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Volume 3, Number 33
August 16, 2004

Cancer
Solar sails
Alzheimer's disease
Human adaptability in changing environments
Evolvability
Gene therapy
Climate models
Caloric restriction
Black holes
Extrasolar planet formation
Nanotechnology
Martian water
Detecting single electron spin
Stem cells


Cancer

References:
  1. August 9, 2004 - Two-pronged Attack Targeting EGF Receptor Hinders Cancer Cell Growth
  2. August 9, 2004 - New Prostate Cancer Gene Identified
  3. August 10, 2004 - Alterations In Vitamin D Receptor Gene Increase Prostate, Breast Cancer Risk
  4. August 11, 2004 - The Telomere Crisis: A Crucial Stage In Breast Cancer
  5. August 12, 2004 - Leukemia Stem Cells Identified
  6. August 13, 2004 - Biologist Links Presence Of Protein To Spread Of Cancerous Cells
  7. August 15, 2004 - Cannabis extract shrinks brain tumours
  8. August 16, 2004 - Marijuana Ingredient Inhibits VEGF Pathway Required For Brain Tumor Blood Vessels
  9. August 17, 2004 - Marijuana Extract Fights Brain Cancer in Mice
Background


Solar sails

References:
  1. August 10, 2004 - First space test for solar sailing
  2. August 10, 2004 - Japanese deploy solar sails
  3. August 10, 2004 - Japan Deploys Solar Sail Film In Space
  4. August 11, 2004 - NASA Team Successfully Deploys Two Solar Sail Systems
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. August 10, 2004 - Alzheimer's linked to lowbrow jobs
Background


Human adaptability in changing environments

References:
  1. August 10, 2004 - Early Humans Adapted Well To Different Climates And Vegetation Types
Background


Evolvability

References:
  1. August 10, 2004 - Evolvability Could Be A Driving Force In Drug Resistance
Background


Gene therapy

References:
  1. August 10, 2004 - Researchers Use Gene Therapy In Mouse Model To Correct Deadly Inherited Immune Disorder
  2. August 11, 2004 - Gene therapy cures monkeys of laziness
  3. August 11, 2004 - Brain's Reward Circuitry Revealed In Procrastinating Primates
  4. August 13, 2004 - Gene therapy turns slobs into workaholics
Background


Climate models

References:
  1. August 11, 2004 - Climate predictions gain surer footing
  2. August 13, 2004 - Model Predicts Future Heat Waves Will be More Intense
  3. August 16, 2004 - Future Heat Waves: More Severe, More Frequent And Longer Lasting
Background


Caloric restriction

References:
  1. August 11, 2004 - Scientists Identify Compounds That Mimic Calorie Restriction
Background


Black holes

References:
  1. August 12, 2004 - Spinning black holes fire off violent jets
Background


Extrasolar planet formation

References:
  1. August 12, 2004 - Comets, Asteroids and Planets around a Nearby Star
  2. August 12, 2004 - Closing in on planet formation
Background


Nanotechnology

References:
  1. August 12, 2004 - RNA Could Form Building Blocks For Nanomachines
  2. August 12, 2004 - Protein-Based Nanoactuators
  3. August 13, 2004 - Self-assembling And Biologically Active Artificial Pores May Lead To A Future Full Of Holes
  4. August 13, 2004 - Building Blocks for a Tiny World
Background


Martian water

References:
  1. August 12, 2004 - Water On Mars Not Easy To Find
Background


Detecting single electron spin

References:
  1. August 12, 2004 - Detecting The Spin Of A Single Electron
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. August 13, 2004 - Blood Stem Cell Gives Rise To Bone In Mice Points To Therapies For Bone Disease, Injuries
Background


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