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Volume 8, Number 22
June 1, 2009

Physical sciences and technology

Quantum computing
Fuel cells
Extrasolar planets
Large Hadron Collider
Supercomputers
Carbon nanotube digital storage
Relic neutrinos
Astrochemistry
Sea level rise
Enceladus
Supernovae
Global warming
Macroscopic quantum tunneling
Black holes
Nanotechnology
Earth's mantle
Carbon nanotubes
Virtual reality
Ocean climate modeling
Controlled fusion
Axionlike particles
Mid-Permian mass extinction
Galaxy clusters
Dark energy and 'chameleon' particles
Superconductivity
Earthquakes
Photonics of spin
Terahertz technology

Life sciences

Epigenetics
Regulation of plant innate immunity
Disordered proteins
Immune response and lymph nodes
Gene regulation
Yersinia infection
Evolution of adaptive immunity
Group selection theory
Mouse genome
Extremophiles
Polyadenylation by viruses
Cohesin and gene regulation
Induced pluripotent stem cells
Glucose trafficking
Genomic imprinting
Gene expression in Listeria monocytogenes
Immune system memory, interferon-α and interleukin-12
Contractile rings
Tandem repeats and gene activity
Proteasomes
Ω-3/Ω-6 balance, PI3K, gene expression, and inflammation
Oxidative stress and longevity
Mitosis and chromosome segregation
Ogt, polycomb proteins, GlcNAc, and development
Neanderthals
MicroRNA and circadian rhythm

Neuroscience, psychology, and behavior

Brain-imaging studies
Animal intelligence
Single-event memory
Brain processing of speech and language
Mirror neurons
Antidepressants
Neurolignin and synaptogenesis
Gamma oscillations
BDNF and drug addiction
FOXP2, speech, and language
Synaesthesia
Deep brain stimulation and neurogenesis
Theta oscillations in the hippocampus
Autism

Health and medicine

Cancer
Cardiovascular disease
Genetics of autoimmune disease
Antibiotic resistance
Nanobiotechnology
Vitamin D and dementia
Stem cells and cancer
Multiple sclerosis
Cancer biology
Inflammatory bowel disease
Malaria
Diabetes
AIDS
Lupus
Drug delivery
RNAi therapy
Alzheimer's disease
Avian flu
Antibiotics
Hepatitis C
Gene therapy
Stem cells
Rheumatoid arthritis
Prions
NF-κB, osteoporosis, and periodontitis
Gene therapy and induced pluripotent stem cells



Physical sciences and technology


Quantum computing

References:
  1. May 25, 2009 - Too much entanglement can render quantum computers useless
  2. May 28, 2009 - Scientists demonstrate all-fiber quantum logic
  3. May 29, 2009 - Researchers make breakthrough in the quantum control of light - also here
Background


Fuel cells

References:
  1. May 25, 2009 - New Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Seal Could Help Bring Efficient Energy Technology To Market
Background


Extrasolar planets

References:
  1. May 26, 2009 - Scientists Develop New Method to Find Alien Oceans, Earth-like Planets
  2. May 26, 2009 - New Technique Could Find Water On Earth-like Planets Orbiting Distant Suns
  3. May 27, 2009 - "Hot Jupiter" Planet's Phases Seen -- A First
  4. May 27, 2009 - Illuminating an Extrasolar Planet
  5. May 27, 2009 - Exoplanet Phases Seen in Optical Light
  6. May 27, 2009 - Yin-yang planet has phases like the moon
  7. May 28, 2009 - Exoplanet Mapping Tested on Earth
  8. May 28, 2009 - Phases reveal glowing exoplanet
  9. May 28, 2009 - Planet-Hunting Method Succeeds at Last - also here
  10. May 28, 2009 - Discovery: Even Tiny Stars Have Planets
  11. May 28, 2009 - New method to seek life-supporting exoplanets
  12. May 28, 2009 - Exoplanet found by measuring star's sideways shift
  13. May 29, 2009 - At Last, an Exoplanet by Astrometry
  14. May 29, 2009 - Planet Found Orbiting Same-Size Star
  15. June 1, 2009 - Distant world circles tiny star
  16. June 1, 2009 - Astrometry nabs an exoplanet
  17. June 1, 2009 - New Technique Could Reveal Exoplanets with Water
Background


Large Hadron Collider

References:
  1. May 26, 2009 - Before Higgs particle, scientists must learn soul of new machine
Background


Supercomputers

References:
  1. May 26, 2009 - Europe's fastest supercomputer unveiled in Germany
Background


Carbon nanotube digital storage

References:
  1. May 26, 2009 - New Memory Material May Hold Data For One Billion Years - also here
  2. May 29, 2009 - A Billion-Year Hard Drive
  3. June 15, 2009 - New Ultradense Memory Chip to Last a Billion Years?
Background, Background


Relic neutrinos

References:
  1. May 26, 2009 - Ginormous Neutrino
  2. June 2, 2009 - Particles Larger Than Galaxies Fill the Universe?
  3. June 9, 2009 - Stretched neutrinos could span the universe
Background


Astrochemistry

References:
  1. May 26, 2009 - Space rock yields carbon bounty
  2. June 3, 2009 - Space rock yields answers about origins of life on Earth
  3. June 20, 2009 - A more organic meteorite
Background


Sea level rise

References:
  1. May 27, 2009 - Greenland ice could fuel severe U.S. sea level rise
  2. May 27, 2009 - Melting Greenland ice sheets may threaten Northeast United States, Canada - also here, here
  3. May 28, 2009 - New York, Boston "Directly in Path" of Sea Level Rise
Background, Background


Enceladus

References:
  1. May 27, 2009 - Evidence mounts for liquid interior of a Saturn moon
  2. May 29, 2009 - Freeze-thaw cycle may explain Saturn moon's odd activity
Background


Supernovae

References:
  1. May 27, 2009 - Blast Seen in "Exploding" Galaxy
  2. May 27, 2009 - Rare radio supernova in nearby galaxy is nearest supernova in five years - also here
  3. May 27, 2009 - Hidden Radio Supernova Finally Found
  4. May 28, 2009 - Massive supernova is nearest in five years
Background


Global warming

References:
  1. May 27, 2009 - Arctic thaw could prompt huge release of carbon dioxide
  2. May 27, 2009 - Hot times ahead for the Wild West
  3. May 27, 2009 - Biologists: Greening Arctic not likely to offset permafrost carbon release - also here
  4. May 27, 2009 - Study cites 'slow-motion' threat from permafrost
  5. May 27, 2009 - Permafrost Meltdown May Bog Down Global Warming--For Awhile
  6. May 29, 2009 - Permafrost melt poses long-term threat
Background


Macroscopic quantum tunneling

References:
  1. May 27, 2009 - Evidence of macroscopic quantum tunneling detected in nanowires - also here
Background


Black holes

References:
  1. May 27, 2009 - XMM-Newton takes astronomers to a black hole's edge - also here
  2. May 27, 2009 - Close-up Look at Black Hole Reveals Feeding Frenzy
  3. May 28, 2009 - ESA takes us closer than ever to a black hole
  4. May 28, 2009 - Ghost remains after black hole eruption - also here
  5. May 28, 2009 - Chandra Telescope Spies X-ray 'Ghost' of Black Hole
Background


Nanotechnology

References:
  1. May 27, 2009 - New rotors could help develop nanoscale generators - also here
  2. May 27, 2009 - Sperm-like nanopropeller is smallest swimmer ever
Background


Earth's mantle

References:
  1. May 27, 2009 - What goes down, must come up: Geoscientists offer new model for degassing of Earth's mantle - also here
Background


Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. May 27, 2009 - New Gas Sensor Based on Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes
Background


Virtual reality

References:
  1. May 27, 2009 - Really virtual reality - also here
Background


Ocean climate modeling

References:
  1. May 27, 2009 - NASA Supercomputing Goes Green: Modeling Earth's Ocean Climate
Background, Background


Controlled fusion

References:
  1. May 27, 2009 - Fusion dreams delayed
Background


Axionlike particles

References:
  1. May 28, 2009 - Galactic nuclei offer some indication of axionlike particles
Background, Background, Background


Mid-Permian mass extinction

References:
  1. May 28, 2009 - Ancient volcano may have caused mass extinction - also here
  2. May 28, 2009 - China volcano may have caused mass extinction
  3. May 29, 2009 - Supervolcano triggered mass extinction
Background


Galaxy clusters

References:
  1. May 28, 2009 - Suzaku snaps first complete X-ray view of a galaxy cluster - also here
  2. May 29, 2009 - Galaxy Cluster X-ray Revealed
Background


Dark energy and 'chameleon' particles

References:
  1. May 29, 2009 - Dark-energy particle spotted?
Background


Superconductivity

References:
  1. May 29, 2009 - Superconducting Chips To Become Reality
Background


Earthquakes

References:
  1. May 29, 2009 - Ground truths: Predicting the 'big one'
Background


Photonics of spin

References:
  1. May 31, 2009 - French physicists claim breakthrough in ultra-fast data access
  2. June 1, 2009 - Tiny laser bursts speed up data access
Background, Background


Terahertz technology

References:
  1. May 31, 2009 - First Multi-pixel Terahertz Modulator Created
Background



Life sciences


Epigenetics

References:
  1. May 25, 2009 - Knowledge Of Epigenetics Helps Scientists Develop Tool To Study Deadly Parasite's Histone Code
Background


Regulation of plant innate immunity

References:
  1. May 25, 2009 - Identification Of Protein Domain Contributes To Safer Food
Background


Disordered proteins

References:
  1. May 26, 2009 - 'Disordered' amino acids may really be there to provide wiggle room for signaling protein - also here
Background


Immune response and lymph nodes

References:
  1. May 26, 2009 - What is the function of lymph nodes? - also here
  2. May 27, 2009 - Immunity can be lymph-less
Background


Gene regulation

References:
  1. May 26, 2009 - The evolution of gene regulation: How microbial neighbors settle differences - also here
Background


Yersinia infection

References:
  1. May 26, 2009 - Bacteria With A Built-in Thermometer: How Bacteria Measure Temperature And Thereby Control Infection
Background


Evolution of adaptive immunity

References:
  1. May 27, 2009 - Ancient organism, modern immunity
  2. May 29, 2009 - "Alien" Sea Creature Sheds Light on Evolution of Immune System
Background


Group selection theory

References:
  1. May 27, 2009 - Going against the group
  2. May 27, 2009 - The nail in the coffin for group selection?
Background


Mouse genome

References:
  1. May 27, 2009 - Meet the complete mouse -- whole mouse genome sequence published - also here
  2. May 27, 2009 - Mouse genome laid bare to science
Background


Extremophiles

References:
  1. May 27, 2009 - Geographic isolation drives the evolution of a hot springs microbe - also here
Background


Polyadenylation by viruses

References:
  1. May 27, 2009 - Viruses are sneakier than we thought - also here
Background


Cohesin and gene regulation

References:
  1. May 27, 2009 - In a rare disorder, a familiar protein disrupts gene function - also here
Background


Induced pluripotent stem cells

References:
  1. May 28, 2009 - U.S. company finds "safer" way to make stem-like cells - also here
  2. May 28, 2009 - Patient-ready iPS cells?
  3. May 28, 2009 - Stem-cell therapies closer to the clinic
  4. May 28, 2009 - Stem cell breakthrough gets closer to the clinic
  5. May 28, 2009 - Researchers Hail Stem Cells Safe for Human Use
  6. May 29, 2009 - A Safer Way to Transform Skin Cells Into Stem Cells Brings Medical Trials Closer
  7. May 29, 2009 - Advance in cell research
Background


Glucose trafficking

References:
  1. May 28, 2009 - Of men, not mice
  2. May 28, 2009 - Flaws found in mouse model of diabetes
Background


Genomic imprinting

References:
  1. May 28, 2009 - Nurture has greater effect than nature, says study
Background


Gene expression in Listeria monocytogenes

References:
  1. May 28, 2009 - Scientists follow live infection by food-poisoning bacteria Listeria
Background


Immune system memory, interferon-α and interleukin-12

References:
  1. May 28, 2009 - Immunologists identify biochemical signals that help immune cells remember how to fight infection - also here
Background


Contractile rings

References:
  1. May 28, 2009 - Study may aid efforts to prevent uncontrolled cell division in cancer - also here
Background


Tandem repeats and gene activity

References:
  1. May 28, 2009 - Saved by junk DNA - also here
Background, Background


Proteasomes

References:
  1. May 28, 2009 - Researchers Find Tools Needed To Build a Cellular Shredder
Background


Ω-3/Ω-6 balance, PI3K, gene expression, and inflammation

References:
  1. May 29, 2009 - Omega fatty acid balance can alter immunity and gene expression - also here
Background, Background


Oxidative stress and longevity

References:
  1. May 29, 2009 - How oxidative stress may help prolong life - also here
Background


Mitosis and chromosome segregation

References:
  1. May 29, 2009 - Slicing chromosomes leads to new insights into cell division - also here
Background


Ogt, polycomb proteins, GlcNAc, and development

References:
  1. May 29, 2009 - Sugarcoating fruit fly development - also here
Background


Neanderthals

References:
  1. May 29, 2009 - Virtual Reconstruction Of A Neanderthal Woman's Birth Canal Reveals Insights Into Evolution Of Human Child Birth
Background


MicroRNA and circadian rhythm

References:
  1. May 31, 2009 - MicroRNAs grease the cell's circadian clockwork
Background, Background



Neuroscience, psychology, and behavior


Brain-imaging studies

References:
  1. May 25, 2009 - Brain-behavior disconnect in cocaine addiction - also here
  2. May 26, 2009 - Brain takes just 200 milliseconds to interpret facial expressions
  3. May 27, 2009 - Neural mechanisms of strategic decision making
  4. May 28, 2009 - Brain Activation Can Predict Strategies People Use To Make Risky Decisions
  5. May 28, 2009 - Brain's object recognition system activated by touch alone - also here
Background


Animal intelligence

References:
  1. May 25, 2009 - Necessity is the mother of invention for clever birds - also here
  2. May 26, 2009 - Rooks reveal remarkable tool use
  3. May 26, 2009 - Rooks rival chimpanzees in their ability to use tools
Background


Single-event memory

References:
  1. May 26, 2009 - Scientists discover how the brain remembers one-time experiences
Background


Brain processing of speech and language

References:
  1. May 26, 2009 - Scientists reaching consensus on how brain processes speech - also here
Background, Background, Background


Mirror neurons

References:
  1. May 26, 2009 - Role of mirror neurons may need a rethink
Background, Background


Antidepressants

References:
  1. May 27, 2009 - New mouse model of depression/anxiety enhances understanding of antidepressant drugs - also here
Background


Neurolignin and synaptogenesis

References:
  1. May 27, 2009 - Capturing the birth of a synapse - also here
Background


Gamma oscillations

References:
  1. May 28, 2009 - Long-distance brain waves focus attention - also here
Background


BDNF and drug addiction

References:
  1. May 28, 2009 - Flipping the brain's addiction switch without drugs - also here
Background


FOXP2, speech, and language

References:
  1. May 28, 2009 - Why can we talk? 'Humanized' mice speak volumes - also here
  2. May 28, 2009 - Human speech gene gives mouse a baritone squeak
  3. May 28, 2009 - A Human Language Gene Changes the Sound of Mouse Squeaks
Background


Synaesthesia

References:
  1. May 28, 2009 - People may be able to taste words
Background


Deep brain stimulation and neurogenesis

References:
  1. May 29, 2009 - Electrodes spark neuron growth
Background


Theta oscillations in the hippocampus

References:
  1. May 29, 2009 - Scientists reveal how neuronal activity is timed in brain's memory-making circuits - also here
Background


Autism

References:
  1. May 29, 2009 - Many autism cases 'undiagnosed'
Background



Health and medicine


Cancer

References:
  1. May 25, 2009 - Meat intake not linked to breast cancer
  2. May 25, 2009 - Breast MRI Detects Additional 'Unsuspected' Cancers Not Seen On Mammography Or Ultrasound
  3. May 26, 2009 - Green tea extract shows promise in leukemia trials - also here
  4. May 26, 2009 - Carbohydrate restriction may slow prostate tumor growth - also here
  5. May 26, 2009 - Less Toxic Drug Prolongs Survival in Metastatic Breast Cancer - also here
  6. May 26, 2009 - PET scan can non invasively measure early assessment of treatment for common type of breast cancer - also here
  7. May 26, 2009 - New study finds dramatic increase in metastatic colon cancer survival - also here
  8. May 26, 2009 - New broad-spectrum vaccine to prevent cervical cancer induces strong responses in animals - also here
  9. May 26, 2009 - Researchers identify biological markers that may indicate poor breast cancer prognosis - also here
  10. May 26, 2009 - Lifelong cancer risk for patients treated for childhood cancer - also here
  11. May 26, 2009 - Targeting The More Lethal Form Of The Cancer Rhabdomyosarcoma
  12. May 27, 2009 - Radio waves kill potential esophageal cancer cells
  13. May 27, 2009 - FDA staff questions data on leukemia drug
  14. May 27, 2009 - Why some prostate cancer returns - also here
  15. May 27, 2009 - New therapy enlists immune system to boost cure rate in a childhood cancer - also here
  16. May 27, 2009 - Predicting higher risk for prostate cancer diagnosis - also here
  17. May 27, 2009 - First Comprehensive Guidelines For Managing Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma
  18. May 27, 2009 - Protein Predicts Development Of Invasive Breast Cancer In Women With Ductal Carcinoma In Situ
  19. May 27, 2009 - Genetic Testing For Breast Or Ovarian Cancer Risk May Be Greatly Underutilized
  20. May 27, 2009 - Cancer risk for child survivors
  21. May 28, 2009 - New Roche drug helps shrink breast cancer tumors
  22. May 28, 2009 - Study: Radio waves erase pre-cancer cells in esophagus
  23. May 28, 2009 - Technique Eradicates Problems In Most Patients With Barrett's Esophagus
  24. May 28, 2009 - New blood test greatly reduces false-positives in prostate cancer screening - also here
  25. May 28, 2009 - Small molecule inhibitor shows promise in trastuzumab-resistant metastatic breast cancer - also here
  26. May 28, 2009 - Cottonseed-based drug shows promise in treating severe brain cancer - also here
  27. May 29, 2009 - Combo treatment allows surgery for liver cancer
  28. May 29, 2009 - HU177 levels predict primary melanoma
  29. May 29, 2009 - Low oxygen level prostate tumors often recurrent
  30. May 29, 2009 - FDA advisers back Glaxo, Genmab cancer drug
  31. May 29, 2009 - Chemotherapy combination outcomes differ for aged, younger colon cancer patients - also here
  32. May 30, 2009 - Breast Cancer Etiology May Vary By Subtype
  33. May 30, 2009 - Hormone pills may make lung cancer more deadly
  34. May 30, 2009 - Immune system taught to fight deadly skin cancer
  35. May 31, 2009 - New breast cancer drugs block cell repair enzyme
  36. May 31, 2009 - OncoGenex CEO seeks prostate cancer drug partner
  37. May 31, 2009 - Hormone therapy lifts lung cancer death risk: study
  38. May 31, 2009 - Astra drug keeps lung cancer from worsening: study
  39. May 31, 2009 - Failed Avastin early-stage cancer study detailed
  40. May 31, 2009 - Tarceva helps slow lung cancer progression: study
  41. May 31, 2009 - Lilly drug helps lung cancer patients live longer
  42. May 31, 2009 - Herceptin improves stomach cancer survival: study
  43. May 31, 2009 - Researchers discover genetic risk factor for testicular cancer - also here
  44. May 31, 2009 - 2-drug combination appears safe and active in metastatic kidney cancer - also here
  45. May 31, 2009 - Study shows drug combination improves outcome for advanced non-small cell lung cancer - also here
  46. May 31, 2009 - Surgery not necessary for most late-stage colorectal cancers - also here
  47. May 31, 2009 - New treatment combination proves safe for head and neck cancer patients - also here
  48. May 31, 2009 - Eight Newly Identified Genes Help Predict A Melanoma Patient's Response To Treatment
  49. May 31, 2009 - Testicular cancer genetic advance
  50. May 31, 2009 - Some antidepressants may risk breast cancer return
  51. May 31, 2009 - Immune therapies finally working against cancer
  52. June 1, 2009 - Testicular cancer genes identified
Background


Cardiovascular disease

References:
  1. May 25, 2009 - Blood flow affects clot formation
  2. May 25, 2009 - Scientists find shared genetic link between periodontitis and heart attack - also here
  3. May 25, 2009 - Gene links heart and gum disease
  4. May 25, 2009 - Cholesterol-lowering drugs may help prevent stroke recurrence - also here
  5. May 26, 2009 - Researchers lead the way in blood clotting discovery
  6. May 26, 2009 - Drug-eluting stents more effective than bare-metal stents in heart attack patients
  7. May 26, 2009 - Pediatrician creates easier way to identify kids' high BP - also here
  8. May 26, 2009 - Newly Discovered Mechanism Promotes Blood Clot Formation
  9. May 28, 2009 - Anemia associated with greater risk of death in heart disease patients - also here
  10. May 28, 2009 - Routine aspirin benefits queried
  11. May 29, 2009 - Benefit of aspirin for healthy people is uncertain - also here
  12. May 30, 2009 - Novel biomarkers in heart failure - also here
  13. May 30, 2009 - Better Treatment Selection And Improved Therapies -- Key To Improving Prognosis In Acute Heart Failure
  14. May 31, 2009 - Recognizing signs and symptoms of acute HF
Background


Genetics of autoimmune disease

References:
  1. May 25, 2009 - Immune genes adapt to parasites - also here
Background


Antibiotic resistance

References:
  1. May 25, 2009 - Antibiotic multiresistance: why bacteria are so effective - also here
Background


Nanobiotechnology

References:
  1. May 25, 2009 - Buckyball Computer Simulations Help Team Find Molecular Key To Combating HIV
  2. May 27, 2009 - Silver nanoparticles show 'immense potential' in prevention of blood clots - also here
  3. May 28, 2009 - So Long Aspirin, Hello Silver
Background


Vitamin D and dementia

References:
  1. May 26, 2009 - Is vitamin D deficiency linked to Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia? - also here
  2. May 29, 2009 - Low vitamin D levels may impair thinking
Background


Stem cells and cancer

References:
  1. May 26, 2009 - Activated stem cells in damaged lungs could be first step toward cancer - also here
Background, Background


Multiple sclerosis

References:
  1. May 26, 2009 - Diabetes drug shows promise against multiple sclerosis - also here
  2. May 26, 2009 - One size does not fit all: A new look at therapies - also here
  3. May 26, 2009 - Prescribing sunshine for multiple sclerosis?
  4. May 26, 2009 - AM80 Blocks Early Multiple Sclerosis in Mice
Background


Cancer biology

References:
  1. May 26, 2009 - Zebrafish provide a model for cancerous melanoma in humans - also here
  2. May 27, 2009 - Novel cancer gene accelerates or stops tumour growth
  3. May 27, 2009 - To spread, skin cancer attacks immune dendritic cells - also here
  4. May 28, 2009 - Studies find new weaknesses in cancer
  5. May 28, 2009 - Cancer cells need normal, nonmutated genes to survive
  6. May 28, 2009 - Hitting cancer where it hurts
  7. May 29, 2009 - The Vulnerable Cancer Cell: New Studies Reveal Broad, Hidden Network That Lets Tumors Thrive
Background


Inflammatory bowel disease

References:
  1. May 26, 2009 - Caffeic Acid Inhibits Colitis In A Mouse Model: Is A Drug-metabolizing Gene Crucial? - also here
Background


Malaria

References:
  1. May 26, 2009 - Spread Of Malaria Parasites Curbed With Combination Of Methylene Blue And New Malaria Drugs
  2. May 27, 2009 - Malaria vaccine enters phase III clinical trials
  3. May 28, 2009 - Fears for new malaria drug resistance
  4. May 29, 2009 - New malaria agent found in chimpanzees close to that commonly observed in humans - also here
  5. May 29, 2009 - Malaria parasites 'resist drugs'
Background


Diabetes

References:
  1. May 27, 2009 - Type 1 diabetes to double in European kids under five
  2. May 27, 2009 - Child diabetes cases 'to double'
  3. May 28, 2009 - Youth diabetes in Europe set to explode: study
  4. May 28, 2009 - Researchers discover new glucose-regulating protein linked with diabetes - also here
  5. May 28, 2009 - How Viral Infection Can Protect From Type 1 Diabetes
Background


AIDS

References:
  1. May 27, 2009 - Research suggests new cellular targets for HIV drug development - also here
  2. May 28, 2009 - Scientists develop a new HIV microbicide -- and a way to mass produce it in plants - also here
Background


Lupus

References:
  1. May 27, 2009 - Team develops DNA compounds that could help treat lupus - also here
Background


Drug delivery

References:
  1. May 27, 2009 - New 'microcapsules' put more medication into the bloodstream to treat disease - also here
Background


RNAi therapy

References:
  1. May 27, 2009 - 'Gene silencing' may improve treatment of a deadly complication of liver disease
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. May 27, 2009 - Test for early Alzheimer's in late development
Background


Avian flu

References:
  1. May 28, 2009 - Scientists develop new basis for H5N1 vaccine: WHO
Background


Antibiotics

References:
  1. May 28, 2009 - 'Surprising link' leads toward a new antibiotic - also here
  2. May 29, 2009 - Common Antibiotics May Be Best First Treatment For Children With MRSA-related Infections
Background


Hepatitis C

References:
  1. May 28, 2009 - New treatment option for patients with chronic hepatitis C - also here
Background


Gene therapy

References:
  1. May 28, 2009 - Gene therapy advance in severe genetic disorder - also here
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. May 28, 2009 - Adult bone marrow stem cells injected into skeletal muscle can repair heart tissue - also here
  2. May 28, 2009 - Stem cell study seeks to wean non-related transplant recipients from anti-rejection drugs
  3. May 29, 2009 - Early heart muscle cells identified
  4. May 29, 2009 - Stem Cells Transplanted From Marrow Into Heart May Improve Heart's Performance
Background


Rheumatoid arthritis

References:
  1. May 28, 2009 - Treating gum disease helps rheumatoid arthritis sufferers - also here
Background


Prions

References:
  1. May 29, 2009 - Scientists devise accelerated method to determine infectious prion strains - also here
Background


NF-κB, osteoporosis, and periodontitis

References:
  1. May 30, 2009 - Dental Researchers ID New Target In Fight Against Osteoporosis, Periodontitis
Background


Gene therapy and induced pluripotent stem cells

References:
  1. May 31, 2009 - Combined stem cell-gene therapy approach cures human genetic disease in vitro - also here
  2. May 31, 2009 - Diseased cells transformed into healthy stem cells
  3. May 31, 2009 - Patched-up human stem cells
  4. June 1, 2009 - Embryonic-like Cells Advance Toward Disease Treatment
Background, Background


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