Quick Fire Science

Quick Fire Science episode

Tue, 3rd Jun 2014


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This week, Alexander Shulgin, the so called ‘Godfather of ecstasy’ died peacefully in his sleep. The 88 year old is best known for introducing MDMA, the active molecule in ecstasy, to psychologists in the 1970s, and also made and tested over 200 psychoactive substances during his lifetime. Here is your Quickfire Science on ecstasy, with Ginny Smith and Georgia Mills

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  • Quickfire Science: Ecstasy

    This week, the ‘Godfather of ecstasy’,who synthesised and tested over 200 psychoactive substances, died peacefully in his sleep.



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