Vol 7. Issue 23 / August 13, 2007

Team Identifies a New Mechanism That Extends Lifespan of a Nematode - Using a new method in advanced mass spectrometry, a team of scientists has uncovered a mechanism that helps determine the worm's lifespan.

New Chemical Tool Captures Previously Unseen Molecules - "This cavitand allows you to see things you can't see any other way," says chemist Julius Rebek.

Key Protein Deficiency Leaves Mice Hypersusceptible to Viral Infection - "This [study] suggests that host miRNA plays a major role in interactions with viruses in mammals," says immunologist Jiahuai Han.

Andrew Saphire Awarded Center for Aids Research Grant

Bob Turner Honored by BioCommunications Association

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New "Checkmate" Method Provides Powerful Tool for Preventing Spread of Future Epidemics

The Song Remains the Same

From Science to Medicine: An Interview with Eric Topol

Memento: Exploring the Mysteries of Memory

Team Awarded $17 Million Grant to Develop Therapeutic Use of Adult Stem Cells to Treat Eye Diseases

Scripps Research Holds 15th Commencement

Understanding Atherosclerosis as "Inflammation Gone Bad"

Mixing Basic and Applied Research: An Interview with John Cleveland

On Genetics: An Interview with Bruce Beutler

Playing to Win: An Interview with Ian Wilson on Project Checkmate



Building on Success: Cindy Ehlers Extends Innovative Research on Alcoholism - A rare and prestigious MERIT award from the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism is the latest addition to the support for Cindy Ehlers' research.