snails on crystal meth

Posted on November 8, 2010
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Snails

From The Register

In a development whose importance it would be difficult to exaggerate, scientists have produced research answering one of the great questions facing humanity in the 21st century: what happens if you get snails hopped up on crystal meth and poke them with sticks?

The drug-pushing scientists in question are Barbara Sorg of Washington State Uni and Ken Lukowiak of the University of Calgary. The mollusc they chose for their experiments was the pond snail Lymnaea
The two snail savants placed their slimy drug-slaves into pond water which they had spiked with methamphetamine, described as “a highly addictive drug that seduces victims by increasing self-esteem and sexual pleasure, and inducing euphoria”.

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