Researchers may have discovered the initial steps to helping cocaine abusers overcome their addiction. A study conducted by scientists at UCSF and the National Institute of Health found that activating neurons in the brainʼs prefrontal cortex eliminated cocaine addition in lab rats. The paper, pu ... More >>
A key part of the marijuana debate is the impact cannabis has on developing brains. And when reaching for a weekend tonic, teenagers have a choice -- to reduce their brain tissues' health with alcohol, or to keep their brains unharmed with marijuana, according to a new study.Researchers at the Unive ... More >>
Far from being dead, Sir Paul McCartney's spectacular musical career enters its sixth decade this June, when the Beatle and vegetarian turns 70. That's a long and winding road, and one on which McCartney's constant companion has been cannabis.But not any longer. McCartney recently quit smoki ... More >>
Illustration by Doug FraserA study of retired professional football players has found that they are more likely than nonathletes to suffer symptoms of cognitive impairment, such as memory and speech problems, a conclusion that that is sure to buttress the arguments of those who point to the risk ... More >>
Newly signed to Bjork's label One Little Indian, post-punkers Wild Palms recently released their single "Deep Dive" backed with a cover of "Human Behaviour" and I just can't get enough of it. "Deep Dive" soars with staccato guitars and charismatic vocals, the champion of studio sessions with Garet ... More >>
Conventional wisdom says psychiatric drugs save lives, but for some San Franciscans the pills are a prescription for disaster
The Co-Mayorship Proposition
Dr. David Stork is trying to create a new computer that thinks like a human being. But he needs your help.