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Better living through chemistry

...demonstrated distinct patterns of metabolic processes. More Questions "The Joye team's study raises interesting and important questions," says lita Proctor, an NSF Program Director. "For example, the Joye team's study has shown that these extreme environments can change rapidly. If these microbial...

Beetles get by with a little help from their friends

... if insects associate with bacteria like this more generally, then there's potentially a huge number of new places to explore." NSF Program Officer lita Proctor agrees, saying this research, which was co-authored by Jon Clardy of Harvard Medical School, has important implications for the ecosystems the...

New window opens on the secret life of microbes

... inventories provide a new and important window into ecosystems and how they respond to stresses, such as pesticide runoff and invasive species," said lita Proctor, an NSF program director. Rather than identifying the kinds of microbes that live in each ecosystem, the study catalogued each ecosystem's...

Bright lights: Mystery of glowing antibody solved by Scripps research scientists

...hanism that creates this exceptionally bright and long-lasting fluorescent antibody, said Richard Lerner, president of The Scripps Research Institute, lita Annenberg Hazen Professor of Immunochemistry, and member of the Skaggs Institute for Chemical Biology at Scripps Research. These findings could have w...

Researchers unveil strategy for creating actively-programmed anti-cancer molecules

...ment of Molecular Biology and the Skaggs Institute for Chemical Biology, who led the research with Scripps Research President Richard A. Lerner, M.D., lita Annenberg Hazen Professor of Immunochemistry, Cecil H. and Ida M. Green Chair in Chemistry, and a member of the Skaggs Institute for Chemical Biology....
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