Vol 10. Issue 4 / February 1, 2010

Scientists Find Potential New Way to Enhance Vaccines – Research from the Oldstone lab shows blocking a key protein in mice helps them resist viral infection.

Snapshot: Dawn Eastmond – Meet Dawn Eastmond, the new director of education.

Scientists Find Cancer Cells Co-opt Fat Metabolism Pathway to Become More Malignant

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

Team Finds Stress Hormone Key to Alcohol Dependence
The new study, led by Associate Professor Marissa Roberto, suggests the development of new drug treatments for substance abuse.