Vol 10. Issue 14 / April 26, 2010

New Study Helps Explain How We Can Sense Temperatures
The findings from the Patapoutian lab could lead to the development of novel therapies for conditions such as acute and chronic pain.

New Ranking from U.S. News & World Report Places Scripps Research Among Top Graduate Schools
"The Kellogg School offers both an interesting curriculum and the opportunities to join stellar research laboratories for thesis work," said Dean James Williamson.

James Williamson Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Scripps Research Wins Bio-IT Best Practices Award

Claes Wahlestedt Elected Chair of FL CURED, Appointed to Research Advisory Council

Sandra Schmid to Present NIH Lecture

New Nano-Tool Synthesized at Scripps Research

Study Shows Compulsive Eating Shares Addictive Biochemical Mechanism with Cocaine, Heroine Abuse

Scripps Research Team Finds Structure of "Swine Flu" Virus

Light Activated "Warhead" Turns Modest Molecules into Super Protein Killers

Scientists Identify Age-Associated Defects in Schizophrenia

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

Scripps Research Scientists Solve Mystery of Fragile Stem Cells
The groundbreaking new findings from the Ding lab will speed research on potential therapies.