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Volume 1, Number 12
March 25, 2002

Galaxy formation
Double quasars
Cancer
High-temperature superconductors
Aging and the liver
Emotions and cognition
Dark energy
Quantum computing
Modeling future evolution
DNA repair mechanism
Human evolution
Alzheimer's disease
Martian water
Melting of Antarctic ice shelf
Photonic microchips
Earth's core-mantle boundary
Evolutionary molecular biology
Degradation of abnormal messenger RNA
Bose-Einstein condensates
Active galaxies
High-energy cosmic rays
The big bang
Extremophiles
Cloning
Synesthesia


Galaxy formation

References:
  1. March 18, 2002 - Was adolescent galaxy a gang member?
Background


Double quasars

References:
  1. March 18, 2002 - Chandra Illuminates Difference between Distant Double Quasars
  2. March 21, 2002 - Single Quasar Turns Out To Be Twins
Background


Cancer

References:
  1. March 18, 2002 - Newly Indentified Protein Linked To Cancer Cell Survival
  2. March 21, 2002 - Genes Spotted That May Turn Breast Cancer Metastatic
  3. March 25, 2002 - Candidate Genes Found Which May Play A Role In Cancer Progressing From Non-Invasive To Invasive
  4. March 25, 2002 - Markers Significant For Breast Cancer Metastatasis
Background


High-temperature superconductors

References:
  1. March 18, 2002 - Physicists Identify Possible New Superconductor - also here
  2. March 22, 2002 - Hopes for a Hole-Doped Metal Superconductor
Background


Aging and the liver

References:
  1. March 18, 2002 - Liver key to extending life
Background


Emotions and cognition

References:
  1. March 19, 2002 - Mood Linked To Cognitive Abilities
Background


Dark energy

References:
  1. March 20, 2002 - Universe Expansion is Accelerating, UK and Australian Researchers Say
Background


Quantum computing

References:
  1. March 20, 2002 - Losses and games for quantum computers
Background


Modeling future evolution

References:
  1. March 20, 2002 - Darwin's Time Machine: Scientists Begin Predicting Evolution's Next Step
  2. March 21, 2002 - Science Mimicking, Perhaps Even Predicting, Evolution
Background


DNA repair mechanism

References:
  1. March 20, 2002 - Researchers Define Role Of Protein, Discover Cause Of Chromosome Damage
Background


Human evolution

References:
  1. March 20, 2002 - African Skull Points to One Human Ancestor
  2. March 20, 2002 - Skull thwarts species-splitters
  3. March 21, 2002 - Ethiopian Fossil Discovery Prunes Human Family Tree
  4. March 21, 2002 - Discovery Supports Theory Of A Single Species Of Human Ancestor
  5. March 26, 2002 - Ethiopian Fossil Skull Indicates Homo Erectus Was Single, Widespread Species 1 Million Years Ago
Background


Martian water

References:
  1. March 20, 2004 - Why it Snows at Mars' North Pole
Background


Melting of Antarctic ice shelf

References:
  1. March 20, 2002 - Climate Warming Causes Collapse of Antarctic Ice Shelf
Background


Photonic microchips

References:
  1. March 21, 2002 - Researchers Move Step Closer To Photonic Microchip
Background


Earth's core-mantle boundary

References:
  1. March 21, 2002 - Geophysicists Sort Out Weird Wave Behavior Near Earth's Core
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. March 21, 2002 - Blood test could predict Alzheimer's
  2. March 22, 2002 - Early test hope for Alzheimer's
  3. March 22, 2002 - Researchers Develop Blood Test To Diagnose Alzheimer's-Type Changes In Mice
  4. March 25, 2002 - Mouse Study Suggests Blood Test Could Diagnose Alzheimer's Earlier
Background


Evolutionary molecular biology

References:
  1. March 22, 2002 - A faster evolutionary clock?
  2. March 22, 2002 - Ancient DNA Untangles Evolutionary Paths
Background


Degradation of abnormal messenger RNA

References:
  1. March 22, 2002 - Researchers Discover New Mechanism That Targets And Destroys Abnormal RNA
Background, Background


Bose-Einstein condensates

References:
  1. March 22, 2002 - A Molecular BEC
Background


Active galaxies

References:
  1. March 22, 2002 - Violent galaxy seen in 3D
  2. March 22, 2002 - Flow Of Gas And Stars At Core Of Active Galaxy Imaged
  3. March 25, 2002 - Gemini Observatory Probes Galaxy's Churning Core
  4. March 27, 2002 - Movie of a galaxy far, far away
Background


High-energy cosmic rays

References:
  1. March 22, 2002 - Ordinary Physics Can't Be Used To Study Cosmic Rays
Background


The big bang

References:
  1. March 22, 2002 - Science Close To Viewing The Beginning Of Time
  2. March 22, 2002 - Can Graviton Unite Quantum Mechanics And Relativity?
Background


Extremophiles

References:
  1. March 22, 2002 - Molecular biology goes to extremes
  2. March 22, 2002 - Scientists Conduct First DNA Field Tests On Antarctic Soil Microbes
Background


Cloning

References:
  1. March 23, 2002 - Clones Face Uncertain Futuer
Background


Synesthesia

References:
  1. March 23, 2002 - When brains wring colors from words
Background


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