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Feb 15, 2014 (Vol. 34, No. 4)

Transfection: Viral and Synthetic Techniques Converge

High-Tech Polymers Leveraging Viral Biophysics Can Enhance the Transfection of Nucleic Acids

  • Nucleic acid transfer is one of the central tools of the genomic era as it allows the manipulation of the genomic content of living ...

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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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