Ancient advice to students to “get out of the classroom and breath some fresh air” has never been quantified to the satisfaction of people who want to quantify it better. A new study takes a brute-force approach: “Minimum Time Dose in Nature to Positively Impact the Mental Health of College-Aged Students, and How to Measure […]
Microdosing oneself study – still time to participate
If you’d like to participate in the Imperial College (London, UK) / Beckley Foundation (Oxford, UK) Naturalistic Self-Blinding [psychedelic] Microdose Study, there is still time – as it’s been extended to plant-based psychedelics (mushrooms &etc) as well. An important detail, participants should note that : Also see : Founder and director of the Beckley Foundation, […]
The Rad Dose Gum Test
Maybe don’t throw away your Geiger-counter just yet, but if you’re interested in a simple and convenient way to measure how much harmful radiation you (or others) might have been exposed to, then you could check out the work of the Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Linköping University, Sweden where a new methodology has […]
Japan reports: Beer mitigates radiation damage?
Drinking beer may mitigate some of the dire medical effects of radiation, say many hope-filled twitterings from Japan. Radiation is much on people’s minds because of the recent earthquake-induced nuclear power-plant problems. Discussion centers on a 2005 report from Japan’s National Institute of Radiological Sciences. (HT Mark Schreiber.) The report is written in Japanese. A […]