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How the West Gets Drier

New studies involving researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego project that human influences will lead to a drier world as...

Number of Days Without Rain to Dramatically Increase in Some World...

By the end of the 21st century, some parts of the world can expect as many as 30 more days a year without precipitation, according...

Scripps Research scientists create cell assembly line

JUPITER, FL, March 3, 2011 -- Borrowing a page from modern manufacturing, scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have built a microscopic assembly line that mass produces synthetic cell-like compartments. The new com...

Scripps oceanography researchers discover arctic blooms occurring earlier

Warming temperatures and melting ice in the Arctic may be behind a progressively earlier bloom of a crucial annual marine event, and the shift could hold consequences for the entire food chain and carbon cycling in the region. Scientists at Scr...

Scripps Research scientists find measles’ natural nemesis

LA JOLLA, CA -- January 20, 2011 -- Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have found that a known enzyme in cells protects against measles virus, likely by altering the virus's genetic material, RNA. Cells lacking the enzyme become highly v...

Scripps Research team creates new synthetic compound with HIV-fighting promise

LA JOLLA, CA -- January 18, 2011 -- Using chemical compounds found in a Japanese plant as a lead and the clever application of ultraviolet light, a Scripps Research Institute team has created a unique library of dozens of synthetic compounds to te...

Scripps Research chemist devises new method to quantify protein changes

JUPITER, FL, January 5, 2011 -- A scientist from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute has devised a new method of analyzing and quantifying changes in proteins that result from a common chemical process. The new findings could provi...

Team creates novel vaccine that produces strong immunity against cocaine high

LA JOLLA, CA -- January 4, 2011 -- Researchers from The Scripps Research Institute, Weill Cornell Medical College, and Cornell University have produced a long-lasting anti-cocaine immunity in mice by giving them a unique vaccine that combines bi...

Scripps scientists see the light in bizarre bioluminescent snail

Two scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego have provided the first details about the mysterious flashes of dazzling bioluminescent light produced by a little-known sea snail. Dimitri Deheyn and Nerida Wilson of Scripps ...

Scripps Research team ‘watches’ formation of cells’ protein factories for first...

LA JOLLA, CA -- October 29, 2010 -- For Immediate Release -- A team from The Scripps Research Institute has revealed the first-ever pictures of the formation of cells' "protein factories." In addition to being a major technical feat on its own, t...

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