Vol 10. Issue 3 / January 25, 2010

Team Identifies Novel Hepatitis C Inhibitors – The discovery from the Strosberg lab opens the door to research on a new type of therapeutic compound.

Scripps Research Books Face Time – "We want to build up our presence on Facebook to increase awareness of the institute nationally and internationally," says Senior Communications Specialist Melissa Wagoner.

Creating Your Low-Water Garden – A recent Lunch & Learn seminar helped participants choose beautiful and sustainable plants.

Gerald Joyce to Receive Stanley Miller Medal from National Academy of Sciences

Erica Ollmann Saphire and Marisa Roberto Honored at White House

Jennifer Busby Selected as One of Top "40 Under 40"

Team Wins Global Race to Achieve Landmark Synthesis of Perplexing Natural Product

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

Scientists Find Cancer Cells Co-opt Fat Metabolism Pathway to Become More Malignant
A study from the Cravatt lab shows that an enzyme that normally helps break down stored fats goes into overdrive in some cancer cells, making them more malignant.