Leading the Way in Life Science Technologies

GEN Exclusives

More »

Companies

More »

Updated: Nov 17 2011

Life Technologies

  • Life Technologies
  • 5791 Van Allen Way
  • Carlsbad, CA, 92008
  • UNITED STATES

Found in more than 90 percent of research labs, Life Technologies’ systems, consumables and services are wholly dedicated to one simple goal: improving the human condition. We manufacture both molecular diagnostic and research use only products to advance the fields of discovery and translational research, molecular medicine, stem cell-based therapies, food safety and animal health, as well as 21st century forensics.

Be sure to take the GEN Poll

Scientifically Studying Ecstasy

MDMA (commonly known as the empathogen “ecstasy”) is classified as a Schedule 1 drug, which is reserved for compounds with no accepted medical use and a high abuse potential. Two researchers from Stanford, however, call for a rigorous scientific exploration of MDMA's effects to identify precisely how the drug works, the data from which could be used to develop therapeutic compounds.

Do you agree that ecstasy should be studied for its potential therapeutic benefits?

More »