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Jan 21, 2014

Liquid Biopsies: An Area You Need to Watch

A minimally invasive method of harvesting cancer biomarkers is gaining serious attention.

Liquid Biopsies: An Area You Need to Watch

Samples of tissue need to be harvested in order to understand somatic mutations as a means to target therapies. These tissue biopsies tend to be invasive and costly. Liquid biopsies could help. [Select Biosciences]

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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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