Easy tricks can make good days feel longer.
Researchers used psilocybin to alleviate the fear of death.
New York pop-up exhibit is somewhat vanilla
We've rounded up 2014's most mind-blowing images for your viewing pleasure
Let your eyes feast on the aesthetics of science.
Far out, man
The best long-form stuff we read this year
Flashbacks do occur, but very rarely.
Researchers even found some associations between psychedelic drugs and fewer mental health issues.
It's impressive researchers have managed to conduct even that many studies.
Is pure MDMA "absolutely" safe, as a Canadian health official claimed last year?
The nation's research-grade cannabis is controlled by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, whose mission to curb use is at odds with that of researchers looking to study pot's therapeutic properties.
For the first time since the 1970s, researchers are being allowed to study the potential medical properties of the most tightly controlled substances around. But it's not easy.
From our archive: a reporter's LSD trip, a guide to getting high during Prohibition, and more
This week's Newsweek proclaims that "Heaven Is Real"--a neurologist concludes it after a near-death experience. But how much do we know about those experiences?
Drug panic followed news that Sons of Anarchy actor Johnny Lewis went on a violent rampage last week after allegedly ingesting the new designer drug 2C-I, aka "Smiles," but there are a lot of factors to consider other than a direct drug-to-violence link.
Peace, love, and blacklight science
Medical and otherwise
Society has been fighting the plague of addictions without knowing how drugs, cigarettes, and alcohol hot-wire the brain's pleasure response. Now researchers may be closing in on a magic bullet.
Sewage is more than just filth. It's evidence of our worst habits, everything from caffeine to cocaine, all ingested and flushed down the toilet. Now scientists are using wastewater to drug-test entire cities, and the results are sobering
A new understanding of brain chemistry could usher in an age of biologically enhanced humans