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Volume 2, Number 14
April 7, 2003

Gamma Ray Bursts
Doubts about Planck scale
Parkinson's disease
Stem cells
Hedgehog pathway in embryo development
Giant viruses
Caspase-8 and the immune system
Discriminating black holes from neutron stars
Modifying T-cells to fight cancer
Nanotechnology
Multiple sclerosis
Biomedical nanotechnology
Alzheimer's disease
B meson decay to baryons
Black hole singularities
Massive black holes and star formation
Prions
Genetics and gender
MicroRNA
Proton shapes


Gamma Ray Bursts

References:
  1. March 31, 2003 - Cosmic Forensics Confirms Gamma-ray Burst And Supernova Connection
  2. April 4, 2003 - Superbright gamma ray burst may be closest ever
  3. April 4, 2003 - Massive gamma ray burst triggers satellite alert
  4. April 7, 2003 - It's A Nova It's A Supernova It's A HYPERNOVA
  5. April 10, 2003 - It's a Supernova!
Background


Doubts about Planck scale

References:
  1. March 31, 2003 - Sharp images blur universal picture
  2. April 2, 2003 - Hubble Pictures Too Crisp, Challenging Theories of Time and Space
Background


Parkinson's disease

References:
  1. March 31, 2003 - Parkinson's disease drug shows promise
  2. March 31, 2003 - Growth Factor Shows Promise In Parkinson's Patients
  3. March 31, 2003 - Triple hope for Parkinson's
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. March 31, 2003 - Excess DNA prompts stem-cell rethink
  2. April 1, 2003 - Vitamin C Transforms Mouse Stem Cells Into Heart Muscle Cells
Background


Hedgehog pathway in embryo development

References:
  1. March 31, 2003 - Fruit Fly Cells Reveal Hedgehog's Secrets
Background


Giant viruses

References:
  1. March 31, 2003 - Bizarre giant virus rewrites the record books
Background


Caspase-8 and the immune system

References:
  1. April 1, 2003 - Immune Response Depends On Key Molecule, According To New Study
Background


Discriminating black holes from neutron stars

References:
  1. April 1, 2003 - X-ray effect reveals black hole's event horizon
Background


Modifying T-cells to fight cancer

References:
  1. April 1, 2003 - GM blood kills human cancer cells
Background


Nanotechnology

References:
  1. April 1, 2004 - Researchers Put Rogue Proteins to Work Assembling Nanowires
  2. April 4, 2003 - Nano lasers grown like snowflakes
Background


Multiple sclerosis

References:
  1. April 1, 2003 - Common drug found to ease multiple sclerosis
Background


Biomedical nanotechnology

References:
  1. April 2, 2003 - Integration Of Nanotechnology With Biology And Medicine Will Result In Major Medical Advances
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. April 2, 2003 - Drug slows advanced Alzheimer's disease
  2. April 2, 2003 - NSAIDs May Offer Protection Against Alzheimer's Disease
  3. April 4, 2003 - Drug Slows Progression Of Moderate To Severe Alzheimer's Disease
Background


B meson decay to baryons

References:
  1. April 2, 2003 - B mesons decay in a new way
Background


Black hole singularities

References:
  1. April 2, 2003 - Spaceship Travel to Another Universe Through a Black Hole
Background


Massive black holes and star formation

References:
  1. April 3, 2004 - Creation Force: Black Holes Linked to Star Birth
  2. April 4, 2003 - In a Far-Off Galaxy, Astronomers See Concurrent Star Birth, Black Hole Growth
Background


Prions

References:
  1. April 4, 2003 - Prion principle proved
Background


Genetics and gender

References:
  1. April 4, 2003 - Bi-sex bird brain questions origin of gender
Background


MicroRNA

References:
  1. April 5, 2003 - Human RNA genes counted up
Background


Proton shapes

References:
  1. April 6, 2003 - New Proton Shapes Discovered
  2. April 8, 2003 - Surprise To Physicists -- Protons Aren't Always Shaped Like A Basketball
Background


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