Psychedelic Drugs

  • Scientist haunted by misuse of drugs he invented 06-01-2011 03:41 PM

    Washington: David Nichols studies the way psychedelic drugs act in the brains of rats. But he's haunted by how humans hijack his work to make street drugs, sometimes causing overdose deaths. Nichols makes chemicals roughly similar to ecstasy and LSD that are supposed to help explain how parts of the...