Vol 6. Issue 8 / March 6, 2006

The Bright Side of a Virus - Viral nanoparticles light up new imaging possibilities.

Cartoonist Draws on Humor and Insight - Cartoonist Jorge Cham, who has been called "the Dilbert of academia," spoke to a Scripps Research audience about his comic strip called "Piled Higher and Deeper (PHD)."

Baran Wins Sloan Research Fellowship


A Passion for Science

Bacillus anthracis: One Bad Bug

Scientists Re-engineer a Well-Known Antibiotic to Counter Drug Resistance

Protein Found to Control Tumor Growth in Certain Breast Cancers

Revealing the Cell Cycle's Secrets

Study Reveals Unusual Structure of Cellular Transport Nanocage

New Technology Effectively Gauges Specificity of Influenza Strains, Including 1918 Spanish Flu

View from a Zeppelin: Interview with George Koob - Professor George Koob speaks on his book, The Neurobiology of Addiction, which offers a current survey and synthesis of important findings in the neurobiological mechanisms of addiction over the last 50 years.