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Volume 2, Number 6
February 10, 2003

High-density data storage
DNA-based nanotechnology
RNA interference and stem cells
Stem cells
Prion disease
Fast food addiction
Cyberinfrastructure for scientific computing
Therose nucleic acid
RNA and ATP
Gene regulation of HDL cholesterol
Gene function project
Lorentz invariance
Memory, sleep, and glucose levels
Gene discovery
Alzheimer's disease
New photomask technology
Solar cell technology
Obesity
Agricultural biotechnology
Health risks of insufficient sleep


High-density data storage

References:
  1. February 3, 2003 - Ultra-high-density Data Storage May Become Practical With Breakthrough In Nanoscale Magnetic Sensors

DNA-based nanotechnology

References:
  1. February 3, 2003 - DNA acts like a piston
  2. February 7, 2003 - 'Sticky' DNA Crystals Promise New Way To Process Information
Background


RNA interference and stem cells

References:
  1. February 3, 2003 - Using RNA Interference To Tune Gene Activity In Stem Cells -- New Method For The Study And Treatment Of Disease
Background, Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. February 3, 2003 - Oxygen Key Switch In Transforming Adult Stem Cells From Fat Into Cartilage
  2. February 5, 2003 - Cord blood claims questioned
  3. February 5, 2003 - Bone Marrow Cells Take On New Role In The Brain
  4. February 7, 2003 - Stem cells can mend human hearts
Background


Prion disease

References:
  1. February 3, 2003 - Prion Disease May Be Caused By Buildup Of Cellular Trash
Background


Fast food addiction

References:
  1. February 3, 2003 - Fast food may be addictive, say scientists
Background


Cyberinfrastructure for scientific computing

References:
  1. February 4, 2003 - Report Envisions A Future Cyberinfrastructure That Will 'Radically Empower' The Science And Engineering Community
Background


Therose nucleic acid

References:
  1. February 4, 2003 - DNA look-alike fools enzyme
Background


RNA and ATP

References:
  1. February 4, 2003 - Researchers Connect Life's Blueprints With Its Energy Source
Background


Gene regulation of HDL cholesterol

References:
  1. February 4, 2003 - Researcher Studies Newly Discovered 'Good' Cholesterol Gene

Gene function project

References:
  1. February 4, 2003 - Working out what genes do
Background


Lorentz invariance

References:
  1. February 5, 2003 - Lorentz Violations? Not Yet
Background


Memory, sleep, and glucose levels

References:
  1. February 5, 2003 - Sleep Lets Brain File Memories
  2. February 5, 2003 - Poor memory with age linked to high blood sugar
Background


Gene discovery

References:
  1. February 5, 2003 - Computer Scientist Locates More Than 1,000 Novel Genes In Mouse And Human
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. February 5, 2003 - Alzheimer Patients Who Scored Well On Memory Tests Show Unique Compensatory Brain Activity
  2. February 7, 2003 - 3-D Images Show How Alzheimer's Engulfs Brain
Background


New photomask technology

References:
  1. February 6, 2003 - Novel photomasks make 3-D microstructures
Background


Solar cell technology

References:
  1. February 6, 2003 - Sandwich could cut solar-panel costs
  2. February 6, 2003 - Dyes boost solar cells
Background


Obesity

References:
  1. February 7, 2003 - Obesity Not A Personal Failing, But A Battle Against Biology
Background


Agricultural biotechnology

References:
  1. February 7, 2003 - GM Crops Perform Far Better in Third World Than U.S.
Background


Health risks of insufficient sleep

References:
  1. February 8, 2003 - Bad Sleepers Hurry Death: Snoozing soundly staves off the Big Sleep
Background


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