Edd Westmacott / Alamy Stock PhotoBy Sam Wong
THIRTY years ago, ecstasy was becoming the drug of choice at raves – and whenever young people use drugs to have a good time, concerns are rarely far behind. “An increasingly fashionable ‘mind-bending’ drug that induces euphoria and raises self-awareness in users may also damage brain cells irreparably,” New Scientist reported on 21 January 1989.
The claim came from Stephen Peroutka of Stanford University in California, who warned users
What should we eat to save the planet – and ourselves?Ilka & Franz/GettyBy Michael Le PageOur food is killing us, and the planet. That’s the message from a group of 37 experts called the EAT-Lancet commission, which spent three years poring over the evidence to work out the best diet in terms of health and the environment. Their conclusion: we need to radically change what we eat.
That means far more fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts and