Vol 8. Issue 37 / December 8, 2008

Scripps Florida Scientists Find Blocking a Receptor Significantly Decreases Nicotine Addiction - The findings from the Kenny lab could point towards more successful smoking cessation efforts.

Scientists Shed Light on How DNA Is Unwound So That Its Code Can Be Read - A key biological process, which is repeated every time a gene is expressed, has been elucidated by a new paper from the Asturias lab.

Generous Gifts Make Possible Merit Awards for Graduate Students - The Graduate Office announces the names of eight scholarship winners.

Hirsch Index Shines Spotlight on Scripps Research Chemists


Touch and Go

San Diego Philanthropist John Moores Gives $2.1 Million to Scripps Research

Scientists Identify Exciting New Compounds for Stem Cell Production from Adult Cells

Scientists Develop A New Strategy to Fight Obesity

How Brain Circuits Are Built

Team Uncovers New Way to Limit Damaging Production of Nitric Oxide

In Memoriam: Ernest Beutler (1928 — 2008)

Scripps Research and IAVI Launch World's First Dedicated HIV Neutralizing Antibody Center

Exploring "Molecules That Changed the World"

Team Defines New Painkilling Chemical Pathway - The discovery from the Cravatt lab could lead to new pain treatments.