Gene-Edited Skin Patch Prevents Cocaine Overdose in Mice
Gene-Edited Skin Patch Prevents Cocaine Overdose in Mice
With a built-in supply of a powerful cocaine-chomping enzyme, the transplant might also curb addiction.
Gene-Edited Skin Patch Prevents Cocaine Overdose in Mice
Gene-Edited Skin Patch Prevents Cocaine Overdose in Mice

With a built-in supply of a powerful cocaine-chomping enzyme, the transplant might also curb addiction.

With a built-in supply of a powerful cocaine-chomping enzyme, the transplant might also curb addiction.

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UK to Legalize Medicinal Cannabis
UK to Legalize Medicinal Cannabis
Catherine Offord | Jul 27, 2018
Patients will be able to access the drug with a prescription, and there are no plans to allow for recreational use.
Canada Could Come to the Fore in Cannabis Research
Canada Could Come to the Fore in Cannabis Research
Ashley Yeager | Jul 6, 2018
The coming legalization of recreational marijuana is already increasing funding for studies, but regulations on such research have been slow to change.
US Government Will Allow More Universities to Grow Pot
US Government Will Allow More Universities to Grow Pot
Kerry Grens | Aug 11, 2016
The US Drug Enforcement Agency continues to classify marijuana as a Schedule 1 drug, however, perpetuating challenges for researchers.
Studies: Psychedelics Not Bad for Mental Health
Studies: Psychedelics Not Bad for Mental Health
Tracy Vence | Mar 10, 2015
Two independent investigations suggest hallucinogens like LSD are not linked to psychological problems and may actually confer certain benefits.
Skin Thief
Skin Thief
Jef Akst | Jun 3, 2014
A Pennsylvania man has been charged with stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth of human skin from a biotechnology company.
Opinion: Research, Restricted
Opinion: Research, Restricted
David Nutt | Jul 8, 2013
Are the international drug laws the worst impediment to scientific inquiry since the Catholic Church banned the telescope?
Detecting New Synthetic Drugs
Cristina Luiggi | Sep 1, 2011
Forensic labs in the United States should be better equipped to identify a new crop of recreational drug mimics.