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Volume 2, Number 17
April 28, 2003

Use of SIRTF to locate extrasolar planetary systems
Melanoma-related gene
Bioluminescence as anti-cancer therapy
Stem cells
Gene therapy
Alzheimer's disease
Forests and CO2
E2F3, centrosomes, and cancer
Bose-Einstein condensates
Extrasolar planets
Carbon nanotubes
Photonic crystals
Artificial antigen-presenting cells
Brain imaging
Cellular receptor regulating fat storage
Gene regulation by MEF2
50th anniversary of DNA structure discovery
Toxic soluble oligomers and degenerative diseases
Galaxy Evolution Explorer
Physics of neuronal clusters
Possible very early date for Australopithecus
Nanobiotechnology
Obesity
Bone regeneration
Nano-magnetic data storage


Use of SIRTF to locate extrasolar planetary systems

References:
  1. April 21, 2003 - Space Telescope Used To Trace Formation, Evolution Of Planetary Systems
Background


Melanoma-related gene

References:
  1. April 21, 2003 - Scientists Discover Gene Linked to Most Lethal Form of Skin Cancer
  2. April 21, 2003 - Researcher Discovers Melanoma Causing Gene
Background


Bioluminescence as anti-cancer therapy

References:
  1. April 21, 2003 - Firefly Light Helps Destroy Cancer Cells; Researchers Find That The Bioluminescence Effects Of Fireflies May Kill Cancer Cells From Within
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. April 21, 2003 - Baby teeth revealed as source of stem cells
  2. April 22, 2003 - Scientists Discover Unique Source Of Postnatal Stem Cells in 'Baby' Teeth
  3. April 23, 2003 - Potent Stem Cells Found in Baby Teeth
Background


Gene therapy

References:
  1. April 21, 2003 - Researchers Show Way To Diabetes Cure With Gene Therapy
  2. April 21, 2003 - Gene hope for diabetics
  3. April 22, 2003 - Nanotechnology May Help Overcome Current Limitations Of Gene Therapy
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. April 22, 2003 - Cholesterol-lowering Drugs Shown To Decrease Predictor Of Alzheimer's Disease
  2. April 23, 2003 - Spinal test 'detects' Alzheimer's
  3. April 24, 2003 - Study Boosts Confidence In Potential Screening Tool For Alzheimers Disease
  4. April 25, 2003 - Protein Interactions Demonstrate That Alzheimers And Parkinsons Disease May Share A Common Fiber
  5. April 27, 2003 - Alzheimer's and Parkinson's linked
Background


Forests and CO2

References:
  1. April 22, 2003 - Rain Forests Release Carbon Dioxide in Response to Warmer Temperatures
Background


E2F3, centrosomes, and cancer

References:
  1. April 22, 2003 - Missing Protein Is Double-edged Sword In Cancer Development
Background


Bose-Einstein condensates

References:
  1. April 23, 2003 - BECs Undergo Bragg Explosion
Background


Extrasolar planets

References:
  1. April 23, 2003 - Glowing Hot Transiting Exoplanet Discovered; VLT Spectra Indicate Shortest-known-period Planet Orbiting OGLE-TR-3
Background


Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. April 23, 2003 - Unusually Long And Aligned 'Buckytubes' Grown
Background


Photonic crystals

References:
  1. April 23, 2003 - Shocking Color Effects
Background


Artificial antigen-presenting cells

References:
  1. April 23, 2003 - Technique Brings Immune-based Therapies Closer To Reality
Background


Brain imaging

References:
  1. April 23, 2003 - New Brain Imaging Pinpoints Areas Of Brain Most Crucial For Normal Functioning
Background


Cellular receptor regulating fat storage

References:
  1. April 23, 2003 - Researchers Find Receptor That Controls Obesity
Background


Gene regulation by MEF2

References:
  1. April 23, 2003 - Structure Reveals Keys To Important Gene Regulator
Background


50th anniversary of DNA structure discovery

References:
  1. April 24, 2003 - Genetically enhanced humans to come, say DNA pioneers
Background


Toxic soluble oligomers and degenerative diseases

References:
  1. April 24, 2003 - Toxic Molecule May Provide Key For Developing Vaccine Against Degenerative Diseases
Background


Galaxy Evolution Explorer

References:
  1. April 24, 2003 - Galaxy Evolution Explorer Looks Back In Time
Background


Physics of neuronal clusters

References:
  1. April 24, 2003 - Physicists investigate brain power
Background


Possible very early date for Australopithecus

References:
  1. April 25, 2003 - Researchers Determine Age Of Fossilized Human Ancestor
Background


Nanobiotechnology

References:
  1. April 25, 2003 - Nanocontainers deliver on drugs
Background


Obesity

References:
  1. April 26, 2003 - Teen taters, too
Background


Bone regeneration

References:
  1. April 26, 2003 - Bone Fix: New material responds to growing tissue
Background


Nano-magnetic data storage

References:
  1. April 27, 2003 - Proteins produce nano-magnetic computer memory
Background


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