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Volume 2, Number 28
July 14, 2003

Pulsar spin and gravitational waves
Super-WIMP dark matter
Artificial organs
Genes for greater HIV immunity
Stem cells
Evolution of sex
Memory and sleep deprivation
Plant embryo development
Gene therapy
Copper oxide superconductors
Sequencing of chromosome 7
Carbon nanotubes
Waterworlds
Slowing light
Extrasolar planets
Hydrogen storage
Cell locomotion
Magnetic data storage
Schizophrenia


Pulsar spin and gravitational waves

References:
  1. July 7, 2003 - Einstein's Gravitational Waves May Set Speed Limit For Pulsar Spin - also here, here
Background


Super-WIMP dark matter

References:
  1. July 8, 2003 - Dark matter may be undetectable
  2. July 9, 2003 - New Class Of Superweak Particles May Reveal Secrets Of Hidden Mass In Universe
Background


Artificial organs

References:
  1. July 8, 2003 - Nanotechnology may create new organs
  2. July 9, 2003 - Nanotech for New Organs
Background


Genes for greater HIV immunity

References:
  1. July 8, 2003 - Rare Versions Of Immune System Genes Stave Off HIV Infection
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. July 8, 2003 - Stem-like Cells From Peripheral Blood Restore Function In Rats With Severe Stroke
  2. July 11, 2003 - New Prospects For Treating Muscular Dystrophy: Stem Cells Restore Muscle In MD Mice
Background


Evolution of sex

References:
  1. July 8, 2003 - Sex: do we really need it?
Background


Memory and sleep deprivation

References:
  1. July 9, 2003 - Sleep Deprivation Within Five Hours Of Learning Impairs Memory Consolidation In Mice
  2. July 11, 2003 - Sleeping on it works
Background


Plant embryo development

References:
  1. July 9, 2003 - Abnormal Plant Shows Scientists Path To Plant, Animal Development
Background


Gene therapy

References:
  1. July 9, 2003 - Study Results Show Promise For Development Of Gene Therapy To Treat Blood Diseases
Background


Copper oxide superconductors

References:
  1. July 9, 2003 - "Mottness" Might Help to Explain Cuprate Behavior
Background


Sequencing of chromosome 7

References:
  1. July 9, 2003 - Mapping an 'Unlucky' Chromosome
  2. July 10, 2003 - Sequence Of Human Chromosome 7 Is Fine-tuned And Finished
Background


Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. July 10, 2003 - Nanotubes make miniature gas sensors
Background


Waterworlds

References:
  1. July 10, 2003 - Searching For The 'Real' Waterworld
Background


Slowing light

References:
  1. July 10, 2003 - Fast and slow light made easy
Background


Extrasolar planets

References:
  1. July 10, 2003 - Primeval Planet: Oldest Known World Conjures Prospect of Ancient Life
  2. July 11, 2003 - Ancient planet discovery challenges planet-formation ideas
  3. July 11, 2003 - Oldest Known Planet Identified
  4. July 11, 2003 - Hubble Helps Confirm Oldest Known Planet
  5. July 14, 2003 - Astronomers Find Most Ancient Planet Yet
  6. July 14, 2003 - Oldest planet formed 13 billion years ago
Background


Hydrogen storage

References:
  1. July 10, 2003 - Titanium nanoparticles speed up hydrogen storage
Background


Cell locomotion

References:
  1. July 11, 2003 - Study Identifies Key Step Allowing Cells To Migrate
Background


Magnetic data storage

References:
  1. July 11, 2003 - A new way to flip bits
Background


Schizophrenia

References:
  1. July 13, 2008 - Faulty gene found to trigger schizophrenia
Background


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