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The term ‘psychedelic’ is derived from the Greek wordspsyche, "soul, mind" and delein, "to manifest", hence "soul-manifesting", the inference being that psychedelics can access the soul and develop unused potentials of the human mind. Scientifically speaking, the primary action of a psychedelic is via serotonin receptor agonism, leading to an altered state of consciousness. Although these drugs are mostly associated with recreation, parallelism can be...

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Using screws and wires for fixing fractured bones is a common procedure. In fact, in some cases, these may be the only solution. However, what is also common is the probability of these screws causing an infection. It is common for patients to feel an irritation in the operated area, and if on further check-up, the problem is considered severe, the screws and such other...

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Child safe ad policy on YouTube ?

Recently, YouTube came up with a new advertising policy for its viewers, also keeping in mind the children who might come across something that may be inappropriate for their age. But, the child safe ad policy designed by YouTube raises the question of how it is going to affect the viewership of the kids- will it be affected negatively or not? This policy is going...

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Best Buddies organisation at Northeastern

Best Buddies is an organisation at Northeastern University that aims at providing guidance and support to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The people who are provided mentorship in this organisation are from communities in and around Boston.   Kylie Schreck, a student at Northeastern University,was in high school when she volunteered to help teach a girl named Kiley. The girl had a genetic brain disorder that...

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  What separates humans from most other species is our multifaceted internal neural system which sets our mobility apart from all. The science of human movement is a complex one, and often research in accordance to it during situations such as strokes or hindrance of any kind of movement, draws to no conclusion because of this very complexity. The nervous system is like a house of...

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Puerto Rico faces over 500 earthquakes

At the beginning of the New Year, 2020, Puerto Rico faced over 500 earthquakes. The U.S Geological Survey says that even after two weeks of rigorous shakes, they are not over yet. Causing heavy losses from damage, the series of earthquakes have also killed one person while injuring a few others.   While the island was still recovering from the devastation caused in 2017 by the hurricane...

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The world came to a standstill when dark clouds of smoke smothered the skies of Brazil for days on end. It made us understand environmental significances and concepts which shook us up to fully understand how deep underwater we are when it comes to the degradation of our surroundings. But what is  the causation and impact of this fire?   The Amazon has been prone to burning...

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As the election of 2015 had redefined the fate and perception of the superpower that is the United States of America, the election of 2020 is touted to make even bigger waves in the global scenario. This is owed to the deep dark abyss that is the Electoral College, as well as Donald Trump’s interspersed measures from time to time to carry on his incumbency....

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