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Volume 2, Number 39
September 29, 2003

Stem cells
Therapeutic cloning
Restricted-calorie diet and aging
Optical illusions
Alzheimer's disease
Earliest modern humans in Europe
Faster interconnection of computer chips
Mass extinctions
Terascale computing
Cancer vaccine
Test of general relativity
Extrasolar planets
Milky Way
Ion propulsion spacecraft
Entangled photon pairs
Test of special relativity
The canine genome
Cloning
Nanotechnology
Proteomics
Parkinson's disease


Stem cells

References:
  1. September 22, 2003 - Researchers On Road To Isolating Skin Stem Cells
  2. September 23, 2003 - Stem Cells Isolated From Monkey Eggs Continue Producing Variety Of Other Cells
Background


Therapeutic cloning

References:
  1. September 22, 2003 - Research Shows Therapeutic Cloning Can Cure Parkinson's-like Disease In Mice
Background


Restricted-calorie diet and aging

References:
  1. September 22, 2003 - Benefits of Diet Can Kick in Late in Life
Background


Optical illusions

References:
  1. September 22, 2003 - Humans deceived by motion illusion
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. September 23, 2003 - Alzheimer's abnormal brain proteins glow
Background


Earliest modern humans in Europe

References:
  1. September 23, 2003 - Jawbone Hints at Europe's Earliest Modern Humans
  2. September 24, 2003 - Earliest European Modern Humans Found
  3. September 24, 2003 - Euro jawbone rattles Neanderthal debate
Background


Faster interconnection of computer chips

References:
  1. September 23, 2003 - Patchwork design may give speedier chips
Background


Mass extinctions

References:
  1. September 23, 2003 - Gamma-ray Bursts: Are We Safe?
  2. September 24, 2003 - Gamma rays may have devastated life on Earth
  3. September 24, 2003 - Gamma-ray burst linked to mass extinction
  4. September 26, 2003 - Paleontologist Produces Evidence For New Theory On Dinosaur Extinction
Background


Terascale computing

References:
  1. September 23, 2003 - Virginia Tech Edging Towards Finish Line In The Supercomputer Race
Background


Cancer vaccine

References:
  1. September 23, 2003 - First Steps Towards A Vaccine For Pancreatic Cancer
Background


Test of general relativity

References:
  1. September 24, 2003 - General relativity passes Cassini test
  2. September 26, 2003 - Malleability of Spacetime
  3. October 3, 2003 - Saturn-Bound Spacecraft Tests Einstein's Theory - also here
  4. October 11, 2003 - Cassini confirms Einstein's theory
Background


Extrasolar planets

References:
  1. September 24, 2003 - Study predicts trillions of planets
Background


Milky Way

References:
  1. September 24, 2003 - Detailed Look at Milky Way Gobbling a Galaxy
Background


Ion propulsion spacecraft

References:
  1. September 25, 2003 - SMART-1: The First Spacecraft Of The Future
Background


Entangled photon pairs

References:
  1. September 26, 2003 - An Ultrabright Tunable Photon-Pair Source
Background


Test of special relativity

References:
  1. September 26, 2003 - The Relativity of Time
Background


The canine genome

References:
  1. September 26, 2003 - Dog genome unveiled
  2. September 26, 2003 - Sequencing the genome of man's best friend
  3. September 29, 2003 - Dog Genome Published By Researchers At TIGR, TCAG - also here
Background


Cloning

References:
  1. September 26, 2003 - First cloned rats born
  2. October 11, 2003 - Rats Join the Roster of Clones
Background


Nanotechnology

References:
  1. September 26, 2003 - Switchable net woven from DNA
  2. September 26, 2003 - Scientists 'Program' DNA Molecules To Self Assemble Into Patterned Nanostructures
Background


Proteomics

References:
  1. September 26, 2003 - Software Tackles Protein Pathways
Background


Parkinson's disease

References:
  1. September 26, 2003 - Deep Brain Stimulation Offers Benefits Against Parkinson's
Background


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