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Volume 0, Number 25
December 17, 2001

Stem cells
Alzheimer's disease
Advanced microelectronics technology
Adult neurogenesis
Sterile neutrinos
Dark matter
Caenorhabditis elegans longevity
Cloning
Cell death
AIDS
Global warming and methane
Quantum computing
Nanotechnology
Superconductivity
First land plants
Gene therapy
Martian water
Corvid use of tools
Muon magnetic moment


Stem cells

References:
  1. December 7, 2001 - Gene Found That Triggers Stem Cell Differentiation
  2. December 10, 2001 - Gene Triggers Stem Cell Differentiation
  3. December 11, 2001 - Muscle is plastic fantastic
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. December 10, 2001 - Chemical Engineers Suggest Alzheimer's Onset Tied To Cholesterol, Brain Chemicals
  2. December 13, 2001 - Researchers Link Muscle Disease To Enzyme Associated With "Alzheimer Protein"
  3. December 14, 2001 - Brain Damage From HIV, Alzheimer's, May Have Similar Mechanism
Background


Advanced microelectronics technology

References:
  1. December 10, 2001 - New Chip Ideas Not So Far-Fetched
Background


Adult neurogenesis

References:
  1. December 10, 2001 - Study Suggests Limit to New Neuron Growth in Adults
Background


Sterile neutrinos

References:
  1. December 11, 2001 - New Type of Neutrino May Exist, Scientists Say
Background


Dark matter

References:
  1. December 11, 2001 - Dark Matter, Real Matter Work in Concert to Build Cosmos
  2. December 12, 2001 - Dark matter shadows galaxies
Background


Caenorhabditis elegans longevity

References:
  1. December 11, 2001 - Researchers Identify Switch That Controls Aging In Worms
Background


Cloning

References:
  1. December 12, 2001 - Cloned monkey embryos are a "gallery of horrors"
Background


Cell death

References:
  1. December 12, 2001 - Study Of Key Enzyme Sheds New Light On Programmed Cell Death
  2. December 13, 2001 - Holes barred by protein purse-string
Background


AIDS

References:
  1. December 12, 2001 - New Findings Explain T-Cell Loss In HIV Infection
  2. December 12, 2001 - HIV Speeds Up Division Of Existing T Cells
Background


Global warming and methane

References:
  1. December 12, 2001 - Study Sheds Light on Methane's Role in Global Warming, Past and Present
Background


Quantum computing

References:
  1. December 13, 2001 - Building a Quantum Portfolio
  2. December 13, 2001 - Single-photon machine gears up
Background


Nanotechnology

References:
  1. December 13, 2001 - Just-For-Fun Experiment Creates Self-Assembly Method
Background


Superconductivity

References:
  1. December 13, 2001 - A Superconductor Breaks the Mold
  2. December 13, 2001 - Oddball Superconductor Violates Standard Theory of Electron Behavior
  3. December 14, 2001 - Superconductor setback
Background


First land plants

References:
  1. December 14, 2001 - Researchers Find Closest Living Relative Of First Land Plants
Background


Gene therapy

References:
  1. December 14, 2001 - Gene Therapy Corrects Sickle Cell Disease in Mice
  2. December 14, 2001 - Sickle cell treatment marks gene therapy milestone
  3. December 14, 2001 - Scientists Use Gene Therapy To Correct Sickle Cell Disease In Mice
Background


Martian water

References:
  1. December 14, 2001 - New Signs of Water on Mars Create Hope of Great Discovery
Background


Corvid use of tools

References:
  1. December 15, 2001 - Crows appear to make tools right-handedly
Background


Muon magnetic moment

References:
  1. December 17, 2001 - Uncertainty over muon result
Background


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