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Updated: Sep 8 2014

SciGene

  • SciGene
  • 470F Lakeside Drive
  • Sunnyvale, CA, 94085
  • UNITED STATES

SciGene develops and commercializes unique solutions that automate complex and error-prone sample workflows used with new genome analysis technologies in research and clinical laboratories that lower costs and enhance the reliability of assay results.

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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.

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