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Daily Mail
Is everything we know about how life began wrong?established theory for how RNA molecules evolved to create proteins and DNA. H
Is everything we know about how life began wrong?
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
established theory for how RNA molecules evolved to create proteins and DNA. However, a new study led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute instead says RNA and DNA evolved simultaneously four billion years ago. A new study led by... Read more
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PhysOrg
Scientists find evidence for alternate theory of how life aroseThis is a computer graphic of an RNA molecule. Credit: Richard Feldmann/Wikiped
Scientists find evidence for alternate theory of how life arose
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
This is a computer graphic of an RNA molecule. Credit: Richard Feldmann/Wikipedia A new study led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) offers a twist on a popular theory for how life on Earth began about four billion years ago. The... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
TSRI chemist Jin-Quan Yu wins 2016 MacArthur FellowshipChemist Jin-Quan Yu of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has won a 2016 Mac
TSRI chemist Jin-Quan Yu wins 2016 MacArthur Fellowship
News-Medical-Net / Posted 5 days ago
Chemist Jin-Quan Yu of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has won a 2016 MacArthur Fellowship, sometimes called a “genius grant.” Jin-Quan Yu is a chemist at The Scripps Research Institute Yu, who is the Frank and Bertha Hupp Professor of... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Two Scientists With San Diego Ties Receive 'Genius Grants'A chemist at the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla and a California Instit
Two Scientists With San Diego Ties Receive 'Genius Grants'
KPBS San Diego / Posted 7 days ago
A chemist at the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla and a California Institute of Technology geobiologist who grew up in San Diego are among those receiving MacArthur fellowships this year. Unofficially known as a "genius grant," the award... Read more
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NBC News
Author Gene Luen Yang Among 2016 MacArthur 'Genius' Granteesthe world in educational settings. Jin-Quan Yu is a synthetic chemist and a pr
Author Gene Luen Yang Among 2016 MacArthur 'Genius' Grantees
NBC News / Posted 7 days ago
the world in educational settings. Jin-Quan Yu is a synthetic chemist and a professor in the department of chemistry at Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, California. Yu is developing groundbreaking techniques that can turn starter... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Nova Southeastern University opens high-tech medical research centerpushed for biomedical research since 2003, when the state and Palm Beach County
Nova Southeastern University opens high-tech medical research center
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
pushed for biomedical research since 2003, when the state and Palm Beach County spent more than $500 million to recruit The Scripps Research Institute, a California biotech research giant. Scripps opened a branch on the Jupiter campus of Florida... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Josh Kun, author who uncovered L.A.'s musical counter-history, named MacArthur Fellowmicrobial communities and their effect on the environment; sculptor Vincent Fec
Josh Kun, author who uncovered L.A.'s musical counter-history, named MacArthur Fellow
Los Angeles Times / Posted 8 days ago
microbial communities and their effect on the environment; sculptor Vincent Fecteau and Jin-Quan Yu, synthetic chemist from Scripps Research Institute. Kun was informed of his award via a surprise phone call while he was headed to a morning class,... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
TSRI scientists shed light on molecular workings of MS drugA study by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has helped to de
TSRI scientists shed light on molecular workings of MS drug
News-Medical-Net / Posted 8 days ago
A study by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has helped to de-mystify the molecular workings of the multiple sclerosis (MS) drug Tecfidera®. The drug is the most widely prescribed pill-based therapy for MS, but its biological... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
A Closer Look At A San Diego Stem Cell Company’s Leadershipthat Penta was “superior to regular water in a number of ways.” The makers of P
A Closer Look At A San Diego Stem Cell Company’s Leadership
KPBS San Diego / Posted 8 days ago
that Penta was “superior to regular water in a number of ways.” The makers of Penta said scientists at UC San Diego and the Scripps Research Institute had confirmed the health benefits of their water in a “collaborative study.” But Morris said when... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Local Stem Cell Program Researches Parkinson's TreatmentWith a new $2.3 million grant, a stem cell program to aid Parkinson’s disease p
Local Stem Cell Program Researches Parkinson's Treatment
NBC San Diego / Posted 9 days ago
With a new $2.3 million grant, a stem cell program to aid Parkinson’s disease patients that’s being researched at Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla is one step closer to FDA approval. The program, called Summit Stem Cell, launched three years... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Patients Turn To San Diego Stem Cell Companies For Costly, Unproven Treatmentsfetal stem cells into his spine. "We have no current plans to publish our resu
Patients Turn To San Diego Stem Cell Companies For Costly, Unproven Treatments
KPBS San Diego / Posted 9 days ago
fetal stem cells into his spine. "We have no current plans to publish our results" Jeanne Loring, a scientist at the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla developing a stem cell therapy for Parkinson’s disease, spoke with KPBS about the stem... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Researchers underscore importance of immune-based prevention to conquer canceragencies to accelerate development of next-generation vaccines and immunotherap
Researchers underscore importance of immune-based prevention to conquer cancer
News-Medical-Net / Posted 10 days ago
agencies to accelerate development of next-generation vaccines and immunotherapies, announced that UC San Diego, with The Scripps Research Institute, J. Craig Venter Institute and La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology, would serve as a hub... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Study provides deeper understanding of how cells' crowded surfaces induce complex protein behaviorScientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have brought physics and bi
Study provides deeper understanding of how cells' crowded surfaces induce complex protein behavior
News-Medical-Net / Posted 13 days ago
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have brought physics and biology together to further understand how cells' crowded surfaces induce complex protein behavior. Their findings suggest that a disordered protein, called... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
TSRI researchers find potential new weapon to combat C. difficile infectionsScientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have discovered a potential
TSRI researchers find potential new weapon to combat C. difficile infections
News-Medical-Net / Posted 13 days ago
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have discovered a potential new weapon against Clostridium difficile, a bacterium that causes hundreds of thousands of severe intestinal infections in the U.S. every year and is frequently... Read more
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PhysOrg
Study suggests disordered protein 'shape shifts' to avoid crowdingThe Scripps Research Institute’s Ashok Deniz, Mahdi Muhammad Moosa and Priya Ba
Study suggests disordered protein 'shape shifts' to avoid crowding
PhysOrg / Posted 13 days ago
The Scripps Research Institute’s Ashok Deniz, Mahdi Muhammad Moosa and Priya Banerjee were authors of the new study, which was designated as a “hot paper” by Angewandte Chemie. Credit: The Scripps Research Institute Scientists at The Scripps Research... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Study shows holes in HIV's protective glycan shield could be vital in designing vaccine candidatesA new study from scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) shows that
Study shows holes in HIV's protective glycan shield could be vital in designing vaccine candidates
News-Medical-Net / Posted 16 days ago
A new study from scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) shows that "holes" in HIV's defensive sugar shield could be important in designing an HIV vaccine. It appears that antibodies can target these holes, which are scattered in HIV's... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
TSRI, IAVI scientists reveal new reductionist vaccine strategy to fight against HIVA series of new studies led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TS
TSRI, IAVI scientists reveal new reductionist vaccine strategy to fight against HIV
News-Medical-Net / Posted 16 days ago
A series of new studies led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) and the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) describe a potential vaccination strategy to jump-start the selection and evolution of broadly effective... Read more
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New Kerala
New understanding of antibodies could help to develop potential HIV vaccines - newkerala.com #118053Washington D.C. [USA], Sept. 13 : A recent study at The Scripps Research Instit
New understanding of antibodies could help to develop potential HIV vaccines - newkerala.com #118053
New Kerala / Posted 17 days ago
Washington D.C. [USA], Sept. 13 : A recent study at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) shows that holes in HIV's defensive sugar shield could be important in designing an HIV vaccine. It appears that antibodies can target these holes, which are... Read more
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Medical News Today
'We can completely reverse alcohol dependence'the more the neuronal circuit is reinforced. This then drives further alcohol u
'We can completely reverse alcohol dependence'
Medical News Today / Posted 20 days ago
the more the neuronal circuit is reinforced. This then drives further alcohol use and addiction. Researchers from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) set out to see if this neuronal group could be influenced and perhaps controlled. To this... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researcher strives for on-demand evolution enabling cells to conduct specific beneficial functionsaddition to music, Liu delved deeply into chemistry and physics. He went on to
Researcher strives for on-demand evolution enabling cells to conduct specific beneficial functions
PhysOrg / Posted 20 days ago
addition to music, Liu delved deeply into chemistry and physics. He went on to receive a doctorate in the former from the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, Calif. "This period of time was pivotal for me," he says, "because it showed me the... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Novel Trojan Horse antibody strategy may target Ebola's Achilles' heelInstitute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID), Integrated Biotherapeutics, Vander
Novel Trojan Horse antibody strategy may target Ebola's Achilles' heel
News-Medical-Net / Posted 21 days ago
Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID), Integrated Biotherapeutics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and The Scripps Research Institute. Ebolaviruses cause a highly fatal disease for which no approved vaccines or treatments are... Read more
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Newser
First Scientists Made Rats Hit the Bottle. Then They Flipped a Switchset of brain cells in the amygdala become activated when a person drinks to exc
First Scientists Made Rats Hit the Bottle. Then They Flipped a Switch
Newser / Posted 21 days ago
set of brain cells in the amygdala become activated when a person drinks to excess. For the study, scientists at the Scripps Research Institute deactivated those brain cells—and the rats ceased their heavy drinking for the entire length of... Read more
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Newsmax
Scientists Reverse Alcohol Dependence in AnimalsScientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) may have discovered a way t
Scientists Reverse Alcohol Dependence in Animals
Newsmax / Posted 22 days ago
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) may have discovered a way to eliminate the urge to drink. "We can completely reverse alcohol dependence by targeting a network of neurons," said study leader Olivier George. The new research,... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Switching off neurons can end urge for compulsive drinkingneurons can help you say good bye to compulsive drinking. The finding came from
Switching off neurons can end urge for compulsive drinking
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 22 days ago
neurons can help you say good bye to compulsive drinking. The finding came from a study on animal models led by The Scripps Research Institute. The study indicates that frequent drinking can activate certain groups of neurons and the more... Read more
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New Kerala
Neuronal switch that turns off compulsive drinking urge - newkerala.com #115400be a way to switch off the urge for compulsive drinking, according to a new stu
Neuronal switch that turns off compulsive drinking urge - newkerala.com #115400
New Kerala / Posted 22 days ago
be a way to switch off the urge for compulsive drinking, according to a new study in animal models led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI). "We can completely reverse alcohol dependence by targeting a network of neurons," said... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
TSRI researchers find way to switch off urge for compulsive drinking in rat modelsbe a way to switch off the urge for compulsive drinking, according to a new stu
TSRI researchers find way to switch off urge for compulsive drinking in rat models
News-Medical-Net / Posted 23 days ago
be a way to switch off the urge for compulsive drinking, according to a new study in animal models led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI). "We can completely reverse alcohol dependence by targeting a network of neurons," said... Read more
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redOrbit
Researcher finds 3.7 billion year old fossil - the oldest ever discoveredthat such a composition could have originated naturally, the Times noted. Geral
Researcher finds 3.7 billion year old fossil - the oldest ever discovered
redOrbit / Posted 23 days ago
that such a composition could have originated naturally, the Times noted. Gerald Joyce, an origin-of-life expert at the Scripps Research Institute in California, told the paper that the new study “provides the oldest direct evidence of microbial... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Six NIH-funded projects aim to identify biological factors that affect neural regenerationPalo Alto, California; Larry Benowitz, Ph.D., Harvard University, Cambridge, Ma
Six NIH-funded projects aim to identify biological factors that affect neural regeneration
News-Medical-Net / Posted 28 days ago
Palo Alto, California; Larry Benowitz, Ph.D., Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts; Hollis Cline, Ph.D., Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California Goldberg and colleagues have demonstrated through a series of interventions... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Researchers Have A Vision: Cure Blindness By Regrowing Retinas And Optic Nervesmolecules and genes that might coax these cells to wire themselves into the ret
Researchers Have A Vision: Cure Blindness By Regrowing Retinas And Optic Nerves
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 28 days ago
molecules and genes that might coax these cells to wire themselves into the retina. Teams at Stanford, Harvard, and the Scripps Research Institute, meanwhile, will look for genes and proteins that regenerate the retinal ganglion cells' axons,... Read more
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PhysOrg
New method makes building 'one-handed' drugs easier than everChemists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have invented a new technique
New method makes building 'one-handed' drugs easier than ever
PhysOrg / Posted 28 days ago
Chemists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have invented a new technique for constructing one-handed or "chiral" drug molecules. The new method is already being adopted by pharmaceutical researchers. "This new process provides an entirely new... Read more
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FOX News
Bath salts could be more addictive than meth, study findseven death. And now, a new study has found that the drug is not only potent –
Bath salts could be more addictive than meth, study finds
FOX News / Posted a month ago
even death. And now, a new study has found that the drug is not only potent – but highly addictive. Researchers from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have found that bath salts – also known as MDPV (3,4-methylenedioxypyrovalerone) – could... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
TSRI study sheds light on how mitochondrial calcium can affect learning and memorybeen less well defined. In a new study published in the journal Cell Reports,
TSRI study sheds light on how mitochondrial calcium can affect learning and memory
News-Medical-Net / Posted 1 months ago
been less well defined. In a new study published in the journal Cell Reports, scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) offer new insights how calcium in mitochondria—the powerhouse of all cells—can impact the... Read more

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