Senior staff writer, Features.
Psychedelic treatments for addiction challenge 12-step's ideas about what sobriety is: total abstinence from any mood- or mind-altering drug—psychedelics included.
The debate around psychedelic patents reflects a deeper question about how to create a business model that puts values before profits.
In a series of open letters and statements, investors have been debating how patents will shape the future—who will get to use psychedelics, and who will profit.
Psychedelics now appear in patent applications for Philip Morris e-cigarettes, periodontal disease, hair loss, weight loss, and food allergies.
There’s a name for that feeling when you crave time to yourself but don’t get it. It’s the mirror image of loneliness—“aloneliness.”
Many people have a spiritual experience on psychedelics. How they make meaning of it could be influenced by the metaphysical beliefs of their therapists.
Compass Pathways, a Peter Thiel-backed psychedelic mental health company, has made patent application claims on aspects of psilocybin-assisted therapy as basic as using soft furniture and holding hands.
VAERS, a database of reports of vaccine side effects, is being abused by people trying to sow fear. It's not the first time.
Before 2018, no one knew that wildfire smoke contained living organisms. The discovery has implications on the ecosystems where the microbes eventually land and the humans exposed to smoke.