Psilocybin

What Happens when Scientists Give Psychedel...

Nov 20, 2018No Comments

For all its downsides, animal testing has historically been a fundamental part of the scientific process. Although it is decried by animal rights groups for its cruelty,

How the mushroom dream of a ‘long-haired ...

Nov 19, 2018No Comments

The epiphany that mushrooms could help save the world’s ailing bee colonies struck Paul Stamets while he was in bed. “I love waking dreams,” he

Psilocybin Could Be Legal for Therapy by 20...

Nov 18, 2018No Comments

The psychoactive ingredient in magic mushrooms could soon be legal to use in a clinical setting. For the first time in U.S. history, a psychedelic

FDA Recognizes Psychedelic Mushrooms As An ...

Nov 18, 2018No Comments

The US Food and Drug Administration has made the decision to grant“Breakthrough Therapy” status for psychedelic mushrooms. The fungus, most commonly used as a recreational

Psychedelic Ethics: The Good, the Bad and t...

Nov 16, 2018No Comments

During the past year, I’ve been exploring whether psychedelics can actually make someone a better person; meaning more compassionate, less selfish, more kind and caring

‘Ego Death’ Is the Trip Competi...

Nov 14, 2018No Comments

More and more psychonauts are looking for the ultimate high, but some are ruining their minds in the process. “The first time I experienced ego

Psilocybin mushrooms ground game fundraisin...

Nov 14, 2018No Comments

‘Excuse me, can you spare a moment for psilocybin?’ Oregon’s Chris Abrahamsen, 29, has spent his whole adult life raising money for the environment, to

People who ‘microdose’ LSD and magic mu...

Nov 13, 2018No Comments

We just ran the first ever pre-registered scientific study on the microdosing of psychedelics and found some very promising results. We compared people who microdose — that

What Psychedelic Research Can and Cannot Te...

Nov 12, 2018No Comments

It’s not easy to strike the right balance when taking new scientific findings to a wider audience. In a recent opinion piece, Bernard Kastrup and Edward

America’s Trippiest Chemist: Making P...

Nov 08, 2018No Comments

For over 40 years, Dave Nichols had government license to make Schedule 1 drugs like LSD and DMT for research. This story is part of