Major new funding to attract world's best in science and innovation

Major new funding to attract world's best in science and innovation

£1.3 billion boost to attract and retain world-class talent and guarantee the UK’s position at the forefront of innovation and discovery through the modern Industrial Strategy Business Secretary Greg Clark launches prestigious £900 million UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Future Leaders Fellowship Scheme – open to best researchers from around the world the investment will […]

How underground groups use psychedelic drugs for healing

How underground groups use psychedelic drugs for healing

drugs New York University Posted by Rachel Harrison-NYU June 20th, 2018 For a new study, researchers interviewed 15 individuals who have facilitated plant medicine ceremonies for thousands of people. In guided sessions or ceremonies, facilitators administer drugs like ayahuasca or psilocybin to people looking to alter their consciousness and improve their mental health. Little research exists […]

Congress Wants To Give Jeff Sessions Unprecedented New Drug War Powers

Congress Wants To Give Jeff Sessions Unprecedented New Drug War Powers

Dianne Feinstein (D–Calif.) wants to give the attorney general unprecedented new powers to fight the war on drugs. Credit: Alex Edelman/CNP/AdMedia/SIPA/NewscomIf you think the Department of Justice has more than enough tools to wage the war on drugs, a bill passed by the House would create a fast-track scheduling system that could lead to the […]

Study: Ecstasy could be far less dangerous than past research suggests

Study: Ecstasy could be far less dangerous than past research suggests

A new paper suggests past research on MDMA, the main component of ecstasy pills, often overestimated the dangers of the drug because the studies examined heavy users, not average ones. The idea for the study, published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology, came when lead author Balázs Szigeti of the University of Edinburgh read about a […]

Hundreds of US scientists urge more transparency in animal research

Hundreds of US scientists urge more transparency in animal research

Dogs are among the many kinds of animals used in research. Speaking of Research (CC-BY 2.0) By Meredith WadmanJun. 20, 2018 , 2:00 PM Breaking with a history of reticence, nearly 600 scientists, students, and lab animal workers published a letter in USA Today this morning that calls on U.S. research institutions to “embrace openness” […]

'Gram-Negative Bacteria Pose a Significant Scientific Challenge'

'Gram-Negative Bacteria Pose a Significant Scientific Challenge'

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, conducts and supports biomedical research to address antimicrobial resistance, a global public health threat of increasing concern. Dr. Anthony Fauci has served as director of NIAID since 1984, advising five presidents on many domestic and global health issues. In […]

Toxicology Testing Services Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2018 – 2026

Toxicology Testing Services Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2018 – 2026

NEW YORK, June 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Toxicology Testing Services Market – Overview This comprehensive report by Transparency Market Research analyzes the global toxicology testing services market for the period between 2018 and 2026.An in-depth and unbiased market assessment has been made, which offers readers an in-depth and accurate analysis. Read the full report: https://www.reportlinker.com/p05442929 […]

Mini-ecosystems developed to test a molecules therapeutic effect

Mini-ecosystems developed to test a molecules therapeutic effect

Research scientists have solved a major problem in chemistry and drug development by using droplet-sized ‘mini-ecosystems to quickly see if a molecule can function as a potential therapeutic… Research scientists have solved a major problem in chemistry and drug development by using droplet-sized ‘mini-ecosystems to quickly see if a molecule can function as a potential […]