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Will Psychedelic Therapy Transform Mental Health Care?

Innovation<p>Therapeutic ‘trips’ may someday bring relief from addiction, anxiety, depression — and even the fear of death.<p>In the mid-1950s, LSD and other psychedelic drugs took the medical world by storm — and no wonder. Studies at the time suggested that the hallucinogens were effective against a …

Psychedelic Drugs

DNA typos to blame for most cancer mutations

Environment and heredity might not contribute as much to cancer risk as researchers thought.

Ageing process reversed in mice – and Nasa wants the technology for its Mars mission

Scientists think they have found the mechanism responsible for DNA damage as we age.<p>Reversing the damages caused to our body by ageing is arguably …

Science now knows why acid trips last so long

For over 50 years, LSD has fascinated both users and scientists with its often transcending, sometimes dazzling, widely varied hallucinogenic effects.<p>As with other drugs (including alcohol), the body can filter out lysergic acid diethylamide from the bloodstream in a matter of hours. But LSD lasts …

New technology a 'game-changer' in diagnosing prostate cancer

The new technology identifies cancer cells that would otherwise be missed during a scan.<p>A radioactive tracer that can pinpoint tiny cancer cells …

These 2 phones could be the biggest threats to the iPhone 7

If history is any indication, Apple's next flagship smartphone (presumably called the iPhone 7) will make its debut in September.<p>The most significant competition it's likely to face, however, could arrive this month. Samsung's Galaxy S7 and LG's G5 are scheduled to make their debuts in the near …