Vol 6. Issue 25 / Aug 28, 2006

Marijuana's Active Ingredient Shown to Inhibit Primary Marker of Alzheimer's Disease
"[Our study shows] a previously unrecognized molecular mechanism through which THC may directly affect the progression of Alzheimer's disease," says Professor Kim Janda.

Slideshow: A Season of Science - Students and teachers got a taste of life in the lab this summer through Scripps Research internship programs.

Justin Chartron Wins Poster Awards


Scripps Research Scientists Successfully Test New Anti-Obesity Vaccine

Quantum Leap

Scientists Show Prion Disease Agent Can Cause Heart Damage

Researchers Map Infectious Hepatitis B Virus

Blood Work

Study Suggests Virus Uses Pressure to Sense when Full of DNA

Researchers Link Effects of Withdrawal to Compulsive Drug Use and Craving 

Scripps Research Holds 14th Commencement

Still on the Case

Study Results Offer Guidance in Treatment of Alcohol Dependence

Scripps Research Team Reverses Friedreich's Ataxia Defect in Cell Culture - Compounds newly developed by the Gottesfeld lab activate the silenced gene responsible for Friedreich's ataxia, a debilitating and deadly disease.