Vol 5. Issue 37 / December 5, 2005

Donated Computer Time Supports AIDS Research Effort - A global community of Internet users who have joined a philanthropic technology initiative called World Community Grid will donate unused time on their personal computers to help battle AIDS.

Chemical Chaperones Help Increase Deficient Enzyme Activity in Gaucher Disease

Reports from the Scripps/Oxford Conference

From the Ground Up

Campus Hosts Science and Immigration Forum

The Front Part of a Cell

A Protein that Affects the Shape of Neurons

The Face of Tumefaciens

Chemical Extracted from Soy Beans Inhibits Disease Process Known as Amyloidogenesis

"Memory" of Nicotine Lingers in the Brain, Say Scripps Research Scientists

"Unprecedented" Functional Amyloid Found to Play Beneficial Role In Human Cells - A new discovery calls into question a potential Alzheimer's therapeutic strategy.