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Scientists Develop Nanochannel Electroporation Device for Precise Control of Transfection into Individual Cells

Technique instantly delivers controlled doses directly into cytosol with no reliance on endocytosis or effects on cell viability, the team reports.

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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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