Science

Eat This

Compromised Ethics Run Rampant in Nutrition Research

Marion Nestle's new book lays out a disturbing reality about food studies.
Paul D. Thacker
11.6.18
This Week in Science

This Is What Happens in Your Dogs' Brain When You Talk to Them

And other science headlines you don't want to miss.
Shayla Love
10.19.18
This Week in Science

When You Give An Octopus MDMA They Become Unusually Touchy-Feely

And other science headlines you don't want to miss.
Shayla Love
9.21.18
mental health

What Happens When Your Brain Loses Its Grip on Reality

People who confabulate experience a true confusion of reality, past memories, and identities.
Shayla Love
6.21.18
Whoa

In The Future, You Could Be Pregnant Outside Your Body

Ectogenesis—having a baby in an artificial womb—sounds like the stuff of science fiction, but it could be a reality if you're rich enough.
Natasha Preskey
6.14.18
The High Life

Everything You Need to Know About K2, the Dangerous Weed Knockoff

“There’s nothing 'natural' about it. They’re just deadly chemicals made in a lab."
Rajul Punjabi
6.8.18
psychedelics

Shrooms Could Help Scientists Better Understand Consciousness

Could that psychedelic-induced dreamlike state help scientists figure out how to better treat mental illness?
Lea Surugue
5.3.18
Science

Experts Are Concerned that Kratom Will Become the Next Marijuana

The FDA's moves to ban kratom have already slowed research into its potential as a painkiller.
Troy Farah
5.1.18
mindfulness

This Is What Happens When You Combine Weed and Meditation

Marijuana can be a shortcut to enlightenment.
Jessie Gill
4.23.18
How to Not Die

What You Should Know if You’re Thinking About Treating Yourself With Psychedelics

MDMA is being celebrated as a new treatment for PTSD—but at what cost?
Suzannah Weiss
3.30.18
Autism

This Emotionally Intelligent Device Is Helping Kids with Autism Form Bonds

"There was an instantaneous smile and alertness in his eyes that has never really been there before."
Mariana Fernandez
3.20.18
HIV

Updated HIV Laws May Only Protect the Privileged

Lawyers warn that oversimplification of cutting-edge HIV science could backfire for the most vulnerable patients.
Sony Salzman
3.20.18
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