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Volume 1, Number 24
June 17, 2002

Photon orbital angular momentum
Gamma ray bursts
Gene therapy
Human genome
KT mass extinction
Quasars
New computer memory technologies
Solar cells
Longevity
Terascale computing
Molecular electronics
Alzheimer's disease
Extrasolar planets
Nanoscale logic gates
Melanoma gene
Artificial vision system


Photon orbital angular momentum

References:
  1. June 6, 2002 - Breaking Free of Bits
  2. June 12, 2002 - Light's Information-Carrying Capacity Doubles
  3. June 14, 2002 - Single photons to soak up data
Background


Gamma ray bursts

References:
  1. June 10, 2002 - New Space Telescope Aims To Seek Out And Record Explosive Gamma Ray Bursts
Background


Gene therapy

References:
  1. June 10, 2002 - New Gene Therapy Tool Successfully Treats Mice With Hemophilia A
  2. June 12, 2002 - RNA Patch Kit Fixes Hemophiliac Mice
Background, Background, Background


Human genome

References:
  1. June 11, 2002 - Moms Spice Up Chromosome Swapping
  2. June 11, 2002 - Human Genome Sequence Has Errors, Scientists Say
  3. June 18, 2002 - Hunting for Disease Genes in Iceland's Genealogies
Background


KT mass extinction

References:
  1. June 11, 2002 - Dino heatwave recorded in leaves
Background


Quasars

References:
  1. June 11, 2002 - More Red Quasars May Loom In The Universe
Background


New computer memory technologies

References:
  1. June 11, 2002 - A New System for Storing Data: Think Punch Cards, but Tiny
Background


Solar cells

References:
  1. June 11, 2002 - Nanorod devices fit solar spectrum
Background


Longevity

References:
  1. June 11, 2002 - Study Shows Celebrating 100th Birthday Runs in the Family
  2. June 13, 2002 - Old genes beget old people
  3. June 17, 2002 - Centenarians' Siblings Have Long Lives Too
Background


Terascale computing

References:
  1. June 12, 2002 -Purdue, Indiana Create New "Tera-Scale" Supercomputer Grid
Background


Molecular electronics

References:
  1. June 12, 2002 - Tiny transistors nudge the nanoscale
  2. June 13, 2002 - Scientists Fashion First Single-Molecule Transistors
  3. June 13, 2002 - Two Breakthroughs Achieved In Single-Molecule Transistor Research; Results Promise Advances In Nanoscale Electronics
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. June 12, 2002 - Alzheimer's brains 'like dying batteries'
  2. June 14, 2002 - Urine Test Predicts Alzheimer's Disease
Background


Extrasolar planets

References:
  1. June 13, 2002 - Jupiter-Like Planet Could Point to Another Earth
  2. June 13, 2002 - Astronomers hail planetary discovery
  3. June 14, 2002 - Newly Discovered Planet-Sun Pairing Looks Familiar
  4. June 14, 2002 - 15 new planets
  5. June 14, 2002 - Discovery gives new hope for other Earths
  6. June 14, 2002 - Newfound Planetary System Has "Hometown" Look
  7. June 14, 2002 - Solar System That Looks Like Ours Finally Found
  8. June 14, 2002 - Planet hunters zero in on a system like ours
  9. June 17, 2002 - Jupiter's Brother Joins the Family
  10. June 14, 2002 - Astronomers Detect Signs That Jupiter Has a 'First Cousin'
  11. June 19, 2004 - Another Jupiter Twin Found in Flood of Planet Discoveries
  12. June 19, 2002 - Another Cousin to Jupiter is Found
Background


Nanoscale logic gates

References:
  1. June 13, 2002 - Magnets open the gate to nanoscale logic
  2. June 14, 2002 - Magnetic Microchip Performs Key Computer Operation
Background


Melanoma gene

References:
  1. June 14, 2002 - Gene Found That Makes Malignant Melanoma So Tough
Background


Artificial vision system

References:
  1. June 14, 2002 - Futuristic System Brings Vision To Blind
Background


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