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Scientists Want To Synthesise Salvia's Hallucinogenic Molecule

You're probably familiar with Salvia divinorum, the hallucinogenic plant used for religious purposes in some indigenous cultures, and for making celebrities giggle in some decaying cultures. But you probably haven't thought about the scientists interested in the drug's therapeutic properties. More »      
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