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Does genetics determine your reaction to psychedelics?  A recent study suggests that they could

Does genetics determine your reaction to psychedelics? A recent study suggests that they could

Research on psychedelics like LSD and psilocybin as treatments for substance use disorders, depression, anxiety, and PTSD holds incredible promise. The evidence is so compelling that some states are decriminalizing possession of these drugs and legalizing their therapeutic use, even though they remain under the federal government’s Schedule 1 classification. New drugs for mental health …

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One of the most powerful ever detected: Astronomers determine the source of a rare massive burst of gamma rays

One of the most powerful ever detected: Astronomers determine the source of a rare massive burst of gamma rays

Artist’s impression of a gamma-ray burst just after the collapse of its progenitor star. Credit: Nuria Jordana-Mitjans/University of Bath Scientists determine that a gamma-ray burst detected on Earth was caused by a space explosion that occurred less than 900 million years ago. On September 5, 2021, light from a Highly Energetic Gamma Burst (GRB) – …

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Tracing the DNA of Christopher Columbus: two exhumations in Spain aim to determine the explorer's lineage once and for all

Tracing the DNA of Christopher Columbus: two exhumations in Spain aim to determine the explorer’s lineage once and for all

When Christopher Columbus died on May 20, 1506 in Valladolid, Spain, he left a historical legacy and a mystery about his true origins. Conflicting myths have emerged about the legacy of Christopher Columbus. Official theory has long held that the navigator who reached America was Genoese. In 1898, another hypothesis postulated that the explorer was …

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The failure to detect the key signal allows astronomers to determine what the first galaxies were and were not, as

The failure to detect the key signal allows astronomers to determine what the first galaxies were and were not, as

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public domain Researchers were able to make key determinations about the first galaxies to exist, in one of the first astrophysical studies of the period in the early universe when the first stars and galaxies formed, known as the cosmic dawn. Using data from India’s SARAS3 radio telescope, researchers led by the University …

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