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Psychedelic drugs like LSD could be used to treat depression, study suggests

Researchers warn that patients are missing out on potential benefits due to prohibitive regulations on research into recreational drugs<p>Psychedelic drugs could prove to be highly effective treatments for depression and alcoholism, according to scientists who have obtained the first brain scans of …

Psychedelic Drugs

12 Issues Facing Women That Are Just As (If Not More) Important Than Body Image

<i>This feature has been specially commissioned by Jameela Jamil as part of her guest editorship of HuffPost UK Lifestyle for International Women's …

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New Theory Behind Dozens of Craters Found in Siberia

Scientists narrow down the cause and think it is related to warming.<p>When a massive and mysterious hole was discovered in Siberia last July (see pictures), social media users pointed to everything from a meteorite to a stray missile to aliens to the Bermuda Triangle as possible causes. But the most …

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Mass Animal Die-Offs Are on the Rise, Killing Billions and Raising Questions

Huge animal die-offs, along with disease outbreaks and other population stressors, are happening more often.<p><b>What's New</b><p>We're not talking about a few dead fish littering your local beach. Mass die-offs are individual events that kill at least a billion animals, wipe out over 90 percent of a …

Stunning new image of Jupiter's icy moon Europa

Another day, another stunning image from deep in our solar system.<p>Reprocessing images from the late 1990s, NASA on Friday released a sumptuous color image of Jupiter's icy moon, Europa, which the space agency has called a "very likely place ... to look for evidence of life" as we know it on Earth.<p>A …

Stunning NASA Visualization Reveals Secret Swirlings of Carbon Dioxide

The new simulation tracks the invisible gas that's warming the planet.<p>NASA has released a striking visualization of how carbon dioxide flows around the world. In the simulation, plumes of the greenhouse gas gush into the atmosphere from major industrial centers, swirling from continent to continent …

Why there's vomit on the moon

A BBC article about an effort to send a time capsule to the moon notes an interesting fact.<p>'The Moon is already strewn with rubbish - exploration has …

Four Weird Ways Animals Sense the World

Creatures like crabs, butterflies, snakes, and octopuses sense the world in unusual ways.<p>When humans sniff in order to smell something, we draw a quick puff of air into our nostrils and over chemoreceptors in our nasal cavity. But octopuses, butterflies, and other animals don't have noses like …

Why Are Millions of Starfish 'Melting'?

A virus is the culprit behind a gruesome wasting disease that has struck sea stars along the West Coast of Canada and the U.S.<p>For the past year and a half, a killer has been on the loose, taking out millions of starfish up and down the West Coast of North America. By the time it is done with an …