Biologists at The Scripps Research Institute have described the atomic-level workings of “microRNA” molecules, which control the expression of genes in all animals and plants. The findings add greatly to the understanding of a fundamental system...
27-Oct-2014 2:35 PM EDT
Mimicking natural evolution in a test tube, scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have devised an enzyme with a unique property that might have been crucial to the origin of life on Earth.
27-Oct-2014 12:25 PM EDT
Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have uncovered a major contributor to Huntington’s disease, a devastating progressive neurological condition that produces involuntary movements, emotional disturbance and...
28-Oct-2014 2:25 PM EDT
New Clinical Trial Data: Scripps Research Institute MS Drug Candidate Also Shows Promise for Ulcerative Colitis
Positive new clinical data were released today on a drug candidate for ulcerative colitis that was first discovered and synthesized at The Scripps Research Institute.
27-Oct-2014 8:00 PM EDT
Scripps Research Institute Chemists Achieve New Technique with Profound Implications for Drug Development
A team from The Scripps Research Institute has established a new C-H activation technique that opens the door to creating a broader range of pure molecules of one-handedness or “chirality” by eliminating previous starting-material limitations.
20-Oct-2014 2:00 PM EDT
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have discovered a way to decrease deadly protein deposits in the heart, kidney and other organs associated with a group of human diseases called the systemic amyloid diseases.
21-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have identified the long-sought activating molecules for a rare but crucial subset of immune system cells that help rally other white blood cells to fight infection.
15-Oct-2014 12:00 PM EDT
Scientists from The Scripps Research Institute have been awarded $6.6 million from the National Institutes of Health to lead an investigation of Lassa fever virus, the most prevalent virus-induced hemorrhagic fever disease in Africa.
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