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Volume 0, Number 18
October 29, 2001

Spinning black holes
Benefits of sexual reproduction
Alzheimer's disease
Solar neutrinos
Regulation of chromosome copying
Genetics of Caenorhabditis elegans
Protein synthesis in neurons
Germline gene therapy
Pulsars
Parkinson's disease
Antibiotics and bacterial ribosomes
Quantum Hall effect
Puffer fish genome
Immune system
Global warming


Spinning black holes

References:
  1. October 22, 2001 - New Study Shows Black Hole Belching Energy
  2. October 23, 2001 - Astrophysicists Detect Energy Emanating from Spinning Black Hole
  3. October 23, 2001 - Discovery Of Extra Energy Escaping From Supermassive Black Hole
  4. October 24, 2001 - Astronomers glimpse energy exiting a black hole
  5. October 24, 2001 - New Energy Source "Wrings" Power From Black Hole Spin
  6. October 24, 2001 - X-Ray Energy Seen Escaping From Spinning Black Hole
  7. October 26, 2001 - Dynamo effect forces energy from black holes
Background


Benefits of sexual reproduction

References:
  1. October 22, 2001 - Study Sheds Light on Why Sex Evolved
Background, Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. October 22, 2001 - Alzheimer's 'link' to small heads
  2. October 23, 2001 - Small Head Circumference Coupled With ApoE e4 Gene Is A Factor In Alzheimer's Disease
Background


Solar neutrinos

References:
  1. October 23, 2001 - Physicists Count Subatomic Particles Released By The Sun
Background


Regulation of chromosome copying

References:
  1. October 23, 2001 - Two Separate Controls Regulate Chromosome Copying In Yeast
  2. October 23, 2001 - Two Controllers Ensure Only One Genome Copy Is Made
Background


Genetics of Caenorhabditis elegans

References:
  1. October 23, 2001 - Why Does Nematode Worm Need So Many Genes?
Background


Protein synthesis in neurons

References:
  1. October 23, 2001 - Pattern In Protein Manufacture Found In Hippocampus
Background


Germline gene therapy

References:
  1. October 23, 2001 - Germline gene therapy boosted by modified sperm
  2. October 23, 2001 - Scientists Report First Transgenic Animal Developed Via Retroviral DNA Insertion Into Male Germ-Line Stem Cells
  3. October 23, 2001 - Genes Inserted In Germ Cells Create Transgenic Mouse
Background


Pulsars

References:
  1. October 23, 2001 - Stunning X-ray Image Shows Pulsar at Center of Supernova
Background


Parkinson's disease

References:
  1. October 25, 2001 - Blocking Formation Of Neurodegenerative Brain Plaque
Background


Antibiotics and bacterial ribosomes

References:
  1. October 25, 2001 - Scientists Uncover The Exact Mode Of Action Of Five Antibiotic Drugs
Background


Quantum Hall effect

References:
  1. October 26, 2001 - Can a Grand Unified Theory come out of quantum mechanics alone?
  2. October 30, 2001 - Quantum Hall effect gets new dimensions
Background


Puffer fish genome

References:
  1. October 26, 2001 - Puffer fish's lean genome is sequenced
  2. October 26, 2001 - Puffer fish raw and rich
  3. October 26, 2001 - Fugu Gene Sequence Will Aid Study Of Human Genome
  4. October 26, 2001 - Japanese Pufferfish Genome Decoded
  5. October 26, 2001 - Puff, the Magic Genome
  6. October 29, 2001 - Puffer Fish Genome Should Shed Light on Our Own
  7. October 29, 2001 - Gene-Rich Pufferfish DNA Decoded
Background


Immune system

References:
  1. October 26, 2001 - Researchers Identify Pathogen-Specific Gene Response In Human Immune Cells
Background


Global warming

References:
  1. October 26, 2001 - Long-Standing Betting Contest Reveals Effects of Global Warming
  2. October 26, 2001 - Warm favourite
  3. October 26, 2001 - Betting On Climate Change: Alaskan Gambling Contest Yields Treasure Trove Of Scientific Data
  4. October 26, 2001 - Ice Lottery's Scientific Payoff
Background


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