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Aug 28, 2014

SOLVED: Your Three Most Common Western Blotting Problems

Find out what could be going wrong in your experiments.

SOLVED: Your Three Most Common Western Blotting Problems

Understanding the concept behind the techniques can help prevent many common mistakes.

  • Did you know that 41 percent of researchers say their Western blots fail at least 25 percent of the time? Ryan Jensen, a biologist ...

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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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