Open Questions Chronicle

[OQC Home] [Open Questions] [Site map] [Previous] [Next]

Volume 1, Number 43
October 28, 2002

Protein folding
The immune system and cancer
Dark energy
Stem cells
Alzheimer's disease
Carbon nanotubes
Inhibition of cell migration
Use of P53 inhibitors for neurologic damage
Brain cell "doorways"
Quantum logic operation
Extrasolar planets
Gene affecting longevity
Molecular computing
DNA repair mechanism
Scripts for gene expression


Protein folding

References:
  1. October 21, 2002 - Together PCs forecast fold
  2. October 21, 2002 - Folding@Home Takes to the Lab
  3. October 22, 2002 - Folding@home Scientists Report First Distributed Computing Success
  4. October 22, 2002 - Screensavers crack medical puzzle
Background


The immune system and cancer

References:
  1. October 21, 2002 - Researchers Identify A Gene Essential For The Natural Killer Cell Response Against Cancer
Background


Dark energy

References:
  1. October 22, 2002 - Universe is 'doomed to collapse'
  2. October 30, 2002 - No time like the present
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. October 22, 2002 - Umbilical cord stem cells multiplied in lab
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. October 22, 2002 - Can Alzheimer's Disease Be Slowed By Shunting Cerebrospinal Fluid?
  2. October 24, 2002 - Immune system 'triggers Alzheimer's'
  3. October 25, 2002 - Fish to save your marbles
Background


Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. October 23, 2002 - Thread spun from pure carbon nanotubes
Background


Inhibition of cell migration

References:
  1. October 23, 2002 - Chemists Identify Compound That Inhibits Cell Migration
Background


Use of P53 inhibitors for neurologic damage

References:
  1. October 23, 2002 - New Strategy May Protect Brain Against Stroke, Parkinson's and Alzheimer's

Brain cell "doorways"

References:
  1. October 23, 2002 - 'Doorways' discovered in living brain cells
  2. October 25, 2002 - Researchers Discover "Doorways" Into Brain Cells
Background


Quantum logic operation

References:
  1. October 23, 2002 - Quantum logic: to be, or NOT to be?
  2. October 24, 2002 - Physicists flip a qubit
  3. October 24, 2002 - Paper Discusses Circuitry For Quantum Computing
Background


Extrasolar planets

References:
  1. October 24, 2002 - Small extrasolar planet revealed by 'dust clumps'
  2. October 24, 2002 - Success for star hunters
Background


Gene affecting longevity

References:
  1. October 24, 2002 - Gene tweaking safely doubles lifespan
  2. October 24, 2002 - Nobel Worm Aids Understanding of Aging Processes
  3. October 24, 2002 - Researchers Seek Fountain Of Youth Among The Worms
Background


Molecular computing

References:
  1. October 24, 2008 - Molecules power nanoscale computers
Background


DNA repair mechanism

References:
  1. October 25, 2002 - "Twin Sister" Mechanism Prevents Formation Of Genetic Mutations
Background


Scripts for gene expression

References:
  1. October 25, 2002 - Scientists Produce The Script For Life
Background


Copyright © 2002 by Charles Daney, All Rights Reserved