A baby has become the first to get a cannabis-derived medicine in a trial to help those born with a condition that can lead to brain damage.
Lip smacks made by chimpanzees follow a rhythm similar to human speech, according to a new study.
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LIKE a scene out of a sci-fi movie, a small patch of Chiltern’s Mount Pilot National Park is now lit up by green, glowing mushrooms.
As magic mushrooms make the shift from recreational drug to mental health treatment, patients won’t be eating caps and stems, but a synthetic product made in a lab—one that can be patented and profited from.
New simulations from Imperial College London have revealed the asteroid that doomed the dinosaurs struck Earth at the ‘deadliest possible’ angle.
Giant wombats, six-metre-long goannas and the world’s largest kangaroos are among the enormous megafauna that inhabited Queensland between 40,000 and 60,000 years ago, but where did they go?
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The fears of traditional owners in the western Pilbara, “deeply troubled” after Rio Tinto detonated explosives over the weekend in an area near culturally significant sites dating back more than 46,000 years, have been confirmed.
That corn was highly important in the Maya culture is something that Genner Llanes Ortiz, himself a Maya from the Mexican province of Yucatan, has always known, right from his childhood. But just how important the role of corn is in the collective memory of his people, is one of the subjects of his research.
An international study involving Monash physicists has cornered a new approach to measure consciousness, potentially changing our understanding of complex neurological problems.
The results of the interim analysis “are the most powerful evidence yet that MDMA-assisted psychotherapy could help transform the lives of people suffering from PTSD.”
The CENIEH researcher Davinia Moreno has co-led the publication of a paper on this Paleolithic site in the province of Cuenca, whose age, according to the ESR dating technique, is 830,000 years.
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In August of 1951, a strange illness descended on the small French town of Pont-Saint-Esprit. Victims complained of abdominal pains, delirium and hallucinations of flames and hellish creatures.
An aerial search in the Peruvian desert has revealed intriguing figures of humans and animals that predate the nearby Unesco world heritage site
BUMBLEBEES AREN’T MERELY bumbling around our gardens. They’re actively assessing the plants, determining which flowers have the most nectar and pollen, and leaving behind scent marks that tell them which blooms they’ve already visited.
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