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Volume 2, Number 44
November 3, 2003

Stem cells
Dark energy
Alzheimer's disease
Embryonic development
Cancer
AIDS
Robots
Infrared flares from black holes
Anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant properties of resveratrol
Quantum computing
More selective immune system suppression
Evidence for "top-down" visual perception
Snowball Earth
Cloning
Prions
Lasers and photonic crystals
Mass extinctions
Species evolution
Arabidopsis genome map


Stem cells

References:
  1. October 27, 2003 - Sound-detecting hair cells grown in lab
  2. October 28, 2003 - Study Identifies Stem Cell In Artery Wall
Background


Dark energy

References:
  1. October 28, 2003 - Biggest map of Universe clinches dark energy
  2. October 28, 2003 - A Map of the Universe
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. October 28, 2003 - New Model Of Alzheimers Enzyme May Help Refine Future Treatments
  2. October 30, 2003 - Leisure Activities In Early Adulthood Related To Lower Alzheimer's Risk Later In Life
  3. October 31, 2003 - Mouse Model Of Alzheimers, Other Diseases May Clarify Steps Of Brain Degeneration
Background


Embryonic development

References:
  1. October 29, 2003 - Researchers Discover Molecular Signaling System Controlling Aspects Of Embryonic Development
Background


Cancer

References:
  1. October 29, 2003 - Green Tea and Ginger Show New Cancer-Combating Abilities
Background


AIDS

References:
  1. October 29, 2003 - Researchers Discover The Mouth's Defenses Against AIDS
Background


Robots

References:
  1. October 29, 2003 - People Are Robots, Too. Almost
  2. October 30, 2003 - Nine eyes help robots to navigate
Background


Infrared flares from black holes

References:
  1. October 29, 2003 - A new spin on black holes
  2. October 30, 2003 - VLT Observes Infrared Flares From Black Hole At Galactic Center
  3. October 30, 2003 - Black holes really do exist!
  4. November 1, 2003 - Hole in a spin
  5. November 3, 2003 - Flares Near Edge Of Our Galaxy's Central Black Hole Indicate Rapid Spin
Background


Anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant properties of resveratrol

References:
  1. October 29, 2003 - Now red wine can help the lungs
Background


Quantum computing

References:
  1. October 30, 2003 - Physicists Stop Polarized Light, Create Bit Of Quantum Memory Rubidium
Background


More selective immune system suppression

References:
  1. October 30, 2003 - Designer transplant drug shows promise in monkeys
  2. October 31, 2003 - Designer drug halts organ rejection
Background


Evidence for "top-down" visual perception

References:
  1. October 30, 2003 - Brain fakes it
Background


Lasers and photonic crystals

References:
  1. October 30, 2003 - Photonic crystals boost semiconductor lasers
Background


Mass extinctions

References:
  1. October 31, 2003 - Ultra-low Oxygen Could Have Triggered Die-offs, Spurred Bird Breathing System
Background


Snowball Earth

References:
  1. October 31, 2003 - Plankton may protect planet from icy fate
  2. October 31, 2003 - Scientists Find Evolution Of Life Helped Keep Earth Habitable
Background


Cloning

References:
  1. October 31, 2003 - Plan to make human cloning safe set out
Background


Prions

References:
  1. October 31, 2003 - Gene tweak halts mad cow disease
Background


Species evolution

References:
  1. October 31, 2003 - Pack Rat Middens Give Unique View On Evolution And Climate Change In Past Million Years
Background


Arabidopsis genome map

References:
  1. October 31, 2003 - Accurate Mapping Of Plant Genome Could Lead To New Generation Of Hybrid Plants
Background


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