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The Microdose

The Microdose, jane c. hu, Benjamin Breen

An independent journalism newsletter supported by the U.C. Berkeley Center for the Science of Psychedelics

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“Hey, whatever happened to the tapes you made when I was high?”

Below you’ll find an excerpt of my book Tripping on Utopia: Margaret Mead, the Cold War, and the Troubled Birth of Psychedelic Science about the origins of psychedelic science in 1930s through 1960s. By drawing on understudied archives and ...

a month ago

MindMed receives FDA breakthrough therapy designation for LSD; Psychedelics figure Ben Sessa’s medical license suspended for one year; Serotonin toxicity after combining psilocybin and antidepressants

Happy Friday and welcome back to The Microdose, an independent journalism newsletter brought to you by the U.C. Berkeley Center for the Science of Psychedelics.

a month ago

What is happening in Europe?: 5 Questions for Psychedelic Access and Research European Alliance founder Tadeusz Hawrot

The European Union has been relatively slow to fund psychedelic research. But in the last few months, the EU has made several moves that suggest that may be changing. In April, the European Medicines Agency, the EU agency in charge of the e...

a month ago

Psilocybin-related calls to poison control centers increasing; former Kentucky ibogaine advocate to continue his work in Ohio; Colorado issues draft psilocybin rules

Happy Friday and welcome back to The Microdose, an independent journalism newsletter brought to you by the U.C. Berkeley Center for the Science of Psychedelics.

a month ago


The writers behind this newsletter.

  • The Microdose
  • jane c. hu

    science journalist

  • Benjamin Breen

    Historian of science, medicine, technology, drugs, and culture at UCSC.

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