The Daily Dose: Scientists explore the good and bad of MDMA

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A New York Times investigation highlighted the prevalence of pollution causing methane leaks. They used a special camera that highlighted streams of gas billowing into the air. The results are visually stunning but environmentally depressing.

Ecstacy. MDMA. They’re feel good, psychedelic drugs that are associated with raves and revelry. Lately, it’s also been considered a promising candidate for PTSD therapy. Unfortunately, the thing that makes it so effective is also what makes it suspect to many in the medical community. Without a doubt, the more that’s learned about MDMA, the better. A recent study investigated the roles serotonin and dopamine play in the drug’s activity.

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