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Scripps Florida Scientists Find a Defect Responsible for Memory Impairment in Aging


Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have discovered a mechanism that causes long-term memory loss due to age in Drosophila, the common fruit fly, a widely recognized substitute for human memory studies.
3-Mar-2015 8:30 AM EST

TSRI Scientists Find Clues to Cancer Drug Failure


Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have published a pair of studies showing how the primary protein responsible for multidrug chemotherapy resistance changes shape and reacts to therapeutic drugs.
2-Mar-2015 3:05 PM EST

TSRI Team Shows How Rare Antibody Targets Ebola and Marburg Virus


The Scripps Research Institute scientists have captured the first images showing how immune molecules bind to a site on the surface of Marburg virus and have described an antibody that binds to both Marburg and Ebola viruses, pointing to new...
23-Feb-2015 11:00 AM EST

New Study Shows Decreased Aggressive Behavior Toward Strangers in Autism Spectrum Disorder Model


Much speculation has occurred in the media over possible heightened aggression in those diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. A study by scientists from The Scripps Research Institute found no evidence of increased aggressive behavior toward...
25-Feb-2015 2:00 PM EST

New Study Shows Safer Methods for Stem Cell Culturing


A new study led by researchers at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) and the University of California (UC), San Diego School of Medicine shows that certain stem cell culture methods are associated with increased DNA mutations.
20-Feb-2015 12:05 PM EST

Scripps Research Institute Scientists Announce Anti-HIV Agent So Powerful It Can Work in a Vaccine


In a remarkable new advance against the virus that causes AIDS, scientists from The Scripps Research Institute have announced the creation of a novel drug candidate so potent and universally effective, it might work as part of an unconventional...
17-Feb-2015 1:00 PM EST

Microbes Prevent Malnutrition in Fruit Flies—and Maybe Humans, Too


A study by scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute sheds significant new light on a surprising and critical role that microbes may play in nutritional disorders such as protein malnutrition.
9-Feb-2015 12:00 PM EST

Scientists’ ‘Mad Cow’ Discovery Points to Possible Neuron Killing Mechanism Behind Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Diseases


Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have for the first time discovered a killing mechanism that could underpin a range of the most intractable neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and ALS.
12-Feb-2015 11:00 AM EST

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