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Aug 5, 2014

Tool Companies Gain as U.S. Basic Research Revives

Signs of improvement in U.S. research funding appears to be behind the revival.

Tool Companies Gain as U.S. Basic Research Revives

Signs of improvement in U.S. research funding appears to be behind the revival. [© anyaivanova - Fotolia.com]

  • Three biotech tools companies are crediting revived demand among U.S. academic and government labs, among other basic research customers, for their strong results during ...

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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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