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With Briefs Due June 15, Myriad Fires First Shot in Circuit Rematch Over Gene Patenting

Firm asked appeals court to dismiss the case because the sole plaintiff’s standing has changed since he left NYU.

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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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