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Volume 0, Number 21
November 19, 2001

Terascale computing
Genetic recombination enzyme
Alzheimer's disease
Global warming
Immune response and Langerhans cells
Parkinson's disease
Stem cells
Cosmic ray sources
Neutrino/muon anomalies
Muon magnetic moment
Fine structure constant
Gamma ray bursts
Planetary nebulae
Neurobiology of memory
Neuro-electronic interfacing
The immune system and diabetes
Arsenic and telomerase
Genomic instability and cancer
Carbon sinks
Brain-imaging studies
Simulation of earliest star formation
Prion disease
Anti-angiogenesis protein
Proteomics
DNA methylation
Origins of life
Cancer radiotherapy using antibodies
Cancer risk from night work


Terascale computing

References:
  1. November 12, 2001 - Pittsburgh-Based Computer Hits Peak Of Six Trillion Operations Per Second
Background


Genetic recombination enzyme

References:
  1. November 12, 2001 - Crucial Genetic Diversity Enzyme Long Sought By Biologists Discovered
  2. November 13, 2001 - Enzyme That May Control Genetic Diversity Identified
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. November 12, 2001 - Action of Alzheimer's disease vaccines unravelled
Background


Global warming

References:
  1. November 12, 2001 - Satellites Shed Light On A Warmer World
Background


Immune response and Langerhans cells

References:
  1. November 12, 2001 - Researchers Define Precursors To Cells That Control The Immune Response
Background


Parkinson's disease

References:
  1. November 12, 2001 - Dopamine May Exacerbate Parkinson's Disease
  2. November 13, 2001 - Could Cocaine Cause Parkinson's Disease?
  3. November 13, 2001 - Gene clues to Parkinson's
  4. November 14, 2001 - Researchers Find Strong Genetic Link For Parkinson's Disease
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. November 12, 2001 - Researchers Have Early Evidence Of Bone Marrow Stem Cells Able To Become Brain Cells
  2. November 13, 2001 - Scientists Coax Neurons from Bone Marrow Stem Cells
  3. November 13, 2001 - "Magic ingredient" for neural stem cells revealed
Background


Cosmic ray sources

References:
  1. November 12, 2001 - Cosmic Radiation Possible in Our Galaxy
  2. November 12, 2001 - Milky Way May Harbor High-Energy Cosmic Ray Sources
  3. November 13, 2001 - Old 'Surfatron' Concept Might Apply To Cosmic Rays
  4. November 14, 2001 - Researchers Think Electrons Can "Supernova Surf" At Near Lightspeed
Background


Neutrino/muon anomalies

References:
  1. November 12, 2001 - Undiscovered Particle or Fluke?
  2. November 14, 2001 - Neutrino Findings Indicate Flaw In Standard Model
  3. November 16, 2001 - Fundamental theory under question
Background


Muon magnetic moment

References:
  1. November 13, 2001 - New Particles or an Extra Minus Sign?
Background


Fine structure constant

References:
  1. November 13, 2001 - The Universe, Newton: it's not as we know it
Background


Gamma ray bursts

References:
  1. November 13, 2001 - NASA's HETE Spots Rare Gamma-Ray Burst Afterglow
Background


Planetary nebulae

References:
  1. November 14, 2001 - Old star caught in the act
Background


Neurobiology of memory

References:
  1. November 14, 2001 - Of Purkinje Cells, Glutamate, A Puff And A Sound
Background


Neuro-electronic interfacing

References:
  1. November 14, 2001 - Semiconductors get on our nerves
Background


The immune system and diabetes

References:
  1. November 14, 2001 - Immune System Discovery May Lead To Preventive Therapy For Diabetes
Background


Arsenic and telomerase

References:
  1. November 14, 2001 - Arsenic's cancer paradox resolved
  2. November 15, 2001 - Arsenic And Old Telomerase: Researchers Unravel Effects Of Arsenic On Human Cells
Background


Genomic instability and cancer

References:
  1. November 14, 2001 - Malaria and Cancer Cells Yield to the Same Garlic Compounds
  2. November 16, 2001 - Loss Of Genetic Stability Drives Cancer Progression
Background


Carbon sinks

References:
  1. November 14, 2001 - Carbon sinks filling up
Background


Brain-imaging studies

References:
  1. November 14, 2001 - MRI Study Shows Lying Brains Look Different
Background


Simulation of earliest star formation

References:
  1. November 15, 2001 - Star signs first light in cosmos
  2. November 15, 2001 - First Star in Universe Born With Help of Dark Matter
  3. November 16, 2001 - Supercomputer Simulations Provide Details Of Formation Of The First Star Universe
  4. November 20, 2001 - Computer Simulation Gives Birth to First Star in the Universe
Background


Prion disease

References:
  1. November 15, 2001 - Gene may fend off prions
Background


Anti-angiogenesis protein

References:
  1. November 15, 2001 - Natural Protein Helps Prevent Cancers From Spreading To Other Organs
Background


Proteomics

References:
  1. November 15, 2001 - After The Human Genome: Characterizing The Proteome
Background


DNA methylation

References:
  1. November 15, 2001 - Protein Needed For Methylation During Development
Background


Origins of life

References:
  1. November 16, 2001 - Digging Up Dirt To Help Search For Extraterrestials
Background


Cancer radiotherapy using antibodies

References:
  1. November 16, 2001 - Drug Delivers Longer-Lasting Isotopes to Tumors
Background


Cancer risk from night work

References:
  1. November 17, 2001 - Cancer risk linked to night shifts
Background


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