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News-Medical-Net
Animal study shows link between oxygen-sensing neurons and fat-burning circuitA new study in animal models, led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institu
Animal study shows link between oxygen-sensing neurons and fat-burning circuit
News-Medical-Net / Posted 2 hours ago
A new study in animal models, led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), is the first to show that oxygen sensing in the brain has a role in metabolism and sensing an organism's internal state. In a roundworm called C. elegans, cues... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Gary Peacock Brings NYC Trio to La JollaThe San Diego jazz community is poised to celebrate the debut performance of th
Gary Peacock Brings NYC Trio to La Jolla
NBC San Diego / Posted 22 hours ago
The San Diego jazz community is poised to celebrate the debut performance of the legendary double-bass virtuoso Gary Peacock, who will play an Athenaeum Jazz production on Saturday, Feb. 13, at 7:30 p.m. at the Scripps Research Institute (10620 John... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Unlocking intrinsically disordered proteins: an interview with Peter WrightPlease can you give an introduction to your research? I'm a professor in the D
Unlocking intrinsically disordered proteins: an interview with Peter Wright
News-Medical-Net / Posted yesterday
Please can you give an introduction to your research? I'm a professor in the Department of Integrative Structural and Computational Biology at The Scripps Research Institute. I have been performing NMR research on proteins for nearly 40 years. In... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
TSRI scientists develop new screening device for drug discoveryScreening large "libraries" of compounds to find those with a desired biologica
TSRI scientists develop new screening device for drug discovery
News-Medical-Net / Posted yesterday
Screening large "libraries" of compounds to find those with a desired biological activity is a powerful method for discovering new drugs, but requires a large, expensive and dedicated facility. Now, scientists at the Florida campus of The Scripps... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers develop 'LIGHTSABR'—a cheap, portable drug-discovery systemScreening large "libraries" of compounds to find those with a desired biologica
Researchers develop 'LIGHTSABR'—a cheap, portable drug-discovery system
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
Screening large "libraries" of compounds to find those with a desired biological activity is a powerful method for discovering new drugs, but requires a large, expensive and dedicated facility. Now, scientists at the Florida campus of The Scripps... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Scripps Research Institute researching Zika virusJUPITER, Fla. - The Zika virus is now causing a health emergency. Two months a
Scripps Research Institute researching Zika virus
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 8 days ago
JUPITER, Fla. - The Zika virus is now causing a health emergency. Two months ago most of us had never even heard of it. Now, four Florida counties are under a public health emergency The race for answers continues, one that is actually happening... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Same as it ever was: Antivaccine crank Bill Maher loves him some HIV/AIDS quackeryI know I must be getting older because of Friday nights. I also know that I’m g
Same as it ever was: Antivaccine crank Bill Maher loves him some HIV/AIDS quackery
ScienceBlogs / Posted 8 days ago
I know I must be getting older because of Friday nights. I also know that I’m getting older because (1) there was no new post yesterday and (2) even today this post will look familiar to a significant number of our readership. Mea culpa, but trying... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Remicade co-developer funds new microscopy facility on Scripps Florida campusThe co-developer of Remicade®, one of the three top-selling drugs in the world,
Remicade co-developer funds new microscopy facility on Scripps Florida campus
News-Medical-Net / Posted 13 days ago
The co-developer of Remicade®, one of the three top-selling drugs in the world, has donated more than $500,000 to fund what will be known as the Iris and Junming Le Foundation Super-Resolution Microscopy Facility on the Florida campus of The Scripps... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
TSRI scientists reveal workings of key 'relief-valve' in cellsA team led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has solved a
TSRI scientists reveal workings of key 'relief-valve' in cells
News-Medical-Net / Posted 13 days ago
A team led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has solved a long-standing mystery in cell biology by showing essentially how a key "relief-valve" in cells does its job. Authors of the new Cell paper include (left to right) Ardem... Read more
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Newswise
Scripps Florida Scientist and Zika Expert Hyeryun Choe Available for Interviews Available for logged-in reporters only Newswise — Virologist Hyeryun Choe, a
Scripps Florida Scientist and Zika Expert Hyeryun Choe Available for Interviews
Newswise / Posted 13 days ago
Available for logged-in reporters only Newswise — Virologist Hyeryun Choe, an associate professor on the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), is... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
TSRI scientists reveal workings of key 'relief-valve' in cellsA team led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has solved a
TSRI scientists reveal workings of key 'relief-valve' in cells
News-Medical-Net / Posted 13 days ago
A team led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has solved a long-standing mystery in cell biology by showing essentially how a key "relief-valve" in cells does its job. The relief valve, known as VRAC (volume-regulated anion... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Farmers Insurance Open begins at Torrey PinesLA JOLLA (CNS) - The $6.5 million Thursday with a field including five of the
Farmers Insurance Open begins at Torrey Pines
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 14 days ago
LA JOLLA (CNS) - The $6.5 million Thursday with a field including five of the world's top 10 players, led by defending champion Jason Day. Day's victory in a four-way playoff in the 2015 tournament... Read more
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PhysOrg
Study reveals workings of mysterious 'relief valve' that protects cells from swellingThe team that showed how a "relief valve" keeps cells from bursting included (l
Study reveals workings of mysterious 'relief valve' that protects cells from swelling
PhysOrg / Posted 15 days ago
The team that showed how a "relief valve" keeps cells from bursting included (left to right) Ardem Patapoutian, Adrienne Dubin and Zhaozhu Qiu. Credit: The Scripps Research Institute A team led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI)... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Farmers Insurance Open Tees Off In Torrey PinesThe $6.5 million Farmers Insurance Open begins at Torrey Pines Thursday with a
Farmers Insurance Open Tees Off In Torrey Pines
KPBS San Diego / Posted 15 days ago
The $6.5 million Farmers Insurance Open begins at Torrey Pines Thursday with a field including five of the world's top 10 players, led by defending champion Jason Day. Day's victory in a four-way playoff in the 2015 tournament began a big year for... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
World's best golfers gear up for Farmers OpenLA JOLLA -- The $6.5 million Farmers Insurance Open begins at Torrey Pines Thur
World's best golfers gear up for Farmers Open
KGTV San Diego / Posted 15 days ago
LA JOLLA -- The $6.5 million Farmers Insurance Open begins at Torrey Pines Thursday with a field including five of the world's top 10 players, led by defending champion Jason Day. Day's victory in a four-way playoff in the 2015 tournament began a... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Gardens woman is chair of Scripps fundraiser luncheon seriesMEET YOUR NEIGHBOR: Nancy Hart, 71 Nancy Hart is not a scientist, but she’s wo
Gardens woman is chair of Scripps fundraiser luncheon series
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 15 days ago
MEET YOUR NEIGHBOR: Nancy Hart, 71 Nancy Hart is not a scientist, but she’s working hard to ensure that life-changing things like cures for cancer will be found. Nancy Hart with her husband Joel. She is the chairwoman of Scripps Research... Read more
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PhysOrg
Team solves structure of 'flipping' cellular machine, pointing to possible Alzheimer's and cancer therapiesNew research from The Scripps Research Institute and UC Berkeley shows the work
Team solves structure of 'flipping' cellular machine, pointing to possible Alzheimer's and cancer therapies
PhysOrg / Posted 17 days ago
New research from The Scripps Research Institute and UC Berkeley shows the workings of a crucial molecular enzyme. In this image, the green glow in the structure indicates the location of the Rpn11 enzymatic active site in its inhibited conformation... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
Studies mixed on marijuana's effects on healthWhen it comes to the issue of marijuana's positive and negative effects on heal
Studies mixed on marijuana's effects on health
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted 18 days ago
When it comes to the issue of marijuana's positive and negative effects on health it can be hard to tell fact from fiction. Even though in Sterling the sale of marijuana is banned it can still be legally possessed and consumed. Because drug dealers... Read more
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The Scientist
Week in Review: January 18–22In following up on the controversial piece, The Scientist discovered discrepanc
Week in Review: January 18–22
The Scientist / Posted 21 days ago
In following up on the controversial piece, The Scientist discovered discrepancies between the fact-checking processes described by Lander and Cell and those described by Jennifer Doudna, George Church, and Emmanuelle Charpentier, who have all... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New study sheds light on possible role of ion channel in the immune systemMany cells have microscopic gates, called ion channels, which open to allow the
New study sheds light on possible role of ion channel in the immune system
News-Medical-Net / Posted 23 days ago
Many cells have microscopic gates, called ion channels, which open to allow the flow of ions across the cell membrane. Thanks to these gates, cells can detect stimuli such as heat, pain, pressure and even spicy food. A new study from The Scripps... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Researchers identify protein structure linked to pain and heat perceptionTouch a hot stove, and your fingers will recoil in pain because your skin carri
Researchers identify protein structure linked to pain and heat perception
News-Medical-Net / Posted 24 days ago
Touch a hot stove, and your fingers will recoil in pain because your skin carries tiny temperature sensors that detect heat and send a message to your brain saying, "Ouch! That's hot! Let go!" The pain is real and it serves a purpose, otherwise we'd... Read more
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Science Daily
Scientists solve 3D structure of protein that guides the immune systemIn a new study, researchers from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) and the
Scientists solve 3D structure of protein that guides the immune system
Science Daily / Posted 24 days ago
In a new study, researchers from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) and the Duke University Medical Center reveal the three-dimensional structure of a crucial ion channel. Their findings depict this channel in more detail than ever before,... Read more
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PhysOrg
Scientists discover blueprint of body's heat sensorA ribbon diagram depicting the structure of the TRPV2 ion channel (blue, yellow
Scientists discover blueprint of body's heat sensor
PhysOrg / Posted 25 days ago
A ribbon diagram depicting the structure of the TRPV2 ion channel (blue, yellow, green) as it lies embedded in the cell membrane (orange and white). This ion channel is a temperature sensor involved in the perception of pain and heat, and therapies... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
TSRI researchers develop new technique for modifying complex drug moleculesChemists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have developed a versatile ne
TSRI researchers develop new technique for modifying complex drug molecules
News-Medical-Net / Posted 25 days ago
Chemists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have developed a versatile new technique for making modifications—especially one type of extremely difficult, but much-sought-after modification—to complex drug molecules. The feat, reported in the... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
MUSC starts enrolling participants in clinical trial to evaluate two drugs for non-small cell lung cancerIn an international first, people with lung cancer will find out if a new combi
MUSC starts enrolling participants in clinical trial to evaluate two drugs for non-small cell lung cancer
News-Medical-Net / Posted 25 days ago
In an international first, people with lung cancer will find out if a new combination of drugs can kick-start their bodies' ability to fight back against the disease. They'll be part of a clinical trial now enrolling participants at the Medical... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers develop versatile new way to build moleculesChemists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have devised a new and widely
Researchers develop versatile new way to build molecules
PhysOrg / Posted 28 days ago
Chemists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have devised a new and widely applicable technique for building potential drug molecules and other organic compounds. The new method, reported in the January 15, 2016 issue of the journal Science,... Read more
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PhysOrg
Chemists devise powerful new method for modifying drug moleculesChemists from The Scripps Research Institute illustrate their powerful new tech
Chemists devise powerful new method for modifying drug molecules
PhysOrg / Posted 28 days ago
Chemists from The Scripps Research Institute illustrate their powerful new technique to make and modify medicines, published recently in the journal Science. Professor Phil Baran (center) holds a flask representing amines to cleave strained C-C... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
TSRI scientists receive $2.1 million NIH grant to create new library of drug candidatesScientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have received a grant of mo
TSRI scientists receive $2.1 million NIH grant to create new library of drug candidates
News-Medical-Net / Posted 30 days ago
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have received a grant of more than $2.1 million from the National Institutes of Health's National Institute of General Medical Sciences to create and screen a new library of drug candidates. The... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Cryotherapy promises better health through freezingIt was 31 degrees in Dallas on Monday, but that wasn’t cold enough for Brittany
Cryotherapy promises better health through freezing
The Oklahoman / Posted 30 days ago
It was 31 degrees in Dallas on Monday, but that wasn’t cold enough for Brittany Justice. So the 22-year-old stripped down to her underwear, put on gloves and socks, and entered a cylinder where the temperature plunged to negative 211 degrees... Read more
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The Scientist
Christie Fowler: Addicted to Research© NOEL BESUZZIAs an undergraduate at Baldwin-Wallace College in Ohio, Christie
Christie Fowler: Addicted to Research
The Scientist / Posted 1 months ago
© NOEL BESUZZIAs an undergraduate at Baldwin-Wallace College in Ohio, Christie Fowler became intrigued by neuropathological diseases such as severe schizophrenia. She majored in psychology, volunteered in a hospital psych ward, and worked at a... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Scripps Florida gets $100,000 grant for Alzheimer's drug researchScripps Florida has received a $100,000 grant from the Lottie French Lewis Fund
Scripps Florida gets $100,000 grant for Alzheimer's drug research
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 1 months ago
Scripps Florida has received a $100,000 grant from the Lottie French Lewis Fund of the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties. These funds will support Alzheimer’s drug discovery research at Scripps Research Institute. Lottie Lewis... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
No Results Yet In San Diego Ebola Drug TrialNearly a year and a half after the experimental Ebola drug ZMapp reportedly "sa
No Results Yet In San Diego Ebola Drug Trial
KPBS San Diego / Posted 1 months ago
Nearly a year and a half after the experimental Ebola drug ZMapp reportedly "saved" the lives of two American aid workers, experts still can't say whether the San Diego-made drug actually works in humans. Results have yet to be reported from a... Read more
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Science Daily
Ancient protein flexibility can drive 'new' functions: Evolution of steroid receptor family's regulatory functionsA protein called the glucocorticoid receptor or GR, which responds to the stres
Ancient protein flexibility can drive 'new' functions: Evolution of steroid receptor family's regulatory functions
Science Daily / Posted 1 months ago
A protein called the glucocorticoid receptor or GR, which responds to the stress hormone cortisol, can take on two different forms to bind DNA: one for activating gene activity, and one for repressing it. In a paper published Dec. 28 in PNAS,... Read more
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