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The weirdest things we learned this week: Sheep on meth, hopping space robots, and the economy of “Frozen”
Everything you need to know about ricin poison
Addictive behavior could trace back to an ancient retrovirus in our DNA
If you want personalized medicine, we’ll need to know what time it is in your liver
A new painkiller promises relief without addiction, but there’s still lots to do
32 kids’ medicines are getting recalled. Here’s what you need to know
K2’s deadly mystery: Nobody knows what’s actually in synthetic marijuana
The weirdest things we learned this week: skin-peeling soup, secret drug toilets, and a chlorinated ocean
The truth behind 8 common misconceptions about drugs
Can this flu drug really stop Ebola in its tracks?
Psychedelics gave me my life back
These are the actual side effects of Ambien
The FDA approved a drug that treats opioid addiction that isn’t addictive itself
This drug can stop an opioid overdose—and you should carry it
Some of your favorite products have absurd medicinal histories
National data says substance abuse is on the decline. These charts tell a different story.
‘Incredible genes’ can only do so much to counteract an unhealthy lifestyle
We might have better lab mice if we paid more attention to their guts
Popular Science Takes Drugs
Is there a way to be productive while I sleep?
Scientists want to use your cell phone data and pee to track drug use
The FDA says ecstasy is a ‘breakthrough’ drug for PTSD patients
Does a fever always mean you have an infection?
The three types of supplements you should never buy
What’s actually in that Viagra coffee you keep hearing about (and why it’s dangerous)
People are apparently injecting themselves with other people’s blood to get high now?
Study: Magic mushrooms are the safest drug
‘Poppers’ might permanently damage your eyes
The easiest way to kick your caffeine habit
Could your favorite pain medicine send you into cardiac arrest?
LSD literally gets stuck inside your brain
This is your brain on drugs
High school students cheaply reproduced a drug that sells for $750 a dose
Magic mushrooms help cancer patients deal with depression
To find drugs and explosives, scientists take cues from dog noses
MDMA could be on the market legally by 2021
A wind-powered record player, the microbes of beer pong, and more
This pill delivers medication days or weeks after it’s swallowed
How to conduct human drug trials without needing any pesky humans
This “Just Add Water” Chemistry Kit Can Create On-Demand Drugs And Vaccines
This Anti-Acne Gel Now Costs Almost $10,000 Per Tube
A More Cost-Friendly Generic EpiPen Is On The Way
A Man’s Thoughts Controlled Robots Inside A Cockroach
This Is Your Brain On The Hallucinogenic Drug Ayahuasca
The Man Who Smuggles Nanodrugs Past The Body’s Defenses
Is The U.S. Government About To Re-Classify Marijuana?
A New Natural Antibiotic Has Been Discovered In The Human Nose
FDA Approves Synthetic Liquid Marijuana Compound
White House Makes It Easier to Prescribe Anti-Opioids
DEA Approves First Trial Of Medical Marijuana For PTSD
Pfizer Says Its Drugs Cannot Be Used For Lethal Injections
IBM Creates A Molecule That Could Destroy All Viruses
What Is A Biosimilar Drug?
Lifelong Marijuana Use Correlated With Troubled Middle Age
FDA Allows Company To Market Drug For Off-Label Use
Codes Made Of DNA Can Tag Individual Cells
Optogenetics Make Mouse Brains Forget Drug Associations
Mini-Brains Could Help Scientists Understand How Chemicals Affect The Brain
Small Doses Of Opioids Could Prevent Suicide
Why Are Scientists SO Excited About This New Cancer Drug?
A Micrometer Ultrasonic Gun To Deliver Medicine More Effectively
Pharmacy Chains Offer Discounts In Exchange For Your Personal Health Data
Doctors Seek To Ban Prescription Drug Ads
These Biohackers Are Creating Open-Source Insulin