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Volume 1, Number 1
January 7, 2002

Silicon on sapphire technology
Language learning
Brain-imaging studies
P53 protein and aging
Metastasis
AIDS
Adipogenesis
Angiogenesis
Biological diversification
Nanotechnology Using DNA
Bose-Einstein condensates
Carbon nanotubes
Cosmic ray origins
Gene therapy for cystic fibrosis
Neural specialization and memory
Multiple sclerosis
Dark matter
Global warming


Silicon on sapphire technology

References:
  1. January 2, 2002 - Mini-Lasers And Silicon On Sapphire Technology Lead To Speedier And Cost-Effective Interconnects Between Computer Chips
  2. January 3, 2002 - Light Beams Replace Wires To Speed Up Microchip Talk
Background


Language learning

References:
  1. January 2, 2002 - New Light Shed On The Relationship Between Thought And Language
  2. January 2, 2002 - Research Challenges Notion of Critical Period for Language Learning
  3. January 3, 2002 - There's A Critical Time For Learning All Languages, Including Sign Language
  4. January 4, 2002 - Critical Period For Acquiring Non-Verbal Language
Background


Brain-imaging studies

References:
  1. January 2, 2002 - Brain Imaging Study Reveals Placebo's Effect
Background


P53 protein and aging

References:
  1. January 3, 2002 - Cancer-proof mice age prematurely
Background


Metastasis

References:
  1. January 3, 2002 - Signaling Pathway Molecules Play Role In Metastasis
Background


AIDS

References:
  1. January 3, 2002 - New HIV Treatment Potential In Protein Discovery
Background


Adipogenesis

References:
  1. January 3, 2002 - Gene Responsible For Fat Cell Development Discovered
  2. January 7, 2002 - Scientists Discover Gene For Fat Cell Development
Background


Angiogenesis

References:
  1. January 3, 2002 - Inhibitor Of Angiogenesis Found
  2. January 4, 2002 - Researchers Explain How Protein Inhibits Angiogenesis
  3. January 4, 2002 - How Angiogenesis Is Inhibited In The Body: A First
  4. January 4, 2002 - Inhibitor Found In Molecule Of Angiogenesis Promoter
Background


Biological diversification

References:
  1. January 3, 2002 - Extinctions Heal Slowly
  2. January 4, 2002 - Inherent Speed Limit Governs How Quickly Life Bounces Back After Extinction
  3. January 7, 2002 - Study Suggests Recovery from a Mass Extinction Can Proceed Only So Fast
  4. January 7, 2002 - Evolutionary "Speed Limit" Governs How Quickly Life Bounces Back After Extinction
Background


Nanotechnology Using DNA

References:
  1. January 3, 2002 - Scientists Advance Toward Nanorobots
Background


Bose-Einstein condensates

References:
  1. January 3, 2002 - Physicists Create a New State of Matter
  2. January 3, 2002 - New state of matter made
  3. January 7, 2002 - New look for Bose condensates
  4. January 11, 2002 - From Matter Waves To A Crystal Of Atoms And Back
Background


Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. January 4, 2002 - Nanotube 'Peapods' Exhibit Surprising Electronic Properties
  2. January 4, 2002 - Nanotube "Peapods" Have Tunable Electronic Properties
  3. January 4, 2002 - 'Peapods' Filling Nanotubes Have Tunable Properties
  4. January 4, 2002 - Nanotech Fine-Tuning
Background


Cosmic ray origins

References:
  1. January 4, 2002 - Scientists Stalk Elusive Origin Of Cosmic Rays
Background


Gene therapy for cystic fibrosis

References:
  1. January 4, 2002 - Gene therapy hope for cystic fibrosis
Background


Neural specialization and memory

References:
  1. January 4, 2002 - Individual Neurons Reveal Complexity Of Memory Within The Brain
Background


Multiple sclerosis

References:
  1. January 5, 2002 - Virus Shapes Risk of Multiple Sclerosis
Background


Dark matter

References:
  1. January 5, 2002 - Galaxy survey sheds light on dark matter
Background


Global warming

References:
  1. January 5, 2002 - Southeastern Alaska is on the rebound
Background


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