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May 7, 2014

Genographic Project Records Global Population Gene Flow over Time

Researchers at National Geographic are learning what happened genetically when different cultures appeared.

Genographic Project Records Global Population Gene Flow over Time

The Genographic Project was launched in 2005, a joint project of the National Geographic Society and IBM.

  • With advanced tools of genetic analysis and a database of more than 600,000 individuals,  Spencer Wells, Ph.D., and his team at National Geographic’s Genographic ...

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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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