Vol 10. Issue 34 / November 8, 2010

Scientists Find Nerve Cell Activity Drains Stem Cell Pool in Developing Brain — A team led by Professor Hollis Cline shows that brain activity controls the balance between stem cells and mature nerve cells.

Peter Schultz Wins $6.8 Million CIRM Grant

Susana Valente Awarded Grant from Landenberger Foundation to Study HIV

Team "Watches" Formation of Cells' Protein Factories for First Time

Scientists Develop Novel Test that Identifies River Blindness Parasite in its Active State

Scientists Reveal First Structure of a Class of Proteins that Sniff Out Signals Guiding Blood Cell Movement

Scientists Reveal Structure of Dangerous Bacteria's Powerful Multidrug Resistance Pump

Scripps Research Scientists Win $65 Million in New Grants

Scientists Solve Long-Standing Mystery of Protein "Quality Control" Mechanism

Scientists Identify Molecules Involved in Touch and Other Mechanically Activated Systems

Team Discovers New Type of Anti-Malarial Compound

Scientists Unveil Structure of Adenovirus, the Largest High-Resolution Complex Ever Found

Scientists Uncover Possible Cocaine Addiction Trigger

Team Implicates Wayward DNA-Repair Enzyme in Friedreich's Ataxia
The work, led by Professor Joel Gottesfeld, could help scientists devise optimal therapies for devastating disease.