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Three Often-Used Esophageal Cancer Cell Lines Found to Be from Other Cancers

Drug development using one of these contaminated lines could be negatively impacted, according to the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

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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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