Vol 10. Issue 8 / March 8, 2010

Scripps Research Hosts Prospective Students
Many of the aspiring scientists now visiting campus will become graduate students in the fall.


Noted Learning and Memory Scientist Joins Neuroscience Department
Assistant Professor Gavin Rumbaugh is interested in how neurons adapt in the face of developmental and environmental change.

Courtney Miller's Compass

Team Reveals How An Old Drug Could Have A New Use for Treating River Blindness

Scientists Find Two Compounds that Lay the Foundation for a New Class of AIDS Drug

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 Identify Age-Associated Defects in Schizophrenia
A gene network-based analysis led by Associate Professor Elizabeth Thomas reveals unexpected results.