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Volume 2, Number 10
March 10, 2003

Anisotropy in the cosmic microwave background
Spintronics
DNA damage control mechanism
A gene that facilitates metastasis
Alzheimer's disease
Blocking HIV infections
Cancer and the immune system
Quantum computing
Dark energy
Superconductivity
Sonic hedgehog gene and lung cancer
RNA
Gamma ray bursts
ENCODE genomics project
Prions
Carbon nanoscrolls
Corvid intelligence
Dwarf irregular galaxies
Neanderthals


Anisotropy in the cosmic microwave background

References:
  1. March 3, 2003 - Map reveals strange cosmos
Background


Spintronics

References:
  1. March 3, 2003 - Researchers Discover Way To Control Electron Spin With Electrical Field
Background


DNA damage control mechanism

References:
  1. March 3, 2003 - Guardian Of The Genome, Role For ATR Revealed
Background


A gene that facilitates metastasis

References:
  1. March 3, 2003 - Researchers Identify A Gene Responsible For Spread Of Cancer In The Body
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. March 3, 2003 - Hope of brain disease cures
Background


Blocking HIV infections

References:
  1. March 4, 2003 - Researchers Identify Protein That Helps HIV Penetrate Cells
Background


Cancer and the immune system

References:
  1. March 4, 2003 - Radiation And Intratumoral Injection Turn On Immune System To Attack Brain Tumor Cell
  2. March 6, 2003 - Receptor Could Be Target For Cancer Therapy; Blocking Prostaglandin Might Restore Immune Response To Tumors
Background


Quantum computing

References:
  1. March 4, 2003 - Tangled threesome opens door to quantum computer
Background


Dark energy

References:
  1. March 5, 2003 - 'Phantom menace' may rip up cosmos
  2. March 6, 2003 - The Big Rip: New Theory Ends Universe by Shredding Everything
  3. March 8, 2008 - Phantom energy would trigger the big rip
Background


Superconductivity

References:
  1. March 5, 2003 - Water helps cobalt oxide to become a superconductor
  2. March 6, 2003 - Water Activates Compound's Superconductivity
Background


Sonic hedgehog gene and lung cancer

References:
  1. March 5, 2003 - Faulty repairs blamed for lung cancer
Background


RNA

References:
  1. March 5, 2003 - Mathematical Models Reveal 'Molten' And 'Glassy' States Of RNA
  2. March 7, 2003 - The Search for an RNA "Eve"
Background


Gamma ray bursts

References:
  1. March 5, 2003 - Powerful Space Bursts Reflect Two Ways to Make Black Holes
  2. March 6, 2003 - Gamma ray bursts may be driven by two engines
Background


ENCODE genomics project

References:
  1. March 5, 2003 - Post-genome project launches
Background


Prions

References:
  1. March 6, 2003 - Antibodies cripple prions
  2. March 6, 2003 - Scientific Advance Establishes 'Proof Of Principle' That Prion Diseases Might Be Prevented
Background


Carbon nanoscrolls

References:
  1. March 6, 2003 - Chemists Report New Method For Producing Carbon Nanoscrolls, An Alternative To Nanotubes
Background


Corvid intelligence

References:
  1. March 6, 2003 - Crows better tool-makers than chimpanzees
Background


Dwarf irregular galaxies

References:
  1. March 7, 2003 - Hubble Sees Galactic Evolution in Odd Stellar Collection
Background


Neanderthals

References:
  1. March 7, 2003 - Neanderthals not at all related to modern humans
Background


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