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Volume 3, Number 29
July 19, 2004

Cancer
AIDS
Genomics
Nanotechnology
Nano-optics
Diabetes
Cosmic rays and glacial cycles
Quasars
Sleep in migrating birds
Innate immune system defense against bacteria
Black hole information paradox
Hearing acuity in blind people
Modern human origins
Brain-imaging studies
Nerve cell regeneration
Comparison of primate genomes
Detecting single electron spin
Geosequestration of CO2
Resveratrol
Ediacaran fauna
Stem cells
Language development
Ocean absorption of CO2
Dog genome
Quantum dots
Neutron star
Martian water
Cell morphogenesis
Quantum entanglement


Cancer

References:
  1. July 12, 2004 - Cancer Gene MYC Emerging As Key Research Target
  2. July 12, 2004 - Mouse stirs up breast cancer fears
  3. July 13, 2004 - After A Tragic Past, Thalidomide's Promising Future In Fighting Cancer Explored
  4. July 15, 2004 - Findings Suggest Need For New View Of P53 Cancer Protein's Interaction With DNA
  5. July 15, 2004 - Research Shows Anti-cancer Drug Is Safe
  6. July 16, 2004 - Sponge Substance Works Well With Yew Derivative To Thwart Cancer Cell Proliferation
  7. July 16, 2004 - Protective Mechanism Exploited By Tumors May Provide New Cancer Treatment
  8. July 16, 2004 - Researchers Use Human Antibody To Cure Malignant Melanoma In Mice
  9. July 16, 2004 - Gene Expression Patterns May Help Predict Risk And Progression Of Prostate Cancer
Background


AIDS

References:
  1. July 12, 2004 - AIDS vaccine years away, researchers warn
  2. July 12, 2004 - Triple-vaccine Strategy Stimulates Strong HIV-specific Immune Response In Monkeys
  3. July 16, 2004 - New Database To Help Develop AIDS Drugs
Background


Genomics

References:
  1. July 12, 2004 - Team Of Microbiologists Develops Mutated Yeast Strains To Aid Geneticists
Background


Nanotechnology

References:
  1. July 12, 2004 - Possible Quantum Stumbling Block Found For Nanotechnologies
  2. July 13, 2004 - Is Small Different? Not Necessarily Say Researchers
  3. July 15, 2004 - Scientist Invents Technique To Grow Superconducting And Magnetic 'Nanocables'
Background


Nano-optics

References:
  1. July 12, 2004 - 'Light On A Chip' Potential Seen By Scientists Spoofing Natural Phenomenon
Background


Diabetes

References:
  1. July 12, 2004 - Genetic Mutation Found That Is Major Contributor To Type 1 Diabetes
Background


Cosmic rays and glacial cycles

References:
  1. July 12, 2004 - Did cosmic rays cause ice ages?
Background


Quasars

References:
  1. July 13, 2004 - Chandra Looks Over A Cosmic Four-leaf Clover
Background


Sleep in migrating birds

References:
  1. July 13, 2004 - Songbirds Can 'Stash' Sleep during Migrations
  2. July 13, 2004 - Sleep-deprived sparrows stay sharp
  3. July 14, 2004 - Migrating Birds Offer Insight Into Sleep
Background


Innate immune system defense against bacteria

References:
  1. July 13, 2004 - Biologists Discover Cell's Defense Mechanism
Background


Black hole information paradox

References:
  1. July 14, 2004 - Hawking cracks black hole paradox
  2. July 15, 2004 - Hawking changes his mind about black holes
  3. July 16, 2004 - Hawking 'solves' the black hole paradox
  4. July 16, 2004 - Hawking Loses Bet; Changes Mind on Black Holes
Background


Hearing acuity in blind people

References:
  1. July 14, 2004 - Tone task proves blind hear better
  2. July 15, 2004 - Why blind babies become musical geniuses
Background


Modern human origins

References:
  1. July 14, 2004 - New twist on out-of-Africa theory
Background


Brain-imaging studies

References:
  1. July 14, 2004 - Neuroscientist Develops Tool To Image Brain Function At The Cellular Level
Background


Nerve cell regeneration

References:
  1. July 14, 2004 - Nerve Cells Successfully Regenerated Following Spinal Cord Injury
Background


Comparison of primate genomes

References:
  1. July 14, 2004 - Comparing Primate Genomes Offers Insight Into Human Evolution
Background


Detecting single electron spin

References:
  1. July 14, 2004 - MRI used to detect lone electron
  2. July 14, 2004 - Single spins come into view
  3. July 14, 2004 - Single-Spin MRFM Sensitivity at IBM
Background


Geosequestration of CO2

References:
  1. July 14, 2004 - Oil fields could stash carbon dioxide
Background


Resveratrol

References:
  1. July 14, 2004 - Resveratrol to the Rescue
Background, Background


Ediacaran fauna

References:
  1. July 15, 2004 - Fractal patterns of early life revealed
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. July 15, 2004 - Mouse Brain Stem Cells Capable Of Converting Into Blood Vessel Cells
Background


Language development

References:
  1. July 15, 2004 - Babies babble in sign language too
Background


Ocean absorption of CO2

References:
  1. July 15, 2004 - Seas absorb half of carbon dioxide pollution
  2. July 15, 2004 - Sea survey measures acid increase
  3. July 16, 2004 - Man-made Carbon Dioxide Emissions Collect in Oceans, Putting Marine Life at Risk
  4. July 16, 2004 - Carbon emissions may harm ocean life
  5. July 17, 2004 - Carbon Dioxide Imperils Marine Ecosystems
  6. July 19, 2004 - Impact Of Earth's Rising Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Found In World Oceans
Background, Background


Dog genome

References:
  1. July 15, 2004 - Dog Genome Assembled: Canine Genome Now Available To Research Community Worldwide
Background


Quantum dots

References:
  1. July 15, 2004 - Effort May Sharpen Tracking Technology
Background


Neutron star

References:
  1. July 16, 2004 - Tiny Hot Spot Found on City-Sized Star
Background


Martian water

References:
  1. July 16, 2004 - Spirit Rover Hits Rock Paydirt on Mars
  2. July 19, 2004 - Mars rover finds that water persisted
Background


Cell morphogenesis

References:
  1. July 16, 2004 - Cell Study Leap Forward For Tissue Engineering, Diseases
Background


Quantum entanglement

References:
  1. July 17, 2004 - Quantum snare entraps key fifth photon
Background


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