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Volume 1, Number 37
September 16, 2002

First life on land
Genetic engineering
Gene therapy
Superconductivity
Photonics and spintronics
Carbon nanotubes
Bose-Einstein condensates
Neuron development
Genetic code
Pulsars
DNA repair
Breast cancer gene
Cloning
Stem cells
Active galactic nuclei
Diabetes


First life on land

References:
  1. September 9, 2002 - Life reached land a billion years ago
Background


Genetic engineering

References:
  1. September 9, 2002 - Rice genes removed

Gene therapy

References:
  1. September 9, 2002 - Genetic modification alters hair colour
  2. September 10, 2002 - Gene Therapy Treats First Disease Affecting Multiple Organ Systems In A Large Animal
  3. September 11, 2002 - Gene Transfer Brings Out The Beat
  4. September 12, 2002 - Gene therapy could replace pacemaker ops
  5. September 12, 2002 - First Biologic Pacemaker Created By Gene Therapy In Guinea Pigs
Background


Superconductivity

References:
  1. September 9, 2002 - Superconductors and Magnets Learn to Get Along
Background


Photonics and spintronics

References:
  1. September 9, 2002 - Photonics plus Spintronics
Background


Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. September 9, 2002 - Atoms Light Up Very Rapidly Near Nanotubes
  2. September 9, 2002 - Nano-Welding Creates Tiny Junctions
  3. September 13, 2002 - Self-Assembled Nanotube Networks
  4. September 23, 2002 - Nano-Welding Creates Tiny Junctions
Background


Bose-Einstein condensates

References:
  1. September 10, 2002 - Condensate cracks Fermi gas
Background


Neuron development

References:
  1. September 11, 2002 - Neural Signal That Helps Wire Up Brains Movement Circuit Identified
Background


Genetic code

References:
  1. September 11, 2002 - Why DNA is Spelled ATCG
  2. September 18, 2002 - DNA codes own error correction
Background


Pulsars

References:
  1. September 12, 2002 - Pulsar mystery solved
Background


DNA repair

References:
  1. September 12, 2002 - Research May Take The "Anti" Out Of Antioxidants
  2. September 15, 2002 - DNA find could aid cancer treatment
Background


Breast cancer gene

References:
  1. September 12, 2002 - Breast cancer gene action unravelled
  2. September 13, 2002 - Research Reveals Role of Breast Cancer Gene in Repairing Damaged DNA
  3. September 13, 2002 - Breast Cancer Protein Function Revealed
  4. September 18, 2002 - Breast Cancer Gene May Be Associated With Additional Cancers
Background


Cloning

References:
  1. September 12, 2002 - Multiple Gene Defects Found in Clones
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. September 13, 2002 - Stem cells fingerprinted
  2. September 13, 2002 - Scientists Identify "Genetic Signature" Of Stem Cells
  3. September 13, 2002 - Self brain repair a possibility
Background


Active galactic nuclei

References:
  1. September 13, 2002 - Bevy of Black Holes Found in Galaxy Cluster
Background


Diabetes

References:
  1. September 13, 2002 - Cell transplants combat diabetes in mice
Background


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