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Pigeons in Barcelona Are Going On The Pill

Pigeons in Barcelona Are Going On The Pill

Barcelona will be the first large city to put pigeons on the pill.
Magic Mushrooms May Have Lasting Health Benefits, New Research Finds

Magic Mushrooms May Have Lasting Health Benefits, New Research Finds

Hallucinogenic drugs have been unfairly characterized as dangerous when, in fact, they likely have significant medical benefits. At least, that’s what is argued in the most recent issue of The Journal of Psychopharmacology. In two landmark studies focused on psilocybin, the active ingredient in magic mushrooms, researchers found that just...
Why Only A Woman Could Pull Off This Stunning Exposé Of A Victorian Mental Asylum

Why Only A Woman Could Pull Off This Stunning Exposé Of A Victorian Mental Asylum

The thrilling tale of perhaps the most daring undercover feat in the history of journalism.
ISIS Now Stealing Organs To Pay For Weapons, Reports Say

ISIS Now Stealing Organs To Pay For Weapons, Reports Say

This isn't the first time mutilated bodies with missing organs have been found in ISIS hospitals.
5 Terrifying Sleep Disorders That Make Wakefulness Seem Like Bliss

5 Terrifying Sleep Disorders That Make Wakefulness Seem Like Bliss

Who knew sleep could be so bad?
5 Diseases Whose Origins Medical Experts Got Entirely Wrong

5 Diseases Whose Origins Medical Experts Got Entirely Wrong

Because doctors once totally misunderstood these lethal diseases, they used to treat them in some truly horrifying ways.
New Alzheimer’s Drug Wildly Successful In Trials

New Alzheimer’s Drug Wildly Successful In Trials

This may soon become the first Alzheimer's drug to receive FDA approval in more than a decade.
Lung Cancer Vaccine Gets FDA Approval — And You’ll Never Guess Who Made It

Lung Cancer Vaccine Gets FDA Approval — And You’ll Never Guess Who Made It

CIMAvax treats non-small cell lung cancer, which accounts for 80 to 85 percent of diagnoses.
New Research Finally Does Away With HIV/AIDS Patient Zero Myth

New Research Finally Does Away With HIV/AIDS Patient Zero Myth

No, so-called "patient zero" Gaetan Dugas didn't introduce HIV/AIDS to the United States.
Fatal Familial Insomnia: The Sleep Disorder That Ends In Death

Fatal Familial Insomnia: The Sleep Disorder That Ends In Death

Some people suffer from occasional insomnia, but for those with this disease, sleepless nights lead to death.
What We Loved This Week, Oct. 16 – 22

What We Loved This Week, Oct. 16 – 22

Hitler's favorite little girl, Robin Williams' high school days, Siberia's mammoth hunters, stunning microphotography, 19th century mental asylum portraits.