Tricking algae's biological clock to remain in its daytime setting can dramatically boost the amount of valuable compounds that these simple marine plants can produce when they are grown in constant light.
In my career as a psychologist, I have talked with hundreds of people previously diagnosed by other professionals with oppositional defiant disorder, attention deficit hyperactive disorder, anxiety disorder and other psychiatric illnesses, and I am ...
Johnson & Johnson is apparently on the verge of a major breakthrough in psychiatry, with an unusual twist. It believes it could use ketamine, a popular street drug, to treat depression.
Scientists at the US Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory are levitating individual droplets of different pharmaceuticals, aiming to improve the drug development process.
There are plenty of places in the world that would make for great soap opera material.
Good, bad or indifferent, Oliver Stone certainly can't be ignored. And while that's true, and I also have to say he's hardly ever dull.
A British teenager has launched a new site called We Know What You're Doing, exposing some of the suicidally stupid messages people still persist on posting on Facebook.
Scientists at the University of Glasgow have created a new 3D printing process that they say could lead to 'DIY drugstores' in the home.
Researchers are calling for drugs warnings on gaming sites, following the discovery that 'internet addicts' appear to be more likely to take illegal drugs.
Children with high IQs - and especially girls - are more likely to take illegal drugs in their 30s, new research shows.
Everybody knows that if two things are associated, one must cause the other. Clouds lead to rain, eating dinner makes it get dark outside... oh, hang on.
Google's agreed to pay out $500 million to settle claims that it profited from ads for illegal Canadian pharmacies. It's one of the biggest financial forfeiture penalties ever.
People have always wondered what society can do to discourage criminal activity. Well, it turns out that all you have to do to fight crime is spread happiness.
Scientists at the University of Birmingham have discovered a potent form of MDMA (Ecstasy) that could be used to help treat cancer.
A team of scientists has concluded that individuals who use frequently use tanning beds might be acting on an addictive neurological reward-and-reinforcement trigger.
Oxi - a relatively new addition to the South American drug scene - is more potent, cheaper and deadlier than crack cocaine.
Beware of buying 'legal highs' from the internet - many don't have the claimed ingredients, and some contain controlled subtances, analysis shows.
Yale researchers have found that for some people, the expensive cancer medications called "smart drugs" might not be so smart after all.
An Israeli company says its airport security scanners can outperform existing machines - thanks to their population of rodents.
An astonishing new painkiller has been developed at Stony Brook University. It boasts no side effects or addictive qualities and could be ready for consumption within a year or two.