Tagged: health

LSD has ‘no long-term side effects’ according to study

The Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim has released a study suggesting that psychedelic drugs could have no widespread long term psychological effects. The team analysed the drug use habits and mental health history of thousands of American users in the study, and found that there was little evidence of long-term chronic mental health problems.

What Is Herd Immunity?

Vaccinating most of a population can provide fringe benefits for all. Why do your neighbor’s vaccinations help make you safer from infection? SA’s Dina Fine Maron takes a look at herd immunity and explains how it helps keep outbreaks at bay.

The 2 Secrets to Sending People to Mars

Hank revisits his passion for exploring the Red Planet, breaking down the two biggest challenges of sending humans to Mars: radiation and propulsion. He explains the science behind the obstacles future Mars-bound astronauts will face, as well as they technology they’ll have to use to surmount them. Onward!

How To Take The Perfect Nap

When could a nap be taken? Of the four nap time lengths, 10-20 minute naps are the only feasible option. The 10-20 minute nap boosts energy and alertness–so, napping for this amount of time could give you an extra push to get through the rest of the work day.