dmt

psychedelics

The Ethics of Taking the Drugs You Study

Should psychedelic scientists trip on the drugs they research?
Shayla Love
5.14.19
Drugs

Rats Appear Less Anxious After Microdosing DMT, Scientists Find

But the powerful psychedelic drug still needs “much more research.”
Sarah Emerson
3.4.19
psychedelics

Taking Ketamine Can Feel a Lot Like a Near-Death Experience

"It can generate a sense of detachment from the body and the self and, at higher doses, a full-blown dissociative experience."
Shayla Love
2.18.19
Drugs

I Cooked DMT In My Kitchen for Four Years

Willem produced tens of thousands of pounds worth of DMT from a makeshift lab in his house.
Eric Borghuis
1.31.19
Drugs

Is Ayahuasca Mainstream Now?

The psychoactive Amazonian brew is gaining traction among a widening group of people.
Madison Margolin
12.20.18
Drugs

'Ego Death' Is the Trip Competitive Psychedelic Users Are Chasing

More and more psychonauts are looking for the ultimate high, but some are ruining their minds in the process.
James Nolan
11.14.18
Drugs

Why Some Ice and DMT Users Are Using Vapes

There’s little research on the safety of vaping drugs beyond nicotine and cannabis, but that hasn’t stopped people from trying.
Richard Greenhill
8.30.18
When the Drugs Hit

Why Does DMT Make You Feel Like You’re Dying?

Researchers dosed 13 people with DMT to investigate the similarities between DMT trips and near death experiences in the first study of its kind.
Daniel Oberhaus
8.19.18
Op-Eds

Acid On Me Like the Rain: Mapping Psychedelia’s Big Pop Culture Moment

Frank Ocean, Kacey Musgraves and Kanye's tripped-out experiences suggest hallucinogens are infiltrating an anxious generation as the Xanax era ends.
Ryan Bassil
6.26.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

This Promising Psychedelic Experiment Created New Brain Connections in Flies and Rats

In a study done on flies and rats, scientists found that LSD and DMT impacted neurite density—a promising sign for the use of psychedelics in mental health treatment.
VICE Staff
6.13.18
Thump

The Psychedelic Tale of Terence McKenna's Forgotten Music About DMT

In collaboration with the synth explorers Zuvuya, the "Timothy Leary of the 90s" made two albums nearly as hallucinatory as the psychedelic substance that drove his work.
Troy Farah
2.18.18
Drugs

Criminalisation Makes It Harder to Study Ayahuasca, Scientists Say

It's an impediment to medical research on ayahuasca's potential to treat mental health disorders.
Victoria Chan
11.24.17
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