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Volume 3, Number 5
February 2, 2004

Pentaquarks
Germline gene therapy
Earliest air-breathing animals
Prions
Computation of protein structure from X-ray diffraction data
Neanderthals and modern humans
Gamma ray bursts
C-reactive protein and atherosclerosis
Earth's core
Fermionic condensates
Nanotechnology
Carbon nanotubes
Alzheimer's disease
Moderate fat diet
Avian flu
Cell dedifferentiation
Earthquakes
Spacecraft propulsion
Multiple sclerosis


Pentaquarks

References:
  1. January 26, 2004 - The Pentaquark: The Strongest Confirmation To Date
Background


Germline gene therapy

References:
  1. January 26, 2004 - Test-tube sperm get new genes
  2. January 27, 2004 - Transgenic Animals Produced Using Cultured Sperm; Study Opens New Possibilities For Biological Research, Gene Therapy
Background


Earliest air-breathing animals

References:
  1. January 26, 2004 - Fossil find breaks age record
Background


Prions

References:
  1. January 26, 2004 - Physicists Study Mad Cow-type Diseases
  2. January 30, 2004 - Caution over prion therapy
  3. January 30, 2004 - A New Twist On The Mad Cow: Scientists Discover The Normal Prion Protein May Contribute Directly To Disease
Background


Computation of protein structure from X-ray diffraction data

References:
  1. January 26, 2004 - Elves make protein crystallography easier
  2. January 29, 2004 - 'Elves' Makes Protein Crystallography Easier: A Computer Program Takes Drudgery And Luck Out Of Analyzing X-ray Diffraction Data
Background


Neanderthals and modern humans

References:
  1. January 27, 2004 - New Study Shows Neanderthals Were Not Our Ancestors
  2. January 28, 2004 - Neanderthals couldn't cope with the cold
Background


Gamma ray bursts

References:
  1. January 27, 2004 - X-ray Shout Echoing Through Space
  2. January 28, 2004 - X-rays light up gamma-ray burst
Background


C-reactive protein and atherosclerosis

References:
  1. January 27, 2004 - C-reactive Protein More Than A Heart Disease Marker
Background


Earth's core

References:
  1. January 27, 2004 - Earth's core under fire to reveal secrets
Background


Fermionic condensates

References:
  1. January 28, 2004 - Fermionic condensate makes its debut
  2. January 29, 2004 - New form of matter created in lab
  3. January 29, 2004 - Researchers Unveil New Form of Matter
  4. January 29, 2004 - Scientists Create New Form Of Matter: A Fermionic Condensate - also here
  5. January 29, 2004 - Forced pairing makes new form of matter
  6. January 29, 2004 - Fermions chill out
  7. January 30, 2004 - Halfway Across the BEC-BCS Prairie
  8. February 12, 2004 - NASA-supported researchers have discovered a weird new phase of matter called fermionic condensates
  9. February 21, 2004 - New supergas debuts
Background


Nanotechnology

References:
  1. January 28, 2004 - New Type Of Nanotube Made Of Gold Or Silver Created
  2. January 29, 2004 - Researchers Mimic Photosynthetic Proteins To Manipulate Platinum At The Nanoscale
  3. January 30, 2004 - Electromagnets double up
Background


Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. January 28, 2004 - Plasma prefers semiconducting nanotubes
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. January 29, 2004 - Low Free Testosterone Levels Linked To Alzheimer's Disease In Older Men
Background


Moderate fat diet

References:
  1. January 29, 2004 - Dieters Decrease Heart Risk On Moderate Fat Program
Background


Avian flu

References:
  1. January 29, 2004 - Bird flu tests may outdate quickly
Background


Cell dedifferentiation

References:
  1. January 30, 2004 - Drug may give cells a fresh start
Background


Earthquakes

References:
  1. January 30, 2004 - During Earthquakes, Mineral Gel May Reduce Rock Friction To Zero
Background


Spacecraft propulsion

References:
  1. January 30, 2004 - Thrusters promise a fast trip to Mars
Background


Multiple sclerosis

References:
  1. January 31, 2004 - Vitamin D and Multiple Sclerosis
Background


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