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Volume 7, Number 49
December 8, 2008

Physical sciences and technology

Paleoclimatology
Extrasolar planets
Dark matter
Superconductivity
Global warming
Molecular chirality
Greenhouse gases
Supernovae
Photonic metamaterials
Jupiter's core
Earth's mantle
Brown dwarfs
Large Hadron Collider
Terahertz technology
Controlled fusion
Quantum computing
SETI
Photovoltaics
Quantum communication
Quantum dots

Life sciences

Early modern humans
Dictyostelium aggregation
Myelin sheath
Proteomics database
PPAR-γ and heart regulation
Cytoplasmic small RNA
Developmental biology
Cholesterol regulation
Memory and DNA methylation
Epigenetic silencing in plants
RNA and mosquito-hosted viruses
Microbial commensals
Brain-imaging studies
Interferon and virus-related immunity
Speciation
Divergent transcription
Cooperation and punishment
Induced pluripotent stem cells
Memory
Bacterial virulence factors
Cooperation and influence
Immune system tolerance
Cytokinesis
Metabolic optimization
Rules for gene expression
Nucleolar dominance
Synthetic biology
Sortase A
Histone demethylation
Human skin microbiome
Dendritic cells
Cell type plasticity
Cell migration
Origins of life

Health and medicine

AIDS
Autism
Cardiovascular disease
Malaria
Avian flu
Diabetes
Cancer
Schizophrenia
Cancer biology
Multiple sclerosis
Prions
Depression and body fat disribution
Adropin and fat metabolism
Nanobiotechnology
Obesity
Cancer stem cells
Hepatitis C
Parkinson's disease
Depression
Inflammatory bowel disease
Cell senescence, inflammation, and cancer
Differential gene expression and disease
Gene therapy
Alzheimer's disease
Stem cells
Drug delivery
Alcohol and omega-3 fatty acids
Inflammation
Lipins and fat metabloism
Melatonin and diabetes
Genetics of metabolic indicators



Physical sciences and technology


Paleoclimatology

References:
  1. December 1, 2008 - Modern day scourge helped ancient Earth escape a deathly deep freeze - also here
Background


Extrasolar planets

References:
  1. December 1, 2008 - Planet Found Orbiting Puffed-Up Star
  2. December 4, 2008 - Unique Extrasolar Planet Orbits Fast-rotating Hot Star - also here
  3. December 4, 2008 - Students Find Planet Outside Our Solar System
Background


Dark matter

References:
  1. December 1, 2008 - Is a new force at work in the dark sector?
  2. December 4, 2008 - Universe's dark matter mix is 'just right' for life
Background


Superconductivity

References:
  1. December 2, 2008 - Can triniobium tin shrink accelerators?
  2. December 2, 2008 - Disappearing Superconductivity Reappears -- In 2-D - also here
  3. December 3, 2008 - Superconductor switches on and off
  4. December 3, 2008 - First superconducting transistor promises PC revolution
Background


Global warming

References:
  1. December 2, 2008 - Rare Mineral Can Track Ancient Climates, And Foretells Major Meltdown - also here
  2. December 2, 2008 - Accelerated Melting Of Continental Icepacks Is Major Reason For Rise In Sea Level Between 2003 And 2008
  3. December 5, 2008 - Shrinking Glaciers Reveal Hidden Forests And A Warmer Climate
Background


Molecular chirality

References:
  1. December 2, 2008 - Possible Mechanism For Creating 'Handedness' In Biological Molecules - also here
Background


Greenhouse gases

References:
  1. December 3, 2008 - Arctic tundra emits methane even in winter
  2. December 3, 2008 - Methane Even Escapes from Freezing Permafrost
  3. December 3, 2008 - Methane bursts from frozen tundra
  4. December 3, 2008 - Greenhouse gases hit modern-day highs
  5. December 9, 2008 - Arctic tundra releases annual methane 'burp'
  6. December 11, 2008 - Methane, Potent Greenhouse Gas, Flowing Into The Atmosphere From Tundra Much Faster Than Expected
Background


Supernovae

References:
  1. December 3, 2008 - Astronomers revisit a blast from the past
  2. December 3, 2008 - New Light Shed on Ancient Exploding Star
  3. December 3, 2008 - 'Echoes' shine a light on Tycho Brahe's supernova
  4. December 3, 2008 - Light 'echoes' solve mystery of famous supernova
  5. December 3, 2008 - Ancient Supernova Explosion Glimpsed Anew
  6. December 4, 2008 - Astronomers Resurrect 16th-Century Supernova
  7. December 4, 2008 - Ancient supernova mystery solved
  8. December 4, 2008 - Study illuminates star explosion from 16th century
  9. December 12, 2008 - Tycho's Supernova in Reruns
Background


Photonic metamaterials

References:
  1. December 3, 2008 - Breakthrough Made in Metamaterial Optics
Background


Jupiter's core

References:
  1. December 4, 2008 - New Model of Jupiter's Core Ignites Planet Birth Debate
Background


Earth's mantle

References:
  1. December 4, 2008 - Why Is The Earth’s Mantle Conductive? - also here
Background


Brown dwarfs

References:
  1. December 4, 2008 - Brown Dwarfs Really Do Form Like Stars - also here
Background


Large Hadron Collider

References:
  1. December 4, 2008 - Large Hadron Collider gears up for July restart
  2. December 5, 2008 - "Big Bang" collider repairs to cost up to $29 million
  3. December 5, 2008 - First LHC Proton Collisions Postponed Further
  4. December 5, 2008 - LHC further delayed
  5. December 5, 2008 - Warning system could protect Europe's giant atom-smasher
  6. December 5, 2008 - LHC will restart end of June 2009
  7. December 5, 2008 - Collider 'needs warning system'
  8. December 5, 2008 - Search for Higgs boson hit by huge repair bill
  9. December 6, 2008 - Large Hadron Collider to get helium leak warning system after breakdown
Background


Terahertz technology

References:
  1. December 5, 2008 - Opening Up The Last Part Of Electromagnetic Spectrum
Background


Controlled fusion

References:
  1. December 5, 2008 - New Insights On Fusion Power - also here, here
Background


Quantum computing

References:
  1. December 5, 2008 - Quantum computing: Entanglement may not be necessary
  2. December 5, 2008 - Lamb shift spotted in solid qubit
Background


SETI

References:
  1. December 5, 2008 - Search for alien engineering comes up dry - so far
Background


Photovoltaics

References:
  1. December 5, 2008 - New Process Lets Companies Crank Out PV Panels
Background


Quantum communication

References:
  1. December 7, 2008 - New record for information storage and retrieval lifetime advances quantum networks - also here, here
Background


Quantum dots

References:
  1. December 7, 2008 - 'Strained' quantum dots show new optical properties - also here, here
Background



Life sciences


Early modern humans

References:
  1. November 1, 2008 - The Long Road to Modernity
  2. November 3, 2008 - Humans 80,000 Years Older Than Previously Thought?
Background


Dictyostelium aggregation

References:
  1. December 1, 2008 - Dictyostelium Cells Shown To Lay 'Breadcrumb Trail' As First Step In Multicellular Formation - also here, here
Background


Myelin sheath

References:
  1. December 1, 2008 - Claudin 11 stops the leaks in neuronal myelin sheaths - also here
Background


Proteomics database

References:
  1. December 1, 2008 - Powerful online tool for protein analysis provided - also here
Background, Background


PPAR-γ and heart regulation

References:
  1. December 2, 2008 - Protein Found To Set the Heart's Cadence
  2. December 2, 2008 - What makes the heart 'tick-tock' - also here
Background


Cytoplasmic small RNA

References:
  1. December 2, 2008 - New RNA Processing Mechanism And New Class Of Small RNAs
Background


Developmental biology

References:
  1. December 2, 2008 - Genetic Patterning in Fruit Fly Development Identified - also here, here
Background


Cholesterol regulation

References:
  1. December 2, 2008 - Clues about controlling cholesterol rise from yeast studies - also here
Background


Memory and DNA methylation

References:
  1. December 2, 2008 - Memories may be stored on your DNA
Background, Background


Epigenetic silencing in plants

References:
  1. December 3, 2008 - Epigenetics: Plants Display 'Molecular Amnesia' - also here, here
Background


RNA and mosquito-hosted viruses

References:
  1. December 3, 2008 - How Mosquitoes Avoid Succumbing To Viruses They Transmit - also here
Background, Background, Background


Microbial commensals

References:
  1. December 3, 2008 - Research in twins defines shared features of the human gut microbial communities: variations linked to obesity - also here, here
Background


Brain-imaging studies

References:
  1. December 3, 2008 - Stress-related disorders affect brain's processing of memory - also here
Background


Interferon and virus-related immunity

References:
  1. December 3, 2008 - Interferon needed for cells to 'remember' how to defeat a virus - also here
Background


Speciation

References:
  1. December 4, 2008 - Funny Smell May Have Split Bee Species
Background


Divergent transcription

References:
  1. December 4, 2008 - Proteins that read DNA backwards
  2. December 4, 2008 - Reversing the conventional DNA wisdom
Background, Background


Cooperation and punishment

References:
  1. December 4, 2008 - The Fear Factor
  2. December 5, 2008 - The benefits of punishment
Background


Induced pluripotent stem cells

References:
  1. December 4, 2008 - What's Good For The Mouse Is Good For The Monkey: Skin Cells Reprogrammed Into Stem Cells - also here
Background


Memory

References:
  1. December 4, 2008 - Unlocking the mysteries of memory - also here
Background


Bacterial virulence factors

References:
  1. December 4, 2008 - Structure of a virulent pathogen revealed - also here
Background


Cooperation and influence

References:
  1. December 5, 2008 - The Influence of Influence in Prisoner's Dilemma
Background


Immune system tolerance

References:
  1. December 5, 2008 - Study Offers Insights About Development Of Human Immune System
Background


Cytokinesis

References:
  1. December 5, 2008 - New Insight On Wonder Of Cell Division - also here
Background


Metabolic optimization

References:
  1. December 5, 2008 - Metabolic reactions: Less is more in single-celled organisms - also here, here
Background


Rules for gene expression

References:
  1. December 5, 2008 - Model unravels rules that govern how genes are switched on and off - also here, here
Background


Nucleolar dominance

References:
  1. December 5, 2008 - Researchers solve piece of large-scale gene silencing mystery - also here, here
Background


Synthetic biology

References:
  1. December 5, 2008 - Scientists get closer to creating artificial life: study
Background


Sortase A

References:
  1. December 5, 2008 - Scientists drill holes through deadly bacteria's Kevlar-like hide - also here
Background


Histone demethylation

References:
  1. December 5, 2008 - Novel Histone Demethylase Protein Complex Discovered - also here, here
Background


Human skin microbiome

References:
  1. December 6, 2008 - Diversity of human skin bacteria revealed
Background


Dendritic cells

References:
  1. December 7, 2008 - Immune Cells Reveal Fancy Footwork - also here
Background


Cell type plasticity

References:
  1. December 7, 2008 - Reprogrammable Cell Type Depends On Single Gene To Keep Its Identity - also here
Background


Cell migration

References:
  1. December 7, 2008 - Cell Movements Totally Modular, Study Shows - also here
Background


Origins of life

References:
  1. December 7, 2008 - Meteorites Hitting Early Earth's Oceans May Have Helped Spawn Life
  2. December 7, 2008 - Meteorites Could Have Thickened Primordial Soup
  3. December 8, 2008 - Meteorites laid groundwork for early life
  4. December 8, 2008 - Meteor impacts may have sparked life on Earth
Background



Health and medicine


AIDS

References:
  1. December 1, 2008 - First days after HIV infection may hold vaccine key
  2. December 1, 2008 - Routine HIV Screening For All Patients, American College of Physicians Recommends - also here, here
  3. December 1, 2008 - New HIV Cases Could Be Reduced By 95 With Universal Voluntary Testing And Immediate Treatment, Mathematical Model Shows
  4. December 2, 2008 - Discovery Of Virus In Lemur Could Shed Light On AIDS - also here
  5. December 2, 2008 - Virus ancestor to HIV older than believed
  6. December 2, 2008 - 'Test and treat everyone' to vanquish HIV
  7. December 3, 2008 - HIV Dementia: How Major HIV Strains Affect The Brain Differently - also here, here
  8. December 4, 2008 - Why some people are immune to AIDS
  9. December 5, 2008 - Extraordinary Immune Cells May Hold The Key To Managing HIV - also here
  10. December 5, 2008 - Well-armed immune cells help long-term nonprogressors contain HIV - also here
  11. December 6, 2008 - Exploring Gene Therapy To Fight AIDS - also here, here
Background


Autism

References:
  1. December 1, 2008 - Brains of autistic slower to react to sounds: study
  2. December 1, 2008 - Brain's Magnetic Fields Reveal Language Delays In Autism - also here, here
  3. December 1, 2008 - Brain waves show sound processing abnormalities in autistic children
  4. December 1, 2008 - Brains of autistic children slower at processing sound
  5. December 2, 2008 - Brain waves are window into autism language woes
Background


Cardiovascular disease

References:
  1. December 1, 2008 - Evidence growing for vitamin D-heart health link
  2. December 1, 2008 - Coronary CTA: Non-invasive, Low Cost Alternative For 'Intermediate Risk' Patients - also here
  3. December 1, 2008 - Cardiac CT Can Effectively Assess Coronary Artery Disease, Large Study Illustrates - also here
  4. December 2, 2008 - Heart rhythm risk seen in women's alcohol drinking
  5. December 2, 2008 - Lack Of Vitamin D Could Spell Heart Trouble - also here
  6. December 2, 2008 - If Cheaper is Better to Treat Hypertension Then Why Aren't More Patients Prescribed Low Cost Diuretics
  7. December 2, 2008 - Innovative MRI-based technique
  8. December 2, 2008 - Aggressive lowering of cholesterol has positive impact in atherosclerosis
  9. December 3, 2008 - Binge-drinking may raise stroke risk
  10. December 3, 2008 - Some 'Good Cholesterol' Is Actually Bad, Study Shows - also here
  11. December 3, 2008 - Mini Heart Attacks Lessen Damage From Major Ones - also here, here
  12. December 5, 2008 - Fruit Fly Research May Lead To Better Understanding Of Human Heart Disease - also here, here
  13. December 5, 2008 - Study finds treatment fails to improve common form of heart failure - also here, here
  14. December 5, 2008 - Apple or pear shape is not main culprit to heart woes - it's liver fat - also here, here
Background


Malaria

References:
  1. December 1, 2008 - Novartis malaria drug safe, effective: FDA
Background


Avian flu

References:
  1. December 1, 2008 - New Vaccines Protect Against Asian H5N1 Influenza A Viruses In Domestic Ducks
  2. December 2, 2008 - Bird flu makes mallards thin, study finds
Background


Diabetes

References:
  1. December 1, 2008 - Vitamin K Linked To Insulin Resistance In Older Men
  2. December 4, 2008 - More Data On Key Genes In Diabetes
  3. December 4, 2008 - Genetic Screening No Better Than Traditional Risk Factors For Predicting Type 2 Diabetes
  4. December 5, 2008 - New Screening Tool To Identify Patients With Prediabetes - also here, here
Background


Cancer

References:
  1. December 1, 2008 - Prostate cancer spurs new nerves - also here, here
  2. December 1, 2008 - Study unmasks how ovarian tumors evade immune system - also here, here
  3. December 1, 2008 - Breast cancer in men: Mammography and sonography findings - also here
  4. December 1, 2008 - Dual-head gamma camera increases ability to detect breast tumors not seen on mammography - also here
  5. December 1, 2008 - IDO2 an active enzyme to target in pancreatic cancer
  6. December 2, 2008 - Pooled Data Towards Cervical Cancer Cure
  7. December 2, 2008 - HER2 Levels May Aid In Treatment Selection For Metastatic Breast Cancer - also here, here
  8. December 2, 2008 - Delays In Radiation Therapy Lead To Increased Breast Cancer Recurrence, Analysis Shows - also here, here
  9. December 2, 2008 - Eating Eggs When Pregnant Affects Breast Cancer In Offspring - also here
  10. December 2, 2008 - New mammography technology effective in detecting breast cancer - also here, here
  11. December 2, 2008 - Ovarian cancer subtypes are different diseases: Implications for biomarker studies - also here
  12. December 2, 2008 - Gene 'may ward off lung cancer'
  13. December 3, 2008 - Cervical cancer chemo easier on black women: study
  14. December 3, 2008 - Study Supports New Standard Of Treatment For Women With Advanced Ovarian Cancer - also here, here
  15. December 3, 2008 - Scientists Home In On Origins Of Childhood Kidney Cancer
  16. December 3, 2008 - Drop In Cancer Deaths Tied Primarily To Gains In Behavior And Screening - also here, here
  17. December 3, 2008 - Gene Which Protects Against Lung Cancer Identified - also here
  18. December 3, 2008 - Screening For Colorectal Cancer Detects Unrecognized Disease
  19. December 3, 2008 - New breast imaging technology targets hard-to-detect cancers - also here, here
  20. December 3, 2008 - Prostate cancer drug reduces testosterone levels in as little as 3 days - also here
  21. December 3, 2008 - Broccoli compound targets key enzyme in late-stage cancer - also here
  22. December 3, 2008 - Best treatments for long-term survival in brain tumor patients identified
  23. December 4, 2008 - Study sheds light on breast cancer drug failure
  24. December 4, 2008 - European origin may up Latinas' breast cancer risk
  25. December 4, 2008 - Potential New Drug Target For Chronic Leukemia
  26. December 4, 2008 - Preoperative Radiation May Improve Survival Rates In Advanced Rectal Cancer Patients - also here, here
  27. December 4, 2008 - Novel basis identified for tamoxifen failure - also here
  28. December 5, 2008 - Genetic Breakdown In Fanconi Anemia May Have Link To HPV-associated Cancer - also here, here
  29. December 5, 2008 - Blood Scanner Detects Even Faint Indicators Of Cancer - also here, here
  30. December 5, 2008 - Photoacoustics useful in cancer research
  31. December 6, 2008 - Genentech drug boosts leukemia patient survival
  32. December 6, 2008 - Novel Treatments Show Improvements In Survival And Response Rates For Leukemia And Lymphoma - also here
  33. December 7, 2008 - Compound lights up spreading cancer cells
  34. December 7, 2008 - Research On The Effects Of Stem Cell Source And Patient Age On Transplantation Outcomes - also here
  35. December 7, 2008 - Lenalidomide Safe As Single Therapy For Elderly Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Patients, Study Suggests - also here
  36. December 7, 2008 - European Ancestry Increases Breast Cancer Risk Among Latinas - also here
  37. December 7, 2008 - PET Is Most Powerful Imaging Tool In Cancer Management, Nationwide Study Confirms - also here
  38. December 7, 2008 - New Drug For Skin Cancer Approaching Commercialization
  39. December 7, 2008 - Older Age Doesn't Affect Survival After Bone Marrow Transplant - also here
Background


Schizophrenia

References:
  1. December 1, 2008 - New study shows potential of rational drug design in schizophrenia
  2. December 2, 2008 - Experimental Drug May Address Working Memory Impairments That Occur In Schizophrenia
Background


Cancer biology

References:
  1. December 1, 2008 - Surprise discovery made in cancer research
  2. December 3, 2008 - Curbing Hormones' Effects In Obese Patients Could Aid Against Breast Cancer - also here
  3. December 4, 2008 - Gene Required For Radiation-induced Protective Pigmentation Also Promotes Survival Of Melanoma Cells
  4. December 4, 2008 - Researchers Discover New Enzyme in Cancer Growth - also here, here
  5. December 4, 2008 - Single cancer cell 'poses danger'
  6. December 5, 2008 - Gene packaging tells story of cancer development - also here, here
Background


Multiple sclerosis

References:
  1. December 1, 2008 - Protection from the own immune system
  2. December 3, 2008 - Multiple sclerosis seen associated with headache
  3. December 3, 2008 - Vaccine Against Multiple Sclerosis? Mouse Experiment Yields Promising Results
Background


Prions

References:
  1. December 2, 2008 - Is An Anchor Responsible For Mad Cow Disease (BSE) Infections?
  2. December 4, 2008 - Fat Cells Also Linked to Prion Infection
  3. December 5, 2008 - Prion infectivity found in white and brown fat tissues of mice - also here
  4. December 6, 2008 - New Mouse Model Of Prion Disease: Mutant Proteins Result In Infectious Prion Disease In Mice - also here, here
Background


Depression and body fat disribution

References:
  1. December 2, 2008 - Symptoms Of Depression Associated With Increase In Abdominal Fat - also here
Background, Background


Adropin and fat metabolism

References:
  1. December 2, 2008 - Secreted protein sends signal that fat is on the way - also here
Background


Nanobiotechnology

References:
  1. December 2, 2008 - Magnetic nanotags allow sensitive detection of cancer biomarkers
Background


Obesity

References:
  1. December 3, 2008 - Obese children risk thyroid damage
  2. December 3, 2008 - Diet May Regulate Obesity Health Risks, But Genes Decide, Says New Research
  3. December 4, 2008 - Pediatric Obesity May Alter Thyroid Function And Structure - also here, here
  4. December 4, 2008 - Child obesity 'may harm thyroid'
Background


Cancer stem cells

References:
  1. December 3, 2008 - Melanoma in mice casts doubt on scarcity of cancer stem cells
  2. December 3, 2008 - Scientists probe limits of 'cancer stem-cell model'; Melanoma does not fit the model - also here
Background, Background


Hepatitis C

References:
  1. December 3, 2008 - Treatment For Advanced Hepatitis C Doesn't Work, Researchers Find - also here
  2. December 4, 2008 - No benefit of extended hepatitis C therapy for some
  3. December 5, 2008 - Interferon as long-term treatment for hepatitis C not effective, report HALT-C researchers - also here, here
Background


Parkinson's disease

References:
  1. December 3, 2008 - Drug Treatment For Parkinson's Disease Can Help Confirm Suspected Diagnosis, Neurologist Says
Background


Depression

References:
  1. December 3, 2008 - New Online Test For Depression - also here
  2. December 3, 2008 - Nearly 5 Percent Of U.S. Population Suffers From Persistent Depression Or Anxiety - also here, here
  3. December 3, 2008 - Web test could help beat the blues
Background


Inflammatory bowel disease

References:
  1. December 3, 2008 - Crohn's Disease Surgeries Make Steady Advances
Background


Cell senescence, inflammation, and cancer

References:
  1. December 3, 2008 - Cellular senescence a double-edged sword - also here
  2. December 5, 2008 - Escape Cancer, But Age Sooner? The Dark Side Of The Tumor Suppressing Process - also here
Background, Background, Background


Differential gene expression and disease

References:
  1. December 4, 2008 - New Approach Improves Prioritization Of Disease-associated SNPs - also here
Background


Gene therapy

References:
  1. December 4, 2008 - Gene Therapy Corrects Sickle Cell Disease In Laboratory Study - also here, here
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. December 4, 2008 - Treating Sleep Apnea In Alzheimer's Patients Helps Cognition - also here
  2. December 4, 2008 - Dipeptide blocks the formation of toxic amyloid β-peptide aggregates in mice
  3. December 5, 2008 - New Study Identifies Link Between Alzheimer's Disease Biomarkers In Healthy Adults - also here, here
  4. December 5, 2008 - Maintaining the brain's wiring in aging and disease - also here, here
  5. December 7, 2008 - Cold Sore Virus Linked To Alzheimer's Disease: New Treatment, Or Even Vaccine Possible - also here
  6. December 8, 2008 - Cold sores 'an Alzheimer's risk'
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. December 4, 2008 - Novel Human Stem Cell-based Model Of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Opens Doors For Rapid Drug Screening - also here
  2. December 5, 2008 - New 'Control Knobs' For Stem Cells: Changes In Membrane Voltage Control Timing Of Differentiation - also here, here
  3. December 5, 2008 - Dormant Stem Cells For Emergencies - also here, here
  4. December 5, 2008 - Bone marrow-derived stem cells may offer novel therapeutic option for skin disorder - also here, here
  5. December 5, 2008 - Some blood-system stem cells reproduce more slowly than expected - also here
  6. December 6, 2008 - Scientists Prove Endothelial Cells Give Rise To Blood Stem Cells - also here
Background


Drug delivery

References:
  1. December 4, 2008 - Tiny 'paddleboat' could ship drugs around the body
Background


Alcohol and omega-3 fatty acids

References:
  1. December 5, 2008 - A Little Wine Boosts Omega-3 In The Body: Novel Mechanism For A Healthier Heart Found - also here, here
Background


Inflammation

References:
  1. December 5, 2008 - Vitamin E shows possible promise in easing chronic inflammation - also here, here
Background


Lipins and fat metabloism

References:
  1. December 5, 2008 - Protein function may hold key to cures
Background


Melatonin and diabetes

References:
  1. December 5, 2008 - Clock-gene variants linked to diabetes
  2. December 7, 2008 - Body clock linked to diabetes and high blood sugar - also here, here
  3. December 7, 2008 - Lack of Sleep Has Genetic Link with Type 2 Diabetes
  4. December 8, 2008 - 'Body clock gene' diabetes clue
  5. December 8, 2008 - Of Dreams and Diabetes
  6. December 8, 2008 - Discovery of new gene associated with diabetes risk suggests link with body clock - also here
Background, Background


Genetics of metabolic indicators

References:
  1. December 7, 2008 - The genetic heart of the lipids
  2. December 7, 2008 - Genes for 9 health indicators - also here
  3. December 7, 2008 - New genes present drug targets for managing cholesterol and glucose levels - also here
  4. December 14, 2008 - Eleven New Gene Sites Linked To Cholesterol, Triglyceride Levels - also here
  5. December 15, 2008 - New Gene Variants Present Opportunities In Nutrigenomics - also here
Background, Background, Background


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