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Biology in the news #2 - The magic of magic mushrooms

When you hear magic mushrooms being shouted we all assume it’s use as a hallucinogenic drug and instantly think of the negative impacts it can have on an individual. 479 more words


Joined the Advisory Board for Imperial's MSc in Business Analytics

Delighted to have officially joined the Advisory Board for Imperial College‘s MSc in Business Analytics at the Business School. This is the first year the MSc has been running and the progress so far has been phenomenal. 84 more words

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Research Associate in Aquatic Microbial Ecology

A Research Associate position in Aquatic Microbial Ecology at the Imperial College London, Department of Life Sciences, Faculty of Natural Sciences, UK. This is an exciting opportunity to join a multi-institute consortium that is investigating how food webs respond to warming in geothermally-warmed streams around the Arctic.  248 more words

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The first ever scientific study to capture images of your brain on LSD had to be crowdfunded

If anybody understands the difficult of studying LSD’s effects on humans, David Nutt does. In the US and the UK, this psychedelic is a Schedule I drug, the most dangerous category, which means even a scientist at one of the top universities in the world can’t get money from research-funding bodies. 511 more words


Walter Isaacson’s 2011 biography of Steve Jobs told the tale of how a man changed all our lives. All I could remember a year after reading it however was that Jobs thanked his youthful experiences with LSD for how he imagined and interacted with the world. 281 more words


LSD and the Potential to Revolutionize how we Understand Human Consciousness

I believe that the most powerful entity that we know of in the universe, aside from whatever created it, is the human brain. It is one of the few things that is so powerful, so complex, and so dynamic that it’s hard to even begin to understand what it is capable of. 657 more words

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This is your brain on acid: scientists image minds on LSD for first time

Scientists in the United Kingdom have figured out what goes on in the brain of someone using LSD.

LSD — lysergic acid diethylamide — is a psychedelic drug that is known to alter the thinking process and cause hallucinations. 424 more words