PHARMACEUTICALS

Tech news

This Synthetic Leaf Turns Sunlight Into Drugs

The nature-inspired 'mini-factory' could produce drugs on the spot in the jungle, or on Mars, scientists say.
Maddie Bender
9.11.19
ketamine

Ketamine Could Help Stop Suicidal Thoughts

A psychiatrist who is studying the drug explains.
Maxime de Vries
12.26.17
cognitive performances

When Should a Prescription Drug's Side Effects Count as a Disability?

“Part of me can kind of understand where they're coming from, but most of me doesn't.”
Sarah Scoles
9.11.17
mental health

Risky Drugs Are Being Marketed to People With Mental Health Issues

"There is egregious overmedication with very dangerous antipsychotics for people who don't need them."
Daniel Oberhaus
8.15.17
White-collar crime

Martin Shkreli Is on Trial for the Wrong Thing

While the feds try to convict Pharma Bro for lying to fellow millionaires, it's still perfectly legal to jack up the prices of lifesaving drugs.
Allie Conti
7.20.17
When the Drugs Hit

America's Trippiest Chemist: Making Psychedelics 'Was Fun'

For over 40 years, Dave Nichols had government license to make Schedule 1 drugs like LSD and DMT for research.
Daniel Oberhaus
6.2.17
Festival Harm Reduction

We Tried to Figure Out When Your Drug Stash Will Expire

For that moment you dig out a baggie from god knows when.
Michelle Malia
5.11.17
Meducation

There Are Drugs In Your Drinking (and Bottled) Water

They might even be interacting with the drugs you're intentionally on.
Stacey Colino
4.17.17
Pharma

To Solve Opioid Addiction, We Still Need to Solve Pain

We know a whole lot about painkillers, but not much about pain itself.
Michael Byrne
3.10.17
Drugs

Meet the Pharmaceutical Hacker Trying to Make Open-Source Drugs

He's already released plans for a $30 version of the EpiPen and the outline​ for Daraprim, the drug made famous by Martin Shkreli.
Emily Crose
2.21.17
Meducation

What It's Like to Be a Professional Drug Hunter

And why it's remarkable that we've managed to cure anything at all.
Bob Larkin
1.18.17
Twitter

Twitter Finally Cracked Down on ‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli

Writer Lauren Duca has reported a ton of harassment after she appeared on Fox News.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.9.17
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