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Dog Jealousy: Study Suggests Primordial Origins for the ‘Green-Eyed Monster’

Posted by sandiegobiotech July 23rd, 2014 .
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This will not surprise most dog owners: Dogs can act jealous, finds a new study from the University of California, San Diego. Darwin thought so, too. But emotion researchers have been arguing for years whether jealousy requires complex cognition. And some scientists have even said that jealousy is an entirely social construct – not seen in all human cultures and not fundamental or hard-wired in the same ways that fear and anger are.

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Mining for molecules with new tools

Posted by sandiegobiotech July 22nd, 2014 .
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Unexpected drug targets found with method, say Ben Cravatt and colleagues at TSRI.

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David Victor Delivers Testimony to Nuclear Regulatory Commission on San Onofre Decommission

Posted by sandiegobiotech July 22nd, 2014 .
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David Victor, UC San Diego School of International Relations and Pacific Studies professor and director of the Laboratory on International Law and Regulation, gave his first testimony to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Tuesd…

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Cellectar, an OTC Stock, Eyes Nasdaq Jump to Boost Profile, Prospects

Posted by sandiegobiotech July 22nd, 2014 .
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Cellectar Biosciences is trying to move from an over-the-counter (OTC) stock to trading on the Nasdaq stock exchange—and the stakes are high for the small Madison, WI-based biotech. Winning…

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Marletta will step down as Scripps chief

Posted by sandiegobiotech July 21st, 2014 .
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The institute’s board says Marletta is stepping down.

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Sorrento Therapeutics Awarded NIH Grant for Development of Small Molecule Protein Inhibitor

Posted by sandiegobiotech July 21st, 2014 .
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The grant supports research based on biotechnology licensed from The Scripps Research Institute.

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Introducing CELSIUS, our new weekly science trivia quiz

Posted by sandiegobiotech July 21st, 2014 .
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July 21 quiz

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Big Wave of Q2 VC Funding Washes Ashore in San Diego with $222M

Posted by sandiegobiotech July 20th, 2014 .
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So how did San Diego fare as the biggest wave of venture capital funding in 13 years swept across the United States, sloshing capital into startups from Silicon Valley to New York, and from Seattle…

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Heyman integrated science, business

Posted by sandiegobiotech July 20th, 2014 .
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Biotech investors are often more interested in the quality of a company’s management team than the science.

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Dr. Randal Kaufman, one of the world’s most influential scientific minds

Posted by sandiegobiotech July 18th, 2014 .
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Dr. Randal Kaufman named as one of the most influential scientists by Thomson Reuters

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