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2014/10/26 07:43
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In 1959 the French microbiologist René Dubos gazed into his crystal ball and found reasons to be concerned. In his lifetime Dubos had witnessed the steady decline of diseases such as diphtheria,...
2014/10/26 07:43
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2014/10/24 18:17
2014/10/24 18:17
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A New Dent in HIV-1’s Armor Available for logged-in reporters only Newswise — LA JOLLA—Like a slumbering dragon, HIV can lay dormant in a person’s cells for years, evading medical treatments only to...
2014/10/24 14:44
2014/10/24 14:44
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Going on tour with former Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh for the first time in 2000 was an eye-opening experience for Greg Osby, the internationally celebrated jazz saxophonist, composer and band...
2014/10/23 23:26
2014/10/23 23:26
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Mehmet Oz says that he yearns for the days “when our ancestors lived in small villages and there was always a healer in that village.” Photograph by Ethan Levitas. One evening a few weeks ago,...
2014/10/23 21:44
2014/10/23 21:44
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To speed up the quest to bring stem cell therapies to patients, a state agency on Thursday granted $8 million each to three academic medical centers pursuing "translational" work -- UC San Diego, UC...
2014/10/23 19:39
2014/10/23 19:39
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Transplant doctors are stepping gingerly into a new world, one month after a Japanese woman received the first-ever tissue transplant using stem cells that came from her own skin, not an embryo. On...
2014/10/23 18:39
2014/10/23 18:39
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Breaking carbon-hydrogen (C-H) bonds to alter existing molecules to create new ones is an increasingly important avenue for drug development. Of particular interest is mirror-image or "one-handed"...
2014/10/23 17:42
2014/10/23 17:42
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Brian Crane, professor of chemistry and chemical biology, led one study and co-authored a follow-up on a spectroscopic method that detects subtle changes to copper-containing proteins in solution. He...
2014/10/23 16:39
2014/10/23 16:39
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Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have discovered a way to decrease deadly protein deposits in the heart, kidney and other organs associated with a group of human diseases called the...
2014/10/22 19:43
2014/10/22 19:43
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Oct. 22, 2014 -- Dropping extra pounds has long been a goal for people who want to improve their health and appearance. But a different type of fat -- called brown fat -- may help us lose...
2014/10/22 13:58
2014/10/22 13:58
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The United States ratcheted up its safeguards against Ebola on Tuesday, requiring travelers from three countries at the center of an epidemic in West Africa to fly into one of five major airports...
2014/10/22 11:30
2014/10/22 11:30
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Palm Beach Post Staff Writer ReelAbilities, the nation’s largest film festival dedicated to stories of people with disabilities, makes its Palm Beach debut from Nov. 2 to 5 at the Mandel JCC in Palm...
2014/10/22 04:37
2014/10/22 04:37
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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) � A member of the National Academy of Sciences is scheduled to speak on the Ebola crisis at the University of Alabama. The Tuscaloosa News reports (http://bit.ly/1t4ccQ0 )...
2014/10/22 01:25
2014/10/22 01:25
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San Diego scientists are looking at crowd funding as a way to raise money for scientific research. But what if you dream of finding a cure for deadly diseases? Some scientists are starting to have...
2014/10/21 09:44
2014/10/21 09:44
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Questions about Ebola are growing in the United States along with the number of Americans who have become infected with the virus or have been hospitalized, quarantined or monitored for the potent...
2014/10/21 02:44
2014/10/21 02:44
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The National Institutes of Health has granted $6.6 million to a Scripps Research Institute-led team to study Lassa fever virus, the most common hemorrhagic fever virus in Africa. The five-year study...
2014/10/20 18:17
2014/10/20 18:17
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Scripps Research Institute Chemists Achieve New Technique with Profound Implications for Drug Development Method Expands Options for Making Pure Batches of ‘One-Handed’ Molecules Available for...
2014/10/20 18:17
2014/10/20 18:17
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Promise Put to the Test With three first-in-human trials, therapeutic stem cell science takes a bold step at UC San Diego Available for logged-in reporters only Newswise — A 26-year-old woman...
2014/10/19 19:58
2014/10/19 19:58
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Erica Ollmann Saphire is an immunologist at the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla. She spends her days studying the Ebola virus and mapping its vulnerabilities. To the extent that we know where...
2014/10/19 02:44
2014/10/19 02:44
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History has been largely defined by epidemics and pandemics that destroyed entire populations and brought down civilizations. Because of its extreme lethality and lack of proven treatments, Ebola...
2014/10/26 07:43
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