Vol 10. Issue 2 / January 18, 2010

In Memoriam: Gary Bokoch (1954 – 2010) — Professor Gary Bokoch had been a member of the Scripps Research faculty for 25 years.

James Foley Joins Institute as Head of Florida Human Resources – The executive brings significant experience to the new position.

In the World of Agonists and Antagonists, Something Inverse Comes Our Way.

Scientists Show "Lifeless" Prions Capable of Evolutionary Change and Adaptation

Scientists Crack Mystery of Protein's Dual Function

Researchers Reveal Key Structure from Ebola Virus

Team Restores Some Function to Cells from Cystic Fibrosis Patients

Elizabeth Fago Gives $1 Million to Scripps Florida

Team Develops Cheap, Easy "Kitchen Chemistry" to Perform Formerly Complex Synthesis

Scientists Find New Link Between Insulin and Core Body Temperature

Team Shows Switching Between Sugary and Regular–Tasting Diet Can Activate Brain's Stress System and Lead to "Withdrawal" Symptoms

Floor Three

New Consortium Led by Scripps Research Scientists Awarded $10 Million by National Cancer Institute

Team Wins Global Race to Achieve Landmark Synthesis of Perplexing Natural Product
The Baran lab has synthesized the compound Palau'amine, whose complexity had confounded chemists since its discovery in 1993.