War veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder have found unexpected relief from the banned drug MDMA, known more commonly as ecstasy. The psychedelic drug typically associated with hard-partying clubbers appears to cure PTSD entirely in some cases, Scientific American reports.
Scientists who plagiarize papers or make up data are sort of like teachers who sleep with their students -- there's just no good excuse, but that doesn't keep the guilty parties from trying to plead their case with really dumb reasoning.
Also in today's links: using printers to create bones, Ecstasy to treat soldiers, and Facebook to get attention for elephant seals.
Five amazing, clean technologies that will set us free, in this month's energy-focused issue. Also: how to build a better bomb detector, the robotic toys that are raising your children, a human catapult, the world's smallest arcade, and much more.