Vol 6. Issue 14 / April 24, 2006

Study Shows Gene Candidates for Predisposition to Alcohol Abuse - A collaborative study has identified some 3,800 "unique genes" that may determine a predisposition for a high degree of alcohol intake.

EH&S Helps Spread the Word About New California Law - Batteries, televisions, fluorescent light bulbs, and a number of other common items can no longer be thrown out with household trash.

Charles Weissmann Honored by Biotechnology Study Center

Bruce Beutler Wins Coley Award

Endeavor Captures 2006 Crystal Award of Excellence





Simple Tools for Complex Problems

Free Range Problem-Solving

New Class of Enzyme Inhibitors Blocks Replication of SARS Virus

Minor Mutations in Avian Flu Virus Increase Chances of Human Infection

The Accidental Author or the Price of Popularity

View from a Zeppelin: Interview with George Koob

A Passion for Science

Lack of a Key Enzyme Dramatically Increases Resistance to Sepsis - The new findings from the Ulevitch lab could lead to new therapeutic approaches to a major disease.