Could the active ingredient in magic mushrooms help treat depression, or could LSD help us understand consciousness? Dr Robin Carhart-Harris tries to find out in a series of intriguing and tricky trials.
Would you spend three months at Everest base camp in the name of science? We talk to Dr Liesl Wandrag, who did just that to find out the impact of low oxygen on critically ill patients back at sea level.
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