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Volume 2, Number 34
August 25, 2003

DNA computing
Expanding the genetic code in eukaryotes
Parkinson's disease
Neutrino oscillation experiment
Quantum optics
Stem cells
Alzheimer's disease
HIV-blocking drug
Nanomaterial fabrication
Black holes
Origins of human clothing
Carbon nanotubes
Cancer
Fiber optics
Carbonates on Mars
Water on extraterrestrial planets
Mechanical programming of genes in embryos
Very early galaxies and the reionization epoch
Nanoparticles for virus detection
DNA transcription
Proteomics
Honeybee sex gene
Mobile magma plumes
Bose-Einstein condensates
Mass extinctions
Speciation
Compound linked to aging


DNA computing

References:
  1. August 18, 2003 - First game-playing DNA computer revealed
  2. August 21, 2003 - DNA computer unbeaten at tic tac toe
Background


Expanding the genetic code in eukaryotes

References:
  1. August 18, 2003 - Scientists Create New Strain Of Yeast With 21-Amino Acid Genetic Code
Background


Parkinson's disease

References:
  1. August 18, 2003 - New Drug Reduces Advanced Parkinson's Disease Symptoms
Background


Neutrino oscillation experiment

References:
  1. August 18, 2003 - Collaboration Seeking Nature Of Neutrinos
Background


Quantum optics

References:
  1. August 18, 2003 - Squeezed light breaks quantum barrier - also here
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. August 19, 2003 - Adult Mouse Bone Marrow Stem Cells Can Become Cells Of The Nervous System
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. August 19, 2003 - Toxic Protein Could Explain Alzheimer's And Lead To Breakthroughs
  2. August 20, 2003 - New Prevalence Study Suggests Dramatically Rising Numbers Of People With Alzheimers Disease
  3. August 21, 2003 - Synthetic Marijuana Compound Reduces Agitation, Improves Appetite In Alzheimer's Patients
Background


HIV-blocking drug

References:
  1. August 19, 2003 - Docking blocking drug hope for HIV
Background


Nanomaterial fabrication

References:
  1. August 19, 2003 - Sandia's nanocrystals natures way
  2. August 21, 2003 - Researchers Create Nanocrystals Nature's Way -- Diatoms, Seashells Provide Lessons For Development Of Complex Nanomaterials
Background


Black holes

References:
  1. August 20, 2003 - Deep X-ray scan reveals black-hole baby boom
Background


Origins of human clothing

References:
  1. August 20, 2003 - Lice genes date first human clothes
  2. September 2, 2003 - Human body lice reveal the birthdate of fashion
Background


Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. August 20, 2003 - Nanotubes boost ceramic performance
Background


Cancer

References:
  1. August 20, 2003 - Virus implicated in breast cancer
Background


Fiber optics

References:
  1. August 21, 2003 - Sea Sponge Inspires Better Fiber-Optic Cables
Background


Carbonates on Mars

References:
  1. August 21, 2003 - Carbonates found on Mars
  2. August 21, 2003 - Mars Liquid Water Elusive, But Present
  3. August 22, 2003 - Mars was 'always cold and frozen'
  4. August 25, 2003 - New Findings Could Dash Hopes For Past Oceans On Mars
Background


Water on extraterrestrial planets

References:
  1. August 21, 2003 - Earth-like planets probably water-logged
Background


Mechanical programming of genes in embryos

References:
  1. August 21, 2003 - Squashed embryos switch on genes
Background


Very early galaxies and the reionization epoch

References:
  1. August 21, 2003 - New insight into the cosmic renaissance epoch
Background


Nanoparticles for virus detection

References:
  1. August 22, 2003 - Nanoparticles to pinpoint viruses in body scans
Background


DNA transcription

References:
  1. August 22, 2003 - 'Sophisticated Molecular Machine' Is Found To Govern Cell's Reading Of Genetic Code
Background


Proteomics

References:
  1. August 22, 2003 - Instrument To Fashion Custom-made Proteomics Chips
Background


Honeybee sex gene

References:
  1. August 22, 2003 - Honeybee sex gene discovered
  2. August 22, 2003 - Honeybee Gene Find Ends 150-year Search
Background


Mobile magma plumes

References:
  1. August 22, 2003 - Textbook Case Of Tectonic Movement Is Wrong, Says New Study
Background


Bose-Einstein condensates

References:
  1. August 22, 2003 - Cold molecules come of age
Background


Mass extinctions

References:
  1. August 22, 2003 - Boiling seas linked to mass extinction
  2. August 28, 2003 - Methane Thought To Be Responsible For Mass Extinction
Background


Speciation

References:
  1. August 23, 2003 - Musical Pairs: Egg-deploying bird species divide for a song
Background


Compound linked to aging

References:
  1. August 24, 2003 - Red wine chemical extends life - in yeast
  2. August 25, 2003 - Molecules Discovered That Extend Life In Yeast, Human Cells; Group Of Compounds Found In Red Wine, Vegetables Simulate Benefit Of Low-calorie Diet
  3. August 26, 2003 - Red wine ingredient makes yeast live longer
Background


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