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Volume 0, Number 7
August 13, 2001

Martian water
High-temperature superconductors
Cosmic Dark Ages
Neural network algorithms
Quantum computing
AIDS
Information and science
Alzheimer's disease
Centaurus A black hole
Heart regeneration
Brain-imaging studies
DNA repair
Carbon nanotubes
Histones, chromatin, and gene regulation
Milky way X-rays
Terascale computing
Centromeres
Emergence of land plants
Extrasolar planets
Planet formation
Parkinson's disease
Diabetes
Photovoltaics


Martian water

References:
  1. August 3, 2001 - Mars May Have Largest Flood Channels In Solar System
  2. August 9, 2001 - Scientists Find Largest Flood Channels In The Solar System
Background


High-temperature superconductors

References:
  1. August 3, 2001 - Cornell chemists predict high-temperature superconductivity in exotic compounds of silver and fluorine
  2. August 6, 2001 - Superconductivity Predicted In New Exotic Materials
  3. August 6, 2001 - Chemists Predict Silver-Fluorine Superconductivity
Background


Cosmic Dark Ages

References:
  1. August 4, 2001 - Exploring Cosmic Darkness, Scientists See Signs of Dawn
  2. August 6, 2001 - Shadow of Cosmic Dark Ages Detected
  3. August 6, 2001 - Astronomers detect evidence of time when universe broke out of "Dark Ages"
  4. August 7, 2001 - Astronomers See Evidence of First Light in Universe
  5. August 8, 2001 - Astronomers See First Light in Universe, Lifting Cosmic Fog
  6. August 8, 2001 - First Light: Astronomers Use Distant Quasar To Probe Cosmic "Dark Age," Universe Origins
  7. August 9, 2001 - Let there be light
  8. August 11, 2001 - Light's Debut: Good Morning, Starshine!
Background


Neural network algorithms

References:
  1. August 6, 2001 - Future Neural Network May Look Like Insect Antenna
Background


Quantum computing

References:
  1. August 6, 2001 - Brain inspires new memories
  2. August 8, 2001 - Quantum computing a leap closer
Background


AIDS

References:
  1. August 6, 2001 - First HIV Rat Seen As Best Model For Human Studies
  2. August 10, 2001 - Rare Antibody Can Inactivate Many Strains Of HIV
Background


Information and science

References:
  1. August 7, 2001 - Time of Growing Pains for Information Age

Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. August 7, 2001 - NYU Researchers Successfully Immunize Mice Against Alzheimer's
  2. August 8, 2001 - Designer Chemical Offers Alzheimer's Hope
Background


Centaurus A black hole

References:
  1. August 7, 2001 - Chandra Sees Stream of Energy Zooming From Nearby Galaxy
Background


Heart regeneration

References:
  1. August 7, 2001 - Mouse Study Suggests Mammalian Heart Can Heal Itself
Background


Brain-imaging studies

References:
  1. August 8, 2001 - Brain's craving centre probed
Background


DNA repair

References:
  1. August 9, 2001 - Structure Shows Repair Protein Cradling Broken DNA
Background


Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. August 9, 2001 - Physicists play the nanopipe
  2. August 9, 2001 - Tuning the tubes
Background


Histones, chromatin, and gene regulation

References:
  1. August 9, 2001 - Packaging proteins may be second genetic code
  2. August 10, 2001 - Wistar Study Offers New Support For A "Histone Code" Theory Of Gene Regulation
Background


Milky way X-rays

References:
  1. August 9, 2001 - Milky Way X-Ray Mystery Solved by Chandra Telescope
Background


Terascale computing

References:
  1. August 10, 2001 - Distributed Terascale Facility To Commence With $53 Million NSF Award; High-Performance Computing System Will Come On-Line In Mid-2002
  2. August 10, 2001 - National Science Foundation Funds Supercomputing Grid
Background


Centromeres

References:
  1. August 10, 2001 - A Closer Look At The Genome's "Black Holes"
Background


Emergence of land plants

References:
  1. August 10, 2001 - Gene Study Suggests Early Evolution of Land Plants and Fungi Changed Earth's Climate
  2. August 10, 2001 - Plants' roots pushed back
  3. August 10, 2001 - First Land Plants And Fungi Changed Earth's Climate, Paving The Way For Explosive Evolution Of Land Animals, New Gene Study Suggests
  4. August 10, 2001 - Plausible Biological Cause For Major Climate Events
  5. August 14, 2001 - Researchers Turn Back the Clock on Origin of Land Plants
Background


Extrasolar planets

References:
  1. August 10, 2001 - Study Doubles Number of Potential Earth-Like Planets
Background


Planet formation

References:
  1. August 10, 2001 - Jupiter helps to explain planets around multiple stars
Background


Parkinson's disease

References:
  1. August 10, 2001 - Parkinson's Patients Feel the Placebo Effect
Background


Diabetes

References:
  1. August 11, 2001 - Inflammation linked to diabetes
Background


Photovoltaics

References:
  1. August 11, 2001 - New method lights a path for solar cells
Background


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