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Chasing a brain boost through psychedelic microdosing? Scientific support is ‘patchy, lacking’, review says

Ryan O'Hare | Imperial College London | 
The practice of taking small, regular doses of psychedelic drugs to enhance mood, creativity, or productivity lacks robust scientific evidence ...
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Building and coding your own video games with jellyfish DNA

Deborah Evanson | Imperial College London | 
[Engineer Helene Steiner] has developed a bio-pixel display that can play games such as Tetris, Snake or Pong using the ...
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Camera-equipped drones may soon detect plant disease before any visible signs

Researchers are developing drones that could detect plant disease before any visible signs show, allowing farmers to stop infections in ...

Diabetes linked to ‘junk’ DNA previously thought to have no function

Ryan O'Hare | Imperial College London | 
[A]mong the thousands of genes which code for vital proteins, hidden in plain sight are much vaster chunks of non-coding ...

Can stem cells aid in brain recovery after stroke?

Sam Wong | Imperial College London | 
Five patients received the treatment in a pilot study conducted by doctors at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and scientists at Imperial ...
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