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Newswise: Electric car batteries inspire safer, cheaper way to manufacture compounds used in medicines
21-Feb-2019 2:00 PM EST
Electric car batteries inspire safer, cheaper way to manufacture compounds used in medicines
Scripps Research Institute

Scientists at Scripps Research, inspired by electric car batteries, have developed a battery-like system that allows them to make potential advancements for the manufacturing of medicines.

Released: 5-Nov-2018 12:05 PM EST
Tethered antibodies present a potential new approach to prevent influenza virus infections all season long
Scripps Research Institute

As co-leaders of an international collaboration, scientists at Scripps Research have discovered that tethering four antibodies together may be an effective strategy for neutralizing all types of influenza virus known to infect humans.

Newswise: Solving a 100-Year Mystery in Blood Pressure Research
Released: 30-Oct-2018 1:25 PM EDT
Solving a 100-Year Mystery in Blood Pressure Research
Scripps Research Institute

New insight into how cells sense blood pressure could present better targets for treating hypertension.

Newswise: Synthetic Microorganisms Allow Scientists to Study Ancient Evolutionary Mysteries in the Laboratory
24-Oct-2018 3:05 PM EDT
Synthetic Microorganisms Allow Scientists to Study Ancient Evolutionary Mysteries in the Laboratory
Scripps Research Institute

Scientists at Scripps Research and their collaborators have created microorganisms that may recapitulate key features of organisms thought to have lived billions of years ago, allowing them to explore questions about how life evolved.

Newswise: Scientists Capture Images of Antibodies Working Together Against Malaria
Released: 23-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT
Scientists Capture Images of Antibodies Working Together Against Malaria
Scripps Research Institute

Scientists investigating how the human immune system defends against malaria have uncovered a rare phenomenon: antibodies working together to bind to a vulnerable spot on the parasite.

Released: 11-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT
Researchers look beyond BMI to predict obesity-related disease risk
Scripps Research Institute

Predictors of future diabetes and cardiovascular disease for a person with obesity can be found among their body's metabolites.

Released: 9-Oct-2018 12:05 PM EDT
Noted mathematician Benedict Gross joins Scripps Research Board of Directors
Scripps Research Institute

Benedict Gross, PhD, a professor emeritus of mathematics at Harvard University and former dean of Harvard College, has joined the Board of Directors at Scripps Research.

Newswise: Scripps Research scientist Ben Cravatt receives Outstanding Investigator Award from National Cancer Institute
Released: 8-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT
Scripps Research scientist Ben Cravatt receives Outstanding Investigator Award from National Cancer Institute
Scripps Research Institute

The prestigious award will support the Cravatt laboratory with $7.8 million over seven years.

Released: 4-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT
'Double agent' in the immune system may make us vulnerable to bacterial infections
Scripps Research Institute

Scientists at Scripps Research have discovered the role of an immune system double agent. This molecule, called USP18, can help curtail immune responses, but it can also open the door to bacterial infections, such as harmful listeria and staph infections.

Newswise: Professor Wendy Havran named 2018 Outstanding Mentor
Released: 4-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT
Professor Wendy Havran named 2018 Outstanding Mentor
Scripps Research Institute

Havran, a professor at Scripps Research and associate dean of the Skaggs Graduate School of Chemical and Biological Sciences, was recently named the 2018 Outstanding Mentor by the Society of Fellows, a postdoctoral organization at Scripps Research.


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