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Volume 1, Number 17
April 29, 2002

Cancer
Neutrino oscillation
Galaxy collisions
Dark energy
Ultra-high-energy cosmic rays
Black holes
Parkinson's disease
Molecular evolution
Spintronics
Age of the universe
Dark matter detectors
Gene programming
Stem cells
Caloric restriction
Placental mammal ancestor
Carbon nanotubes
Supernova origin of cosmic rays
Cyclic big bang theory
Immune system gamma-delta T cells
Accreting millisecond pulsars
Quantum mechanics


Cancer

References:
  1. April 22, 2002 - Findings Give Insight Into How Colon Cells Transform Into Precancerous Polyps
  2. April 22, 2002 - Structure Of Cancer Tumor Growth Protein Elucidated
  3. April 27, 2002 - Risk Factor: Genetic defect hikes breast cancer threat
Background


Neutrino oscillation

References:
  1. April 22, 2002 - Elusive Neutrinos Reveal Their Secrets
  2. April 22, 2002 - Experiment confirms Sun theories
  3. April 22, 2002 - Sensitive Measurement By Sudbury Neutrino Observatory Observes Solar Neutrinos In A New Way
  4. April 22, 2002 - New results back neutrino oscillation
  5. April 23, 2002 - When Neutrinos Change Type, Some Must Have Mass
  6. April 24, 2002 - The Solar Neutrino Problem Has Been Closed
  7. April 22, 2002 - Neutrinos change en route to Earth
  8. April 28, 2002 - Cosmic Weight Gain: A Wispy Particle Bulks Up
  9. April 29, 2002 - Closing The Case Of The Quirky Solar Neutrino
  10. May 11, 2002 - Detector spots solar chameleons
Background


Galaxy collisions

References:
  1. April 22, 2002 - Chandra Has Best Image Yet Of Two Galaxies Colliding
  2. April 23, 2002 - Supermassive Black Hole Seen Under Construction
Background


Dark energy

References:
  1. April 22, 2002 - Looking Backward In Time At How Galaxies Clustered
  2. April 24, 2002 - Galaxy Cluster Surveys May Help Explain "Dark Energy" In The Universe
Background


Ultra-high-energy cosmic rays

References:
  1. April 22, 2002 - Cosmic ray mystery solved
  2. April 22, 2002 - Spinning Black Holes May Act Like Giant Batteries
  3. April 23, 2002 - Cosmic ray mystery 'solved'
  4. April 23, 2002 - Cosmic Rays Phone Home
  5. April 29, 2002 - Retired Quasars Live On To Generate The Fastest, Most Energetic Cosmic Rays
  6. April 30, 2002 - Point Sources for Extreme Cosmic Rays?
Background


Black holes

References:
  1. April 23, 2002 - Thick-Skinned Gravastars Vie to Replace Black Holes, in Theory
  2. April 23, 2002 - Researcher Says "Black Holes" Aren't Holes At All
Background


Parkinson's disease

References:
  1. April 23, 2002 - Study Finds Widespread Sympathetic Nerve Damage In Parkinson's Disease

Molecular evolution

References:
  1. April 24, 2002 - Gene Study Determines How Humans Are Related To Fruit Flies And Nematode Worms
  2. April 24, 2002 - Human Genes Closer To Fruit Flies Than To Nematodes
Background


Spintronics

References:
  1. April 24, 2002 - Physicists Capture Atoms Doing the Wave
Background


Age of the universe

References:
  1. April 24, 2002 - Hubble Space Telescope Helps Pin Down Beginning of Time
  2. April 25, 2002 - Hubble tackles paradox of Universe's age
  3. April 25, 2002 - Hubble Uncovers Oldest "Clocks" In Space To Read Age Of Universe
  4. April 25, 2002 - Burned-Out Stars Give Reading On Age Of The Universe
  5. April 25, 2002 - Burned-Out Stars Help Experts Reaffirm Universe's Age
  6. April 26, 2002 - Star clocks confirm age of universe
Background


Dark matter detectors

References:
  1. April 24, 2002 - Dark Matter Detectors
Background


Gene programming

References:
  1. April 24, 2002 - Gene control

Stem cells

References:
  1. April 24, 2002 - Stem cells from failed clones
  2. April 26, 2002 - Cartilage Made From Stem Cells Tested In Animals
Background


Caloric restriction

References:
  1. April 25, 2002 - Even Moderate Caloric Restriction Lowers Cancer Risk In Mice
Background


Placental mammal ancestor

References:
  1. April 25, 2002 - Chinese Fossil May Be Mother of All Placental Mammals
  2. April 25, 2002 - Tree-climbing with dinosaurs
  3. April 25, 2002 - Stunning fossil is human's earliest mammal relative
  4. April 25, 2002 - The Sibling of All Placentals
Background


Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. April 25, 2002 - Nanotubes go flash bang wallop
  2. April 25, 2002 - Nanotubes reach flash point
  3. April 26, 2002 - Carbon nanotubes disappear in a flash
  4. April 26, 2002 - Nanotubes Show Flash of Talent
  5. April 29, 2002 - Camera Flash Prompts Carbon Nanotube Combustion
  6. May 2, 2002 - Carbon Nanotubes Ignite When Exposed To Flash
Background


Supernova origin of cosmic rays

References:
  1. April 25, 2002 - Research Points to Supernova Origin for Cosmic-Ray Protons
  2. April 25, 2002 - Cosmic rays reveal their roots
  3. April 27, 2002 - Super wallops: tracking the origin of cosmic rays
Background


Cyclic big bang theory

References:
  1. April 25, 2002 - In New Theory of Universe, Time Never Ends
  2. April 25, 2002 - Bouncing Branes
  3. April 26, 2002 - Big bangs spark row
  4. April 26, 2002 - Q&A: The 'cyclic' Universe
  5. April 26, 2002 - Cyclic universe bounces back
  6. April 30, 2002 - New Theory Provides Alternative To Big Bang
  7. May 9, 2002 - Another Universe Might Lurk Only Millimeters Away
Background


Immune system gamma-delta T cells

References:
  1. April 26, 2002 - Mysterious Immune Cell Seen To Promote Wound Repair
  2. April 30, 2002 - Promoting Wound Repair -- One Of The First Known Biological Roles For Mysterious Gamma-Delta T Cells Discovered
Background


Accreting millisecond pulsars

References:
  1. April 26, 2002 - Pulsar Nibbles Helium Dwarf

Quantum mechanics

References:
  1. April 27, 2002 - "Exact uncertainty" brought to quantum world
Background


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