Spiders eat 800 million tons of prey per year, more than humans and whales

A Swiss scientist identifies the top predator in the world in a new study.

A spider in the English countryside. Credit: Getty Images.
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Trip Treatment: Should LSD-Assisted Psychotherapy Go Mainstream?

A new study in nature reports that LSD minimizes fear recognition and enhances emotional empathy and sociality. Is it time to widely utilize 'trip treatment'?

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Resurgence in psychedelic research is picking up after a 50-year hiatus. With a recent admission that Nixon’s war on drugs was really an attempt to quiet minorities and radicals—psychedelics being swept into this mess—few researchers have been bold enough to conduct controlled studies, regardless of how little recreational and ceremonial usage has not waned.

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