Drugs

03.20.15
DEA approves MDMA study for the terminally ill
03.20.15

DEA approves MDMA study for the terminally ill

MDMA is widely used both on and off festival grounds. But the drug is quietly making a comeback as...

By M. Lalwani,   03.20.15
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03.13.15
23andMe plans to use your genetic data to create new drugs
03.13.15

23andMe plans to use your genetic data to create new drugs

For over a year now, 23andMe has been stuck in a regulatory quagmire with the US Food and Drug Adm...

By N. Summers,   03.13.15
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02.05.15
Eve the robot scientist discovers new drug candidate for malaria
02.05.15

Eve the robot scientist discovers new drug candidate for malaria

Meet Eve: she's darn smart, can make the process of finding new drugs a lot faster and cheaper --...

By M. Moon,   02.05.15
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01.22.15
Daily Roundup: Apple Watch battery life, Russian combat bots and more!
01.22.15

Daily Roundup: Apple Watch battery life, Russian combat bots and more!

One of the biggest complaints about smartwatches is their mediocre battery life. It sounds like th...

By D. Schumaker,   01.22.15
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07.17.14
FedEx charged with transporting drugs for illegal online pharmacies
07.17.14

FedEx charged with transporting drugs for illegal online pharmacies

Live animals. Hazardous waste. Used tires. Cash. These are all items that you can't ship via FedEx...

By Z. Honig,   07.17.14
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06.20.14
NY medical marijuana law could mean big bucks for vaporizer makers
06.20.14

NY medical marijuana law could mean big bucks for vaporizer makers

New York is against second-hand smoke of any kind; even beneficiaries of the state's new medical m...

By Z. Honig,   06.20.14
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06.04.14
Teeter toward death in existentially clever One Way Trip
06.04.14

Teeter toward death in existentially clever One Way Trip

One Way Trip demonstrates that if there's anything more terrifying than impending mortality, it'...

By E. Cavalli,   06.04.14
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06.03.14
Study claims that virtual drug dealing cuts back on real violence
06.03.14

Study claims that virtual drug dealing cuts back on real violence

Few would say the FBI was doing something wrong by shutting down Silk Road's online black market,...

By J. Fingas,   06.03.14
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05.21.14
World's smallest nanomotor can pump drugs into cells at 18,000 RPM
05.21.14

World's smallest nanomotor can pump drugs into cells at 18,000 RPM

Scientists at the Cockrell School of Engineering in Texas have created a nanomotor less than one m...

By S. Dent,   05.21.14
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