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Scripps Florida Scientists Shed New Light on the Role of Calcium in Learning and Memory

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In a new study, scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute offer new insights how calcium in mitochondria—the powerhouse of all cells—can impact the development of the brain and adult cognition.
25-Aug-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Scripps Florida Study Finds ‘Missing Evolutionary Link’ of a Widely Used Natural Drug Source

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A well-known family of natural compounds, called “terpenoids,” have a curious evolutionary origin. In particular, one question relevant to future drug discovery has puzzled scientists: exactly how does Nature make these molecules?
19-Aug-2016 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

TSRI Study Supports New Strategy to Fight Cocaine Addiction

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An international team led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has found strong evidence supporting a new strategy against drug addiction.
18-Aug-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

TSRI Scientists Find Potential Treatment for ‘Painful Blindness’ Form of Dry Eye

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A new study in animal models, led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), suggests that the eye's lacrimal glands can be repaired by injecting a kind of regenerative “progenitor” cell.
18-Aug-2016 5:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

TSRI Scientists Take Big Step Toward Recreating Primordial ‘RNA World’ of 4 Billion Years Ago

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Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have created a ribozyme that can basically serve both to amplify genetic information and generate functional molecules, a big step toward the laboratory re-creation of the “RNA world,” generally...
15-Aug-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

TSRI and NIH Scientists Show Molecule in Brain May Drive Cocaine Addiction

A new study from scientists at The Scripps Research Institute, funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse and National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, suggests increased levels of a molecule in the brain, called hypocretin, may...
10-Aug-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

TSRI Scientists Pinpoint Ebola’s Weak Spots

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Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute now have a high-resolution view of exactly how the experimental therapy ZMapp targets Ebola virus.
8-Aug-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

TSRI Researchers Find ‘Lead Actors’ in Immune Cell Development

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A new study, led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute, reveals a surprising twist in immune biology, suggesting that members of a cluster of microRNAs work together throughout the different stages of immune cell generation.
29-Jul-2016 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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