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Magic Mushrooms & the Boy Who Felt No Pain

The world of drug development is complicated, fascinating and sometimes, just plain wacky. Here are two new potential drugs-in-the-making which may have some excellent therapeutic benefits (hey, not all drugs are bad):

Ok, Which Frog-Licker Figured This Out? [1]

Call it accidental scientific discovery, but I suspect at least one of these researchers has a rebellious teen in the family.

Genetic Pain Defect May Help Make Surgical Procedures Painless [2]

A boy who felt no pain may help scientists develop better analgesics.

[tags] magic mushroom, frog licking, analgesics, drugs, strange medicine, oddities [/tags]