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Can One Dose Of Antidepressant Lead To Changes In Your Brain?

It is estimated that up to 1 in 10 adults suffer with depression. Medications for treating depression can be effective, yet certain medications which are taken for depression such as SSRIs, (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) may take up to a month or longer before patients begin to …

Why Innovators Hate M.B.A.'s

Peter Thiel, Scott Cook, and Elon Musk have all spoken out about why B-school grads hurt rather than help innovation. But is it really true?<p>If you want to be an innovator or an entrepreneur, should you go to business school? At first glance, maybe not: Peter Thiel once said, "Never ever hire an …


Can Psychedelics Expand Our Consciousness?

<i>"One of the great responsibilities we have as a society is to educate ourselves, along with the next generation, about which substances are worth ingesting and for what purpose and which are not. ... If I knew that either of my daughters would eventually develop a fondness for methamphetamine or</i> …

A shark-deterrent wetsuit (and it's not what you think) | Hamish Jolly

Nicotine-Derived Pesticides Are Killing Canada's Bees

Since the widespread use of nicotine-like pesticides, bee populations have been in decline. The Ontario Beekeepers' Association believes that these pesticides need to be taken off the market to ensure that our food supply isn't affected.<p>Ontarian bees are under chemical attack. Since the widespread …

Geraldine Hamilton: Body parts on a chip


My underwater robot | David Lang