Vol 10. Issue 5 / February 8, 2010

Researchers Create Innovative New Way to Screen Libraries of 10 Million or More Compounds – The new method from the Kodadek lab could help to speed drug discovery.

Team Maps Epigenome of Human Stem Cells during Development – The billions of data points from the research provide the big picture of the "human epigenome" during a critical developmental window.

William Ja Joins Scripps Florida
Ja will become a member of the Department of Metabolism and Aging.

Daniel Popkin Wins Travel Award

Team Finds Stress Hormone Key to Alcohol Dependence

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

Scientists Find Two Compounds that Lay the Foundation for a New Class of AIDS Drug
The new Scripps Research study points the way to novel therapies that could improve the potency of existing AIDS treatments and help to combat drug-resistant strains.