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Evidence is mounting that psychedelic drugs can help treat diseases. Here are the most promising uses.

There's been a resurgence of interest in psychedelic drugs' potential to treat conditions like depression. Research is beginning to yield new treatments.

NUS study finds that seniors who eat more mushrooms may have a lower risk of cognitive decline – here’s how much they ate per week

This could be because of the presence of a specific compound called ergothioneine found in almost all mushroom varieties.

A team of Johns Hopkins researchers is calling for magic mushrooms to be made legally available as medicine

A group of scientists from Johns Hopkins University recently published an article in which they concluded that psilocybin, the active component of the psychedelic drug magic mushrooms, has a low risk of harm and should be legally available as medicine.

A startup that turns mushrooms into IKEA packaging has introduced a new platform that could change the way lab-grown meat is made

A startup that makes environmentally-friendly packaging for IKEA and Dell is planning a big transition into the realms of lab-grown meat and beyond. Ecovative wants its new mushroom-growing platform to become the backbone of several manufacturing efforts, including making meat without slaughter.

Psychedelic drugs appear to fundamentally reorganize the brain — and they’re starting to turn into approved treatments

From magic mushrooms to ketamine, the drugs are being tested for their potential to treat an array of diseases and conditions that currently lack adequate treatments.

We spent the day with a professional mushroom-hunter who forages ingredients for top fine-dining restaurants

Foraging is the new frontier among top restaurants. We spent the day with a professional forager to see how he makes a living.

There’s new evidence that magic mushrooms could be among the safest recreational drugs

A new survey found that of the 10,000 people who reported taking magic mushrooms in 2016, just 0.2% of them reported needing emergency medical treatment.

7 myths about psychedelic drugs like LSD that are doing more harm than good

Ecstasy, LSD, and magic mushrooms are frequently portrayed as "recreational" or party drugs. This isn't always accurate, according to researchers.

Psychedelic drugs like magic mushrooms and LSD have key differences — here’s what you should know

What makes LSD a psychedelic? How is it different from other drugs like cocaine or alcohol? What makes an acid "trip" distinct from a shrooms "trip"?

A man who took magic mushrooms for a scientific study said it helped him see a basic truth about relationships

"The whole 'you' thing just kinda drops out into a more timeless, more formless presence."