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Volume 2, Number 2
January 13, 2003

The Milky Way
Extrasolar planets
Cloning
Cancer
Sirtuin protein, calorie restriction, and lifespan
Speed of gravity
Earliest galaxies
New interpretation of quantum theory
Alzheimer's disease
Protein structure determination
Antisense control of RNA splicing
DNA transposons in rice
Black holes
Earliest quasars
Foxp3 and CD4+ regulatory T cells
Structure of quasars
Interleukin-6
Deinococcus radiodurans


The Milky Way

References:
  1. January 6, 2003 - Ring of stars circling the Milky Way
  2. January 6, 2003 - Puzzling Ring of Stars Discovered Circling the Milky Way
  3. January 6, 2003 - Milky Way's Central Black Hole Captured by Chandra
  4. January 7, 2003 - Ring around the Galaxy
  5. January 7, 2003 - Distant Ring Of Stars Found Around The Milky Way
  6. January 8, 2003 - Milky Way Encircled by Stars
  7. January 8, 2003 - Giant ring of stars discovered around Milky Way
Background


Extrasolar planets

References:
  1. January 6, 2003 - Way-Out World: New Technique Finds Most Distant Planet Ever
  2. January 7, 2003 - 29 hours is a year on OGLE-TR-56b
  3. January 7, 2003 - Most distant planet found
Background


Cloning

References:
  1. January 6, 2003 - Cloned Pigs Behave Like ... Pigs
Background


Cancer

References:
  1. January 6, 2003 - Nicotine, Too, May Promote Cancer
Background


Sirtuin protein, calorie restriction, and lifespan

References:
  1. January 7, 2003 - Sirtuin Protein Has A New Function; May Play Role In Lifespan Extension
Background


Speed of gravity

References:
  1. January 7, 2003 - First speed of gravity measurement revealed
  2. January 7, 2003 - Speed of Gravity Measured for First Time
  3. January 8, 2003 - Speed of gravity and light equal
  4. January 8, 2003 - Einstein proved right on gravity
  5. January 8, 2003 - Gravity and light move at the same speed
  6. January 13, 2003 - The Speed of Gravity
Background


Earliest galaxies

References:
  1. January 7, 2003 - New Hubble Pic Poses Question: Where are All the Farthest Galaxies?
  2. January 8, 2003 - Hubble image may show first galaxies
  3. January 8, 2003 - Camera gets deepest view of Universe
  4. January 13, 2003 - Hubble's 'zoom lens' probes deeply
Background


New interpretation of quantum theory

References:
  1. January 8, 2003 - Physicist proposes deeper layer of reality
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. January 8, 2003 - Lowering Beta-Amyloid Levels In Blood To Treat Alzheimer's
Background


Protein structure determination

References:
  1. January 9, 2003 - For Determining Protein Structures, A New Method Boosts Precision And Speed In High-Dimensional NMR
Background


Antisense control of RNA splicing

References:
  1. January 9, 2003 - Studies Target Molecular Defects Implicated In Cancer, Genetic Diseases
Background, Background


DNA transposons in rice

References:
  1. January 9, 2003 - Scientists Find First Active "Jumping Genes" In Rice
Background


Black holes

References:
  1. January 9, 2003 - Feeding the Beast: Best View Ever of Black Hole's Dinner Plate
  2. January 10, 2003 - Researchers Seek 'Heart' Of Black Hole Mystery
  3. January 20, 2003 - Black Hole Appears, Disappears, and May Return Again
Background


Earliest quasars

References:
  1. January 9, 2003 - Astronomers Capture Images of Quasar from When the Universe was Young
  2. January 10, 2003 - End of Universe's 'dark age' spied by astronomers
  3. January 10, 2003 - Young Universe gets busy
  4. January 10, 2003 - Scientists Find Faint Objects With Hubble That May Have Ended The Universe's 'Dark Ages'
  5. January 12, 2003 - Astronomers find most distant objects
Background


Foxp3 and CD4+ regulatory T cells

References:
  1. January 9, 2003 - Self-tolerance gene?
Background


Structure of quasars

References:
  1. January 10, 2003 - Close-up on a quasar
Background


Interleukin-6

References:
  1. January 10, 2003 - Mayo Clinic Research In Mice Finds New Role For Interleukin-6
Background


Deinococcus radiodurans

References:
  1. January 10, 2003 - DNA Doughnuts Resist Radiation
Background


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