Leading the Way in Life Science Technologies

GEN Exclusives

More »
X PRIZE Foundation - Related Content
  • Insight & Intelligence™
  • More »
  • Women Dominate 100+ Club
    September 27, 2012

    The centenarian gender gap is just one of the mysteries researchers hope to solve with new studies.
  • Ultralong Life Is in the Genes
    September 26, 2012

    Unknown genes are postulated to promote slower and healthier aging in some people.

Be sure to take the GEN Poll

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.

Do you agree that ecstasy should be studied for its potential therapeutic benefits?

More »