Vol 5. Issue 10 / March 21, 2005

New Service Recruits Blood Donors to Support Science
“Volunteers generally like getting their checks immediately,” says Pricilla Crisler, who coordinates the new Scripps Research Normal Blood Donor Service, “and they feel good about supporting research.”

DNA with Three Base Pairs—A Step Towards Expanding the Genetic Code - Scientists at Scripps Research are reporting at the 229th national meeting of the American Chemical Society progress toward the creation of a system for replicating a modified form of DNA containing an unnatural base pair.


Cooperation is Key—A New Way of Looking at MicroRNA and How it Controls Gene Expression

Good Molecules Gone Bad: When Interferons Interfere with the Wrong Thing

Scientists Describe Antibody that Neutralizes Most HIV Strains

A Skin Cell Revisited

Molecular Component of Innate Immunity Discovered

A Third Man Identified

Jet Lag—Not All in Your Head

A Fresh Look at Cystic Fibrosis

CD1 in Prime Time - A group of scientists led by Professor Ian Wilson reports a significant new structure that may greatly improve our understanding of immune recognition.