MDMA

When the Drugs Hit

Researchers Gave Octopuses MDMA in the Name of Science

The human and octopus lineages split 500 million years ago, but apparently we both retained the gene for partying.
Daniel Oberhaus
4 days ago
Drugs

The Most Common Reasons People Need Medical Attention at Music Festivals

A first responder told us everything that's most likely to go wrong.
Gwen van der Zwan
9.13.18
Drugs

The Differences Between British and American MDMA Users

How each great nation treats Mandy and Molly.
James Nolan
9.5.18
Drugs

Why Some Meth 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
we asked a smart person

Why Certain Drugs Make Specific Genres Sound So Good

We investigate what happens in our brains to make MDMA and house, speed and punk or hip-hop and lean go so well together.
Daisy Jones
8.19.18
Drugs

NZ Has More Legit MDMA On the Market

But there are still potentially deadly contaminants being sold.
Tess McClure
7.27.18
VICE TONIC

MDMA Mimics a Genetic Disorder Called 'Cocktail Party Syndrome'

Williams syndrome is often called the opposite of autism—so researchers believe MDMA could help people on the autism spectrum.
Jennifer Latson
7.24.18
Drugs

This Is How Long Party Drugs Keep for

Do drugs expire? A question you will have almost certainly asked yourself, answered.
Nilu Haidari
7.22.18
Drugs

Can a Comedown Kill You?

It often feels like it can – but can it really?
David Hillier
7.18.18
psychedelics

Psychedelics Are Going Mainstream, Because the Mainstream Needs Them

Some experts predict practices like MDMA therapy will be legal in as little as three years.
Katie Bain
6.26.18
mind

Ecstasy’s Risks to the Average User May Be Less Severe Than Previously Thought

Past research on MDMA has contained some noteworthy flaws.
Jesse Hicks
6.24.18
mental health

Here's What MDMA Did for My Anxiety That Meds Couldn't

"I don’t have an opinion on what anyone else should do, but numbing the fear was not the answer for me."
Suzannah Weiss
5.27.18