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    Hallucinogenic healing

    "Some scientists argue that the use of psychedelics can drastically cut medical costs by generating a shift in psychiatry from the current palliative approach towards a curative one. "

    Science Snippets: Outrageous Octopuses

    "octopuses are prone to a peculiar habit. They have been seen punching (yes, punching) fish"

    In Conversation with Colin Wilson

    “Why do we care about this? Well, it's like a parallel earth. It's the same size as Earth, made of the same sort of materials formed around [...] the same amount of time ago. But it's evolved really differently with this huge greenhouse effect.”

    Wake up and smell the… nothing

    Once you lose your ability to taste, what do you eat?

    Oxford students awarded £80,000 research grants

    Three DPhil students at the University of Oxford have been given £80,000 each to fund their research.  The award was made by the Royal Commission...

    Oxford resumes COVID-19 vaccine trials after pause

    Clinical trials for the COVID-19 vaccine being developed by Oxford University are set to resume, after they were halted on September 6th following concerns...

    Speed or Safety? Science publishing in the time of COVID-19

    Global pandemics demand fast, evidence-based responses. This poses a conundrum. Communication of scientific research is deliberately and excruciatingly slow. After an article is submitted...

    A Reflection on Social Media in Lockdown

    While isolated in college, scrolling through social media and endless FaceTime calls became my lifeline. But social media also became an addictive whirlpool of...

    Oxford Expands Coronavirus Trial to Brazil and South Africa

    Having already undergone Phase I/II of clinical trials that began in April, Oxford's experimental vaccine is set to be trialled in Brazil and South...

    Chemical Contrast

    It is effectively government policy that the science student is fundamentally more socially valuable than the artist. Resistance to this mode of thinking...