| Jun 17, 2014
| 2:15 PM
USC is in talks to acquire or affiliate with the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, the independent biomedical organization that is home to Nobel-winning scientists and has helped produce important drugs to treat rheumatoid arthritis and lupus.
| Jun 8, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Two years after Florida formed a task force to curb the spike in babies born addicted to painkillers, the Scripps Research Institute in Jupiter has won a federal grant to study the drugs' effects on the developing brain.
The hope is to determine how...
| May 16, 2013
| 8:12 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- The business-backed fiscal watchdog Florida TaxWatch pinpointed 107 projects in the state budget that it's urging Gov. Rick Scott to veto because they were slipped into the budget at the last minute or directly benefit one specific company....
| Aug 14, 2013
| 11:38 AM
WPB Friends of Fisher House
Worth Avenue brands have donated auction items valued in the thousands to benefit WPB Friends of Fisher House. The organization’s “Summer Soirée” will take place Aug. 15 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Café Sapori,...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 5:36 PM
Scripps Florida has grown to 511 employees, but the biotech company still has some hiring to do to meet its job creation deadline in December, Palm Beach County commissioners learned Tuesday.
The county and state invested more than $600 million in...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 7:19 AM
Palm Beach County this week finally unloaded Mecca Farms, nearly 2,000 acres of former citrus groves that the county failed to turn into a biotech industry hub.
County officials Tuesday afternoon closed the deal on the $26 million sale of Mecca Farms to...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 8:33 PM
Nova Southeastern University is expanding its role in research, building a new $80 million facility that could boost South Florida's efforts to become a hub for studies of cancer, heart disease and other problems.
The Center for Collaborative Research,...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 10:40 PM
SAN DIEGO - The body found inside a burned-out home in rural Boulevard has been identified as 8-year-old Ethan Anderson, the brother of the teenage girl thought to have been kidnapped by a family friend suspected of killing the mother of both children....
| Aug 12, 2013
| 7:04 PM
SAN DIEGO — For six days, Hannah Anderson was at the mercy of her kidnapper, a family friend who spirited her away to the Idaho backcountry in a blue Nissan Versa. He carried a rifle. He made threats. But he never told her about the gruesome scene...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 3:44 PM
Researchers seeking weapons against HIV have solved a molecular riddle about how the pathogen docks with immune system cells to unleash its viral mayhem.
Their computer-generated images of the molecules, which are 185,000 times smaller than the width of...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 12:37 PM
It’s a favorite parlor game for science geeks: predicting who will win the Nobel Prizes.
For guidance, you can look to the winners of the Lasker Awards for medical research, or the Shaw Prizes for astronomy and life sciences. Recipients of the...