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Volume 1, Number 36
September 9, 2002

Telescope to study dark energy, cosmological constant
Superconductivity
Proteomics
K-T mass extinction
Parkinson's disease
Earthquake swarms
Testing the speed of gravity
Dark energy
Stem cells
RNA interference for cancer treatment
Neuron recognition of numbers
Intraocular retinal prosthetics
Alzheimer's disease
Increasing fiber optic transmission speed


Telescope to study dark energy, cosmological constant

References:
  1. September 2, 2002 - New South Pole Telescope To Help Explain Why Universe Is Accelerating
Background


Superconductivity

References:
  1. September 3, 2002 - Scientists Develop New Method of Manufacturing Superconducting Magnesium Boride
  2. September 3, 2002 - Smooth step to superconducting devices
Background


Proteomics

References:
  1. September 4, 2002 - Collaboration To Use Proteomics To Unravel Mysteries Of Heart Disease
Background


K-T mass extinction

References:
  1. September 4, 2002 - Dino-Killing Asteroid Fueled Global Wildfires
Background


Parkinson's disease

References:
  1. September 5, 2002 - Researcher Finds Brain Connections May Reorganize In Parkinson's Disease

Earthquake swarms

References:
  1. September 5, 2002 - New Evidence For Why Earthquake Swarms Occur Offers Hope For Better Earthquake Forecasting
  2. September 6, 2002 - Earthquake forecasts given a boost
Background


Testing the speed of gravity

References:
  1. September 5, 2002 - Speed of gravity to be measured
  2. September 6, 2002 - First gravity measurement this weekend
  3. September 8, 2002 - Test for Einstein's gravity speed theory
  4. September 12, 2002 - International Team Of Scientists Attempts To Measure Speed Of Gravity
Background


Dark energy

References:
  1. September 6, 2002 - Universe might yet collapse in 'big crunch'
  2. September 13, 2002 - 'Runaway universe' may collapse in 10 billion years, new studies predict
  3. September 17, 2002 - "Runaway Universe" May Collapse In 10 Billion Years, New Studies Predict
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. September 6, 2002 - Study Deals Blow to Abilities of Adult Stem Cells
  2. September 6, 2002 - Stem cells take knocks
  3. September 6, 2002 - New Stanford Study Casts Doubt On Developmental Potential Of Adult Stem Cells
Background


RNA interference for cancer treatment

References:
  1. September 6, 2002 - Interference technique is clean cancer killer
Background, Background


Neuron recognition of numbers

References:
  1. September 6, 2002 - Single brain cells count
  2. September 6, 2002 - Even Neurons Have Favorite Numbers
Background


Intraocular retinal prosthetics

References:
  1. September 6, 2002 - Ambitious Plan To Give Sight To The Blind
  2. September 13, 2002 - MEMs see the light
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. September 6, 2002 - Is memory loss a sign of Alzheimer's?
Background


Increasing fiber optic transmission speed

References:
  1. September 7, 2002 - Tricks of the light promise record data speeds
Background


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