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Volume 3, Number 49
December 6, 2004

Atlas particle physics experiment
Stem cells
Brain imaging studies
Alzheimer's disease
Cancer
Effects of stress on telomeres
Tissue engineered blood vessels
Global warming
Carbon nanotubes
Transistor laser
Obesity and dementia risk
Planetary formation
Salmonella use of hydrogen as energy source
Construction of phylogenetic trees
Evolution of cooperative behavior
Diabetes
Space robots
Gene regulatory structures and phenotype variation
Stability of gene regulation networks
MicroRNA
Ultra-cold neutron protein crystallography
Qubit error correction
Terahertz sensing and imaging
Diet studies
Genetics and social traits
Parthenogenetic human blastocysts
Reconstruction of early mammal DNA
Brauer group of a surface
Galaxy formation
Nanotechnology
Speciation
Parkinson's disease
SETI
Bose-Einstein condensates
Martian water
Atom lithography


Atlas particle physics experiment

References:
  1. November 29, 2004 - Device to probe limits of physics
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. November 29, 2004 - Stem cells rebuild bladder control
  2. November 30, 2004 - Leukemia Patients Survive With Stem Cell Transplant
  3. November 30, 2004 - Finding Could Improve Safety Of Stem Cell Transplants
  4. December 1, 2004 - Patients' Own Stem Cells Used To Cure Incontinence
Background


Brain imaging studies

References:
  1. November 29, 2004 - Brains Of People With Autism Recall Letters Of The Alphabet In Brain Areas Dealing With Shapes
  2. November 29, 2004 - Brain imaging could spot liars
  3. November 30, 2004 - Liar, liar brain on fire
  4. December 2, 2004 - Imaging Study Finds A Structural Difference In The Brains Of Cocaine Addicts
  5. December 2, 2004 - Brain Imaging With MRI Could Replace Lie Detector
  6. December 4, 2004 - Teenagers fail to see the consequences
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. November 29, 2004 - A new species of amyloid peptide
Background


Cancer

References:
  1. November 29, 2004 - New Protein Identified In Development Of Lung Cancer
  2. November 29, 2004 - New research shows stomach (gastric) cancer originates from bone marrow derived stem cells
  3. December 1, 2004 - Study May Lead To New Means Of Increasing Effectiveness Of Existing Cancer Treatments
  4. December 1, 2004 - Citrus Shows Promise For Certain Childhood Cancer
Background


Effects of stress on telomeres

References:
  1. November 29, 2004 - Chromosomes aged 10 years by stress
  2. November 30, 2004 - High Stress Levels Linked to Cellular Aging
  3. November 30, 2004 - Study Suggests A Way Psychological Stress Gets 'Under The Skin'
Background


Tissue engineered blood vessels

References:
  1. November 29, 2004 - Tissue Engineered Blood Vessels That Respond To Changing Blood Flow Have Potential For Use In Heart Bypass Surgery
Background


Global warming

References:
  1. November 29, 2004 - Stratosphere Temperature Data Support Scientists' Proof For Global Warming
  2. December 1, 2004 - Human activity implicated in Europe's 2003 heat wave
  3. December 3, 2004 - Humans Mostly To Blame For 2003 Heatwave, According To UK Study
Background


Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. November 29, 2004 - Researchers Align Nanotubes To Improve Artificial Joints
Background


Transistor laser

References:
  1. November 29, 2004 - New Transistor Laser Could Lead To Faster Signal Processing
Background


Obesity and dementia risk

References:
  1. November 29, 2004 - Long-term Obesity Linked To Loss Of Brain Tissue In Women
Background


Planetary formation

References:
  1. November 29, 2004 - Young Stars Poised For Production Of Rocky Planets
Background


Salmonella use of hydrogen as energy source

References:
  1. November 29, 2004 - Salmonella Uses Hydrogen As An Energy Source
Background


Construction of phylogenetic trees

References:
  1. November 30, 2004 - Building A Tree Of Life Needs Less 'Wood'
Background


Evolution of cooperative behavior

References:
  1. November 30, 2004 - Study Points To Evolutionary Roots Of Altruism, Moral Outrage
Background


Diabetes

References:
  1. November 30, 2004 - Scientists Generate Human Islet Precursor Cells In Culture
Background


Space robots

References:
  1. November 30, 2004 - Robots - Our Helpers In Space
Background


Gene regulatory structures and phenotype variation

References:
  1. December 1, 2004 - Probing The Link Between Genetic Architecture And Adaptation
Background


Stability of gene regulation networks

References:
  1. December 1, 2004 - The Logic Of Life Brings Order To Our Genes
Background


MicroRNA

References:
  1. December 1, 2004 - Study Identifies Molecular Complex Vital To Creation Of MiRNAs
Background


Ultra-cold neutron protein crystallography

References:
  1. December 1, 2004 - University Uses Crystals To Help Battle Deadly Diseases
Background


Qubit error correction

References:
  1. December 1, 2004 - Quantum errors can be corrected
  2. December 6, 2004 - NIST Demonstrates Data Repair Kit for Quantum Computers
  3. December 13, 2004 - A Data 'Repair Kit' For Quantum Computers
Background


Terahertz sensing and imaging

References:
  1. December 1, 2004 - Engineers Demo First T-ray Endoscope; Technology Could Aid Explosive Detection, Cancer Screening, More
Background


Diet studies

References:
  1. December 1, 2004 - Diet Studies: To Weigh Less, Eat More
  2. December 2, 2004 - Low-glycemic Load Diet May Improve Ability To Stay On Diet Longer
Background


Genetics and social traits

References:
  1. December 1, 2004 - Humans can learn to be nice
Background


Parthenogenetic human blastocysts

References:
  1. December 1, 2004 - Zapped human eggs divide without sperm
  2. December 2, 2004 - Eggs 'fertilised' without sperm
Background


Reconstruction of early mammal DNA

References:
  1. December 1, 2004 - Computer Program Reconstructs DNA of Ancient Mammal Ancestor
  2. December 1, 2004 - Ancient mammal genes reconstructed
  3. December 1, 2004 - Ancestor's DNA code reconstructed
  4. December 1, 2004 - Researchers Reconstruct Parts Of The Genome Of A Common Mammalian Ancestor
Background


Brauer group of a surface

References:
  1. December 2, 2004 - Knotty Four-decade-old Math Problem Solved
Background


Galaxy formation

References:
  1. December 2, 2004 - Hubble watches baby galaxy in bloom
  2. December 2, 2004 - Hubble Uncovers A Baby Galaxy In A Grown-Up Universe
  3. December 7, 2004 - Hubble spots 'youngest galaxy'
Background


Nanotechnology

References:
  1. December 2, 2004 - DNA 'Velcro' binds nanoparticles
Background


Speciation

References:
  1. December 2, 2004 - Getting A Whiff Of Speciation By Reinforcement
Background


Parkinson's disease

References:
  1. December 2, 2004 - Mutations In A Multifunctional Protein Cause Parkinsonism
  2. December 3, 2004 - Antibiotic Rifampicin Shows Promise For Fighting Parkinson's Disease In Laboratory Tests
Background


SETI

References:
  1. December 3, 2004 - Hello, Hello, Earth?
Background


Bose-Einstein condensates

References:
  1. December 3, 2004 - Researchers Uncover Change In Matter's Properties; Bosons Crystallize In 2-D Traps
Background


Martian water

References:
  1. December 3, 2004 - Conditions On Vast Plain On Mars Could Have Been Suitable For Life
Background


Atom lithography

References:
  1. December 3, 2004 - New look for nanofabrication
Background


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