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Volume 7, Number 39
September 29, 2008

Physical sciences and technology

Large Hadron Collider
Kondo effect
Global warming
Superconductivity
Carbon nanotubes
Extrasolar planets
Vanishing stars
Lab-on-a-chip
Dark flow
Water on Mars
Arctic sea ice
Magnetars
Quantum decoherence
Nanotechnology
Graphene
Forest absorption of CO2
Photovoltaic cells
Astrochemistry
Quantum technology
Magnetic random access memory
CO2 emissions
Earth's magnetic field
SETI with Cepheids
Block co-polymer lithography
Supernovae
Sterile neutrinos
Neutron structure
Dark energy

Life sciences

Piscine dactyls
Neanderthals
Sexual dimorphism of brain aging
Ediacaran fauna and oxygen
Sexual selection
Hormonal effects on brains
TH17 cells, IL17, and pneumococcus infection
Probiotic bacteria and dendritic cells
Memory for language syntax
MicroRNA
Regulation of emotions
Forgetting
Male-killer bacteria
Induced pluripotent stem cells
Polygyny and genetic diversity
Npas4 and inhibitory synapses
Visual recognition and spacing
Metagenomics
Origins of life
Early land animals
Cholesterol and neurotransmitter receptors
1001 Genomes Project
Protein encyclopedia
Calorie restriction and IGF-1
Ghrelin
Ubiquitination, proteasomes, and gene expression
Brain-imaging studies
β-catenin and memory formation

Health and medicine

Stem cells
Cancer
Cardiovascular disease
Gene therapy
Nanobiotechnology
Diabetes
Autism
Alzheimer's disease
Resveratrol
Weight loss
Cancer stem cells
AIDS
Neuropeptide Y and alcoholism
Influenza vaccines
Hepatitis C
Inflammatory bowel disease
Metabolism and exercise
Inflammatory disease
Asthma and macrophages
MircoRNA and cancer
Inhaled flu vaccines
Malaria
Cancer biology
Rheumatoid arthritis
Microglia and brain inflammation
Metabolism and antiviral drugs



Physical sciences and technology


Large Hadron Collider

References:
  1. September 22, 2008 - LHC meltdown before first collision
  2. September 22, 2008 - Electrical Glitch Delays Large Hadron Collider
  3. September 22, 2008 - Large Hadron Collider Down for at Least 2 Months
  4. September 22, 2008 - Large Hadron Collider down for two months
  5. September 22, 2008 - Atom-smasher investigation could give findings this week
  6. September 22, 2008 - LHC team confronts first major hitch since 'switch on'
  7. September 22, 2008 - Gas leak shuts LHC for two months
  8. September 23, 2008 - "Big Bang" collider to restart in spring 2009
  9. September 23, 2008 - Large Hadron Collider Shuts Down Early for the Winter
  10. September 23, 2008 - Collider halted until next year
  11. September 23, 2008 - Winter, repairs stall atom smasher until spring
  12. September 24, 2008 - Large Hadron Collider Shut Down Until Spring 2009
  13. September 24, 2008 - LHC out of action until 2009
  14. September 24, 2008 - LHC on hold until spring of 2009
  15. September 24, 2008 - Large Hadron Collider out of action until spring
  16. September 27, 2008 - CERN rivals see melting magnets as par for course - also here
Background


Kondo effect

References:
  1. September 22, 2008 - Unlocking The Secret Of The Kondo Effect - also here, here
Background


Global warming

References:
  1. September 22, 2008 - IMPACTS: On the Threshold of Abrupt Climate Changes
  2. September 22, 2008 - Greenland's ice cap melting faster than expected: experts
Background


Superconductivity

References:
  1. September 22, 2008 - High-temperature superconductor 'pseudogap' imaged
Background


Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. September 22, 2008 - Nanopencil Can Provide Terabit Data Storage Density
  2. September 26, 2008 - Tweezers Trap Nanotubes by Color - also here
Background


Extrasolar planets

References:
  1. September 22, 2008 - Planet's strange orbit points to planetary billiards
  2. September 23, 2008 - NASA's Kepler Spacecraft Baked and Ready for More Tests
  3. September 23, 2008 - Future Looks Bright For Interferometry
  4. September 23, 2008 - Oh, My! When Worlds Really Collide
  5. September 24, 2008 - New Optics Technology To Study Alien Worlds
  6. September 24, 2008 - Two Planets Suffer Violent Collision - also here, here
  7. September 25, 2008 - Planets Turned to Dust
  8. September 25, 2008 - Planets caught in "catastrophic collision"
  9. September 30, 2008 - Space Smash-Up Turned Planets to Dust
Background


Vanishing stars

References:
  1. September 23, 2008 - Looking for stars that vanish from the sky
Background


Lab-on-a-chip

References:
  1. September 23, 2008 - Disposable ‘lab-on-a-chip’ May Save Costs And Lives
Background


Dark flow

References:
  1. September 23, 2008 - Mysterious New 'Dark Flow' Discovered in Space
  2. September 24, 2008 - Cosmic 'Dark Flow' Detected Across Billions Of Light Years - also here, here
  3. September 24, 2008 - Galaxy Clusters Have a Mysterious Motion
  4. September 25, 2008 - Galaxy flow hints at huge masses over cosmic horizon
  5. September 26, 2008 - Scientists detect a mysterious flow of galactic clusters
  6. September 26, 2008 - Flowing Toward Oblivion?
  7. November 5, 2008 - Unknown "Structures" Tugging at Universe, Study Says
Background


Water on Mars

References:
  1. September 23, 2008 - Study Suggests It Rained on Ancient Mars - also here
  2. September 25, 2008 - Ancient water sites for next rover
  3. September 26, 2008 - NASA Images Add a Billion Years to Mars's Wet Period?
  4. September 26, 2008 - Signs of Underground Plumbing Seen on Mars
  5. September 28, 2008 - NASA Orbiter Reveals Rock Fracture Plumbing On Mars - also here
  6. September 30, 2008 - Evidence For Rain On Mars?
Background


Arctic sea ice

References:
  1. September 24, 2008 - Arctic ice shrinks less this year than last
  2. September 28, 2008 - Arctic Saw Fastest August Sea Ice Retreat On Record, NASA Data Show - also here, here
  3. September 29, 2008 - Arctic August Ice Retreat Fastest On Record
Background


Magnetars

References:
  1. September 24, 2008 - Magnetar flashes astronomers
  2. September 25, 2008 - Missing Link Of Neutron Stars? Bizarre Hibernating Stellar Magnet Discovered - also here
  3. September 30, 2008 - A Star That Bursts, Blinks and Disappears
Background


Quantum decoherence

References:
  1. September 24, 2008 - Physicists watch a microwave pulse lose its quantum weirdness
Background


Nanotechnology

References:
  1. September 24, 2008 - Nanoscale Dominoes: Magnetic Moments Topple Over in Rows
  2. September 25, 2008 - Purifying Nanorods: Big Success With Tiny Cleanup - also here, here
  3. September 25, 2008 - New research could lead to practical uses for metal-organic frameworks - also here
Background


Graphene

References:
  1. September 25, 2008 - New Graphene-based Material Clarifies Graphite Oxide Chemistry - also here, here
Background


Forest absorption of CO2

References:
  1. September 25, 2008 - Old Growth Forest Must No Longer Be Ignored In Carbon Balances
Background


Photovoltaic cells

References:
  1. September 25, 2008 - New European Record Efficiency For Solar Cells Achieved: 39.7%
Background


Astrochemistry

References:
  1. September 25, 2008 - NASA Identifies Carbon-rich Molecules In Meteors As The 'Origin Of Life'
Background


Quantum technology

References:
  1. September 25, 2008 - Quantum leap in hi-tech performance - also here
  2. September 25, 2008 - A simpler way to test quantum computers
Background, Background


Magnetic random access memory

References:
  1. September 25, 2008 - Electrically flipped magnets point to better memory
Background


CO2 emissions

References:
  1. September 25, 2008 - Global warming pollution increases 3 percent - also here
  2. September 26, 2008 - Greenhouse gas emissions shock scientists
  3. September 29, 2008 - Carbon Dioxide Emissions Booming, Shifting East, Researchers Report
  4. October 1, 2008 - Carbon dioxide emissions rise to record levels
  5. October 2, 2008 - Emissions rising faster this decade than last - also here
Background


Earth's magnetic field

References:
  1. September 25, 2008 - New magnetic field could help explain Earth's magnetic-field flipping
Background


SETI with Cepheids

References:
  1. September 26, 2008 - Neutrino beams could turn Cepheids into messengers
Background


Block co-polymer lithography

References:
  1. September 26, 2008 - New Nanoscale Process Will Help Computers Run Faster And More Efficiently - also here, here
  2. September 27, 2008 - Self-assembly goes square-shaped
Background, Background


Supernovae

References:
  1. September 26, 2008 - Powerful Nearby Supernova Caught By Web
  2. September 26, 2008 - A 'wild cousin' emerges from family tree of exploding stars
  3. September 27, 2008 - Wild, Hidden Cousin Of SN 1987A: Powerful Supernova Caught By Web Of Telescopes - also here, here
Background


Sterile neutrinos

References:
  1. September 26, 2008 - Hope fades for neutrino dark matter
Background


Neutron structure

References:
  1. September 26, 2008 - Journey to the Center of the Neutron
Background


Dark energy

References:
  1. September 26, 2008 - Dark Energy v. The Void: What if Copernicus was Wrong? - also here
Background



Life sciences


Piscine dactyls

References:
  1. September 21, 2008 - Ancient fingers and toes
  2. September 22, 2008 - Early fish experienced digital evolution
  3. September 23, 2008 - Primordial Fish Had Rudimentary Fingers - also here, here
  4. September 24, 2008 - Ancient Fish Had Primitive Fingers, Toes
Background


Neanderthals

References:
  1. September 22, 2008 - Neandertals may have had diets just as diverse as those of modern humans
  2. September 22, 2008 - Neanderthals feasted on seals and dolphins
  3. September 23, 2008 - Neanderthals Ate Dolphins, Seals, Cave Remains Suggest
  4. September 23, 2008 - Neanderthals hunted marine mammals
  5. September 23, 2008 - Neanderthals 'enjoyed broad menu'
Background


Sexual dimorphism of brain aging

References:
  1. September 22, 2008 - The activity of genes in men's brains begins to change sooner than it does in women's brains, a new study shows
Background


Ediacaran fauna and oxygen

References:
  1. September 22, 2008 - Erosion of vast mountain range led to explosion of early life
  2. September 25, 2008 - Change in ancient seas allowed life to spread
Background, Background


Sexual selection

References:
  1. September 23, 2008 - 'Evel Knievel' roosters are chick magnets
Background


Hormonal effects on brains

References:
  1. September 23, 2008 - Is That Song Sexy Or Just So-so? - also here, here
Background


TH17 cells, IL17, and pneumococcus infection

References:
  1. September 23, 2008 - New insights could lead to a better pneumococcal vaccine - also here
  2. September 27, 2008 - Vaccine For Pneumococcus Disease Possible, With New Immune System Finding - also here
Background


Probiotic bacteria and dendritic cells

References:
  1. September 24, 2008 - Can Probiotic Bacteria Induce Monocyte-derived Dendritic Cells Maturation? - also here, here
Background


Memory for language syntax

References:
  1. September 24, 2008 - Amnesics Remember Grammar, But Not Meaning Of New Sentences - also here, here
Background, Background


MicroRNA

References:
  1. September 24, 2008 - Formula Discovered For Longer Plant Life
Background


Regulation of emotions

References:
  1. September 24, 2008 - Independent brain pathways generate positive or negative reappraisals of emotional events - also here
  2. September 26, 2008 - Neuroscientists Identify Brain Regions Responsible for Warding off Negative Emotion
Background


Forgetting

References:
  1. September 24, 2008 - Forgetting facts
Background


Male-killer bacteria

References:
  1. September 24, 2008 - Researchers describe for first time how some bacteria kill males
Background


Induced pluripotent stem cells

References:
  1. September 25, 2008 - New way to make stem cells is safe: research - also here
  2. September 25, 2008 - Cell 'rebooting' technique sidesteps risks
  3. September 25, 2008 - Safer Creation of Stem Cells
  4. September 25, 2008 - Safer iPS cells
  5. September 25, 2008 - Important new step toward producing stem cells for human treatment
  6. September 25, 2008 - Stem cells created without cancer-causing viruses
  7. September 26, 2008 - A New, Improved Stem Cell Recipe
Background


Polygyny and genetic diversity

References:
  1. September 25, 2008 - X Chromosome Is Extra Diverse
  2. September 26, 2008 - Sexual practice of polygyny skews genetic variability - also here, here
  3. September 26, 2008 - The X Chromosome and the Case against Monogamy
Background


Npas4 and inhibitory synapses

References:
  1. September 25, 2008 - Epilepsy, Autism, Schizophrenia: Master Switch That 'Balances The Brain' Found - also here
  2. September 25, 2008 - A Switch to Turn Off Autism?
Background, Background


Visual recognition and spacing

References:
  1. September 25, 2008 - Spacing, not size, matters in visual recognition, researchers find - also here
Background


Metagenomics

References:
  1. September 25, 2008 - After the first decade of metagenomics -- adolescent growth spurt anticipated
Background


Origins of life

References:
  1. September 25, 2008 - Diamonds May Be Life's Birthstone
Background


Early land animals

References:
  1. September 26, 2008 - Fossils tell of mass exodus from sea
Background


Cholesterol and neurotransmitter receptors

References:
  1. September 26, 2008 - Biophysicists Create New Model For Protein-cholesterol Interactions In Brain And Muscle Tissue - also here
Background


1001 Genomes Project

References:
  1. September 26, 2008 - Sequencing Thousand And One Genomes - also here
Background


Protein encyclopedia

References:
  1. September 26, 2008 - New Protein Encyclopedia Looks At Life As It Is Organized In Body, At Molecular Level
Background, Background


Calorie restriction and IGF-1

References:
  1. September 26, 2008 - Differences Between People And Animals On Calorie Restriction - also here, here
Background


Ghrelin

References:
  1. September 26, 2008 - Peptide Ghrelin May Be Involved In Both Alcohol Dependence And Overeating
Background


Ubiquitination, proteasomes, and gene expression

References:
  1. September 26, 2008 - Researchers identify novel mechanism for regulation of gene expression - also here, here
Background, Background


Brain-imaging studies

References:
  1. September 26, 2008 - Auction bidding 'driven by fear'
  2. September 27, 2008 - Learning From Mistakes Only Works After Age 12, Study Suggests - also here
  3. September 28, 2008 - Brain Imaging Study Provides New Insight Into Why People Pay Too Much In Auctions - also here
Background


β-catenin and memory formation

References:
  1. September 28, 2008 - 'Hub' of fear memory formation identified in brain cells - also here, here
Background



Health and medicine


Stem cells

References:
  1. September 22, 2008 - Stem cells open door for studying human disease - also here
  2. September 22, 2008 - Resetting immune system in bid to beat scleroderma - also here
  3. September 23, 2008 - Healthy Blood Vessels May Prevent Fat Growth - also here, here
  4. September 24, 2008 - Source Of Multipotent Stem Cells With Broad Regenerative Potential identified - also here
Background


Cancer

References:
  1. September 22, 2008 - Gene linked to melanoma
  2. September 22, 2008 - Shorter radiation course works for breast cancer - also here
  3. September 22, 2008 - 3-week Radiation Therapy As Effective As 5 Weeks For Early-stage Breast Cancer, Study Suggests
  4. September 22, 2008 - One-week Radiation Effective Breast Cancer Treatment, Study Suggests
  5. September 22, 2008 - Radiation Added To Hormone Therapy Increases Survival For Men With Prostate Cancer - also here
  6. September 22, 2008 - Proton Therapy Lowers Chance Of Later Cancers, Study Suggests - also here, here
  7. September 22, 2008 - Radiation Before Surgery Reduces Quality Of Life And Risk Of Recurrence For Rectal Cancer Patients
  8. September 22, 2008 - Benefits And Risks Of Cervical Cancer Screening Methods - also here
  9. September 22, 2008 - Cancer-causing Gut Bacteria Exposed - also here, here
  10. September 22, 2008 - Variant Of Vitamin D Receptor Gene Linked To Melanoma Risk - also here, here
  11. September 22, 2008 - What induces local recurrence of rectal carcinoma?
  12. September 22, 2008 - The effective chemoradiotherapy method for pancreatic cancer
  13. September 22, 2008 - Study suggests some breast cancer patients facing radiation after a mastectomy may be over-treated
  14. September 22, 2008 - Shorter Radiation for Cancer of the Breast
  15. September 23, 2008 - Prostate cancer hormone therapy may raise mortality
  16. September 23, 2008 - Hormone therapy may cut breast cancer risk in some
  17. September 23, 2008 - Blacks at higher risk of colon polyps: U.S. study
  18. September 23, 2008 - Receptor gene linked to melanoma risk
  19. September 23, 2008 - Hormone Therapy Before Radiation Seed Implants For Prostate Cancer - also here
  20. September 23, 2008 - New Therapeutic Option For Human Hepatocyte Cancer - also here, here
  21. September 23, 2008 - When/if To Start Hormones For Prostate Cancer Patients Whose PSA Rises After Radiation - also here
  22. September 23, 2008 - Methylation Levels Key To Glioblastoma Survival - also here
  23. September 23, 2008 - Epstein-Barr Virus Predicts Outcome In Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma
  24. September 23, 2008 - Promising Possibility For Treatment Of Esophageal Carcinoma
  25. September 23, 2008 - Vascular marker of ovarian cancer identified - also here
  26. September 23, 2008 - Black patients at higher risk for colon polyps - also here
  27. September 24, 2008 - Lung fluid test may predict lung cancer risk
  28. September 24, 2008 - Cancer Patients Who Receive Neoadjuvant Therapy Followed By Mastectomy May Not Need Radiation - also here, here
  29. September 24, 2008 - Promising Anti-cancer Compound
  30. September 24, 2008 - Family History Of Brain Tumors Linked To Increased Risk Of Brain Cancer - also here, here
  31. September 24, 2008 - New 3D Visualization Tool For Early Diagnosis Of Breast Cancer
  32. September 24, 2008 - Breast MRI Scan Could Determine Need For Radiation Therapy
  33. September 24, 2008 - New predictive tool can help determine treatment of breast cancer patients - also here, here
  34. September 24, 2008 - Is Bcl-2 protein a major obstacle in treating colorectal carcinoma?
  35. September 24, 2008 - LOH analysis on 4q in sporadic colorectal carcinoma
  36. September 25, 2008 - New Virus Is Culprit, Not Bystander, In Deadly Skin Cancer - also here, here
  37. September 25, 2008 - Bladder Cancer Detected Via Amplified Gene In Cells Found In Urine - also here, here
  38. September 25, 2008 - Black Americans Are At Greater Risk for Colon Polyps - also here
  39. September 25, 2008 - Which is more accurate on diagnosis of rectal carcinoma?
  40. September 26, 2008 - Omega-6 fatty acid intake tied to breast cancer
  41. September 26, 2008 - Young Women With Early Form Of Breast Cancer No More Likely To Experience Recurrence Than Older Women - also here
  42. September 26, 2008 - Researcher: radiation, immunotherapy gives greater effectiveness
  43. September 27, 2008 - Open Cancer Surgery Set To Become A Thing Of The Past, According To Experts - also here
  44. September 27, 2008 - New Tool Helps Physicians Tailor Hormone Therapy For High-risk Prostate Cancer Patients
  45. September 27, 2008 - Lung Cancer: Radiation, Immunotherapy Gives Greater Effectiveness, Study Suggests
  46. September 28, 2008 - Researcher finds new method to create cancer drugs
  47. September 28, 2008 - New way to control protein activity could lead to cancer therapies - also here, here
Background


Cardiovascular disease

References:
  1. September 22, 2008 - Secondhand smoke tied to artery disease in women
  2. September 22, 2008 - Passive smoking raises artery disease risk in women
  3. September 22, 2008 - Ex-smokers lower their cardiovascular risk
  4. September 22, 2008 - Women and South Asians with angina have worse clinical outcomes
  5. September 23, 2008 - Soy-rich diet improves arteries in stroke patients
  6. September 23, 2008 - Heart Bypass Surgery: Deadly Delays
  7. September 23, 2008 - Indian Spice In Turmeric Reduces Size Of Hemorrhagic Stroke - also here, here
  8. September 23, 2008 - Secondhand Smoke Linked To Peripheral Artery Disease In Women - also here
  9. September 23, 2008 - Chocolate Helps Heart Stay Healthy
  10. September 24, 2008 - Dark Chocolate: Half A Bar Per Week May Keep Heart Attack Risk At Bay - also here, here
  11. September 24, 2008 - Scientist plans to test for blood pressure genes affected by age
  12. September 25, 2008 - Surgery Unnecessary For 95 Percent Of Those With Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis, Study Suggests
  13. September 25, 2008 - Isoflavone Dietary Supplement Improves Functioning Of Arteries In Stroke Patients - also here
  14. September 25, 2008 - Aspirin And Atherosclerosis: Mechanism Uncovered - also here, here
  15. September 26, 2008 - Researchers study how pistachios may improve heart health - also here, here
  16. September 26, 2008 - Soy may benefit stroke patients
  17. September 28, 2008 - Inhibiting Cholesterol-associated Protein Reduces High-risk Blockages In Arteries - also here, here
  18. September 28, 2008 - Statins 'prevent artery ageing'
Background


Gene therapy

References:
  1. September 22, 2008 - Three more blind patients helped by gene therapy
  2. September 23, 2008 - 'Dramatic results' in eye gene op
  3. September 26, 2008 - Gene Therapy Tool Would Target Free Radicals
  4. September 26, 2008 - New Approach To Gene Therapy May Shrink Brain Tumors, Prevent Their Spread - also here, here
Background


Nanobiotechnology

References:
  1. September 22, 2008 - Nanoparticles: Size and Charge Matter
  2. September 23, 2008 - A new twist on nanoparticle behavior
  3. September 24, 2008 - Scientists Deliver Toxic Genes To Effectively Kill Pancreatic Cancer Cells - also here, here
  4. September 26, 2008 - Near Infrared Nanoparticles Shine A Bright Light On Cancer
  5. September 26, 2008 - Hybrid Nanoparticles Image and Treat Tumors
Background


Diabetes

References:
  1. September 22, 2008 - Type 1 Diabetes May Result From Good Genes Behaving Badly
  2. September 23, 2008 - Are Bacteria Foes of Diabetes?
  3. September 26, 2008 - Discovery offers new understanding of diabetes drug target - also here, here
Background


Autism

References:
  1. September 22, 2008 - Revealing The Regulating Mechanism Behind Signal Transduction In The Brain
  2. September 25, 2008 - Rare Genetic Disorder Gives Clues To Autism, Epilepsy, Mental Retardation - also here, here
  3. September 26, 2008 - Toddlers' Focus On Mouths Rather Than On Eyes Is Predictor Of Autism Severity - also here
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. September 22, 2008 - Scientists To Develop Blood Test For Alzheimer's
  2. September 23, 2008 - Benefit Of Combination Therapy For Alzheimer's Disease Confirmed - also here, here
Background


Resveratrol

References:
  1. September 23, 2008 - Wine ingredient protects against radiation: report - also here
  2. September 24, 2008 - Plant Antioxidant May Protect Against Radiation Exposure - also here
Background


Weight loss

References:
  1. September 23, 2008 - Diabetes Drug Helps Shed Pounds
Background


Cancer stem cells

References:
  1. September 23, 2008 - What Is The Biological Feature Of Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma Stem Cells?
Background, Background


AIDS

References:
  1. September 23, 2008 - Cost-effectiveness Of Genetic Screening To Guide Initial HIV Treatment Evaluated
  2. September 26, 2008 - Scientists Unmask Key HIV Protein, Open Door For More Powerful AIDS Drugs - also here, here
Background


Neuropeptide Y and alcoholism

References:
  1. September 23, 2008 - The neuropeptide Y system is linked to a more severe form of alcohol dependence - also here
Background


Influenza vaccines

References:
  1. September 24, 2008 - New Vaccine Element Could Generate Better Protection From Avian Influenza
Background, Background


Hepatitis C

References:
  1. September 24, 2008 - The natural history of 'healthy-HCV carriers'
Background


Inflammatory bowel disease

References:
  1. September 24, 2008 - Simple, inexpensive and objective tools for the assessment of mucosal inflammation: fecal markers
Background


Metabolism and exercise

References:
  1. September 25, 2008 - For Insulin Sensitive Overweight Patients, One Session Of Exercise Improves Metabolic Health, New Research Suggests
Background


Inflammatory disease

References:
  1. September 25, 2008 - New Drug Target For Inflammatory Disease Discovered - also here
Background


Asthma and macrophages

References:
  1. September 25, 2008 - Study Of 'Big Eaters' Could Lead To Better Asthma Treatments
Background


MircoRNA and cancer

References:
  1. September 25, 2008 - Inhibitor Of Gene Regulator Discovered - also here
  2. September 25, 2008 - Scientists identify novel inhibitor of human microRNA
Background, Background


Inhaled flu vaccines

References:
  1. September 25, 2008 - Lung treatment breathes new life into flu vaccines
Background


Malaria

References:
  1. September 26, 2008 - New way to make malaria medicine also first step in finding new antibiotics - also here
Background


Cancer biology

References:
  1. September 27, 2008 - Breast Cancer Treatment Resistance Linked To Signaling Pathway - also here
  2. September 28, 2008 - Deactivating A Cancer Growth Promoter - also here
Background


Rheumatoid arthritis

References:
  1. September 28, 2008 - Working Environment Is One Cause Of Rheumatoid Arthritis - also here, here
Background


Microglia and brain inflammation

References:
  1. September 28, 2008 - Novel Mechanism To Reduce Nervous System Inflammation Identified - also here
Background


Metabolism and antiviral drugs

References:
  1. September 28, 2008 - Existing anti-obesity drugs may be effective against flu, hepatitis and HIV - also here, here
Background


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