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2013-10-03 09:06:40

Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have discovered some key features that explain just what turns on a protein that is considered to be a master regulator of how the human body uses and stores energy.

2013-10-01 15:29:50

A team led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has created the first comprehensive roadmap of the protein interactions that enable cells in the pancreas to produce, store and secrete the hormone insulin.

2013-09-30 12:48:15

Highlighting an important but unexplored area of evolution, scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have found evidence that, over hundreds of millions of years, an essential protein has evolved chiefly by changing how it moves, rather than by changing its basic molecular structure.

2013-09-27 23:25:06

Scientists may soon develop a pill that removes traumatic memories from your brain. Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Mental health

2013-09-27 10:48:02

It’s difficult and time-consuming to produce accurate computer models of molecules, primarily because traditional modeling methods are limited in their ability to handle alternative molecular shapes and, consequently, are subject to multiple errors.

2013-09-17 11:09:09

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have found a way to make dramatic improvements to the cancer cell-killing power of vinblastine, one of the most successful chemotherapy drugs of the past few decades.

2013-08-09 10:15:15

A small group of immune-regulating molecules, when overproduced even moderately, can trigger the blood cancers known as lymphomas.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.