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9 Best Articles on Drugs

The most useful articles on drugs from around the web—beginners to advanced—curated by thought leaders and our community. We focus on timeless pieces and update the list whenever we discover new, must-read articles or videos—make sure to bookmark and revisit this page.

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Top 5 Drugs Articles

At a glance: these are the articles that have been most read, shared, and saved on drugs by Refind users.

  1. Young people are using drugs as escapism more than ever before
  2. The High-Stakes Race to Engineer New Psychedelic Drugs
  3. Is the World Ready for Extremely Effective Weight-Loss Drugs?
  4. Biotech labs are using AI inspired by DALL-E to invent new drugs
  5. What You Need to Know About Ozempic, the Diabetes Drug Fueling Hollywood’s Harmful Weight-Loss Obsession

Short Articles

Short on time? Check out these useful short articles on drugs—all under 10 minutes.

Long Articles

These are some of the most-read long-form articles on drugs.

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Publications

We monitor hundreds of publications, blogs, newsletters, and news sources in Drugs, including:

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MIT Technology Review

Our in-depth reporting on innovation reveals and explains what’s really happening now to help you know what’s coming next. http://technologyreview.com/newsletters

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Big Think

Learn from the world’s greatest thinkers. Join us on https://www.youtube.com/c/bigthink.

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ETH Zurich

This is the official Twitter account of ETH Zurich in English. Stay tuned for the latest news on research, technology and education. Deutscher Account: @eth

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GQ Magazine

Big fits start here. @GQStyle @GQSports @GQRecommends

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