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Volume 1, Number 11
March 18, 2002

Cloning, gene therapy, stem cells
Protein structure
Appetite-increasing hormone
Nanotechnology
Early galaxies
Quantum entanglement
Carbon nanotubes
Evolutionary developmental biology
Stem cells
Integrin receptors and angiogenesis
Brain studies
Bionics
Glucose and memory
Glutamate and memory formation
X-ray binaries and gravity waves
Diabetes
MicroRNA
Proteomics
DNA computing
Click chemistry
Nerve cell networks
Mammal evolution
Addiction and the nucleus accumbens
Superconductivity
Alzheimer's disease


Cloning, gene therapy, stem cells

References:
  1. March 11, 2002 - Scientists Combine Therapeutic Cloning, Embryonic Stem Cells, And Gene Defect In Mice
  2. March 11, 2002 - Custom-Tailored Cellular Therapies For Genetic Ills
Background


Protein structure

References:
  1. March 11, 2002 - Molecular Pump Feeds Energy To Cells; Structure Seen
  2. March 12, 2002 - Scientists Reveal Fine Detail Of Cell's Energy Machinery
Background


Appetite-increasing hormone

References:
  1. March 11, 2002 - 'Hunger hormone' identified
Background


Nanotechnology

References:
  1. March 12, 2002 - Self-Assembling Rosette Nanotubes Could Serve As Tiny Scaffolds
  2. March 19, 2002 - Adaptable Nanotubes Make Way For Custom-Built Structures, Wires
Background


Early galaxies

References:
  1. March 12, 2002 - The Environment Of A Very Remote Galaxy
  2. March 12, 2002 - VLT Yields Hints About Birth, Evolution Of Universe
  3. March 14, 2002 - New record for Universe's most distant object
  4. March 14, 2002 - Far away stars light early cosmos
  5. March 15, 2002 - Astronomers see the most distant galaxy yet
  6. March 19, 2002 - Dark Age Galaxy
Background


Quantum entanglement

References:
  1. March 13, 2002 - Light to entangle mirrors
Background


Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. March 13, 2002 - Nanotubes are Hot
Background


Evolutionary developmental biology

References:
  1. March 13, 2002 - Butterfly Wings Aid Study Of Morphological Evolution
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. March 13, 2002 - Adult stem cell promise may be deceptive
  2. March 13, 2002 - Doubts Raised Over Plasticity of Adult Cells
  3. March 14, 2002 - Stem-cell powers challenged
  4. March 15, 2002 - Adult Human Breast Stem Cell Candidate Found
  5. March 15, 2002 - Adult Human Breast Stem Cell Candidate Identified
  6. March 15, 2002 - Studies warn against adult stem cells 'hype'
  7. March 15, 2002 - Doubts about adult stem cells premature
Background


Integrin receptors and angiogenesis

References:
  1. March 13, 2002 - Researchers Unravel Structure Of A Key Protein Involved In Tumor Angiogenesis And Metastasis
Background


Brain studies

References:
  1. March 13, 2002 - Firing Up the Decision-Making Machinery
Background


Bionics

References:
  1. March 14, 2002 - Implant Enables Thought to Control Computer Cursor
  2. March 14, 2002 - Monkey See, Cursor Do
  3. March 14, 2002 - Researchers Demonstrate Direct, Real-Time Brain Control Of Computer Cursor
  4. March 28, 2002 - Don't Point, Just Think: The Brain Wave as Joystick
Background


Glucose and memory

References:
  1. March 14, 2002 - Glucose Helps People Learn And Retain Information
Background


Glutamate and memory formation

References:
  1. March 14, 2002 - Getting Rid Of Excess Glutamate Essential To Learning
  2. March 15, 2002 - Brain's Cleaning Crew May Aid Learning, Memory Formation
Background


X-ray binaries and gravity waves

References:
  1. March 14, 2002 - Stellar Pair Whirls in a 5-Minute Dash
  2. March 21, 2002 - Binary star breaks speed record
Background


Diabetes

References:
  1. March 14, 2002 - Obese children 'heading for diabetes'
Background


MicroRNA

References:
  1. March 15, 2002 - MicroRNAs And The Protein Complex That Harbors Them
Background


Proteomics

References:
  1. March 15, 2002 - Yeast Proteins Get on the Map
Background


DNA computing

References:
  1. March 15, 2002 - DNA-Based Computer Solves Truly Huge Logic Problem
  2. March 15, 2002 - DNA computer cracks code
  3. March 21, 2002 - Using "Nature's Toolbox," A DNA Computer Solves A Complex Problem
Background


Click chemistry

References:
  1. March 15, 2002 - Click Chemistry Strategy Test More Than Successful
  2. March 20, 2002 - Tricking Diseases Into Synthesizing Their Own Worst Enemies

Nerve cell networks

References:
  1. March 15, 2002 - Unexpected Rhythms May Reveal How Nerves Connect
Background


Mammal evolution

References:
  1. March 15, 2002 - Study Hints at Asian Origin for Certain Mammal Groups
Background


Addiction and the nucleus accumbens

References:
  1. March 15, 2002 - Studies Show Effects of Cigarettes and Alcohol Are Intertwined
Background


Superconductivity

References:
  1. March 16, 2002 - Magnetism piece fits no-resistance puzzle
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. March 16, 2002 - Alzheimer's disease vaccine abandoned
Background


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