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Scientists Want to Try Using Shrooms to Revive People in Vegetative States

Does psilocybin have the potential to increase consciousness in people who are unresponsive?

9.30.19

Scientists Engineered Bacteria to Produce Huge Amounts of Psilocybin

The bacterial strain can produce more of the psychoactive compound in "magic mushrooms" than any other organism to date.

8.26.19

The Fight to Make Shroom Therapy Legal in Oregon

Denver and Oakland have decriminalized magic mushrooms, but campaigners here want to go even further.

6.27.19

If Everyone Tripped on Psychedelics, We’d Do More About Climate Change

Scientists are looking into what psychedelics do to inspire people to act pro-environmentally.

6.26.19

Hallucinogenic Fungi Turn Cicadas Into Sex-Crazed Zombies

When cicadas are infected with this fungus, they lose control of their bodies and mate with anything they can find.

5.28.19

The Movement to Make Shrooms Legal Is Gaining Momentum

Denver just decriminalized the drug, and Oakland could be next.

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5.14.19

The Ethics of Taking the Drugs You Study

Should psychedelic scientists trip on the drugs they research?

5.9.19

The Dramatic Story of How Denver Decriminalized Mushrooms

With a little help from Joe Rogan and the youth vote, the almost unthinkable happened—and set the stage for reform nationwide.

4.1.19

When Psychedelics Make Your Last Months Alive Worth Living

“I am at peace with what’s next. The more I prepare to say goodbye, the more at peace I become with that reality."

1.15.19

An Australian Hospital Will Trial Magic Mushroom Therapy for Dying Patients

Australia's first shroom trial is set to take place at Melbourne's St. Vincent's Hospital in April.

12.20.18

What One Man Learned When He Treated His Autism Symptoms With Shrooms

"That trip was like an '80s movie starring me. I saw what my life could be like, without computers and all that rubbish. It gave me the most hope I've ever known."

12.10.18

Going Underground

The resurgence in clinical trials into the effectiveness of LSD, MDMA, and psilocybin in treating depression and trauma has received widespread publicity. But outside the labs, regular people are taking psychedelic therapy into their own hands.

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