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Volume 1, Number 4
January 28, 2002

Carbon nanotubes
Protein structure
Relations among placental mammals
Neural basis of categorization
Repairing nerve cell damage
Cellular ion channel structure
Cancer
Alzheimer's disease
Gene therapy
Photonic crystals
Stem cells
Growing nerve cells Brain imaging studies of imitation
Extrasolar planets
Simulating black hole phenomena
Gluino lower mass limit
NF1 and learning disabilities
High-temperature superconductors
Fusion power
Cambrian jellyfish
Genes and neural development


Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. January 18, 2002 - Nanotubes in the Fast Lane
  2. January 23, 2002 - Carbon Nanotubes Could Serve as Ultrafast Oscillators
Background


Protein structure

References:
  1. January 21, 2002 - In Harshest Environments, Some Proteins Protected By "Alternate" Folding Mode
Background


Relations among placental mammals

References:
  1. January 21, 2002 - Gondwana Split Sorts Out Mammalian Evolution
Background


Neural basis of categorization

References:
  1. January 21, 2002 - Perception Is Stored In Single Neurons
Background


Repairing nerve cell damage

References:
  1. January 21, 2002 - Coming Closer To Jump-Starting Damaged Nerve Cells
  2. January 22, 2002 - Research May Lead To Jump-Starting Damaged Nerve Cells; Results Hold Possibilities For Treating Parkinson's And Lou Gehrig’s Disease

Cellular ion channel structure

References:
  1. January 22, 2002 - Another Transmembrane Protein Structure Solved; Chloride Ion Channel Strikingly Different From Potassium Kin
Background


Cancer

References:
  1. January 22, 2002 - Changing Cancer Cells' Surface Sugars Can Inhibit Tumor Growth
  2. January 22, 2002 - MIT Team Tailors Cell Jackets To Prevent Cancer
  3. January 23, 2002 - Explaining Just How Vitamin C Works Against Cancer
  4. January 23, 2002 - How Vitamin C Prevents Cancer -- But Apples Are Better
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. January 22, 2002 - Testosterone blocks Alzheimer's brain abnormality
  2. January 23, 2002 - Testosterone Prevents Key Alzheimer's Abnormality
  3. January 25, 2002 - Alcohol 'could reduce dementia risk'
Background


Gene therapy

References:
  1. January 22, 2002 - New Gene Therapy Shows Promise For Hemophiliacs
  2. January 22, 2002 - Progress Seen For Dentistry In Gene Therapy Research
  3. January 23, 2002 - Gene Therapy Approach Raises Questions
Background


Photonic crystals

References:
  1. January 22, 2002 - Electrical pulses break light speed record
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. January 23, 2002 - Ultimate stem cell discovered
  2. January 25, 2002 - Adult stem cells could grow new tissues
Background


Growing nerve cells References:
  1. January 23, 2002 - Gold Medal for Nerve Cell Growers
Background


Brain imaging studies of imitation

References:
  1. January 23, 2002 - Network Of Brain Regions Linked To Imitating Others
  2. January 24, 2002 - Neuroscientists Searching For Roots Of Empathy Find Brain Regions Involved In Learning By Imitation
Background


Extrasolar planets

References:
  1. January 23, 2002 - New Era Dawns in Search for Other Worlds
  2. January 25, 2002 - Jupiter: not so special after all
Background


Simulating black hole phenomena

References:
  1. January 23, 2002 - Artificial black holes on the horizon
  2. January 24, 2002 - Event horizon dawns on desktop
  3. January 25, 2002 - Black Hole Mystery Mimicked By Supercomputer
Background


Gluino lower mass limit

References:
  1. January 23, 2002 - New Limits on the Search for Missing SUSY
  2. January 25, 2002 - Symmetry In Physics: Is It An Endangered Species?
Background


NF1 and learning disabilities

References:
  1. January 23, 2002 - Researchers Identify Potential Treatment For Learning Disability In Neurofibromatosis
Background


High-temperature superconductors

References:
  1. January 24, 2002 - Study Finds High-Temperature Superconductors Behaving Strangely
  2. January 24, 2002 - Secret of superconductivity in sight
  3. January 25, 2002 - First Nano-Scale Maps Of Granular Superconductivity
  4. January 25, 2002 - Picking Apart Superconductivity
Background


Fusion power

References:
  1. January 24, 2002 - US in fusion rethink
Background


Cambrian jellyfish

References:
  1. January 24, 2002 - What Are Those Big Jellyfish Fossils Doing In Wisconsin?
  2. January 25, 2002 - Fossils Suggest Jellyfish Abounded in the Cambrian Seas
  3. January 27, 2002 - Jellyfish jackpot found on fossil beach
  4. January 30, 2002 - Jellies roll back time
Background


Genes and neural development

References:
  1. January 25, 2002 - Genes Keep Neurons' House in Order
Background


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