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Mar 17, 2014

Top R&D Spenders of 2013

These companies invest the most money in the search for new drugs.

Top R&D Spenders of 2013

Meet the big spenders, ranked by total R&D expenses. [© Melpomene - Fotolia.com]

  • For all the talk about biopharmas cutting back on research and development, more companies (12) actually increased their R&D spending in 2013 than decreased ...

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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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