers, according to this new research.
Most people assume drugs are illegal because they are dangerous, but the reasons aren’t related to their relative risk or harm.
According to new research, individuals who take small regular doses of psychedelics such as LSD and psilocybin mushrooms score higher on mental health, well-being and creativity.
To know the real promise of psychedelic substances like LSD, mushrooms and MDMA, researchers must embrace the principles and practise of ‘open science.’
Once associated with mind-control experiments and counter-cultural defiance, psychedelics now show great promise for mental health treatments and may prompt a re-evaluation of the scientific method.
Psychedelic drugs have inspired great songs and works of art. But they may also have potential for treating disease like depression and PTSD by helping to regrow damaged regions of the brain.
LSD is far safer than alcohol or tobacco, so why don’t drug laws reflect it?
Scientists are beginning to understand why certain drugs and musical genres are natural partners.
Errol Morris’s new series is not a traditional documentary, but it’s doggedly committed to discovering what happened to Frank Olson.
Three experts reveal all.
Media reports tend to link violence to illicit drugs when alcohol is far more likely to be to blame.
During the 1950s and 1960s, LSD was used more for psychotherapy than recreation. Between 1950 and 1965, many were treated with LSD for alcoholism, depression, schizophrenia, autism and homosexuality.