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Nobel Laureate Elizabeth Blackburn Named Salk Institute President


Renowned molecular biologist and scientific leader to join Salk January 1, 2016
18-Nov-2015 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Salk Scientists Discover Protein Factories Hidden in Human Jumping Genes


Researchers identify a new core element of primate jumping genes capable of producing previously unknown proteins
19-Oct-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Learn How to Grow Old Brain Cells


The new technique allows scientists to study diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s using cells from human patients
2-Oct-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Can Your Sense of Smell Predict When You’ll Die?


Salk researchers find correlation between declining ability to smell and lifespan in worms
18-Sep-2015 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

In First, Salk Scientists Use Sound Waves to Control Brain Cells

New technique to selectively and noninvasively turn on groups of neurons in worms could be boon to science and medicine
11-Sep-2015 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Errant Gene Turns Cells Into Mobile Cancer Factories

Salk scientists find key molecular mechanism that underlies deadly behavior in hard-to-treat breast cancer
4-Sep-2015 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists See Motor Neurons ‘Walking’ in Real Time

The new approach shows how cells in the spinal cord synchronize many neurons at once to allow complex movements, which could have implications for treating spinal cord injuries and diseases
1-Sep-2015 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

The DNA Damage Response Goes Viral: A Way in for New Cancer Treatments

Salk researchers show how DNA repair proteins sound the alarm to threats, pointing to a novel cancer therapy
25-Aug-2015 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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