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Volume 2, Number 16
April 21, 2003

Quasars
Solar thermonuclear reactions
Alzheimer's disease
Nanotechnology
Solar cells
Completion of human genome sequencing
Poincaré conjecture
Gamma ray bursts
Stem cells
Tunable photonic crystals
Cloning
Carbon nanotubes
Ancient DNA
Black holes in pure-disk galaxies
Hydrogen storage
Parity violation in cesium
Genetic factor in speciation
MicroRNA and gene regulation
Gene transcription
Mass production of therapeutic proteins
Semantic and episodic memory and the hippocampus
Gene therapy


Quasars

References:
  1. April 14, 2003 - Gas clouds reveal true nature of distant quasars
Background


Solar thermonuclear reactions

References:
  1. April 14, 2003 - Ray of hope for sunshine theory
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. April 14, 2003 - Alzheimer's Protein Starves Brain Cells
  2. April 15, 2003 - Alzheimer's Protein Jams Mitochondria Of Affected Cells; Resulting 'Energy Crisis' Kills Neurons - also here
Background


Nanotechnology

References:
  1. April 14, 2008 - Nanowire comb emits in the UV
Background


Solar cells

References:
  1. April 15, 2003 - Solar cells become thinner and cheaper
Background


Completion of human genome sequencing

References:
  1. April 15, 2003 - Completed human genome opens door to new age
  2. April 19, 2003 - Now the human genome is really done
Background


Poincaré conjecture

References:
  1. April 16, 2003 - Poincaré Conjecture Proved--This Time for Real
Background


Gamma ray bursts

References:
  1. April 17, 2003 - Supernova Warning: First Ever Accurate Forecast of Exploding Star
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. April 16, 2003 - Adult stem cells tackle multiple sclerosis
  2. April 17, 2003 - Stem cells help paralysed mice walk
Background


Tunable photonic crystals

References:
  1. April 16, 2003 - Tunable Photonic Crystals
Background


Cloning

References:
  1. April 16, 2003 - Cloned Pigs Differ From Originals In Looks And Behavior
Background


Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. April 16, 2003 - Nanotubes Under Stress
  2. April 16, 2003 - In reactors and nanotubes, errant atoms get a grip
  3. April 17, 2003 - NASA Hopes To Improve Computers With Tiny Carbon Tubes On Silicon Chips
Background


Ancient DNA

References:
  1. April 17, 2003 - Oldest DNA exposes ancient ecosystems
  2. April 18, 2003 - Sediment Cores Yield Oldest DNA Yet Discovered
  3. April 18, 2003 - Siberia yields oldest authenticated DNA

Black holes in pure-disk galaxies

References:
  1. April 17, 2003 - Svelte spiral galaxy hides a massive monster
Background


Hydrogen storage

References:
  1. April 17, 2003 - Nanostructured graphite stores up hydrogen
Background


Parity violation in cesium

References:
  1. April 18, 2003 - Caesium violates parity in a new way
Background


Genetic factor in speciation

References:
  1. April 18, 2003 - Fast Changing Gene Drives Species Split
Background


MicroRNA and gene regulation

References:
  1. April 18, 2003 - Novel Method Identifies 'Hidden' Genes
Background


Gene transcription

References:
  1. April 18, 2003 - Molecular Machine Shuffles Beads On A DNA String
Background


Mass production of therapeutic proteins

References:
  1. April 18, 2003 - Engineers Closer To Mass-producing Therapeutic Proteins
Background


Semantic and episodic memory and the hippocampus

References:
  1. April 19, 2003 - Neural Recall: Brain area may support fact and event memory
Background


Gene therapy

References:
  1. April 20, 2003 - Genetic "smart bomb" knocks out hepatitis
Background


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