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Volume 1, Number 50
December 16, 2002

Quasars
Nanoscale transistors
Extremophiles
Alaskan earthquake
Small non-messenger RNA and behavioral disorders
Neutrino oscillation
Genetic signature of metastasis
Global warming
Martian water
T-Tauri stars
Very early galaxies
Imaging of HIV infection
Sea squirt genome
Fermi gas of atoms
Improved calculation of black hole growth
Processing of music in the brain
Imaging cells and proteins with quantum dots
Nanotechnology
Genetics and fear-related learning
Parkinson's disease


Quasars

References:
  1. December 9, 2002 - Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Quasar
Background


Nanoscale transistors

References:
  1. December 9, 2002 - IBM reveals world's tiniest transistor
Background


Extremophiles

References:
  1. December 9, 2002 - Goldmine yields clues for life on Mars
Background


Alaskan earthquake

References:
  1. December 9, 2002 - Alaska Quake Thrills Seismologists
Background


Small non-messenger RNA and behavioral disorders

References:
  1. December 9, 2002 - Jewels That May Help Explain Behavioral Disorders Found Among "Junk" DNA
Background


Neutrino oscillation

References:
  1. December 9, 2002 - Disappearing Neutrinos At KamLAND Support The Case For Neutrino Mass
  2. December 10, 2002 - Vanishing anti-neutrinos good news for physicists
  3. December 11, 2002 - More evidence for neutrino oscillation
  4. December 13, 2002 - Reactor Anti-Neutrino Disappearance
  5. December 14, 2002 - Elusive neutrinos morph on Earth, as in space
Background


Genetic signature of metastasis

References:
  1. December 9, 2002 - Scientists Discover Gene "Signature" For Tumor's Tendency To Spread
  2. December 10, 2002 - A Metastasis Calling Card
Background


Global warming

References:
  1. December 9, 2002 - Record ice loss in Arctic
Background


Martian water

References:
  1. December 9, 2002 - Mars Loaded with Ice but Still No Sign of Water
  2. December 10, 2002 - Ice packs red planet
  3. December 11, 2002 - Dark Streaks on Mars Suggest Running Water Still Present
Background


T-Tauri stars

References:
  1. December 11, 2002 - More Sun-Like Stars May Have Planetary Systems Than Currently Thought
  2. December 13, 2004 - Planet formation may be more commonplace
Background


Very early galaxies

References:
  1. December 11, 2002 - Puzzling Photos May Reveal First Galaxies Ever Created
  2. December 12, 2002 - Deepest Infrared View Of The Universe; VLT Images Progenitors Of Today's Large Galaxies
  3. December 13, 2002 - Distant galaxies break record
Background


Imaging of HIV infection

References:
  1. December 12, 2002 - Scientists Provide First Images Of HIV In Living Cells
Background


Sea squirt genome

References:
  1. December 12, 2002 - Tunicate Shows a Little Backbone
  2. December 13, 2002 - Sea squirt sequenced
  3. December 13, 2002 - Sea Squirt DNA Sheds Light On Vertebrate Evolution
Background


Fermi gas of atoms

References:
  1. December 12, 2004 - Ultra-cold Fermi gases enter new regime
Background


Improved calculation of black hole growth

References:
  1. December 13, 2002 - How Does Your Black Hole Grow?
Background


Processing of music in the brain

References:
  1. December 13, 2002 - Scientists Refine Musical Map of the Brain
  2. December 13, 2002 - Melodies In Your Mind: Researchers Map Brain Areas That Process Tunes
Background


Imaging cells and proteins with quantum dots

References:
  1. December 13, 2002 - Observing Proteins And Cells In The Wild: "Quantum Dots" May Allow Researchers To Track Proteins And Cells In Their Natural Environments
Background


Nanotechnology

References:
  1. December 13, 2002 - Gold and silver nanoparticles shape up for a square future
Background


Genetics and fear-related learning

References:
  1. December 13, 2002 - Researchers Discover Gene That Controls Ability To Learn Fear
Background


Parkinson's disease

References:
  1. December 14, 2002 - Imaging Parkinson's
Background


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