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Scripps Research Institute Scientists Find New Calorie-Burning Switch in Brown Fat

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Biologists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have identified a signaling pathway that switches on a powerful calorie-burning process in brown fat cells.
31-Jul-2014 7:00 PM EDT

Scripps Florida Scientists Find Genetic Mutations Linked to Salivary Gland Tumors

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Research conducted at the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute has discovered links between a set of genes known to promote tumor growth and mucoepidermoid carcinoma, an oral cancer that affects the salivary glands.
28-Jul-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Scientists Find Protein-Building Enzymes Have Undergone Metamorphosis and Evolved Diverse New Functions

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Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and their collaborators have found that ancient enzymes, known for their fundamental role in translating genetic information into proteins, evolved...
16-Jul-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Scripps Florida Scientists Identify Gene That Plays a Surprising Role in Combating Aging

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Scientists from The Scripps Research Institute have found in animal models that a single gene plays a surprising role in aging, a discovery that could lead to the possibility of using therapeutics, even commonly used ones, to manipulate the aging...
17-Jul-2014 10:50 AM EDT

Scripps Florida Scientists Shed New Light on Nerve Cell Growth

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Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have shed new light on the complex processes of nerve cell growth, showing that a particular protein plays a far more sophisticated role in neuron development than previously...
10-Jul-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Scripps Florida Scientists Uncover New Compounds that Could Affect Circadian Rhythm

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Scientists from The Scripps Research Institute have discovered a surprising new role for a pair of compounds that have the potential to alter circadian rhythm, the complex physiological process, present in most living things, that responds to a...
8-Jul-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Scripps Research Institute Scientists Find Potential New Use for Cancer Drug in Gene Therapy for Blood Disorders

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Scientists working to make gene therapy a reality have solved a major hurdle: how to bypass a blood stem cell’s natural defenses and efficiently insert disease-fighting genes into the cell’s genome.
26-Jun-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Scripps Research Institute Scientists Reveal Molecular ‘Yin-Yang’ of Blood Vessel Growth

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Biologists at The Scripps Research Institute have discovered a crucial process that regulates development of blood vessels. The finding may lead to treatments for disorders involving abnormal blood vessel growth, including diabetic retinopathy and...
18-Jun-2014 1:00 PM EDT

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