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Volume 8, Number 3
January 19, 2009

Physical sciences and technology

Extrasolar planets
Global warming
Quantum Hall effect
Starvation of supermassive black holes
Diamonds from Gondwana
CO2 in the early atmosphere
Water on Mars
Sea level rise and CO2 absorption
Magnetars
Nanotechnology
Graphene
Supersolids
North Atlantic Oscillation
Blue stragglers
Methane on Mars
Formation of massive stars
Terahertz technology
Hardy's Paradox and weak measurement
Carbon nanotubes
Quantum non-demolition sum gate
Dark energy
Dust from carbon stars
Spintronics
Entangling material particles
Photonic circuits
Lab-on-a-chip
Electronic biological chips
Cyclic cosmology and dark energy
Photovoltaics

Life sciences

Dendritic cells and interferon
Centrosomes
Lamins and aging
Systems biology
CGG repeats and DNA replication problems
Synthetic biology
Brain-imaging studies
Social conformity
Cortico-motoneuronal cells
Serotonin and social anxiety
Brain asymmetry
Modeling body weight regulation
Oxytocin
DNA integration of RNA viruses
Genomic erosion in bacteria
Bioinformatics
Apoptosis and the Golgi apparatus
Evolutionary developmental biology
Olfaction, gene expression, and memory
Competition between learning and recall
Calcium homeostasis, learning, and memory
Circadian rhythm kinase
Adaptation and human evolution
Early jawed fish
Nutrient deprivation of neurons
Neanderthals
Experimental evolution
Glutamate receptors and neuronal panic
Apoptosis and Baxβ
ESCRT machinery
Bacterial sensory organs
Development of the amygdala
Epigenetics
Chromosome segregation during cell division
P53 and neuronal aging
Evolutionary psychology of mating
Natural kiler cells
DNA damage, Cdk5, and ATM

Health and medicine

Obesity
Diabetes
Rheumatoid arthritis
Cancer
Cancer biology
Dementia
Cardiovascular disease
Avian flu
Metabolic syndrome
Parkinson's disease
Autism
Hepatitis C
Nanobiotechnology
Tissue engineering
Gene therapy
Drug delivery
AIDS
Autoimmune diseases
MicroRNA and cancer
DNA repair and cancer
Stem cells
Malaria
Inflammation inhibitor
Alzheimer's disease
Prions
COX2, aging, and bone healing
Antibiotics
Multiple sclerosis



Physical sciences and technology


Extrasolar planets

References:
  1. January 12, 2009 - How to spot moons far, far away
  2. January 14, 2009 - Exoplanet Atmospheres Detected from Earth
  3. January 15, 2009 - Exoplanet Atmospheres Detected From Earth - also here
  4. January 15, 2009 - Glow of 'hot Jupiters' spotted from Earth for first time
Background


Global warming

References:
  1. January 12, 2009 - Canada's forests, once a help on greenhouse gases, now contribute to climate change
  2. January 14, 2009 - World 'needs radical cuts' on CO2
  3. January 16, 2009 - Arctic heats up more than other places
  4. January 16, 2009 - Last year ranked in top 10 for heat
  5. January 17, 2009 - Report calls aerosol research key to improving climate predictions - also here, here
  6. January 18, 2009 - Clearing Some Air over Warming in Europe
  7. January 18, 2009 - Clearer skies in Europe added to warming
  8. January 18, 2009 - Slight Changes In Climate May Trigger Abrupt Ecosystem Responses - also here
  9. January 19, 2009 - 2008 Global Temperature Ties As Eighth Warmest On Record
  10. January 19, 2009 - Europe's lost mist 'boosts heat'
Background


Quantum Hall effect

References:
  1. January 12, 2009 - Observing the Quantum Hall Effect in 'Real' Space
Background


Starvation of supermassive black holes

References:
  1. January 12, 2009 - Explosions Starve Black Holes
Background


Diamonds from Gondwana

References:
  1. January 12, 2009 - Ancient supercontinent was a diamond factory
Background


CO2 in the early atmosphere

References:
  1. January 13, 2009 - "Alien" Atmosphere Helped Unfreeze Early Earth
Background


Water on Mars

References:
  1. January 13, 2009 - Continental-scale Salt Tectonics On Mars And The Origin Of Valles Marineris And Associated Outflow Channels
Background


Sea level rise and CO2 absorption

References:
  1. January 13, 2009 - Impact of sea-level rise on atmospheric CO2 concentrations
Background


Magnetars

References:
  1. January 13, 2009 - Zombie Star Spins Like Crazy
  2. January 14, 2009 - XMM-Newton Measures Speedy Spin Of Rare Celestial Object - also here
Background


Nanotechnology

References:
  1. January 13, 2009 - IBM team boosts MRI resolution
  2. January 15, 2009 - Super Sensitive Gas Detector Goes Down The Nanotubes - also here, here
  3. January 16, 2009 - Nanowires are guided around chips
  4. January 18, 2009 - Researchers: Molecular forklifts overcome obstacle to 'smart dust' - also here, here
Background


Graphene

References:
  1. January 14, 2009 - Graphene electrode promises stretchy circuits
  2. January 14, 2009 - Bendy gadget future for graphene
Background


Supersolids

References:
  1. January 14, 2009 - Making Supersolids With Ultracold Gas Atoms - also here, here
Background


North Atlantic Oscillation

References:
  1. January 14, 2009 - Swings In North Atlantic Oscillation Variability Linked To Climate Warming - also here, here
Background, Background


Blue stragglers

References:
  1. January 14, 2009 - Even stars get fat -- And 'stellar cannibalism' is the reason
  2. January 14, 2009 - Oddball 'Blue Stragglers' Are Stellar Cannibals
  3. January 15, 2009 - 'Stellar Cannibalism' Is Key To Formation Of Overweight Stars
  4. January 23, 2009 - "Blue Straggler" Stars Cannibalize to Stay Young
Background


Methane on Mars

References:
  1. January 15, 2009 - Methane discovery hints at living Martian microbes
  2. January 15, 2009 - Martian Methane Reveals the Red Planet is not a Dead Planet
  3. January 15, 2009 - The Curious Case of Martian Methane
  4. January 15, 2009 - Mars Methane: Geology or Biology?
  5. January 15, 2009 - New light on Mars methane mystery
  6. January 15, 2009 - Methane pockets may narrow search for Mars life
  7. January 15, 2009 - Martian methane belch: From rocks or microbes?
  8. January 15, 2009 - Methane on Mars: Is Something Organic Brewing on the Red Planet?
  9. January 16, 2009 - Plumes of methane detected on Mars
  10. January 16, 2009 - Mars May Still Be A Living Planet, Methane In Atmosphere Reveals - also here
  11. January 16, 2009 - Plumes of methane gas found on Mars
  12. February 10, 2009 - Martian methane
Background


Formation of massive stars

References:
  1. January 15, 2009 - Nuke code cracks stellar mystery
  2. January 15, 2009 - New study resolves mystery of how massive stars form - also here, here
  3. January 15, 2009 - How massive stars form
  4. January 16, 2009 - Big Stars Resist Dieting
  5. January 18, 2009 - Scientists Resolve Mystery Of How Massive Stars Form - also here
  6. January 19, 2009- How Massive Stars Form: Simple Solution Found
Background


Terahertz technology

References:
  1. January 15, 2009 - Effective Solution Found For Lack Of Directionality Of Some Lasers
  2. January 16, 2009 - New Tool Gives Researchers A Glimpse Of Biomolecules In Motion - also here
Background


Hardy's Paradox and weak measurement

References:
  1. January 15, 2009 - Physicists Resolve Confounding Paradox Of Quantum Theory - also here
Background


Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. January 15, 2009 - Structural Defects Introduced Into Carbon Nanotubes Could Lead The Way To Carbon Nanotube Circuits
  2. January 15, 2009 - The Future Is 3-D Liquid Crystals
  3. January 17, 2009 - 'Two-faced' Bioacids Put A New Face On Carbon Nanotube Self-assembly - also here, here
  4. January 18, 2009 - Lack Of Thermoelectric Effect Is Cool Feature In Carbon Nanotubes
Background


Quantum non-demolition sum gate

References:
  1. January 15, 2009 - Measuring quantum information without destroying it
Background


Dark energy

References:
  1. January 16, 2009 - ESA seeks to join US dark energy mission
Background


Dust from carbon stars

References:
  1. January 16, 2009 - Team detects dust around a primitive star, shedding new light on universe's origins - also here, here
Background


Spintronics

References:
  1. January 16, 2009 - Spin-polarized electrons on demand - also here, here, here, here
Background


Entangling material particles

References:
  1. January 16, 2009 - Physicists Propose Method for Entangling Moving Material Particles
Background


Photonic circuits

References:
  1. January 16, 2009 - Light-driven plasmonic nanoswitch may pave way for new computers, tech
Background


Lab-on-a-chip

References:
  1. January 16, 2009 - Microfluidic Devices Capture and Analyze Single Cancer Cells
  2. January 16, 2009 - Nanotech gadget could diagnose any disease
Background


Electronic biological chips

References:
  1. January 17, 2009 - Easy Assembly Of Electronic Biological Chips - also here
Background


Cyclic cosmology and dark energy

References:
  1. January 17, 2009 - Did dark energy give us our cosmos?
Background, Background


Photovoltaics

References:
  1. January 18, 2009 - Chemistry Discovery Brings Organic Solar Cells A Step Closer - also here
Background



Life sciences


Dendritic cells and interferon

References:
  1. January 12, 2009 - New Mechanism Regulates Type I Interferon Production In White Blood Cells - also here, here
Background


Centrosomes

References:
  1. January 12, 2009 - Scientists Take A Step Further In Unraveling Mystery Of How Cells Control Number Of Centrosomes - also here
Background


Lamins and aging

References:
  1. January 12, 2009 - Lamin B locks up Oct-1 - also here
Background


Systems biology

References:
  1. January 13, 2009 - Key To Future Medical Breakthroughs Is Systems Biology, Say Leading European Scientists - also here
Background


CGG repeats and DNA replication problems

References:
  1. January 13, 2009 - Biologists Discover Link Between CGG Repeats In DNA And Neurological Disorders - also here, here
Background


Synthetic biology

References:
  1. January 13, 2009 - Do-it-yourself biology: Learning to build a better microbe
Background


Brain-imaging studies

References:
  1. January 13, 2009 - Magic reveals the brain's response to the impossible
  2. January 17, 2009 - Neural Paths for Borderline Personality Disorder
Background


Social conformity

References:
  1. January 14, 2009 - The Brain's Pied Piper
  2. January 16, 2009 - Brain Mechanisms Of Social Conformity - also here
Background


Cortico-motoneuronal cells

References:
  1. January 14, 2009 - Evolution Of New Brain Area Enables Complex Movements - also here, here
Background


Serotonin and social anxiety

References:
  1. January 14, 2009 - Genetic Variation Cues Social Anxiety In Monkeys And Humans - also here
Background


Brain asymmetry

References:
  1. January 14, 2009 - Game of two halves leads to brain asymmetry - also here
Background


Modeling body weight regulation

References:
  1. January 14, 2009 - New model system may better explain regulation of body weight - also here
Background, Background


Oxytocin

References:
  1. January 14, 2009 - Pet dogs rival humans for emotional satisfaction
Background


DNA integration of RNA viruses

References:
  1. January 15, 2009 - RNA viruses sneak into host DNA
Background


Genomic erosion in bacteria

References:
  1. January 15, 2009 - Modeling Genomic Erosion
Background, Background


Bioinformatics

References:
  1. January 16, 2009 - Biologist Enhances Use Of Bioinformatic Tools And Achieves Precision In Genetic Annotation
Background


Apoptosis and the Golgi apparatus

References:
  1. January 16, 2009 - Protein That Amplifies Cell Death Discovered: Potentially A New Way To Kill Cancer Cells - also here
Background


Evolutionary developmental biology

References:
  1. January 16, 2009 - Evolutionary Keys To Common Birth Disorders Discovered
Background, Background


Olfaction, gene expression, and memory

References:
  1. January 16, 2009 - Odors Can Alter Gene Expression In An Olfactory Neuron
Background, Background


Competition between learning and recall

References:
  1. January 16, 2009 - Switchboard In The Brain Helps Us Learn And Remember At The Same Time - also here
Background, Background


Calcium homeostasis, learning, and memory

References:
  1. January 16, 2009 - Alzheimer's Therapeutic Target? DREAM gene Regulates Pain, Learning And Memory - also here, here
Background, Background, Background


Circadian rhythm kinase

References:
  1. January 16, 2009 - When It Comes To Sleep Research, Fruit Flies And People Make Unlikely Bedfellows - also here, here
Background


Adaptation and human evolution

References:
  1. January 16, 2009 - Researchers show adaptation plays a significant role in human evolution - also here, here
Background, Background


Early jawed fish

References:
  1. January 16, 2009 - New piece in the jigsaw puzzle of human origins - also here, here
Background


Nutrient deprivation of neurons

References:
  1. January 16, 2009 - Neurons show sex-dependent changes during starvation - also here
Background


Neanderthals

References:
  1. January 16, 2009 - Neanderthal Lacked Anatomical Competitive Edge: Skeletal Remains Tell the Story
Background


Experimental evolution

References:
  1. January 16, 2009 - Evolutionary process more detailed than previously believed, study shows - also here
Background


Glutamate receptors and neuronal panic

References:
  1. January 16, 2009 - Discovery could help scientists stop the "death cascade" of neurons after a stroke - also here
Background


Apoptosis and Baxβ

References:
  1. January 16, 2009 - Key protein that may cause cancer cell death identified - also here, here
Background


ESCRT machinery

References:
  1. January 16, 2009 - How protein receptors on cells switch on and off
Background


Brain-imaging studies

References:
  1. January 13, 2009 - Magic reveals the brain's response to the impossible
  2. January 17, 2009 - Neural Paths for Borderline Personality Disorder
Background


Bacterial sensory organs

References:
  1. January 17, 2009 - How The Sensory Organs Of Bacteria Function
Background


Development of the amygdala

References:
  1. January 17, 2009 - Key Developmental Mechanisms Of The Amygdala Identified - also here, here
Background, Background


Epigenetics

References:
  1. January 18, 2009 - Epigenetics Reveals Unexpected, and Some Identical, Results
  2. January 18, 2009 - Rethinking the Genetic Theory of Inheritance - also here, here
  3. January 18, 2009 - Large DNA stretches, not single genes, shut off as cells mature - also here
  4. January 18, 2009 - Gene switch sites found mainly on 'shores,' not just 'islands' of the human genome - also here
  5. January 19, 2009 - An epigenetic inheritance
  6. January 19, 2009 - Inherited traits may explain differences in 'identical' twins
Background


Chromosome segregation during cell division

References:
  1. January 18, 2009 - Researchers Identify Potential Cancer Target - also here
Background, Background


P53 and neuronal aging

References:
  1. January 18, 2009 - Scientists Discover Gene Responsible For Brain's Aging - also here
Background, Background


Evolutionary psychology of mating

References:
  1. January 18, 2009 - Game Theory Explains Why You Can't Hurry Love - also here
Background


Natural kiler cells

References:
  1. January 18, 2009 - Important advance in the treatment of cancer and viral infections - also here
Background, Background


DNA damage, Cdk5, and ATM

References:
  1. January 18, 2009 - New step in DNA damage response in neurons discovered - also here, here
Background



Health and medicine


Obesity

References:
  1. January 12, 2009 - Single gene fuels overeating risk
  2. January 15, 2009 - Early Childhood Diet May Influence Future Health - also here
  3. January 16, 2009 - New infant feeding and obesity research adds insight to ongoing issue - also here
  4. January 18, 2009 - Childhood obesity risk increased by newly-discovered genetic mutations - also here, here
Background


Diabetes

References:
  1. January 12, 2009 - Dementia looks different in diabetic brain: study
  2. January 12, 2009 - Diabetes slows some aspects of mental function
  3. January 14, 2009 - Vitamin D Is The 'It' Nutrient Of The Moment - also here, here
  4. January 15, 2009 - Human Beta Cells Can Be Easily Induced To Replicate - also here, here
  5. January 16, 2009 - Is there a relationship between sleep-wake rhythm and diabetes? - also here
  6. January 17, 2009 - Signal Pathway Found That May Be Involved In Type 2 Diabetes
  7. January 17, 2009 - Diabetes Associated With Different Types Of Brain Injury In Patients With Dementia - also here
Background


Rheumatoid arthritis

References:
  1. January 12, 2009 - Harmful enzyme may be key in rheumatoid arthritis
  2. January 13, 2009 - Rheumatoid Arthritis: Worse In Women? - also here, here
  3. January 13, 2009 - Antibodies Produced Within Joints In Rheumatoid Arthritis - also here
  4. January 15, 2009 - Leflunomide effective as co-therapy in RA
Background


Cancer

References:
  1. January 12, 2009 - Primary-care doctors do colonoscopies well: study
  2. January 12, 2009 - Primary-care Physicians Can Fill Gap In Colorectal Cancer Screening - also here, here
  3. January 13, 2009 - Obesity may raise risk of ovarian cancer
  4. January 13, 2009 - Ovarian surgery doesn't end all cancer risk: study
  5. January 13, 2009 - Treatment May Need To Be Modified For Elderly Brain Cancer Patients - also here
  6. January 13, 2009 - Meta-analysis Confirms Value Of Risk-reducing Salpingo-oophorectomy For Women With BRCA Mutations
  7. January 13, 2009 - HPV Testing Followed By Cytology And Repeat HPV Testing May Improve Cervical Cancer Screening
  8. January 13, 2009 - Hepatitis C May Increase Pancreatic Cancer Risk - also here
  9. January 13, 2009 - Study in mice shows mechanisms behind immune responses to brain tumors
  10. January 13, 2009 - HPV Testing Followed By Cytology And Repeat HPV Testing May Improve Cervical Cancer Screening - also here
  11. January 13, 2009 - Organometallic compounds as new drugs? Cobalt-containing aspirin complex with potential anti-tumor properties
  12. January 14, 2009 - Experts urge prostate cancer 'man-o-gram'
  13. January 14, 2009 - Merck says study confirms efficacy of Erbitux drug
  14. January 15, 2009 - New Technology For Detecting Gene Fusions Opens Field In Cancer Research
  15. January 15, 2009 - Mucin found as barrier to pancreatic cancer drug
  16. January 16, 2009 - Better MRI Scans Of Cancers Now Possible - also here, here
  17. January 16, 2009 - Reduced breast cancer risk: Physical activity after menopause pays off - also here
  18. January 16, 2009 - African-Americans have worse prognosis at colorectal cancer diagnosis - also here, here
  19. January 18, 2009 - Novel Use For Old Compound In Cancer Treatment Found - also here, here
  20. January 18, 2009 - Plant cells churn out anti-cancer compound
Background


Cancer biology

References:
  1. January 12, 2009 - Possible New Target For Treating Breast Cancer
  2. January 14, 2009 - Mutations Common To Cancer And Developmental Disorder Examined In A Novel Disease Model
  3. January 14, 2009 - Nearly A Century Later, New Findings Support Warburg Theory Of Cancer - also here, here
  4. January 14, 2009 - New Protein That Triggers Breast Cancer Identified - also here
  5. January 16, 2009 - Study of human tissue reveals potential colon cancer biomarker - also here
  6. January 17, 2009 - Researchers work out structure of TIGAR, a possible cancer flag - also here
Background


Dementia

References:
  1. January 12, 2009 - Hormone therapy linked to brain shrinkage
  2. January 12, 2009 - Hormone therapy linked to brain shrinkage in older women
  3. January 13, 2009 - HRT 'can shrink women's brains'
  4. January 13, 2009 - HRT may shrink women's brains
  5. January 15, 2009 - Hormone Therapy Linked To Brain Shrinkage, But Not Lesions - also here
  6. January 15, 2009 - Midlife Coffee And Tea Drinking May Protect Against Late-life Dementia - also here
Background


Cardiovascular disease

References:
  1. January 12, 2009 - Stressed men more likely to suffer stroke: study
  2. January 13, 2009 - Statins may help millions more people: study
  3. January 13, 2009 - New analysis estimates numbers of older US adults who may benefit from statin therapy - also here
  4. January 13, 2009 - Most Heart Attack Patients' Cholesterol Levels Did Not Indicate Cardiac Risk - also here
  5. January 13, 2009 - Healthy, Younger Adults Could Be At Risk For Heart Disease - also here
  6. January 13, 2009 - Treadmill exercise improves walking endurance for patients with peripheral arterial disease - also here
  7. January 14, 2009 - Elderly May Have Higher Blood Pressure In Cold Weather - also here
  8. January 14, 2009 - Job Strain Associated With Stroke In Japanese Men - also here
  9. January 14, 2009 - Exercise improves walking in peripheral arterial disease patients
  10. January 14, 2009 - New tool could prevent needless stents and save money, cardiologist says - also here
  11. January 14, 2009 - Fewer clogged arteries may need stent treatment
  12. January 16, 2009 - Molecular Insight Into How A Heart Failure Drug In Clinical Trials Works
  13. January 16, 2009 - Seasonal variation in blood pressure - also here
  14. January 18, 2009 - Mutant gene puts South Asians at risk of heart disease
  15. January 18, 2009 - The heart disease mutation carried by 60 million - also here
  16. January 19, 2009 - Asian heart disease gene found
  17. January 19, 2009 - Genetic Mutation, Almost Guaranteed To Lead To Heart Disease, Found In One Percent Of Population
  18. January 19, 2009 - Genetic mutation leaves South Asians vulnerable to heart disease
Background


Avian flu

References:
  1. January 12, 2009 - Egyptian girl has bird flu, 2nd case this season
  2. January 17, 2009 - Girl in China critically ill with bird flu
  3. January 18, 2009 - Two-year-old girl contracts bird flu in China: state media
  4. January 18, 2009 - China reports two new cases of bird flu, one dead
  5. January 18, 2009 - China treats toddler for bird flu
  6. January 18, 2009 - China reports second bird flu death this year
Background


Metabolic syndrome

References:
  1. January 12, 2009 - Protein Has Pivotal Role In Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome
  2. January 15, 2009 - Athletes Not Spared From Health Risks Of Metabolic Syndrome - also here, here
Background, Background, Background


Parkinson's disease

References:
  1. January 13, 2009 - Parkinson's disease puts bones, joints at risk
Background


Autism

References:
  1. January 13, 2009 - What is the link between autism and testosterone?
  2. January 13, 2009 - Toward A Long-sought Saliva Test For Autism - also here
  3. January 14, 2009 - Soaring autism rates in California not an artifact
Background


Hepatitis C

References:
  1. January 13, 2009 - Transplanted Fatty Livers Associated With Worse Prognosis For Patients With HCV - also here
  2. January 15, 2009 - Hepatitis C ups liver cancer risk, study confirms
  3. January 15, 2009 - Most effective hepatitis C treatment fails in majority of Hispanics, study shows
Background


Nanobiotechnology

References:
  1. January 13, 2009 - Tiny Nanoparticle Capsules Deliver Medicines - also here, here
  2. January 13, 2009 - Special Nanotubes May Be Used as a Vehicle for Treating Neurodegenerative Disorders
  3. January 15, 2009 - Novel Technique Changes Lymph Node Biopsy, Reduces Radiation Exposure - also here, here
  4. January 15, 2009 - New Nanoparticle to Help Researchers Study Angiogenesis
  5. January 16, 2009 - Medical 'Mini-submarine' Invented To Blast Diseased Cells In The Body - also here
  6. January 16, 2009 - Nanotubes Sniff Out Cancer Agents in Living Cells
Background


Tissue engineering

References:
  1. January 13, 2009 - 'Smart Scaffolds' May Help Heal Broken Hearts - also here, here
  2. January 18, 2009 - Busted Spine-Discs? Researchers Are Growing New Ones, Bioengineering Intervertebral Discs
Background


Gene therapy

References:
  1. January 13, 2009 - Gene Therapy Eliminates Brain Tumors Through Selective Recruitment Of Immune Cells
Background


Drug delivery

References:
  1. January 13, 2009 - Microswimmers Make Big Splash For Improved Drug Delivery - also here
Background


AIDS

References:
  1. January 14, 2009 - Potential New Weapon In Battle Against HIV Infection Identified - also here
  2. January 15, 2009 - Mutant host cell protein sequesters critical HIV-1 element - also here
Background


Autoimmune diseases

References:
  1. January 14, 2009 - Reduction In Antibody Gene Rearrangement In B Cells Related To Type 1 Diabetes, Lupus
  2. January 16, 2009 - Scientists find new structural motif in key enzymes is essential to prevent autoimmune disease
Background


MicroRNA and cancer

References:
  1. January 14, 2009 - Researchers Identify Another Potential Biomarker For Lung Cancer - also here, here, here
Background, Background


DNA repair and cancer

References:
  1. January 14, 2009 - Glitches in DNA repair genes predict prognosis in pancreatic cancer - also here, here
  2. January 15, 2009 - Few DNA Repair Genes Maintain Association With Cancer In Field Synopsis
  3. January 16, 2009 - Chemotherapy Most Effective At Time Of Day When Particular Enzyme At Lowest Level - also here
  4. January 18, 2009 - How Defective DNA Repair Triggers Two Neurological Diseases - also here
  5. January 18, 2009 - Abnormal DNA Repair Genes May Predict Pancreatic Cancer Risk - also here, here
Background, Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. January 14, 2009 - Study uses bone marrow stem cells to regenerate skin - also here
  2. January 18, 2009 - UK firm to launch pioneering stem cell trial
  3. January 18, 2009 - Stem cell stroke therapy assessed
  4. January 19, 2009 - Green light for UK stem-cell trial
  5. January 19, 2009 - Trial of stem cells in stroke victims to go ahead
Background


Malaria

References:
  1. January 15, 2009 - Eye study shows how deadly form of malaria kills
  2. January 16, 2009 - 'Window Into The Brain' Reveals Deadly Secrets Of Malaria - also here
  3. January 16, 2009 - Researchers find essential proteins for critical stage of malaria - also here, here
Background


Inflammation inhibitor

References:
  1. January 15, 2009 - Potential New Molecule To Prevent Inflammation
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. January 15, 2009 - Drinking coffee reduces risk of Alzheimer's: study
  2. January 16, 2009 - Possible Alzheimer's disease marker discovered in rare genotype - also here, here
  3. January 17, 2009 - Researchers seek to map the brain patterns of Alzheimer's disease
Background


Prions

References:
  1. January 16, 2009 - Common Soil Mineral Degrades The Nearly Indestructible Prion - also here
  2. January 17, 2009 - Intestinal Lymphatic Tissue Important For The Absorption And Spread Of The Scrapie Prion
Background


COX2, aging, and bone healing

References:
  1. January 16, 2009 - Researchers detail how aging undermines bone healing - also here, here
Background


Antibiotics

References:
  1. January 16, 2009 - E. coli persists against antibiotics through HipA-induced dormancy - also here, here
  2. January 16, 2009 - Waking up superbugs may destroy their drug resistance
  3. January 17, 2009 - New Family Of Antibacterial Agents Uncovered - also here, here
Background


Multiple sclerosis

References:
  1. January 17, 2009 - Relapses More Frequent In Patients Diagnosed With Pediatric-onset Multiple Sclerosis - also here
Background


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