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World-first Trial Investigating Psilocybin Psychotherapy For Anorexia Commencing In US

Posted in Medicine, Science on 28th Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

The new trial adds to a growing body of evidence finding psychedelic psychotherapy effective for depression, addiction and obsessive-compulsive disorder.

NASA Confirms Europa Clipper Mission To Study Jupiter's Icy Moon

Posted in Science on 25th Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

NASA says that, though the mission has a launch readiness date of 2025, the agency plans to have it ready by 2023 to reduce costs.

CRISPR Enters Its First Human Clinical Trials

Posted in Medicine, Science on 18th Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

In the first spate of clinical trials, scientists are using CRISPR/Cas9 to combat cancer and blood disorders in people.

Only SpaceX Super Heavy Starship Will Take Us Far Beyond Apollo By 2030

Posted in Hardware, Science on 14th Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

SpaceX Starship could have its orbital prototype versions flying by the end of this year and it should reach orbit within a year.

Earth's Magnetic Field Reversals May Take Much Longer Than We Thought

Posted in Science on 9th Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

The Earth's magnetic field plays a key role in making our little planet habitable, since without it the surface would be bombarded by radiation from space