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Volume 3, Number 41
October 11, 2004

Cancer
Carbon sequestration in soil
Nanobiotechnology
Optical illusions
Black holes
Parkinson's disease
Evidence of early human migrations
Stress and aggression
1918 flu virus
Vanadium oxide nanotubes and spintronics
Fuel cells
Smallpox
Hypertension and cognitive function
Protein folding
Auditory abilities of blind individuals
Earthquake prediction
Cosmic microwave background polarization
Stem cells
Starbursts in the galactic center
Martian water
Origins of life
Supernovae
Hydrogen economy
Stimulation of cell proliferation by apoptotic cells
Bovine genome
Quantum computing
Calcium control of neuronal communication
Single electron transistors
Regulatory T cells
Climate change
Halophilic bacteria
Ghost condensate theory


Cancer

References:
  1. October 4, 2004 - New Therapy For Specific Form Of Leukemia
  2. October 4, 2004 - Researchers Show Cottonseed Drug Is Cancer Treatment Booster
  3. October 4, 2004 - Artificial Neural Networks Can Predict Clinical Outcomes Of Neuroblastoma Patients
  4. October 5, 2004 - Use Of Aspirin Or Other NSAIDs Increases Survival For Men With Prostate Cancer
  5. October 6, 2004 - Low Dose Radiation Evades Cancer Cells' Protective 'Radar'
Background


Carbon sequestration in soil

References:
  1. October 4, 2004 - Increasing Uptake Of Carbon Dioxide By Soils Points To Promising Way To Mitigate Greenhouse Warming
Background


Nanobiotechnology

References:
  1. October 4, 2004 - Nanoscale compartments could help drug delivery
Background


Optical illusions

References:
  1. October 4, 2004 - Moving eye mystery solved
Background


Black holes

References:
  1. October 5, 2004 - Black Hole's Lunch Reveals Its Mass
Background


Parkinson's disease

References:
  1. October 5, 2004 - An Embryonic Stem Cell Model For Parkinson's Disease
  2. October 5, 2004 - Parkinson's trial halted
Background


Evidence of early human migrations

References:
  1. October 5, 2004 - Lice may reveal early human interaction
  2. October 5, 2004 - Early man left trail of lice
  3. October 5, 2004 - Lice suggest species of humans interbred
  4. October 5, 2004 - Of Lice And Men: Parasite Genes Reveal Modern & Archaic Humans Made Contact
Background


Stress and aggression

References:
  1. October 5, 2004 - Stress And Aggression Reinforce Each Other At The Biological Level
Background


1918 flu virus

References:
  1. October 6, 2004 - Virulent 1918 flu genes resurrected
  2. October 6, 2004 - Mice unlock mystery of Spanish flu
  3. October 7, 2004 - Gene From 1918 Virus Proves Key To Virulent Influenza
Background


Vanadium oxide nanotubes and spintronics

References:
  1. October 6, 2004 - Nanotubes shape up for spintronics
Background


Fuel cells

References:
  1. October 6, 2004 - Clean green cars move one step closer
Background


Smallpox

References:
  1. October 6, 2004 - Scientists Help Bring Study Of Smallpox Virus Into 'Molecular Age'
  2. October 6, 2004 - Research Team Develops Nonhuman Primate Model Of Smallpox Infection
Background


Hypertension and cognitive function

References:
  1. October 6, 2004 - High Blood Pressure Related Decline In Cognitive Function Affects Adults Young And Old
Background


Protein folding

References:
  1. October 6, 2004 - Protein Energy Profiles Offer Clues About Amyloids
Background


Auditory abilities of blind individuals

References:
  1. October 6, 2004 - Early- And Late-onset Blind Individuals Show Supra-normal Auditory Abilities In Far-space
  2. October 8, 2004 - Study Shows Superior Sound-location Skills In The Blind
Background


Earthquake prediction

References:
  1. October 6, 2004 - Earthquake Forecast Program Has Amazing Success Rate
Background


Cosmic microwave background polarization

References:
  1. October 7, 2004 - Sharpest views shed light on early universe
  2. October 8, 2004 - Remote Seeds of Galaxy Clusters in Early Universe Detected
  3. October 14, 2004 - Motion Of Primordial Universe Unveiled: New Data Suggests That The Universe Expanded Rapidly In The First Instants After The Big Bang
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. October 7, 2004 - Stem cells mend hearts at a distance
  2. October 7, 2004 - Stem cells pump out healing molecules
  3. October 7, 2004 - Most Promising Clinical Uses For Stem Cells From Fat Agreed On By International Society
  4. October 7, 2004 - Stem Cells to the Rescue
  5. October 8, 2004 - Stem Cells Secrete Healing Chemicals
Background


Starbursts in the galactic center

References:
  1. October 7, 2004 - Death Stars: Sterilizing the Galactic Center
Background


Martian water

References:
  1. October 7, 2004 - Opportunity Rover Stumbles Upon Rocky, Maybe Watery, Find
  2. October 8, 2004 - Water coursed through Martian hills
  3. October 8, 2004 - Cracked rock points to more martian water
  4. October 8, 2004 - Mars Rovers Probing Water History At Two Sites
  5. October 8, 2004 - Epsom-like Salts Could Reveal History Of Water On Mars
  6. October 11, 2004 - Mars mosaic of ancient mudcracks
  7. October 11, 2004 - Telling A Salty Tale Of Martian Water
Background


Origins of life

References:
  1. October 7, 2004 - Did volcanoes help create life?
  2. October 11, 2004 - Volcano spews clues to early life
  3. October 12, 2004 - Component Of Volcanic Gas May Have Played A Significant Role In The Origins Of Life On Earth
Background


Supernovae

References:
  1. October 7, 2004 - NASA's Observatories May Unravel 400-Year Old Supernova Mystery
  2. October 13, 2004 - Modern Telescopes Illuminate 400-Year-Old Astronomical Mystery
Background


Hydrogen economy

References:
  1. October 7, 2004 - Hydrogen economy looks out of reach
Background


Stimulation of cell proliferation by apoptotic cells

References:
  1. October 7, 2004 - Dying Cells Encourage Neighbors To Grow
Background


Bovine genome

References:
  1. October 7, 2004 - Bovine Genome Assembled: International Effort Makes Data Freely Available To Scientists Worldwide
Background


Quantum computing

References:
  1. October 7, 2004 - Next Step To The Quantum Computer: Physicists Build Quantum Data Memory
  2. October 8, 2004 - Atomic register offers route to quantum computing
Background


Calcium control of neuronal communication

References:
  1. October 7, 2004 - New Research Sheds Light On Basics Of How Neurons Communicate
  2. October 8, 2004 - New Model Shows Calcium Control Is Key For Synapse Homeostasis
Background


Single electron transistors

References:
  1. October 8, 2004 - Tiny Arm Shuttles Electrons In A New Transistor
Background


Regulatory T cells

References:
  1. October 8, 2004 - Researchers Find T Cell That Relieves Asthma In Mice
Background


Climate change

References:
  1. October 8, 2004 - Study Shows Potential For Antarctic Climate Change
  2. October 8, 2004 - Drier Times Ahead in the West?
Background


Halophilic bacteria

References:
  1. October 8, 2004 - Square microbe grown in laboratory
  2. October 11, 2004 - Square bacteria grown in lab for the first time
Background


Ghost condensate theory

References:
  1. October 9, 2004 - Black holes haunt ghost particle theory
Background


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