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The San Diego Union-Tribune
To make America great again, fund science, Scripps Research grads told

KPBS
These DNA Tests Promised To Tell Me How Well I’m Aging — My Results Didn’t Add Up

The New York Times
Babies from Skin Cells? Prospect is Unsettling to Some Experts

The San Diego Union-Tribune
Cancer cells metastasize far earlier than suspected

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
Gene Therapy Advanced by Structural Study of Potential Viral Vectors

The San Diego Union-Tribune
Heavy Metals Fight Botulism Poisoning, In Animal Study

ScienceDaily
Why one eye-targeting virus could make for a useful gene-delivery tool

Buzzfeed
Your Apple Watch Could Someday Detect This Risky Heart Condition

The San Diego Union-Tribune
Hundreds Of New Stem Cell Lines Ready To Help Research

News-Medical
Three TSRI scientists receive awards from Royal Society of Chemistry

News-Medical
TSRI scientists uncover regulatory machinery underlying the function of cancer protein

Times of San Diego
Scripps Research Institute Chemists Recognized by UK Organization

Chemical & Engineering News
Improved routes to thapsigargin

R&D Magazine
At Last, a Clue to Where Cancer Metastases Are Born

Chemical & Engineering News
Chemists among new NAS members for 2017

The Scientist
Cell Lines Gain Cancer-Related Mutations

The San Diego Union-Tribune
Cancer-Causing Mutations Found In Pluripotent Stem Cells

The San Diego Union-Tribune
3 San Diegans Elected To Elite National Academy of Sciences

News-Medical
TSRI study reveals clues to where tumor metastases are born

Business Standard
Here’s how protein impacts intellectual disability

The San Diego Union-Tribune
Cancer-causing mutations found in pluripotent stem cells

The Scientist
Cell Lines Gain Cancer-Related Mutations

Palm Beach Post
Biotech budding in Jupiter

STAT
Cancer-causing DNA is found in some stem cells being used in patients

Palm Beach Post
POINT OF VIEW Science matters to everyone

Drug Discovery & Development
Novel Synthesis Technique Produces Boronic Acid-Based Drugs

Chemical & Engineering News
Extending the reach of covalent drugs

NBC 7 San Diego
‘Make America Cool Again’: Thousands March for Science Downtown

University Herald
TSRI Researchers Find Importance Of Genetics In Brain

The San Diego Union-Tribune
Cowboy chemist Phil Baran pulls a trick out of his Stetson. It’s called decarboxylative alkenylation

R&D Magazine
Simple Synthesis Method Yields Boronic Acid-Based Drugs

The San Diego Union-Tribune
Love alone won’t save Earth’s endangered species, but science can

Drug Discovery & Development
Breakthrough Technique Streamlines Olefin Synthesis

WPTV
Scripps Research Institute researchers work on non-addictive painkiller

Lab Manager Magazine
Chemists Devise Simple Method for Making Sought-After Boronic Acid-Based Drugs and Other Products

Men’s Health
​Scientists Now Able to Make Cells Resistant to HIV

The San Diego Union-Tribune
TSRI wizard chemist Phil Baran strikes again with drug development advance

News-Medical
TSRI scientists develop easy method for synthesizing compounds with potential to treat lung disorders

PsychCentral
Rat Study Suggests Brain Changes Influence Alcohol Addiction

Lab Manager Magazine
Scripps Florida Scientist Awarded $4.8 Million to Bring HIV Vaccine Closer to Human Trials

Laboratory Equipment
Surprising Brain Change Appears to Drive Alcohol Dependence

Friedreich’s Ataxia News
HDAC Inhibitors a Promising Treatment Option in Friedreich’s Ataxia, Researchers Suggest

Chemical & Engineering News
Easy access to boronate esters and boronic acids

Yahoo! News
Personalised booze addiction treatment on its way

News-Medical
TSRI study could lead to personalized treatments for alcohol dependence

Yahoo! News
Personalised booze addiction treatment on its way

News-Medical
TSRI professor receives $4.8 million grant to advance potential HIV vaccine research

Tech Times
Beating HIV: Scientists Discover How To Make Body Cells Resistant To The Virus

Times of San Diego
Scripps Researchers: New Approach Makes Cells Resistant to HIV

San Diego Union-Tribune
Immune cells armed with HIV ‘vaccine’; alliance with City of Hope may lead to new therapy

Healthcare Informatics
NIH Bringing Precision Medicine Initiative’s Data Collection to Patients’ Homes

Healio
NIDA awards three researchers $2.5 million each for HIV/AIDS projects

Palm Beach Daily News
Scripps looks at root causes of aging to keep people healthy longer

NBC Los Angeles
Scientists Find New Way to Fight HIV at Scripps Research Institute

THV 11
President Clinton returns to Arkansas to talk about the opioid epidemic

Infection Control Today
Monoclonal Antibody Cures Marburg Infection in Primate Model

Outbreak News Today
Marburg: Monoclonal antibody cures infection in monkeys

Drug Discovery & Development
New Class of Anti-Diabetes Compounds Discovered that Reduce Liver Glucose Production

BioSpace
The Scripps Research Institute Expands New Board Of Directors With The Appointment Of Yucaipa Companies Founder And Philanthropist Ron Burkle

FOX 5 San Diego
LA investor Ron Burkle joins TSRI board of directors

WPBF ABC News
Can a drug erase selective memories to help addicts?

Times of San Diego
Investor Ron Burkle Is Newest Scripps Research Board Member

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
Secrets of the CRISPR Arms Race

International Business Times
HIV Vaccine Update: Researchers Develop New Technique To ‘Fingerprint’ Virus

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
Antidiabetes Compound Encumbers Coactivator, Reduces Blood Sugar

News-Medical
TSRI scientists develop novel method to analyze glycan shield on HIV’s glycoprotein

Infection Control Today
TSRI Researchers Develop New Method to ‘Fingerprint’ HIV

News-Medical
Researchers identify novel compounds that decrease glucose production in liver cells

Medical Xpress
Scientists discover new class of anti-diabetes compounds that reduce liver glucose production

The San Diego Union-Tribune
Lab-grown meniscus could one day prevent arthritis in knees

The San Diego Union-Tribune
Biomedicine has enriched Alan Gold — and he has given much back in return

Myeloma Research News
New Cancer Drug-delivery Vehicle May Provide More Precise Treatment, Study Shows

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
Team Develops Novel Antibody–Drug Conjugate Delivery Methodology

Nephrology News & Issues
Scientists discover new class of anti-diabetes compounds that reduce liver glucose production

The Atlantic
Can Old Prescription Drugs Provide New Treatments for Alcoholism?

Medical XPress
Treating cocaine addiction by reducing our appetite for drugs?

Medical News Today
Breast cancer: Study identifies a molecular mechanism of drug resistance in ER+ tumors

BIOCENTURY
Scripps Researchers Design New ADCs

The Atlantic
Can Old Prescription Drugs Provide New Treatments for Alcoholism?

Chemical & Engineering News
Light-generating reporter molecules ease cell monitoring

Bioscience Technology
Scientists Develop New Drug Delivery Method for Cancer Therapy

News-Medical
Scientists identify molecules that may be key to drug resistance in estrogen-driven breast cancers

News-Medical
Blocking hypocretin signaling may provide new avenue for treating cocaine addiction, study suggests

Lab Manager
New Enzyme-Like Tool Lets Chemists Modify Hard-to-Reach Spots on Drug Molecules

Scientific American
Treating Epilepsy’s Toughest Cases

Optometry Today
Retinal Dystrophy Clues Uncovered

Medical Xpress
Potential drug candidates halt prostate and breast cancer growth

Technology Networks
New Protein Study Shows Strategy to Kill Cancer Cells

COSMOS
Evolving a human brain

Chemical & Engineering News
Enzyme-inspired route to heterocycle functionalization

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
Protein’s Ability to Induce Tumor Cell Apoptosis May Lead to New Anticancer Drugs

Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry
Making Pacemakers and ICDs MRI-Safe

San Diego Union-Tribune
Diet sweetener sucralose suppresses appetite

News-Medical
TSRI scientists discover how key protein establishes proper vision

Florida Weekly
Scripps Florida collaboration awarded $3.3 million for breast cancer therapies

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
Assessing Host-Microbiota Relationships

ALN Magazine
Link Between Aging, Devastating Lung Disease Discovered

St. Louis Business Journal
Gephardt stepping down as Scripps chairman

Cardiovascular Business
Patients with standard pacemakers, ICDs may safely undergo MRIs

News-Medical
TSRI study defines new protocol for MRI scanning in patients with implanted cardiac devices

Cardiology Advisor
Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators, Pacemakers Can Receive MRI

HealthDay
MRIs Can Be Safe for People With Heart Devices

Reuters
Many pacemaker recipients can safely get non-chest MRIs

Medical Xpress
TSRI-invented compound ozanimod shows positive results in late-stage clinical trial for relapsing multiple sclerosis

Palm Beach Post
Prominent venture capitalist to replace Gephardt as Scripps chairman

Sun Sentinel
Scripps Florida awarded $3.3 million to create breast cancer treatments

ALN Magazine
How the Brain Turns Chronic Stress into Pathological Anxiety

News-Medical
TSRI scientists describe how key molecules in the brain work together to trigger intense anxiety

Science Daily
Researchers discover how the brain turns chronic stress into pathological anxiety

Infection Control Today
Scientists Find Clue to Why Zika, but Not Its Close Relatives, Causes Birth Defects

Sci-News
Scientists Identify Brain-Signaling Molecule that Triggers Fat Burning

Medical Daily
Zika And Birth Defects Fears 2017: Why Does Zika Cause Microcephaly And Other Viruses Don’t?

the fix
Deep Brain Stimulation Could Reduce Heroin Cravings, Study Finds

Drug Discovery & Development
Chemists Unveil Versatile Method for Making Chiral Drug Molecules

KUSI
Video: Fat-Burning Hormone

News-Medical
TSRI chemists create new technique for constructing chiral drug molecules

R&D Magazine
Scientists Show Deep Brain Stimulation May Block Heroin Relapse

Lab Manager
Scientists Find Brain Hormone that Triggers Fat Burning

Quartz
Scientists have achieved a 60-year-old dream to engineer life with an alien genetic code

The San Diego Union-Tribune
Fat-burning brain hormone discovered by Scripps Research scientists

Chemical & Engineering News
Breaking isopropyl’s symmetry with C–H activation

News-Medical
TSRI researchers uncover details behind Zika virus’s unique ability to cause birth defects

News-Medical
TSRI study offers first look at early stages of brain development in patients with Fragile X syndrome

The San Diego Union-Tribune
Fat-burning brain hormone found by Scripps Research scientists

The Washington Post
Biologists breed life form with lab-made DNA. Don’t call it ‘Jurassic Park.’

BBC News
Extra letters added to life’s genetic code

South Florida Business Journal
Scripps Research Institute scores $1.8M grant

News-Medical
TSRI scientists receive $1.8 million grant to develop drug candidates for multiple diseases

Lab Manager Magazine
Scientists Create First Stable Semisynthetic Organism

The Scientist
Improved Semisynthetic Organism Created

Popular Mechanics
New Organisms With Synthetic DNA Could Lead to Entirely New Life Forms

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
Stable Organism with Two Synthetic Genetic Bases Created

The San Diego Union-Tribune
Scripps Scientists Get Closer To Artificial Life With Synthetic Proteins

Pharmaceutical Processing
New TSRI Method Could Turbocharge Drug Discovery, Protein Research

The Washington Post
The search for a painkiller that works without danger of addiction

ScienceDaily
New method could turbocharge drug discovery, protein research

News-Medical
TSRI scientists develop new method to enhance drug discovery and protein research

The San Diego Union-Tribune
To Eradicate Polio, Scientists Turn Virus Into A Shell Of Itself

News-Medical
Study identifies molecular signals that maintain nerve cell structures in the adult brain

Medical Xpress
Study identifies molecular signal for maintaining adult neuron

Quanta Magazine
The Shape-Shifting Army Inside Your Cells

Drug Discovery & Development
Scientists Discover Master Regulator of Cellular Aging

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
Key Protein Involved in Cellular Aging Identified

Smithsonian Magazine
America’s Long-Overdue Opioid Revolution Is Finally Here

San Diego Business Journal
Scripps Research Institute, Pfizer Ink Licensing Agreement

Times of San Diego
Scripps Research, Pfizer Collaborate on New DNA Library Technology

Yahoo! News
The Scripps Research Institute Signs Collaboration Agreement with Pfizer to Advance DNA-Encoded Library Technology

Medical XPress
Neuroscientist probes fruit flies to discover sleep/eating/activity connection

Lab Manager
Researchers Discover Surprising Process Behind Sense of Touch

Philadelphia Inquirer
Scientists say they can make a vaccine against heroin. It’s an uphill battle

Boca Magazine
Local Scientists Discover Imbalance Resulting in Premature Aging

Drug Discovery & Development
Scientists Uncover New Way to Defeat Therapy-Resistant Prostate Cancer

Bioscience Technology
Scientists Take Step Toward Mapping How the Brain Stores Memories

News-Medical
TSRI scientists develop new tool to uncover molecular details of protein structure

The New York Times
The Health Data Conundrum

Pharmaceutical Processing
Drug Discovery: Predicting Health Impact of Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals

The San Diego Union-Tribune
Ebola struggle reaches milestone with vaccine

The Palm Beach Post
South Florida biotech hub grows with $5 million grant

Sun Sentinel
Scripps Florida scientist awarded $5 million grant to study brain memory

Palm Beach Post
Scripps scientist lands grant through new NIH program

Tech Times
Cell Process Behind Premature Aging Uncovered By Scripps Scientists

News-Medical
New TSRI study shows how Piezo2 protein plays critical role in sensing lung expansion

Bioscience Technology
Scientists Uncover Cellular Process Behind Premature Aging

News-Medical
Combined genetic disruptions can counteract premature aging, TSRI study suggests

ScienceDaily
Scientists show how drug binds with ‘hidden pocket’ on flu virus

Sleep Review
How Circadian Clocks May Influence Cancer Pathway

Laboratory Equipment
Natural Source of Potent Anti-cancer Drugs Discovered

The Scientist
Study: Rat Moms’ Diets Affect Offspring Obesity Risk

The Economist
A long-sought vaccine against opioid drugs may now be on the cards

Daily Express
OBESITY WARNING: American diet for pregnant women CAN effect baby’s weight into adulthood

Buzzfeed
iPhone Apps Could Be A Revolution In Health — If People Use Them

Nutrition Insight
A “Western” Diet at Time of Pregnancy Could Increase Obesity in Offspring

Optometry Today
The Impact of Anti-VEGF

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
Scripps Florida Uses Precision Medicine Method to Tackle RNA Diseases

BioScience Technology
Ancient Enzyme Morphed Shape to Carry Out New Functions in Humans

Lab Manager
Scientists Devise New Approaches to Personalized Medicines

The Scientist
Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Show Signs of Donor Age

Science Daily
Ancient enzyme morphed shape to carry out new functions in humans

International Business Times
Scientists Discover Ancient Enzyme That Functions Without ‘Decorations’ In Humans

Quartz
A scientist’s paintings reveal the incredible beauty of the living cell

Financial Sense
Senescence and the Science of Aging

Science Daily
Scientists find mechanism behind side effects in vision-loss treatment

The San Diego Union-Tribune
Scientists inching ever closer to HIV vaccine

Medical Xpress
Poor anti-VEGF responses linked to genetic variation in immune regulation

Scicasts
Multi-Institutional Team Uncovers How Molecular Machines Assemble

Sleep Review
Protein, Salt Drive Post-meal Sleepiness

Lab Manager
Scientists Develop Vaccine Against Fatal Prescription Opioid Overdose

Medical News Today
Fatal opioid overdose could be prevented with new vaccine

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
“Food Comas” Turn Out to be Real, Physical Conditions

The Daily Mail
Study explains how trend of protein-heavy meals and snacks is inducing more ‘food comas’

The Huffington Post
Have A Food Coma? Blame Salt And Protein.

The San Diego Union-Tribune
Opioid vaccines ready for human testing, Scripps researchers say

Sci News
Study: Large, Salty, or Protein-Rich Meals Induce Post-Meal Sleepiness

Men’s Fitness
Can Too Much Protein Put You in a ‘Food Coma?’

The San Diego Union-Tribune
Treat alcohol and drug addictions as physical diseases, U.S. surgeon general urges

Scicasts
Scientists Pinpoint Regulator of Amphetamine Induced Motor Activity

Laboratory Equipment
Scientists Discover Clues to Altered Brain Wiring in Autism

Medical Xpress
Immune cells may facilitate tumor growth by forming primitive vascular channels

The San Diego Union-Tribune
Our perpetually vigilant internal guardian

ScienceDaily
Immune cells may facilitate tumor growth by forming primitive vascular channels

Philanthropy News Digest
Scripps Research Institute Receives $1.1 Million for Fellowships

KPBS
World’s Largest Neuroscience Convention Coming To San Diego

Laboratory Equipment
What Does it Take to Make a Memory? New Proteins, Study Says

Supercomputing Online
TSRI scientists awarded $6.6 million for research in computational biology

WIRED
To Build A Viable HIV Vaccine, Start from the Molecule Up

News-Medical
TSRI scientists receive NIH grants for computational biology research

News-Medical
Elucidating IDP behaviour on crowded membranes

Scienmag
Farris Foundation donates $1.1 million to fund TSRI Graduate Fellowship in Florida

R&D Magazine
Ebola Became More Powerful During Outbreak

Drug Discovery & Development
Scientists Develop New Toolkit for Exploring Protein Biology

Fox News Health
Ebola adapted to target humans during 2014 outbreak, study finds

Fox News
Ebola adapted to target humans during 2014 outbreak, study finds

Drug Discovery & Development
Scientists Develop New Toolkit for Exploring Protein Biology

News-Medical
TSRI scientists discover key molecular player in inherited disorder and morphine addiction

MD Magazine
A New Direction in the Search for a Hepatitis C Vaccine

The San Diego Union-Tribune
Richard Lerner still making discoveries in long science career

Science Magazine
Two major California research institutes will merge

Drug Discovery & Development Online
Scientists Awarded Special Grant to Develop Memory-Altering Medication for Addiction

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
TSRI, Calibr Partner on Translational R&D

BioTechniques Online
Shedding Light on the Origins of Life

KPBS
First Person: MacArthur Fellow On His Passion For Chemistry

Environment News Service
Zika Most Damaging During Rapid Brain Growth

The Palm Beach Post
Scripps Florida scientist studies “scalpel” to remove addicts’ memories

Diabetes.co.uk
New protein discovery could target obesity and type 2 diabete

South Florida Sun Sentinel Online
Scripps awarded grant to research drug that could erase meth-induced memories

Drug Discovery & Development Online
Scientists Identify Potent New Anti-Obesity, Anti-Diabetes Target

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
Molecular Autopsies ID Genetic Suspects in Cases of Sudden Death

The Palm Beach Post
NIH data dive: Another record haul for Florida scientists

Specialty Pharmacy Times Online
Mechanisms of Popular Multiple Sclerosis Drug Revealed

Kurzweil Accelerating Intelligence
Coming soon: a 3-D computer model of a cell

NIH Director’s Blog
Creative Minds: Can Diseased Cells Help to Make Their Own Drugs?

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