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New Antibiotic Packs a Punch Against Bacterial Resistance

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Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have given new superpowers to a lifesaving antibiotic called vancomycin, an advance that could eliminate the threat of antibiotic-resistant infections for years to come.
26-May-2017 3:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Jump Hurdle in HIV Vaccine Design

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Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have made another important advance in HIV vaccine design.
26-May-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Zika Reached Miami at Least Four Times, Caribbean Travel Likely Responsible

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With mosquito season looming in the Northern Hemisphere, doctors and researchers are poised to take on a new round of Zika virus infections. Now a new study by a large group of international researchers led by scientists at The Scripps Research...
24-May-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

TSRI Scientists Find Simple Copper Complex Shuts Down Botulinum Neurotoxin Poisoning

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Clostridium botulinum is the bacterium that causes the neurointoxication, which produces one of the most potent toxins on earth and is classified as a potential bioterrorism threat. While no cure exists—and botulism treatment options are...
24-May-2017 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Why One Eye-Targeting Virus Could Make for a Useful Gene-Delivery Tool

In their quest to replicate themselves, viruses have gotten awfully good at tricking human cells into pumping out viral proteins. That’s why scientists have been working to use viruses as forces for good: to deliver useful genes to human cells and...
11-May-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Three San Diego Researchers Honored by Royal Society of Chemistry

Three chemists from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI)—Dale Boger, Jin-Quan Yu and Phil Baran—have received awards from the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), a renowned professional organization for chemists based in the United Kingdom, with...
9-May-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Solve Major Cancer Protein Conundrum

Despite intense research, there’s been much confusion regarding the exact role of a protein in a critical cancer-linked pathway. On one hand, the protein is described as a cell proliferation inhibitor, on the other, a cell proliferation activator,...
4-May-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

At Last, a Clue to Where Cancer Metastases Are Born

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Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have discovered why some cancers may reoccur after years in remission.
2-May-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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