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Whole Genetic Sequence of Brugia Malayi Analyzed

Studying DNA of this worm, which is involved in elephantiasis, identified novel pathways for drug therapies and its ability to avoid the immune system.

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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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