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Jun 12, 2007

Jacobs Receives Wyeth Contract for PLX Pilot Laboratory Facility

  • Jacobs Engineering Group won a contract from Wyeth Medica Ireland to provide detailed design and construction management services for a new pilot-scale laboratory facility at the Grange Castle site, Clondalkin, Ireland. Officials estimate the value of the project at $40 million.

    The development includes expanding and consolidating all development activities on site to support manufacturing and finishing operations.



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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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