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Volume 0, Number 20
November 12, 2001

Black holes
Tumor angiogenesis
Genetic influence on brain structure
Nanotechnology
Climate modeling
Gamma ray bursts
Spintronics
Immune system
Alzheimer's disease
Parkinson's disease
Modern human origins
Carbon nanotubes
Early hominid migrations
Stem cells
AIDS therapy
Nanoscale electronics
Lupus
Avian use of tools
Malaria


Black holes

References:
  1. November 5, 2001 - Black Holes and Stars Feed from Same Trough
  2. November 7, 2001 - Strange Sight: Inexplicable Light from a Black Hole
  3. November 8, 2001 - Fresh light shed on black holes
Background


Tumor angiogenesis

References:
  1. November 5, 2001 - Scientists Identify Cells Necessary For Tumor Angiogenesis
  2. November 6, 2001 - Bone Marrow Feeds Hungry Tumors
Background


Genetic influence on brain structure

References:
  1. November 5, 2001 - IQ is inherited, suggests twin study
  2. November 5, 2001 - Genes Affect Brain Structure, Intelligence; Images Shed Light On Brain Diseases, Personality Differences
  3. November 7, 2001 - Imaging Study Produces Genetic Brain Maps
Background


Nanotechnology

References:
  1. November 5, 2001 - Gold Nanowires Grow on Their Own
Background


Climate modeling

References:
  1. November 5, 2001 - Radiation budget is called to account
Background


Gamma ray bursts

References:
  1. November 6, 2001 - In Powerful Gamma-Ray Bursts, Neutrinos May Fly Out First
  2. November 6, 2001 - Burst Of Neutrinos Seen Preceding Gamma Ray Bursts
Background


Spintronics

References:
  1. November 6, 2001 - Magnetic Semiconductor Step Toward Quantum Computing
Background


Immune system

References:
  1. November 7, 2001 - Immune system booster could combat bioweapons
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. November 7, 2001 - Painkiller breakthrough in Alzheimer's treatment
  2. November 8, 2001 - Painkillers show Alzheimer's promise
Background


Parkinson's disease

References:
  1. November 7, 2001 - Molecule May Halt Parkinson's Disease Plaque Buildup
  2. November 8, 2001 - Naturally Occurring Molecules May Alleviate Build-Up Of Plaque In Parkinson's Patients
Background


Modern human origins

References:
  1. November 7, 2001 - Tools point to African origin for human behaviour
  2. November 8, 2001 - Ancient Bone Tools Suggest Modern Human Behavior Has African Roots
Background


Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. November 7, 2001 - Wiring teensy tubes, strands into circuits
  2. November 8, 2001 - Water Molecules March through Hydrophobic Nanotubes
Background


Early hominid migrations

References:
  1. November 8, 2001 - Researchers Zero In On Date Of Early Hominids
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. November 8, 2001 - Cells From Human Umbilical Cord Blood Help Rats Recover From Stroke Faster
  2. November 9, 2001 - Oxygen Is Toxic To Stem Cells; Too Much O2 Turns Muscle Cells Into Fat
  3. November 9, 2001 - Gene Controls Neural Stem Cell Growth
Background


AIDS therapy

References:
  1. November 9, 2001 - Scientists Aim To Flush HIV Out Of Hiding
Background


Nanoscale electronics

References:
  1. November 9, 2001 - Researchers Assemble Building Blocks of Nanocomputers
  2. November 9, 2001 - A little logic goes a long way
  3. November 9, 2001 - Shrinking electronics charges ahead
  4. November 9, 2001 - Nanocomputers Get Real
Background


Lupus

References:
  1. November 10, 2001 - Proteins may key lupus' attack on neurons
Background


Avian use of tools

References:
  1. November 10, 2001 - Finches figure out solo how to use tools
Background


Malaria

References:
  1. November 10, 2001 - The Seeds of Malaria
Background


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