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Volume 3, Number 30
July 26, 2004

Alzheimer's disease
Quantum dots
Cancer
Early hominid diet
High-protein diets
Intelligence and brain size
Quantum entanglement
AIDS
Black hole information paradox
Black holes
Galaxy clusters
Modeling virus evolution
Autoimmune disease
Stem cells
Nanobiotechnology
Bose-Einstein condensates
Antibiotics and lysophosphatidic acid
Categorization and language
Children's memory
Single electron spin control
Computer modeling of gas giant planet formation
SETI
Variation in the human genome
Nanoimprinting for semiconductor manufacturing
Diabetes
Fuel cells


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. July 19, 2004 - Early Warnings Signs May Signal Presence Of Mild Cognitive Impairment
  2. July 20, 2004 - Treatment Causes Short-term, Modest Delay In Alzheimer's Onset In Patients With Mild Cog Impairment
  3. July 22, 2004 - Biology Is Not Always Destiny In Alzheimer's, Says New Twins Data
Background


Quantum dots

References:
  1. July 19, 2004 - Mystery Of Nanoparticles Concealed In The Blink Of An Eye
Background


Cancer

References:
  1. July 19, 2004 - Cell Death Protein Has Surprising Role In Cell Migration
  2. July 19, 2004 - Patients' Cells From Tumors, The Immune System Merged For Customized Cancer Therapy
  3. July 20, 2004 - Melanoma vaccine enters clinical trials
  4. July 20, 2004 - New Discovery Could Provide Tool To Detect Whether A Cancer Will Develop And Spread
  5. July 20, 2004 - Cancer detection made faster
Background


Early hominid diet

References:
  1. July 19, 2004 - Bloody stone tools tell hominids' tales
Background


High-protein diets

References:
  1. July 20, 2004 - Was Atkins Right? New Study Provides Support For Those Who Advocate A High Protein Diet For Weight Loss And Better Health
Background


Intelligence and brain size

References:
  1. July 20, 2004 - Human Intelligence Determined By Volume And Location Of Gray Matter Tissue In Brain
  2. July 21, 2004 - Grey matter matters for intellect
Background


Quantum entanglement

References:
  1. July 20, 2004 - Production Of High-fidelity Entangled Photons Exceeds 1 Million Per Second
Background


AIDS

References:
  1. July 20, 2004 - HIV Reveals Evolution Of A Primate Defense Against Intragenomic Infiltrators
Background


Black hole information paradox

References:
  1. July 21, 2004 - Hawking concedes black hole bet
  2. July 21, 2004 - Hawking: Black Holes Mangle Matter, Energy
  3. July 22, 2004 - Hawking loses black hole bet
  4. July 22, 2004 - Hawking explains black hole u-turn
Background


Black holes

References:
  1. July 21, 2004 - ESA's High-energy Observatories Spot Doughnut-shaped Cloud With A Black-hole Filling
Background


Galaxy clusters

References:
  1. July 21, 2004 - Tsunamis of gas hot up galaxy clusters
Background


Modeling virus evolution

References:
  1. July 21, 2004 - Mapping The Evolution Of A Virus
Background


Autoimmune disease

References:
  1. July 21, 2004 - A Pathway To Blocking Autoimmunity
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. July 21, 2004 - Educating Immune System May Ease Future Use Of Stem Cells
Background


Nanobiotechnology

References:
  1. July 21, 2004 - A nano-polymer a day keeps the microbes away
Background


Bose-Einstein condensates

References:
  1. July 22, 2004 - Fermi gas goes superfluid
  2. July 22, 2004 - Evidence revealed for creation of elusive matter
Background


Antibiotics and lysophosphatidic acid

References:
  1. July 22, 2004 - Antibiotics Gain Strength With Natural Compound
Background


Categorization and language

References:
  1. July 22, 2004 - What Are Babies Thinking Before They Start Talking?
Background


Children's memory

References:
  1. July 22, 2004 - Children Can Have A Better Memory Than Adults (At Least Sometimes)
  2. July 23, 2004 - Kids' memories beat adults' hands down
Background


Single electron spin control

References:
  1. July 22, 2004 - Quantum Computing, Secure Communication Closer
Background


Computer modeling of gas giant planet formation

References:
  1. July 22, 2004 - Computers Probe How Giant Planets Formed
Background


SETI

References:
  1. July 23, 2004 - ET first contact 'within 20 years'
Background


Variation in the human genome

References:
  1. July 23, 2004 - Researchers Uncover Surprising Degree Of Large-scale Variation In The Human Genome
Background


Nanoimprinting for semiconductor manufacturing

References:
  1. July 23, 2004 - Breakthrough Yields Simple Way To Make Microscopic Electronics
Background


Diabetes

References:
  1. July 23, 2004 - New Gene Associated With Type 1 Diabetes
Background


Fuel cells

References:
  1. July 23, 2004 - 'Cool' Fuel Cells Could Revolutionize Earth's Energy Resources
Background


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