Stories by Dirk Hanson

Dirk Hanson is a freelance science reporter and novelist who lives in Minnesota. He has worked as a business and technology reporter for numerous magazines and trade publications, and is the author of "The Chemical Carousel: What Science Tells Us About Treating Addiction." subscribe to Dirk Hanson's feed

Posted on: Dec 26, 2012, Source: The Fix

Synthetic drugs have irrevocably changed the face of international drug dealing, while ushering in a new era of hysteria.

Posted on: Dec 6, 2011, Source: The Fix

Research shows ecstasy increases empathy and enhances communication by producing playfulness, friendliness, and loving feelings.