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Whither Timothy Leary?

According to Salon, there is more research into using psychedelic drugs than at any time in the past 40 years: And for researchers, it was another small step toward showing that hallucinogenic drugs, famous but condemned in the 1960s, can … Continue reading

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Vitamin D May be Flu Preventer

Japanese researchers conducted a study on 350 healthy school children, giving half of them daily doses of 1,200 International Units (IUs) of Vitamin D, six times the amount currently recommended by Health Canada but well below the tolerable maximum recommended … Continue reading

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Quake Shifted Earth’s Axis, Shortened Day?

A NASA scientist says that the Chilian earthquake probably shifted Earth’s axis and shortened the day by 1.26 microseconds. Earthquakes can involve shifting hundreds of kilometers of rock by several meters, changing the distribution of mass on the planet. This … Continue reading

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