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doping

The Return of a 'Counter Strike' Cheater Tests the Limits of the eSports Community

Based on new ESL rules, banned player KQLY is allowed to compete again in some tournaments.
Leif Johnson
5.4.17
Weed

Weed Helps This Athlete Run 200 Miles

Runners high just got an upgrade.
Madison Margolin
8.8.16
Sports

After Sharapova Revelation, Nootropics Sites Say Demand for Meldonium Is Surging

"As a joke we now call mildronate ‘the Sharaponate.’"
Gian Volpicelli
3.11.16
robots

The Neuroscientist Studying How Our Brains Control Our Hands

And what it means for robots.
Kate Lunau
3.10.16
lit up

Adderall Didn’t Make Me Better at 'Counter-Strike'

Performance enhancing drugs can keep you up, but they’re not going to magically make you better at video games.
Emanuel Maiberg
11.29.15
Canada

Curling (the Sport) Has a Technology Dilemma

When is sweeping some ice no longer sweeping some ice?
Michael Byrne
11.21.15
Germany

'Counter-Strike' Just Had Its Biggest eSports Event and Nobody Was on Adderall

This was the first ESL event with drug testing.
Emanuel Maiberg
8.25.15
News

If eSports Drug Tests Include Weed, It Must Make You Better at Games, Right?

The largest eSports organization in the world is randomly testing for weed as a performance enhancing drug.
Emanuel Maiberg
8.13.15
Drugs

For the First Time, an eSports League Is Testing for Performance Enhancing Drugs

ESL will randomly test players at its events for drugs.
Emanuel Maiberg
7.23.15
Gaming

After Adderall Scandal, eSports Company Will Police Performance-Enhancing Drugs

The Electronic Sports League announced it will introduce new drug policing, education, and prevention policies.
Emanuel Maiberg
7.22.15
Goodbye Meatbags

When We're All Cyborgs, We'll Still Care About Sports

Whether it's pills, needles, or robot arms, human enhancement will continue to influence the sports world.
Jorge Arangure Jr.
4.16.15
physics

Light-Based Computers Will Be Here Within 10 Years

Researchers solve an old problem in optical information processing.
Michael Byrne
11.8.14
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