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Confirmation bias and misreporting plague psychedelic research
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Confirmation bias and misreporting plague psychedelic research

Following several decades of pseudoscience surrounding and impairing the academic understanding of psychedelics, new investigations reveal the medicinal and therapeutic applications that psychedelic drugs such as LSD have to offer. The science of psychedelics revolves around a categorization of drugs that evoke hallucinogenic and psychedelic reactions from the drug user. While the exact mechanisms of…

How specialists defuse bomb threats
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How specialists defuse bomb threats

During the week of Oct. 22, 14 potentially explosive devices were sent to a number of Democratic leaders and influential figuresm as well as CNN’s office in New York City. In the aftermath of the interceptions of these bombs, the primary suspect is 56-year-old Cesar Sayoc of Aventura, Florida. The packages looked simple enough, with…

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