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Volume 3, Number 34
August 23, 2004

Particle physics and cosmology
Longevity protein and neurodegenerative diseases
Planetary formation
Technologies to stabilize global warming
Memory T cells
Cancer
Robotics
Low-carbohydrate diets
Prions
Age of the Milky Way
Cosmic rays and climate
Antimatter
Carbon nanotubes
High temperature superconductivity
Retrovirus insertion
AIDS
Hepatitis C
Martian water
Aging, weight gain, bone loss
Stem cells
Mathematical model of DNA mutation
Golgi apparatus
Zooplankton and carbon storage
Quantum teleportation
Chaperonin protein complex
Language and thought
Climate change
Aerosols and climate
Quantum cryptography
Malaria
Gene networks of aging
Greenhouse gases and climate change
Earthquake prediction
Nanotechnology for switching light with light
Cancer vaccine


Particle physics and cosmology

References:
  1. August 13, 2004 - The cosmic revolution: Task force outlines role of particle physics in a new universe
  2. August 18, 2004 - A task force outlines role of particle physics in studying universe
  3. August 27, 2004 - The Cosmic Revolution: Task Force Outlines Role Of Particle Physics In A New Universe
Background, Background


Longevity protein and neurodegenerative diseases

References:
  1. August 16, 2004 - Longevity Protein May Slow Many Neurodegenerative Disorders
Background


Planetary formation

References:
  1. August 16, 2004 - New Images Show Signs of Planets Forming around Young Star
  2. August 18, 2004 - How Special Is The Solar System?
Background


Technologies to stabilize global warming

References:
  1. August 16, 2004 - Technology Already Exists To Stabilize Global Warming
Background


Memory T cells

References:
  1. August 16, 2004 - Protective Gene May Enhance Vaccine Responses
Background


Cancer

References:
  1. August 16, 2004 - Scientists Find Gene Expression Pattern May Predict Behavior Of Leukemia
  2. August 19, 2004 - Circulating Tumor Cells In Blood Indicate More Aggressive Breast Cancer
  3. August 20, 2004 - Mouse Model Of Rare Disease Offers Clues To Aging And Cancer Development
  4. August 20, 2004 - Study Suggests Cell-cycle Triggers Might Be Cancer Drug Targets
Background


Robotics

References:
  1. August 16, 2004 - Combat robots wow crowds
Background


Low-carbohydrate diets

References:
  1. August 16, 2004 - Low-carb diets get thermodynamic defence
Background


Prions

References:
  1. August 16, 2004 - Prions speed evolution
  2. August 20, 2004 - Prions Act As Stepping Stones In Evolution
Background


Age of the Milky Way

References:
  1. August 17, 2004 - Milky Way's Age Narrowed Down
Background


Cosmic rays and climate

References:
  1. August 17, 2004 - Cosmic ray link to global warming boosted
Background


Antimatter

References:
  1. August 17, 2004 - Colder, slower, better
Background


Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. August 17, 2004 - Nanotubes may have no 'temperature'
  2. August 18, 2004 - Carbon Nanotubes Eliminate Manufacturing Woe
  3. August 19, 2004 - Nanotube Dynamos
  4. August 19, 2004 - Spotlight on Nanotubes
Background


High temperature superconductivity

References:
  1. August 17, 2004 - Vibrations in crystal lattice play big role in high temperature superconductors
  2. August 25, 2004 - Vibrations In Crystal Lattice Play Big Role In High Temperature Superconductors
Background


Retrovirus insertion

References:
  1. August 17, 2004 - X Marks The Spot: Vector Insertion Is Viral Specific
Background


AIDS

References:
  1. August 17, 2004 - Scientists Discover New Approaches To Manipulating AIDS Virus
  2. August 18, 2004 - Could heart drugs treat HIV?
Background


Hepatitis C

References:
  1. August 17, 2004 - Researchers Identify Breakthrough In Hepatitis C Virus Infection
Background


Martian water

References:
  1. August 18, 2004 - Spirit Hints at Past Water, Opportunity Hits Rock Bottom
  2. August 19, 2004 - Bedrock In Mars' Gusev Crater Hints At Watery Past
Background


Aging, weight gain, bone loss

References:
  1. August 18, 2004 - The 'Adonis Effect': Researchers Discover Genetic Basis In Mice For Aging With Strong Bones, Low Body Fat
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. August 18, 2004 - Stem Cell Research Targets Cerebral Palsy
  2. August 19, 2004 - Heart 'Repair Kit' -- Stem Cells Regenerate Injured Muscle
Background


Mathematical model of DNA mutation

References:
  1. August 18, 2004 - Using Statistics To Decipher Secrets Of Natural Mutation
Background


Golgi apparatus

References:
  1. August 18, 2004 - Unmasking The 'Foreman' Of The Golgi Apparatus
Background


Zooplankton and carbon storage

References:
  1. August 18, 2004 - Plankton poo mops up carbon and dumps it
Background, Background


Quantum teleportation

References:
  1. August 19, 2004 - Quantum Teleportation across the Danube Demonstrated
Background


Chaperonin protein complex

References:
  1. August 19, 2004 - Scientists Visualise Cellular Handmaiden That Restores Shape To Proteins
Background


Language and thought

References:
  1. August 19, 2004 - Language may shape human thought
  2. August 19, 2004 - Tribe without names for numbers cannot count
  3. August 20, 2004 - Study Suggests Language Shapes Thoughts
  4. August 20, 2004 - Jungle tribe says 'no' to numbers
  5. August 20, 2004 - Study Of Obscure Amazon Tribe Sheds New Light On How Language Affects Perception
Background


Climate change

References:
  1. August 19, 2004 - Global warming to devastate Europe first
Background


Aerosols and climate

References:
  1. August 19, 2004 - Scientists Study Desert Air To Understand Weather And Climate
Background


Quantum cryptography

References:
  1. August 19, 2004 - Cryptography system goes underground
Background


Malaria

References:
  1. August 19, 2004 - Chinese herb inspires new malaria drug
Background


Gene networks of aging

References:
  1. August 20, 2004 - A First Glance At The Gene Networks Of Human Aging
Background


Greenhouse gases and climate change

References:
  1. August 20, 2004 - Greenhouse Gases - Nothing To Blame For?
Background


Earthquake prediction

References:
  1. August 20, 2004 - Hydrogeochemical Changes Before And After A Major Earthquake
Background


Nanotechnology for switching light with light

References:
  1. August 21, 2004 - Nanotechnology to supercharge Internet
Background


Cancer vaccine

References:
  1. August 21, 2004 - Unorthodox Strategy: New cancer vaccine may thwart melanoma
Background


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