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Volume 3, Number 1
January 5, 2004

Prions and memory
Nanotechnology
Alzheimer's disease
Galaxies and clusters in the early universe
Carbon nanotubes
Diabetes
Calorie restriction and aging
Gene related to atherosclerosis
Galactic habitable zone
Improved insulators for semiconductors
Bacteria in rocks
Models of infectious disease spreading
Brain cell development
Systems biology and the EGFR system


Prions and memory

References:
  1. December 29, 2003 - 'Mad Cow' Mechanism May Be Integral To Storing Memory
  2. December 30, 2003 - Prion proteins may store memories
Background


Nanotechnology

References:
  1. December 29, 2003 - Researchers Explore Confinement Of Light With Metal Nanoparticles
  2. December 29, 2003 - Researchers Discover Materials Retain Useful Properties At Nanoscale
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. December 30, 2003 - Wiring fault 'causes Alzheimer's'
  2. December 30, 2003 - Neuroscientists Pinpoint Midlife Crisis In Brain Circuitry As Key To Brain Aging And Onset Of Alzheimer's Later In Life
Background


Galaxies and clusters in the early universe

References:
  1. December 31, 2003 - Study Finds Galaxies Formed Soon After Big Bang
  2. January 1, 2004 - Images From Hubble's ACS Tell A Tale Of Two Record-Breaking Galaxy Clusters
Background


Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. December 31, 2003 - Tiny Nanotube Antennas May Yield Better Signals In Cell Phones, Televisions
Background


Diabetes

References:
  1. December 31, 2003 - Scientists find diabetes 'gene'
  2. January 3, 2004 - Virus 'halts decline of diabetes'
Background


Calorie restriction and aging

References:
  1. January 1, 2004 - Life-extending Secrets Of Calorie Restriction
Background, Background


Gene related to atherosclerosis

References:
  1. January 1, 2004 - First Link Found In Humans Between Common Gene And Artery-clogging Disease
  2. January 1, 2004 - Gene Worsens Artery Disease
Background


Galactic habitable zone

References:
  1. January 1, 2004 - One tenth of stars may support life
  2. January 2, 2004 - Astronomers Scout Out Life-Friendly Stars
Background


Improved insulators for semiconductors

References:
  1. January 1, 2004 - Scientists Investigate New Materials For Even Smaller And More Efficient Transistors
Background


Bacteria in rocks

References:
  1. January 1, 2004 - Bacteria Discoveries Could Resemble Mars, Other Planets
Background


Models of infectious disease spreading

References:
  1. January 2, 2004 - Potential For Pathogens To Evolve Missing From Emerging-disease Models
Background


Brain cell development

References:
  1. January 2, 2004 - A Big Surprise: Young Nerve Cells Can Rewind Their Developmental Clocks
Background


Systems biology and the EGFR system

References:
  1. January 2, 2004 - EGFR: A Molecular Lab Rat Let Loose In Systems Biology
Background


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