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Volume 2, Number 47
November 24, 2003

Double mesons
Gamma ray bursts
Ubiquitin, histones, and gene regulation
Microtubles and actin
Cancer growth model
Earthquakes
Nanotechnology
Alzheimer's disease
Caenorhabditis briggsae genome
National LambdaRail
Sexual orientation and serotonin metabolism
Supercomputer clusters and infiniband networking
Most distant X-ray jet
Spintronics
Fusion energy
40th Mersenne prime
Cancer
Molecular Bose-Einstein condensate
Micro fuel cells
AIDS
Carbon nanotubes
RNA interference
Ion space propulsion
Artificial proteins
Permian/Triassic mass extinction
Mast cells and the immune system
Faster gene sequencing
Greenhouse gases and tree roots
Psychoactive drug pathway
Mediterranean diet and C-reactive protein


Double mesons

References:
  1. November 14, 2003 - New particle turns up in Japan
  2. November 17, 2003 - New particle is double trouble for physicists
Background


Gamma ray bursts

References:
  1. November 17, 2003 - Observing A Burst With Sunglasses: Very Large Telescope Study Of The Polarisation Of A Gamma-ray Burst Afterglow
Background


Ubiquitin, histones, and gene regulation

References:
  1. November 17, 2003 - Study Suggests New View Of Gene Activation As A Dynamic Process
Background


Microtubles and actin

References:
  1. November 17, 2003 - Giant Protein Organizes The Transportation Railway System Within Cells
Background


Cancer growth model

References:
  1. November 17, 2003 - Cancers obey universal law of growth
Background


Earthquakes

References:
  1. November 17, 2003 - Some Large Pacific Northwest Quakes Could Be Limited In Size By Their Location
Background


Nanotechnology

References:
  1. November 17, 2003 - Discovery Could Lead To New Ways To Create Nano-fibers And Wires
  2. November 17, 2003 - Nanowires drop out of fluid research
  3. November 19, 2003 - New Playable 'Nanoguitar' Promises Circuit Applications
  4. November 19, 2003 - Molecule By Molecule, Scientists Design A New Transistor
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. November 17, 2003 - Imaging Damaged Brain Cells In Living Mice Provides Alzheimer's Clues
  2. November 18, 2003 - Synthetic Marijuana Reduces Agitation In Patients With Alzheimers
Background


Caenorhabditis briggsae genome

References:
  1. November 17, 2003 - Two Worms Are Better Than One
Background


National LambdaRail

References:
  1. November 17, 2003 - Fast Track for Science Data
Background


Sexual orientation and serotonin metabolism

References:
  1. November 18, 2003 - Sexual Orientation Among Men Is Connected With Brain Metabolism
Background


Supercomputer clusters and infiniband networking

References:
  1. November 18, 2003 - Unique Software Speeds Calculations On One Of World's Fastest Supercomputers, Other Applications
Background


Most distant X-ray jet

References:
  1. November 18, 2003 - Most Distant X-Ray Jet Discovered Provides Clues To Big Bang
Background


Spintronics

References:
  1. November 18, 2003 - Electron Spins Can Control Nuclear Spins
Background


Fusion energy

References:
  1. November 18, 2003 - A Liquid Wall in a Fusion Energy Device
Background


40th Mersenne prime

References:
  1. November 19, 2003 - 40th Mersenne Prime (Probably) Discovered
Background


Cancer

References:
  1. November 19, 2003 - Circadian Clock Genes May Provide Targets For New Cancer Drugs
  2. November 20, 2003 - Gliomas' 'Molecular Fingerprint' Predicts How Aggressive Tumor Will Be
  3. November 21, 2003 - Scientists Report On Promising New Approaches To Induce Cancer Cell Suicide
  4. November 21, 2003 - Protein Involved In Cell Division Now Found Key To Cell Growth
Background


Molecular Bose-Einstein condensate

References:
  1. November 19, 2003 - Condensates enter new era
  2. November 21, 2003 - Researchers Create Bose-Einstein 'Super Molecule'
  3. November 22, 2003 - Quantum Pileup: Ultracold molecules meld into oneness
  4. November 24, 2003 - BEC Made From Fermion Molecules
Background


Micro fuel cells

References:
  1. November 19, 2003 - New look for micro fuel cells
Background


AIDS

References:
  1. November 20, 2003 - Smallpox In Europe Selected For Genetic Mutation That Confers Resistance To HIV Infection
Background


Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. November 20, 2003 - Nano-transistor self-assembles using biology
  2. November 21, 2003 - Using Biology To Create Electronics: DNA Used To Create Self-assembling Nano Transistor
  3. November 24, 2003 - DNA self-assembles nanotube transistor
Background, Background


RNA interference

References:
  1. November 20, 2003 - Next Big Thing in Biotech: RNAi
Background


Ion space propulsion

References:
  1. November 21, 2003 - NASA Successfully Tests Ion Engine
  2. November 24, 2003 - Powerful ion engine relies on microwaves
Background


Artificial proteins

References:
  1. November 21, 2003 - Researchers Design And Build First Artificial Protein
Background


Permian/Triassic mass extinction

References:
  1. November 21, 2003 - New Evidence Says Earths Greatest Extinction Caused By Ancient Meteorite
  2. November 21, 2003 - Space rock caused 'great dying'
  3. November 22, 2003 - Sediment fragments may be from killer space rock
Background


Mast cells and the immune system

References:
  1. November 21, 2003 - Understanding How Lymph Nodes Respond To Infection May Redefine How Immune System Functions
Background


Faster gene sequencing

References:
  1. November 21, 2003 - New Technology Will Speed Genome Sequencing
Background


Greenhouse gases and tree roots

References:
  1. November 21, 2003 - Tree Root Study May Unbalance Greenhouse-Gas Accounting
  2. November 24, 2003 - Tree Root Life Controls CO2 Absorption
Background


Psychoactive drug pathway

References:
  1. November 21, 2003 - Molecule gives clue to schizophrenia
  2. November 24, 2003 - Brain's 'Master Molecule' Produces Same Behavior In Mice From Three Different Psychostimulant Drugs
Background


Mediterranean diet and C-reactive protein

References:
  1. November 22, 2003 - Greek diet reduces inflammatory proteins
Background, Background


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