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Tethered antibodies present a potential new approach to prevent influenza virus infections all season long

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.
5-Nov-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Solving a 100-Year Mystery in Blood Pressure Research

New insight into how cells sense blood pressure could present better targets for treating hypertension.
30-Oct-2018 1:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Synthetic Microorganisms Allow Scientists to Study Ancient Evolutionary Mysteries in the Laboratory

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.
24-Oct-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Scientists Capture Images of Antibodies Working Together Against Malaria

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.
23-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers look beyond BMI to predict obesity-related disease risk

Predictors of future diabetes and cardiovascular disease for a person with obesity can be found among their body's metabolites.
11-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Noted mathematician Benedict Gross joins Scripps Research Board of Directors

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.
9-Oct-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Scripps Research scientist Ben Cravatt receives Outstanding Investigator Award from National Cancer Institute

The prestigious award will support the Cravatt laboratory with $7.8 million over seven years.
8-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

'Double agent' in the immune system may make us vulnerable to bacterial infections

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...
4-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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