According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 4.2 million deaths occur every year as a result of exposure to outdoor air pollution and 91% of the world’s population lives in places where air quality exceeds WHO guideline limits.
Recently, a team of researchers from John Hopkins University conducted a study that found that 80 percent of its participants were able to overcome their alcoholism after consuming psychedelic drugs, “suggesting that these mind-altering substances could have a key role to play in the treatment of addictions,” IFLScience.com reported.
Starting in March 2015, NASA astronaut Scott Kelly spent 340 days aboard the International Space Station, participating in a study designed to examine the challenges of space travel. This study is approximately twice as long as previous studies. While a team of scientists tracked his body’s responses to long-term space flight, they simultaneously tracked his identical twin brother, Mark, back on Earth.