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Volume 3, Number 16
April 19, 2004

Arbitrarily long prime progressions
Nanotechnology
Cancer
Mathematical giftedness
Gravity Probe B
Stem cells
Brain imaging studies
Longevity in mice
Biomedical Informatics Research Network
Supercooled Fermi gas
Midsize black holes
Sex-based learning differences in chimpanzees
Diabetes
Terahertz radiation
Topology of the universe
Extrasolar planets
Identifying antigens
Evolutionary developmental biology
Alzheimer's disease
Sexual selection
Early human symbolic behavior
Parkinson's disease
Autoimmune disease
Iron in the oceans and climate change


Arbitrarily long prime progressions

References:
  1. April 12, 2004 - Arbitrarily Long Progressions of Primes
Background


Nanotechnology

References:
  1. April 12, 2004 - Self-assembling 'Nanotubes' Offer Promise For Future Artificial Joints
Background


Cancer

References:
  1. April 12, 2004 - DNA Research Highlights Prostate Cancer Mechanisms
  2. April 14, 2008 - Lung Cancer Tops List of Cancer Deaths among Women
Background


Mathematical giftedness

References:
  1. April 12, 2004 - Brain's Left And Right Sides Work Together Better In Mathematically Gifted Youth
Background


Gravity Probe B

References:
  1. April 13, 2004 - Spacecraft to measure Earth's drag on space-time
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. April 13, 2004 - Fat stem cells heal broken skulls
  2. April 15, 2004 - When 'Switched On' Muscle Stem Cells Morph To Resemble Nerve Cells
Background


Brain imaging studies

References:
  1. April 13, 2004 - Brain Studies Reveal Where Aesthetic, Insight Reside
  2. April 15, 2004 - Memory bottleneck limits intelligence
  3. April 15, 2004 - Storage Limits On Our Visual Hard Drive
  4. April 16, 2004 - Brain Areas Identified That 'Decode' Emotions Of Others
Background


Longevity in mice

References:
  1. April 13, 2004 - World's Oldest Mouse Reaches Milestone Birthday, Teaches Scientists About Human Aging
Background


Biomedical Informatics Research Network

References:
  1. April 13, 2004 - New Consortium Will Develop Computer Systems To Connect Genomic Data With Disease
Background


Supercooled Fermi gas

References:
  1. April 13, 2004 - First Evidence for Superfluidity in an Atom-Based Fermi Gas
  2. April 14, 2004 - Supercold, Wiggling 'Jelly' Presents Evidence Of New Kind Of Superfluidity
  3. April 15, 2004 - Fermi gases approach superfluid regime
  4. April 15, 2004 - Wobbly jelly may open superconductor door
Background


Midsize black holes

References:
  1. April 14, 2004 - Runaway stars may solve black hole riddle
  2. April 14, 2004 - Runaway Star Collisions Create Black Holes
  3. April 15, 2004 - Colliding Stars May Form Intermediate Black Holes
Background


Sex-based learning differences in chimpanzees

References:
  1. April 14, 2004 - Young female chimps outlearn their brothers
  2. April 15, 2004 - Girl chimps learn faster than boys
Background


Diabetes

References:
  1. April 14, 2004 - Cinnamon May Help To Alleviate Diabetes
Background


Terahertz radiation

References:
  1. April 14, 2007 - Terahertz radiation targets skin cancer
Background, Background


Topology of the universe

References:
  1. April 15, 2004 - Big Bang glow hints at funnel-shaped Universe
Background


Extrasolar planets

References:
  1. April 15, 2004 - Distant planet revealed by microlensing
  2. April 15, 2004 - Newfound World Shatters Distance Record
  3. April 16, 2004 - Lens effect reveals distant world
  4. April 16, 2004 - Cosmic Magnifying Glass: Distant Star Reveals Planet
  5. April 16, 2004 - Scientists seek unknown planets
  6. April 16, 2004 - Cosmic magnifying glass finds new planet
  7. April 21, 2004 - Exoplanet Detected Using Microlensing
Background


Identifying antigens

References:
  1. April 15, 2004 - Researchers Go Fishing, Pull Out Antigens
Background


Evolutionary developmental biology

References:
  1. April 15, 2004 - Researchers Close In On How Gene Changes Lead To New Traits
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. April 15, 2004 - How Alzheimer's kills off cells
  2. April 16, 2004 - Anti-stroke drug eases Alzheimer's symptoms
Background


Sexual selection

References:
  1. April 15, 2004 - Birds go wild for sex in blue love shacks
Background


Early human symbolic behavior

References:
  1. April 16, 2004 - Ancient shell jewellery hints at language
  2. April 16, 2004 - Ancient Shells May Be Earliest Jewels
  3. April 16, 2004 - Ancient jewellery found in African cave
  4. April 16, 2004 - Old beads push back birth of creativity
  5. April 19, 2004 - Shell Beads From South African Cave Show Modern Human Behavior 75,000 Years Ago
Background


Parkinson's disease

References:
  1. April 16, 2004 - New Hereditary Gene Linked To Parkinson's Disease
Background


Autoimmune disease

References:
  1. April 16, 2004 - A New Hypothesis About Autoimmunity. Is It Possible To Be Too Clean?
Background


Iron in the oceans and climate change

References:
  1. April 16, 2004 - Researchers Reveal Iron As Key To Climate Change
  2. April 19, 2004 - Phytoplankton May Stimulate Uptake Of CO2
  3. April 19, 2004 - Robotic Floats Shed New Light On Iron Hypothesis
  4. April 19, 2004 - Effects of ocean fertilization with iron to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere reported
  5. April 20, 2004 - Marine Researchers Fertilize Southern Ocean To Study Climate Changes
  6. April 22, 2004 - Fertilising the sea could combat global warming
Background


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