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Solving the heroin overdose mystery: how small doses can kill
Science funding is a gamble so let’s give out money by lottery
How does LSD induce short-term psychosis but long-term optimism?
The solution to doping is to extend the blame beyond athletes
Silvia Camporesi & James Knuckles
Values and vaccines
The image of the cancer experience needs a reality check
Antibiotics make our guts less diverse. That’s bad news for our long-term health
The libido crash
What a rescue dog can do for PTSD sufferers that drugs and rehabilitation can’t
Interactive biofeedback sensors may be the future of treating chronic pain
What were drugs?
Where’s the male Pill?