Drugs

07.19.15
Tiny brain implant delivers drugs with a remote control
07.19.15

Tiny brain implant delivers drugs with a remote control

An implant, the size of a human hair, can deliver drugs to the brain with the click of a button. A...

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05.18.15
Scientists close to brewing morphine (or heroin) from sugar
05.18.15

Scientists close to brewing morphine (or heroin) from sugar

Sugar is basically ubiquitous and it looks like it could be used to make morphine, which is a refi...

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05.17.15
Fingerprints will soon tell cops if suspects are on cocaine
05.17.15

Fingerprints will soon tell cops if suspects are on cocaine

A research team from the University of Surrey in the UK has reportedly developed a new, noninvasiv...

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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...

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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...

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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 --...

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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...

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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...

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