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Cepheid Launches CE-Marked Xpert Flu IVD Test in Europe

Firm claims assay can differentiate between flu A, flu B, and 2009 H1N1 in under an hour.

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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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