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Volume 0, Number 5
July 30, 2001

Alzheimer's disease
Ardipithecus
Cambrian explosion
Quark-gluon plasma
Martian water
X Chromosome regulation
Prion disease
Alternate genetic codes
Immune system and cancer
Weather-modeling supercomputer
SETI
High-energy physics agenda
Stem cells
Randomness of the digits of pi
Water on Callisto
Quantum positioning
Evolution of hydrogenosomes
Proteome chips


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. July 20, 2001 - Brain scans reveal emerging Alzheimer's disease
  2. July 23, 2001 - Detecting Alzheimer's Before Clinical Symptom Onset
Background


Ardipithecus

References:
  1. July 20, 2001 - Researchers find human's earliest ancestor yet
  2. July 23, 2001 - The Dawn of Man
Background


Cambrian explosion

References:
  1. July 19, 2001 - Ancient fossils suggest fuse for Cambrian explosion
  2. July 20, 2001 - Looks great for its age
  3. July 20, 2001 - 511-Million-Year-Old Fossil Suggests Pre-Cambrian Origins for Crustaceans
  4. July 20, 2001 - Fossils Challenge Theory of Rapid Animal Evolution in Cambrian
  5. July 23, 2001 - Tiny ancient crustacean forces rethink
Background


Quark-gluon plasma

References:
  1. July 23, 2001 - RHIC Resumes Operation With First Full-Energy Collisions: Higher Energy, Detector Upgrades To Yield More Data In Quest For Quark-Gluon Plasma
Background


Martian water

References:
  1. July 23, 2001 - Mars Becomes Warm And Wet For Brief Periods
  2. July 24, 2001 - Life On Mars: Swimming Right Under the Surface?
  3. July 25, 2001 - Mars May Have Water Near Surface
  4. July 26, 2004 - New Images Reveal Martian Ice Age, Signs of Water
  5. July 26, 2001 - Water reserves found on Mars
  6. July 27, 2001 - Evidence Of Climate Change, Icy Region Observed On Mars
Background


X Chromosome regulation

References:
  1. July 23, 2001 - Scientists Identify a Gene Needed to Keep Female Embryos Alive
  2. July 23, 2001 - UNC Study Pinpoints Gene Crucial For Female Embryo Survival; Gene Keeps Paternal X Chromosome Inactive
  3. July 23, 2001 - Shutting up the X
Background


Prion disease

References:
  1. July 23, 2001 - Tonsil Is Tissue Of Choice To Detect Prion Disease
  2. July 23, 2001 - Statistical Model Fits Progression Of Prion Disease
  3. July 24, 2001 - Antibodies raise hopes of prion disease cure
  4. July 27, 2001 - New Finding May Identify Unknown Agents Of Mad-Cow Disease
  5. July 30, 2001 - Fire fought with fire
Background


Alternate genetic codes

References:
  1. July 24, 2001 - Scientists Are Starting to Add Letters to Life's Alphabet
Background


Immune system and cancer

References:
  1. July 24, 2001 - Teaching The Immune System To Recognize Tumor Cells
Background


Weather-modeling supercomputer

References:
  1. July 24, 2001 - NASA Unveils New Supercomputer for Climate Study
Background


SETI

References:
  1. July 24, 2001 - Alien hunters see the light
  2. July 25, 2001 - SETI Will Begin to Look for Optical Beacons from Alien Worlds
  3. July 25, 2001 - SETI sees the light
Background


High-energy physics agenda

References:
  1. July 24, 2001 - The Expeditious Construction of a Linear Collider
  2. July 25, 2001 - Short Notes From A Long Meeting On Physics Issues
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. July 25, 2001 - Adult stem cell talents grow
  2. July 26, 2001 - Early Success Seen With 2nd Type of Stem Cell
Background


Randomness of the digits of pi

References:
  1. July 23, 2001 - Are The Digits Of Pi Random?
  2. July 25, 2001 - Are The Digits Of Pi Random? A Berkeley Lab Researcher May Hold The Key
  3. August 1, 2001 - Pi shared fairly
Background


Water on Callisto

References:
  1. July 26, 2001 - Chilly moon's icy secrets
  2. July 26, 2001 - Callisto's watery secret
Background


Quantum positioning

References:
  1. July 26, 2001 - Quantum pulses pinpoint position
Background


Evolution of hydrogenosomes

References:
  1. July 26, 2001 - Cellular Organelle Evolved Repeatedly
Background


Proteome chips

References:
  1. July 27, 2001 - Total protein scan approaches reality
  2. July 27, 2001 - Researchers First To Catalogue Interactions Of An Organism's Proteins
Background


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