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Carbon emissions are reportedly shrinking Earth’s stratosphere

Carbon emissions are reportedly shrinking Earth’s stratosphere

New research confirms long harboured suspicions that humanity’s emissions are shrinking Earth’s stratosphere, with its thickness reportedly contracting by as much as 400 metres since the 1980s. Science is starting to draw regular connections between humanity’s role in climate change and marked shifts with the planet, and the latest reports are seriously concerning. Just last month, data from the American Geophysical Union revealed that humanity’s ceaseless emissions have separated the...

By London, UK
MDMA-assisted therapy on course for medical approval

MDMA-assisted therapy on course for medical approval

A breakthrough clinical trial has uncovered its impressive efficacy in treating post-traumatic stress disorder, inching the drug closer to FDA endorsement.   For decades, scientists and researchers have sought to prove the extraordinary medical potential of psychedelic drugs. Time and time again these mind-altering substances have shown genuine promise in alleviating some of the most intractable (and expensive) – addiction, depression, and anxiety among many others – conditions to treat. With stigma...

By London, UK
Why space junk is the real enemy of the US Space Force

Why space junk is the real enemy of the US Space Force

President Biden affirms his support for an official military presence in outer space, which means a greater risk of space debris. Spy satellites might be the least of his worries. In the final days of his presidency in 2019, Donald Trump officially launched Space Force, the USA’s first new military service in seventy years – and yes, it’s exactly what it sounds like. Committing $40 million to the initiative, Trump signed...

By International, World