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June 10, 2009


Pile of cigarette butts

R-rated Movies and Smoking

Were you allowed to watch R-rated movies as a kid? Do you smoke now? Learn about the link between smoking and R-rated movies on this Moment of Science.

May 28, 2008


LSD on tinfoil

The Return of Psychedelic Drugs

Since the 60's, LSD has been seen as a recreational drug, not worth serious research...until now!

September 21, 2007


Little girl with chocolate on her face

Chocolate—a drug?

Is chocolate a mind-altering drug? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 8, 2005


Brain in Love

Here’s an idea you may not expect: Love is as basic as our needs for food and water. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

January 13, 2005


Mother-infant Bonding and Addiction

What do substance addiction and mother-infant bonding have in common?

December 2, 2004


Out for the Count

If you've ever had major surgery, you probably remember lying down and waking up--but nothing in between. Learn about anesthetics on this Moment of Science.

November 19, 2004


Pump You Up, Break You Down

How do steroids work, and what makes them so dangerous? Find out on this Moment of Science.

January 12, 2004


Drugs and Learning

When you experience something new, do you know what happens to your brain? Find out on this Moment of Science.

December 4, 2003


Drugs Built into Lenses

Learn about the drugs put into contact lenses on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003


Drugs in Our Waters

Household drugs like painkillers, antibiotics and hormones enter the water system in many ways. For example, some animal feeds contain antibiotics and might flood into rivers with run-off, while other antibiotics are flushed or dumped down sinks and toilets in homes.

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