Psilocybin, the active ingredient in "magic mushrooms," is now undergoing clinical trials. If all goes well, treatments could be available by 2024.
Children's emotional health has been suffering since COVID. As in-person learning resumes, here's what science says about how kids—and adults—can bounce back.
The return to in-person learning this year comes with more anxiety than usual. Here's what three leading experts say about how parents and teachers can help.
Even as scientists race to develop booster shots and tweak existing vaccines to work against new variants to SARS2, they're looking ahead to future pandemics caused by entirely new pathogens from the same coronavirus family.
A new study on MDMA, or "Ecstasy," and PTSD patients shows the potency of powerful new treatments based on psychedelic drugs.
Biotech startups are trying to hack the process of aging and, in the process, stave off the most devastating diseases
Some expectant couples are hesitant about the vaccine, but they may be putting themselves and their babies at risk. Evidence increasingly suggests pregnant women are at greater risk of developing severe COVID-19 symptoms.
A rise in strange neurological symptoms such as psychosis, tremors, extreme fatigue, phantom smells, dizziness, and "brain fog" suggest that COVID-19 attacks the brain. The long-term implications are worrisome.
President Joe Biden needs to stop talking about "unity" and instead focus attention on "toxic polarization," says psychologist and mediator Peter Coleman, who advises the administration.
After a string of demoralizing failures, Alzheimer's researchers now think they're on track to deliver effective treatments. The big question: How soon will they come?
As the covid crisis fuels a surge in overdoses, scientists race to halt addiction at its source: the brain.
As a new COVID surge hits the Sun Belt, the quality of care in top hospitals in places like Phoenix, Jacksonville and Houston is likely to be far better today than it was for patients in early hotspots.
The COVID-19 pandemic will trigger a "tsunami" of suicides, drug overdoses, domestic violence and depression, experts say.
Doctors in ERs and ICUs are trying new approaches and using social media and email chains to help each other learn on the fly.
"The pace of the scientific research has been really at a breathtaking speed," says Angela Rasmussan, a virologist and research scientist at Columbia University. "It's unprecedented."
The Internet of Things (IoT) is not just a security problem. It's also a privacy nightmare.
There's a dark side to this wireless-driven revolution in convenience. The danger goes beyond hacking.
We just might be on the cusp of a mental health treatment revolution as researchers find that anxiety is a whole-brain phenomenon and proceed in identifying the complex neuronal circuits involved.
In an interview with Newsweek's Adam Piore, former White House Cybersecurity Chief expresses his concern for the U.S. during the 2020 Presidential Election because of previous Russian cyber interference.
Cyberhacking has become more prevalent in today's society due to the alleged infiltration of our voting systems by Russian Intelligence in the 2016 Presidential Election. Expert Richard Clarke explains how the U.S. will fare against cyberhacking in next year's election.
This year's college graduating class, raised by brooding cynics and witnesses to the economic collapse of 2008, are clear-eyed pragmatists.
Hudson Yards, the new Manhattan mega-development, has become the poster child for urban projects that critics say harm the middle class. Is it time to change course?
Hackers steal our data. Tech firms abuse it. Can blockchain fix our privacy woes?
The 'next internet' isn't just for crypto-anarchists anymore. Thanks to a 24-year-old math savant, mainstream businesses like IBM are partying like it's 1993. Next up? You.