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Volume 2, Number 33
August 18, 2003

Stem cells
RNA editing
Seismic reflection data and earthquake prediction
DNA vaccines for autoimmune diseases
Declining memory and aging
Spintronics
Glycine in interstellar molecular clouds
Alzheimer's disease
Measurement of the Casimir force
Creatine and mental function
Cancer-related genes
Gamma ray bursts
Pulsars
Single photon detectors for quantum communications
Erasable electrostatic lithography for quantum circuits
Dopamine agonists and gambling
Extremophiles
Comparative study of 13 vertebrate genomes
Cyanobacteria genomes
Possible therapeutic uses for nanoparticles
Regenerative medicine
Structure of a membrane transport protein
Artificial intelligence
Operational definition of 'arousal'


Stem cells

References:
  1. August 11, 2003 - Inserted gene helps stem cells heal heart
  2. August 11, 2003 - Long-lived stem cells heal heart attacks
  3. August 15, 2003 - Human-rabbit embryos intensify stem cell debate
  4. August 15, 2003 - Stem-cell Defect Underlies Common Genetic Disorder
Background


RNA editing

References:
  1. August 11, 2003 - Dual Discoveries In Genetic Processing Improve Accuracy Of Genome Information
Background


Seismic reflection data and earthquake prediction

References:
  1. August 11, 2003 - Research Examines Mega Earthquake Threats
Background


DNA vaccines for autoimmune diseases

References:
  1. August 11, 2003 - Research Shows Targeted DNA Vaccine May Reverse Autoimmune Disease
Background


Declining memory and aging

References:
  1. August 11, 2003 - False Memories, Failing Recall Are Not An Inevitable Consequence Of Aging
Background


Spintronics

References:
  1. August 11, 2003 - 'Spintronics' Could Enable A New Generation Of Electronic Devices
Background


Glycine in interstellar molecular clouds

References:
  1. August 11, 2003 - Amino acid detected in space
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. August 12, 2003 - Copper link to Alzheimer's disease
Background


Measurement of the Casimir force

References:
  1. August 12, 2003 - Physicists hone rules for nanotech game

Creatine and mental function

References:
  1. August 12, 2003 - Creatine 'boosts brain power'
  2. August 13, 2003 - Muscle power aid also boosts brain power
  3. August 13, 2003 - Creatine, A Compound Found In Muscle Tissue, Found To Improve Working Memory And General Intelligence
Background


Cancer-related genes

References:
  1. August 13, 2003 - Scientists Demonstrate New Method For Discovering Cancer Gene Function
Background


Gamma ray bursts

References:
  1. August 13, 2003 - Amateur Astronomer Locates Powerful Stellar Explosion Before The Pros
Background


Pulsars

References:
  1. August 13, 2003 - Astronomers Pinpoint Pulsar Location
Background


Single photon detectors for quantum communications

References:
  1. August 13, 2003 - Single Photon Detector Conquers The Dark Side
Background


Erasable electrostatic lithography for quantum circuits

References:
  1. August 13, 2003 - Electronic 'Etch A Sketch' may boost quantum design
  2. August 14, 2003 - Microscope sketches quantum circuits
Background


Dopamine agonists and gambling

References:
  1. August 12, 2003 - Parkinson's drug can trigger gambling
Background


Extremophiles

References:
  1. August 14, 2003 - Hot bug extends temperature limit for life
  2. August 15, 2003 - Microbe From Depths Takes Life To Hottest Known Limit
  3. August 18, 2003 - Newfound Microbe Raises Upper Temperature Limit for Life
Background


Comparative study of 13 vertebrate genomes

References:
  1. August 13, 2003 - Pioneering Study Compares 13 Vertebrate Genomes
Background


Cyanobacteria genomes

References:
  1. August 14, 2003 - First ocean bacteria sequenced
  2. August 14, 2003 - Genomes Of Tiny Microbes Yield Clues To Global Climate Change
  3. August 18, 2003 - Microbes' 'Blueprints' Promise Insights Into Oceans, More
Background


Possible therapeutic uses for nanoparticles

References:
  1. August 14, 2003 - Researchers Find That Nanomaterials Developed For Industry Triple Or Quadruple Life Of Brain Cells
Background


Regenerative medicine

References:
  1. August 14, 2003 - New Process For Growing Bone: Researchers Use New Synthetic Hydro-gel
  2. August 14, 2003 - Tissue engineers grow new breasts
Background


Structure of a membrane transport protein

References:
  1. August 14, 2003 - Researcher First To Solve Structure Of Membrane Transport Protein
Background


Artificial intelligence

References:
  1. August 15, 2003 - Team Develops Cognitive Machines -- Machines Accurately Infer User Intent, Remember Experiences And Allow Users To Call Upon Simulated Experts
Background


Operational definition of 'arousal'

References:
  1. August 15, 2003 - Researchers One Step Closer To Holy Grail Of Neurobiology
Background


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