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Volume 1, Number 9
March 4, 2002

Extrasolar planetary systems
Evolutionary history of introns
Fuel cells
AIDS
Dendritic cells and the immune system
Gene therapy
Controlled fusion
Alzheimer's disease
High-temperature superconductors
Telomeres
Apolipoprotein E4 and aging
Antisense therapy
Protein folding
Lorentz invariance violation
Sensation of taste
Milky Way
Neurogenesis
Speciation
Parkinson's disease
Myostatin and obesity
Nanothread semiconductors
Martian water


Extrasolar planetary systems

References:
  1. February 25, 2002 - Dusty Signposts to Extrasolar Planets
  2. March 1, 2002 - New clue for planet hunters
Background


Evolutionary history of introns

References:
  1. February 25, 2002 - Ancient Protozoan's Surprising Genetic Complexity
Background


Fuel cells

References:
  1. February 25, 2002 - Mini Fuel Cell Power Source Could Replace Existing Rechargeable Batteries
Background


AIDS

References:
  1. February 25, 2002 - Protein Mix-Up Tied To Suppressed Immune Response Early In HIV Infection
  2. March 1, 2002 - "Missing link" in origin of HIV revealed
Background


Dendritic cells and the immune system

References:
  1. February 26, 2002 - Seeking To Harness Dendritic Cell Skills In Vaccines
Background


Gene therapy

References:
  1. February 26, 2002 - Gene Therapy To Treat Angina Appears Safe
Background


Controlled fusion

References:
  1. February 26, 2002 - Working Toward Fusion Reactor For Commercial Purposes
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. February 26, 2002 - Researchers Identify Age At Onset Genes For Alzheimer's And Parkinson's Disease
  2. February 28, 2002 - Relationship Seen Between Down Syndrome, Alzheimer's
Background


High-temperature superconductors

References:
  1. February 27, 2002 - Superconductors Show Their Stripes
  2. March 12, 2002 - Superconductors Earn Their Stripes
Background


Telomeres

References:
  1. February 27, 2002 - Mechanism Discovered That Speeds Telomere Shortening

Apolipoprotein E4 and aging

References:
  1. February 27, 2002 - Brain gene 'clue to ageing'
Background


Antisense therapy

References:
  1. February 27, 2002 - Inhibiting Cardiac Protein Through Gene Therapy Improves Human Heart Cell Function
Background, Background


Protein folding

References:
  1. February 27, 2002 - Proteins Now Appear To Fold In Individualistic Ways
  2. February 27, 2002 - The Path To A Folded Protein, Long A Subject Of Debate, Appears In Many Cases To Be Long And Winding
  3. March 1, 2002 - Protein Folding Shows Surprising Flexiblility
Background


Lorentz invariance violation

References:
  1. February 27, 2002 - Using Clocks in Space to Search for New Physics
  2. March 1, 2002 - Space Clocks To Spot Lorentz Invariance Violations

Sensation of taste

References:
  1. February 27, 2002 - Beyond sweet and sour - the taste of protein
Background


Milky Way

References:
  1. February 27, 2002 - Nearest Galaxy Ripped from Another, Study Suggests
Background


Neurogenesis

References:
  1. February 28, 2002 - Newly Born Cells In Adult Brain Act Like Other Neurons
Background


Speciation

References:
  1. February 28, 2002 - Species Differences: Natural Selection? Genetic Drift?
Background


Parkinson's disease

References:
  1. February 28, 2002 - Worm Neuron Research May Lead To Powerful Model For Parkinson's Study

Myostatin and obesity

References:
  1. February 28, 2002 - Myostatin Seems Useful Target For Obesity Treatment
  2. March 1, 2002 - Muscle Gene Influences Fat Storage In Mice; May Be Target To Prevent Or Treat Obesity And Diabetes

Nanothread semiconductors

References:
  1. March 1, 2002 - Swedes Take The Lead In Nano Thread Semiconductors
Background


Martian water

References:
  1. March 1, 2002 - Odyssey Discovers Abundant Water Ice on Mars
Background


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