Open Questions Chronicle

[OQC Home] [Open Questions] [Site map] [Previous] [Next]

Volume 0, Number 15
October 8, 2001

Dark energy
Fusion power
Man-made black holes
Microwave Anisotropy Probe
Tumor suppressor gene
Angiogenesis
Proteomics
Initial embryo development
Diagram of the cell cycle
New class of drug for prostate cancer
Plastid genes and tryptophan production
Terascale computing
Genes and language
Cloning
Bose-Einstein condensates
Global warming
Haplotype mapping
Extremophiles
Sequencing of chromosome centromeres
AIDS
Telomeres
Carbon nanotubes
Cancer biology


Dark energy

References:
  1. September 28, 2001 - A Cosmic Yardstick
  2. October 2, 2001 - Dark Energy Conundrum Could Soon Be Confirmed or Cast Aside
Background


Fusion power

References:
  1. October 1, 2001 - Fusion power 'within reach'
Background


Man-made black holes

References:
  1. October 1, 2001 - Physicists Hoping To Create Tiny Black Holes At CERN
  2. October 2, 2001 - CERN to spew black holes
Background


Microwave Anisotropy Probe

References:
  1. October 1, 2001 - MAP Ready to Take Photographic Trip Back om Time - original press release
  2. October 3, 2001 - NASA's Microwave Anisotropy Probe (MAP) Ready
Background


Tumor suppressor gene

References:
  1. October 1, 2001 - Loss Of New Cell Growth Gene Linked To Certain Human Cancers
Background


Angiogenesis

References:
  1. October 1, 2001 - New Cancer Therapy Kills Blood Vessels
  2. October 2, 2001 - Turning on Blood Vessel Growth
Background


Proteomics

References:
  1. October 2, 2001 - Automated Analytical Platform Facilitates Identification Of Proteins
  2. October 2, 2001 - Probing 3D Structures Of Life-Regulating Proteins
Background


Initial embryo development

References:
  1. October 2, 2001 - First division seals embryo fate
Background


Diagram of the cell cycle

References:
  1. October 3, 2001 - Researchers Build Diagram Of Cell Cycle Clock
Background


New class of drug for prostate cancer

References:
  1. October 3, 2001 - Prostate Cancer Drug Significantly Arrests Tumor Growth With Minimal Side Effects
Background


Plastid genes and tryptophan production

References:
  1. October 3, 2001 - Moving Gene In Plant Results In Increased Production Of Amino Acid
Background


Terascale computing

References:
  1. October 3, 2001 - Most Powerful Open Research Supercomputer Installed
  2. October 5, 2001 - Terascale Computing System Installed At Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center
Background


Genes and language

References:
  1. October 3, 2001 - First 'Speech Gene' Identified
  2. October 4, 2001 - Study Uncovers First Gene Associated with Language
Background


Cloning

References:
  1. October 3, 2001 - Endangered sheep cloned
Background


Bose-Einstein condensates

References:
  1. October 4, 2001 - Cold atoms hover over chip
  2. October 4, 2001 - Directing a Cloud of Atoms
  3. October 4, 2001 - Condensate control could lead to 'atom circuits'
Background


Global warming

References:
  1. October 4, 2001 - Hot tropics ahead
Background


Haplotype mapping

References:
  1. October 4, 2001 - Scientists Build Case For "Haplotype" Map Of Human Genome
Background


Extremophiles

References:
  1. October 4, 2001 - Life in the hot seat
Background


Sequencing of chromosome centromeres

References:
  1. October 5, 2001 - Core code cracked
Background


AIDS

References:
  1. October 5, 2001 - Research Uncovers New Mechanism For Suppressing HIV
  2. October 5, 2001 - Looking At How HIV Spreads Rather Than How It Grows
Background


Telomeres

References:
  1. October 5, 2001 - Shortest Telomeres in Cells May Control Their Fate
  2. October 5, 2001 - Size Matters: Shortest Telomeres Initiate Cellular Havoc
  3. October 5, 2001 - Scientists Make Key Finding Underlying Genetic Stability
  4. October 8, 2001 - Losing Function Of Telomeres Depends On Shortest One
Background


Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. October 5, 2001 - First nanotube circuits get logical
Background


Cancer biology

References:
  1. October 6, 2001 - Aging cells may promote tumors nearby
Background


Copyright © 2001 by Charles Daney, All Rights Reserved