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Volume 0, Number 11
September 10, 2001

Biomedical instruments
Gene therapy
Cancer
Stem cells
Caloric restriction and aging
Cardiovascular disease
Gene therapy and cancer
Milky Way central black hole
Nanotechnology
Neurobiology of language
Language development
Controlled nuclear fusion
Possibility of life on Mars
Genes and speciation
Fuel cells
Dark matter
Supersymmetry theory
Experiments to detect gravity waves
Pulsars
Gene therapy and addiction
Developmental neurobiology
Creutzfeldt Jakob d1sease
Immune system
H5N1 strain of flu virus
Brain-imaging studies


Biomedical intruments

References:
  1. August 31, 2001 - Microscopic Cantilever Aids Assay For Prostate Cancer
  2. September 3, 2001 - Cancer-Detecting Microchip - A Micromachined Cantilever - Is Sensitive Assay For Prostate Cancer And Potentially Other Diseases

Gene therapy

References:
  1. September 3, 2001 - Master switches to boost gene therapy
Background


Cancer

References:
  1. September 3, 2001 - Aggressive Tumor Cells Leave A Trail In Their Environment That Affects The Spread Of Cancer
  2. September 4, 2001 - Tumor Cells Leave Chemicals in Their Wake to Help Cancer Spread
  3. September 4, 2001 - Mice model melanoma
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. September 4, 2001 - Blood breakthrough for embryonic stem cells
  2. September 4, 2001 - Stem Cells Guided Down Blood's Developmental Pathway
  3. September 4, 2001 - Stem Cells Coaxed Into Becoming Blood Cells: A First
Background


Caloric restriction and aging

References:
  1. September 4, 2001 - Restoring Youthful Genes
  2. September 5, 2001 - Live, fast, die old
Background


Cardiovascular disease

References:
  1. September 4, 2001 - Chocolate may reduce heart disease, DVT
Background


Gene therapy and cancer

References:
  1. September 5, 2001 - Liver tumours temper hopes for gene therapy technique
  2. September 5, 2001 - Cancers Appear In Mice Treated With Adeno-Associated Virus, A Gene Therapy Vector
  3. September 5, 2001 - Gene therapy tumour link investigated
Background


Milky Way central black hole

References:
  1. September 5, 2001 - X marks the spot for our local black hole
  2. September 5, 2001 - Chandra catches Milky Way monster snacking
  3. September 5, 2001 - Chandra Catches Milky Way Monster Snacking
  4. September 5, 2001 - A Wink From the Milky Way's Core
  5. September 5, 2001 - Edge of Darkness: Milky Way's Black Hole 'Seen' in X-rays
  6. September 6, 2001 - Chandra Catches Milky Way Monster Snacking
  7. September 6, 2001 - Huge black hole in Milky Way
  8. September 6, 2001 - Black hole brightens at galactic core
  9. September 6, 2001 - Watching Our Black Hole Devour Surrounding Material
  10. September 6, 2001 - Flare shows Milky Way has black heart
  11. September 6, 2001 - Best proof yet of Milky Way black hole
Background


Nanotechnology

References:
  1. September 5, 2001 - First Controllable 2D Nanopatterns Imaged By Sandia Researchers -- Nanotemplates For Nanostructures
Background


Neurobiology of language

References:
  1. September 5, 2001 - Brain Circuitry Involved In Language Reveals Differences In Man, Non-Human Primates
Background


Language development

References:
  1. September 5, 2001 - Sign language babies "babble"
  2. September 6, 2001 - Hearing Babies of Deaf Parents 'Babble' with their Hands
  3. September 6, 2001 - Babies' hands babble
  4. September 6, 2001 - Baby's Hand Movements Could Be First Sign Of Language
  5. September 6, 2001 - Babies babble in sign language
Background


Controlled nuclear fusion

References:
  1. September 5, 2001 - Forcing Atoms In A Pellet To Fuse Aids Nuclear Power
  2. September 6, 2001 - Z-Beamlet Image Shows Z Evenly Compresses Pellet
Background


Possibility of life on Mars

References:
  1. September 5, 2001 - Viking Data Still Cause Stir About Mars Life
Background


Genes and speciation

References:
  1. September 6, 2001 - Researchers Locate Genes That Speed Up Formation Of New Species
Background


Fuel cells

References:
  1. September 6, 2001 - Penn Engineers Develop Fuel Cell That Uses Liquid Diesel, The First Such Device To Run On A Widely Available Fuel
  2. September 7, 2001 - Much More Bang For The Buck Possible From Fuel Cells
Background


Dark matter

References:
  1. September 6, 2001 - Studies Pin Down Quantity, Size of Dark Matter in Universe
Background


Supersymmetry theory

References:
  1. September 6, 2001 - Universe 'could condense into jelly'
Background


Experiments to detect gravity waves

References:
  1. September 6, 2001 - Gravity wave detectors count down
Background


Pulsars

References:
  1. September 6, 2001 - Young Pulsar Reveals Clues to Supernova
Background


Gene therapy and addiction

References:
  1. September 6, 2001 - New Gene Therapy Could Help Quell Alcoholic Cravings
  2. September 7, 2001 - Gene Therapy Reduces Drinking In "Alcoholic" Rats
  3. September 14, 2001 - Gene Therapy Technique Reduces Alcohol Consumption In Rats
Background Background


Developmental neurobiology

References:
  1. September 7, 2001 - New Route to Big Brains
Background


Creutzfeldt Jakob d1sease

References:
  1. September 7, 2001 - vCJD vaccine a step closer to reality
Background


Immune system

References:
  1. September 7, 2001 - Scientists At The Scripps Research Institute Discover A Previously Unknown Role For Antibodies
Background


H5N1 strain of flu virus

References:
  1. September 7, 2001 - Small Genetic Change Makes Flu Virus Far More Deadly
Background


Brain-imaging studies

References:
  1. September 8, 2001 - A tip of the tongue to the brain
Background


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