Leading the Way in Life Science Technologies

GEN Exclusives

More »

GEN News Highlights

Back to Item »

BGI and The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Set Up Genome Center to Target Pediatric Diseases

The [email protected] partnership aims to discover the molecular basis of rare and common diseases affecting children.

Forward this item to a colleague:


 
   

(Separate multiple addresses by commas)

   

(Separate multiple addresses by commas)

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 »