Chemists at The Scripps Research Institute have discovered a broad, strikingly inexpensive method for synthesizing “amines,” a class of organic compounds prominent in drugs and other modern products. The new reaction is particularly useful for...
21-May-2015 2:00 PM EDT
Interferon proteins are normally considered virus-fighters, but scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have found evidence that one of them, interferon beta, has an immune-suppressing effect that can help some viruses establish persistent...
12-May-2015 1:05 PM EDT
Scientists from The Scripps Research Institute, working closely with researchers at the National Institutes of Health, have mapped out the structure of an important protein involved in cellular function and nervous system development.
11-May-2015 3:05 PM EDT
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have discovered that a brain protein has a key role in controlling binge drinking in animal models.
11-May-2015 2:05 PM EDT
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have found using animal models that the new recreational drug alpha-PVP (“flakka”) seems equivalently potent as a stimulant, and therefore as addictive, as its chemical cousin MDPV (“bath salts”).
8-May-2015 8:30 AM EDT
A new study led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute sheds light on the cause of some cancers, including breast cancer and leukemia.
6-May-2015 12:05 PM EDT
team led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine has uncovered a big clue to how bacteria may promote some colon cancers.
5-May-2015 4:05 PM EDT
Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have been awarded $2.4 million from the National Institute on Drug Abuse of The National Institutes of Health to expand development of new pain medications with fewer side effects...
6-May-2015 3:05 PM EDT
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