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Volume 3, Number 21
May 24, 2004

Cancer
Atkins diet
Biologic profile of obesity
Dark energy
Martian water
Brain imaging studies
Stem cells
Alzheimer's disease
Earthquakes
Cell death activator genes
Trans-fatty acids
"Global dimming" and climate change
Possible chemical precursors of life
Tonks-Girardeau gas
Nanobacteria
Canine genome
Birth of the Sun
Ancient climate change
Jumping genes
Plate tectonics
Carbon nanotubes
Climate change and water supplies


Cancer

References:
  1. May 17, 2004 - Gene 'doubles breast cancer risk'
  2. May 17, 2004 - Scientists Confirm New Breast Cancer Gene
  3. May 17, 2004 - A New Way To Kill Cancer: Research Shows Viruses Can Destroy Lung, Colon Tumors
  4. May 18, 2004 - Drug stops tumours rebuilding lifelines
  5. May 19, 2004 - Researchers Identify Cancer-causing Gene Involved In Aggressive Leukemia, Lymphoma
  6. May 20, 2004 - Pancreatic Cancer Blood Test & Gene Studies Show Promise
  7. May 21, 2004 - Tumor Suppressor Gene Family May Be Key To New Colon Cancer Drugs
Background


Atkins diet

References:
  1. May 17, 2004 - Scientists endorse Atkins diet
  2. May 18, 2004 - Longest scientific study yet backs Atkins diet
  3. May 18, 2004 - Low-carb diet sheds kilos quickly
  4. May 18, 2004 - Low-carb Diet More Effective Than Low-fat Diet, According To New Study
Background


Biologic profile of obesity

References:
  1. May 17, 2004 - Research targets biologic profile of obesity
Background


Dark energy

References:
  1. May 18, 2004 - Galaxy cluster X-rays confirm dark energy
  2. May 19, 2004 - Chandra Observations Confirm Existence of Dark Energy
  3. May 19, 2004 - Universe given mid-life booster
  4. May 19, 2004 - Chandra Opens New Line Of Investigation On Dark Energy
  5. May 29, 2008 - X-ray study confirms universe's dark side
Background


Martian water

References:
  1. May 18, 2004 - New Mars rock hints at short-lived lakes
  2. May 18, 2004 - Rover finds new Mars water signs
  3. May 18, 2004 - Mars Rover Inspects Stone Ejected From Crater
Background


Brain imaging studies

References:
  1. May 18, 2004 - MRI Movie Maps Brain Development
  2. May 18, 2004 - Imaging Study Shows Brain Maturing
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. May 18, 2004 - Embryonic Stem Cell - Based Tissue Engineering May Help Repair Damaged Heart Muscle
  2. May 18, 2004 - NIH Launches Study Of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation For Severe, Treatment-Resistant Lupus
  3. May 19, 2004 - Stem Cells Toward Sperm Cells And Back Again: Experiments Reverse Cells' Developmental Course
  4. May 19, 2004 - Stem cells more vulnerable to toxic chemotherapy when protective molecule is disabled
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. May 18, 2004 - Diabetes Linked To Increased Risk Of Alzheimer's In Long-term Study
  2. May 20, 2004 - Alzheimer's Pathology Reduced, Longevity Improved In Mouse Model
  3. May 21, 2004 - Researchers Discover Protein That Dissolves Amyloid Fibers
Background


Earthquakes

References:
  1. May 18, 2004 - Scientists Hope Current Silent Earthquake Will Help To Understand Big Quakes
  2. May 19, 2004 - Researchers find a goldmine of seismic information
Background


Cell death activator genes

References:
  1. May 18, 2004 - When 'Reaper' Gene Comes, Cell Death Follows
Background


Trans-fatty acids

References:
  1. May 19, 2004 - Trans-fats come under fire
Background


"Global dimming" and climate change

References:
  1. May 19, 2004 - Look forward to a darker world
  2. May 21, 2004 - Could Global Warming Mean Less Sunshine And Less Rainfall?
Background


Possible chemical precursors of life

References:
  1. May 19, 2004 - A Bit Of Titan On Earth Helps In The Search For Life's Origins
Background


Tonks-Girardeau gas

References:
  1. May 19, 2004 - When bosons behave like fermions
Background


Nanobacteria

References:
  1. May 19, 2004 - Nanobacteria revelations provoke new controversy
  2. May 19, 2004 - Claim made for new form of life
  3. May 25, 2004 - Evidence Of Nanobacterial-like Structures Found In Human Calcified Arteries And Cardiac Valves
Background


Canine genome

References:
  1. May 20, 2004 - Purebred dogs could be doctor's best friend
  2. May 20, 2004 - Pooch breeds identified by genes
  3. May 21, 2004 - Genetics help hound health
  4. May 21, 2004 - Dog Breeds Ideal for Studying Human Diseases, Scientists Say
  5. May 21, 2004 - DNA shows how Lassie and Scooby Doo differ
  6. May 21, 2004 - Dog Genome Yields Information That May Benefit Human Health
Background


Birth of the Sun

References:
  1. May 20, 2004 - Origins Revealed: Sun and Earth Born amid Chaos
  2. May 20, 2004 - Theory proposes new view of sun and Earth's creation
  3. May 21, 2004 - Sun was born in a violent burst
  4. May 21, 2004 - Theory Proposes New View Of Sun And Earth's Creation
Background


Ancient climate change

References:
  1. May 20, 2004 - New Findings On Climate Show Gradual Shift To Modern But Increased Sensitivity To Perturbations
Background


Jumping genes

References:
  1. May 20, 2004 - Super-effective 'Jumping Gene' Created
Background


Plate tectonics

References:
  1. May 21, 2004 - Ancient continents sent flying
Background


Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. May 21, 2004 - Nanotubes switch back and forth
  2. May 24, 2004 - Magnetic Forces May Turn Some Nanotubes Into Metals
Background


Climate change and water supplies

References:
  1. May 22, 2004 - Climate change heralds thirsty times ahead
Background


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