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Volume 2, Number 24
June 16, 2003

Quantum cryptography
Memory at the cellular level
Stem cells
Interference with DNA repair by environmental agents
Hydrogen production for fuel cells
Parkinson's disease and dietary iron
Phantom energy
Neutron stars
Earliest modern humans
Bose-Einstein condensates
Carbon nanotube threads
Quark-gluon plasma
Cellular senescence and tumor suppression
Gene therapy
Semiconductor interface tuning
Differences between male and female sexuality
Diabetes
AIDS
Fuel cells


Quantum cryptography

References:
  1. June 5, 2003 - Cryptography breaks 100km barrier
  2. June 9, 2003 - Cryptography breaks 100 km barrier
Background


Memory at the cellular level

References:
  1. June 9, 2003 - Monkey's Memory Cells Caught In The Act Of Learning
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. June 9, 2003 - Researchers Discover New Class Of Human Stem Cells; Cells Show Promise For Cancer And Transplant Patients Because Of Rapid Growth In Bone Marrow
  2. June 10, 2003 - Neural Stem Cells Take A Step Closer To The Clinic
Background


Interference with DNA repair by environmental agents

References:
  1. June 9, 2003 - Cadmium Studies Suggest New Pathway To Human Cancer
Background


Hydrogen production for fuel cells

References:
  1. June 10, 2003 - Powering Fuel Cells: Oxide Materials May Facilitate Small-scale Hydrogen Production
  2. June 10, 2003 - Powering Fuel Cells: Oxide Materials that "Exhale and Inhale"
Background


Parkinson's disease and dietary iron

References:
  1. June 10, 2003 - Parkinson's Disease Linked To High Iron Intake
Background


Phantom energy

References:
  1. June 11, 2003 - Universe can surf the Big Rip
Background


Neutron stars

References:
  1. June 11, 2003 - Closing in on neutron stars
Background


Earliest modern humans

References:
  1. June 11, 2003 - Dawn of human race uncovered
  2. June 11, 2003 - Skulls reveal dawn of mankind
  3. June 11, 2003 - Oldest Homo Sapiens Fossils Found, Experts Say
  4. June 12, 2003 - Skulls of Oldest Homo sapiens Recovered
  5. June 12, 2003 - 160,000-year-old Fossilized Skulls From Ethiopia Are Oldest Modern Humans
  6. June 12, 2003 - Missing link in human evolution found in Africa
Background


Bose-Einstein condensates

References:
  1. June 12, 2003 - BEC Behavior Explained?
Background


Carbon nanotube threads

References:
  1. June 12, 2003 - Super-tough nanotube threads created
  2. June 12, 2003 - A Carbon Nanotube Composite Fiber
Background


Quark-gluon plasma

References:
  1. June 13, 2003 - Big Bang 'soup recipe' confirmed
  2. June 13, 2003 - Scientists Hunt For Universe's Primordial Matter: Exciting First Results From Deuteron-Gold Collisions At Brookhaven
  3. June 18, 2003 - RHIC unveils new results
  4. June 19, 2003 - Intriguing Oddities in High-Energy Nuclear Collisions
  5. June 21, 2003 - Hot Mama: Has matter's mother paid a call?
Background


Cellular senescence and tumor suppression

References:
  1. June 13, 2003 - Silent DNA Architecture Helps Block Cancer Cell Growth; Researchers Uncover New Tumor Suppression Mechanism
Background


Gene therapy

References:
  1. June 13, 2003 - NHGRI Study May Help Scientists Develop Safer Methods For Gene Therapy
Background


Semiconductor interface tuning

References:
  1. June 13, 2003 - Breakthrough 'Interface Tuning' Is Macro Step For Microelectronics
Background


Differences between male and female sexuality

References:
  1. June 13, 2003 - Study Suggests Difference Between Female And Male Sexuality
Background


Diabetes

References:
  1. June 13, 2003 - Statins cut diabetes deaths
Background


AIDS

References:
  1. June 13, 2003 - HIV may be a hybrid mix of monkey viruses
Background


Fuel cells

References:
  1. June 13, 2003 - Fuel cells: environmental friend or foe?
Background


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