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Issue 15

Bug Off: The Neural Effects of Insecticides

Insecticides disrupt nervous system function, making them very effective at killing their targets. However, they also have the potential to harm other organisms. Discover the mechanisms by which insecticides operate and consider the unintended consequences of their use.

Medical Mushrooms: Psilocybin-Assisted Therapy

Psilocybin is currently classified as a Schedule I, abuse-forming drug with no medicinal purpose. However, recent research suggests that this “magic mushroom” drug may hold the key to treating depression, anxiety, and other psychiatric conditions. Read on to learn more about the potential benefits of psilocybin.