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Volume 8, Number 25
June 22, 2009

Physical sciences and technology

Protoplanetary disks
Gamma-ray bursts
Bismuth telluride electronics
Nanotechnology
Supernovae
Earth's mantle
Paleoclimatology
Brown dwarfs
Global warming
Magnetars
Quantum technology
Photovoltaics
Bose-Einstein codensate black hole analogue
Metamaterials
Water on Mars
Quantum coherence
Extrasolar planets
Ferroelectric materials for digital storage
Spintronics
Superconductivity
Carbon nanotubes
Sunspots
Controlled fusion
Grid computing
Earthquakes
Graphene
Quantum computing
Large Hadron Collider

Life sciences

Ultramicrobacteria
Speciation
REST, gene expression, and evolution
T cells
Proteomics
Dendritic cells
Evolution of gene regulation in bacteria
Parthenogenetic embryonic stem cells
Sexual selection
Epigenetics and RNA transcription
Embryonic development of neural crest cells
Gene regulatory networks
MicroRNA
Limb regeneration
Bacterial foresight
Complement system of the immune response
Modeling tissue connectivity networks
Bioinformatics
Induced pluripotent stem cells
Extremophiles
Proteins
DNA repair
Control of cell division
Synthetic biology
Herpes virus capsids
Copy number variation
Rapamycin and immune memory
Notch signaling and asymmetric cell division

Neuroscience, psychology, and behavior

Mitochondria in neurons
Depression
Consciousness
Face recognition
Brain-imaging studies
Memory formation
Autism
Synaptic vesicle recycling
Same-sex behavior in animals
Cerebral asymmetry in processing emotions
Extraversion, inflammation, and interleukin-6
Visual attention
Synapse formation
CaMKII-α and synaptic plasticity

Health and medicine

Cancer
Alzheimer's disease
Diabetes
Drug discovery
Psoriasis
Hepatitis C
Prions
Rheumatoid arthritis
Stem cells
Metabolic syndrome
Nanobiotechnology
Autoimmune diseases
Aging, cancer, and p16INK4a
Cancer stem cells
Cardiovascular disease
Estrogen, dopamine, and neurological disease
Inflammatory bowel disease
Multiple sclerosis
Drug delivery
Malaria
Cancer biology
Auto-inflammatory disease
Tissue engineering
BMI and life expectancy
Lupus
Vinegar and fat metabolism
Hormone therapy and reduced body fat
Sirtuin, glucose level, and cholesterol
Influenza vaccines
AIDS
Obesity and insulin resistance
Avian flu



Physical sciences and technology


Protoplanetary disks

References:
  1. June 15, 2009 - Planetary Preemies?
Background


Gamma-ray bursts

References:
  1. June 15, 2009 - Mysterious Gamma-Ray Bursts May Have Ties to Failed Black Holes
Background


Bismuth telluride electronics

References:
  1. June 15, 2009 - New exotic material could revolutionize electronics - also here
Background, Background


Nanotechnology

References:
  1. June 15, 2009 - Scientists invent 1.2nm molecular gear - also here
  2. June 15, 2009 - Scientists Create Custom 3-dimensional Structures With 'DNA Origami'
  3. June 17, 2009 - Shape matters in the case of cobalt nanoparticles - also here
  4. June 19, 2009 - Researchers achieve breakthrough in effort to develop tiny biological fuel cells
  5. June 22, 2009 - Molecule gears up
Background


Supernovae

References:
  1. June 15, 2009 - Unique sky survey brings new objects into focus
  2. June 17, 2009 - Supernova may be in a new class
  3. June 19, 2009 - Quirky supernova could be something new
Background


Earth's mantle

References:
  1. June 15, 2009 - New study closes in on geologic history of Earth's deep interior - also here
Background


Paleoclimatology

References:
  1. June 15, 2009 - Sediment yields climate record for past half-million years - also here
  2. June 17, 2009 - Ancient Ice Age, Once Regarded As Brief 'Blip' Found To Have Lasted For 30 Million Years
  3. June 17, 2009 - When palm trees gave way to spruce trees - also here
  4. June 21, 2009 - Ice Sheets Can Retreat 'In a Geologic Instant,' Study of Prehistoric Glacier Shows
Background


Brown dwarfs

References:
  1. June 16, 2009 - Weird Brown-Dwarf Weather
Background


Global warming

References:
  1. June 16, 2009 - Climate change is already having an impact across the US - also here
  2. June 16, 2009 - New US climate report dire, but offers hope
  3. June 17, 2009 - Global Warming Impacts In Every Corner of the United States
  4. June 18, 2009 - CO2 Levels Highest in Two Million Years
  5. June 18, 2009 - CO2 higher today than last 2.1 million years - also here
  6. June 18, 2009 - Scientists warn of climate catastrophe
  7. June 18, 2009 - Aerosol cooling overestimated, says new study
  8. June 19, 2009 - The mystery of particles
  9. June 19, 2009 - How aerosols mask climate change
  10. June 19, 2009 - How climate change might affect the US
Background


Magnetars

References:
  1. June 16, 2009 - Giant eruption reveals 'dead' star - also here
Background


Quantum technology

References:
  1. June 16, 2009 - The Dawn Of Quantum Applications
Background


Photovoltaics

References:
  1. June 16, 2009 - Transparent Solar Cells Made For Windows
  2. June 17, 2009 - A Polymer Solar Cell with Near-Perfect Internal Efficiency
Background


Bose-Einstein codensate black hole analogue

References:
  1. June 16, 2009 - Black-hole analogue traps sound
  2. June 16, 2009 - Physicists create 'black hole for sound'
Background, Background


Metamaterials

References:
  1. June 16, 2009 - Metamaterial brings sound into focus
Background


Water on Mars

References:
  1. June 17, 2009 - First hard evidence found of a lake on Mars
  2. June 17, 2009 - Evidence Found for Ancient Mars Lake
  3. June 18, 2009 - First Proof of Ancient Shores Found
  4. June 18, 2009 - Evidence found of lake on Mars
  5. June 18, 2009 - Research team finds definitive evidence for ancient lake on Mars - also here
  6. June 18, 2009 - New images show evidence of ancient Martian lake
Background


Quantum coherence

References:
  1. June 17, 2009 - Working out a timescale for quantum operations
Background


Extrasolar planets

References:
  1. June 17, 2009 - Odd discovery may help refine theories about how planets form
  2. June 17, 2009 - Planet Found with Oddly Tilted Orbit
Background


Ferroelectric materials for digital storage

References:
  1. June 17, 2009 - Discovery could help electronics industry enter new phase - also here
Background


Spintronics

References:
  1. June 17, 2009 - Spintronic -- the new electronic? - also here
Background


Superconductivity

References:
  1. June 17, 2009 - Researchers discovers how strain at grain boundaries suppresses high-temperature superconductivity - also here
Background


Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. June 17, 2009 - Biomimetic-engineering design can replace spaghetti tangle of nanotubes in thermal material
  2. June 18, 2009 - Scientists report significant advances in flexible electronics research
Background


Sunspots

References:
  1. June 17, 2009 - Sun's Strange Lull Explained
  2. June 18, 2009 - A Yawn From the Napping Sun
  3. June 18, 2009 - Mystery of the Missing Sunspots, Solved? - also here
  4. June 18, 2009 - 'Sluggish' jet streams linked to quiet Sun
  5. June 18, 2009 - Sunspots revealed in striking detail by supercomputers - also here
  6. June 18, 2009 - Supercomputers Give Inside Look at Sunspots
  7. June 19, 2009 - Solar Sleuths Tackle the "Quiet Sun"
  8. June 19, 2009 - Sunspot Delay Due to Sluggish Solar "Jet Stream"?
  9. June 19, 2009 - Solar sleuths tackle mystery of quiet sun
Background


Controlled fusion

References:
  1. June 17, 2009 - Fusion falters under soaring costs
  2. June 18, 2009 - Nuclear fusion power project to start in 2018: official
  3. June 18, 2009 - ITER fusion experiment faces three-year delay
Background


Grid computing

References:
  1. June 18, 2009 - New technology enables high-speed data transfer
Background


Earthquakes

References:
  1. June 18, 2009 - Natural deep earth pump fuels earthquakes - also here
Background


Graphene

References:
  1. June 18, 2009 - Scientist Finds Plumber's Wonderland On Graphene
Background


Quantum computing

References:
  1. June 18, 2009 - Superconducting qubits show promise
Background


Large Hadron Collider

References:
  1. June 19, 2009 - "Big Bang" collider set for autumn restart: CERN
  2. June 20, 2009 - Large Hadron Collider restart delayed till October
Background



Life sciences


Ultramicrobacteria

References:
  1. June 15, 2009 - A tiny frozen microbe may hold clues to extraterrestrial life - also here
  2. June 15, 2009 - Microbe Wakes Up After 120,000 Years
  3. June 15, 2009 - 'Resurrection bug' revived after 120,000 years
  4. June 17, 2009 - Ultrasmall Microbes Revived After 120,000 Years On Ice
  5. June 24, 2009 - Frozen bacterium is 120,000 years old
Background


Speciation

References:
  1. June 15, 2009 - On the Road to a New Species
  2. June 17, 2009 - Splitting two birds with one gene
Background


REST, gene expression, and evolution

References:
  1. June 15, 2009 - Gene evolution process discovered - also here
Background, Background


T cells

References:
  1. June 15, 2009 - A second chance for dangerous T-cells - also here
  2. June 15, 2009 - GARP makes the difference - also here
  3. June 16, 2009 - Rare disorder gives modelers first glimpse at immune system development - also here
Background


Proteomics

References:
  1. June 15, 2009 - TRAPping proteins that work together inside living cells - also here
Background


Dendritic cells

References:
  1. June 15, 2009 - Novel discovery in dendritic cell signalling pathways pave the way for new therapeutic targets - also here
Background


Evolution of gene regulation in bacteria

References:
  1. June 15, 2009 - Evolution of gene regulation
Background, Background, Background


Parthenogenetic embryonic stem cells

References:
  1. June 16, 2009 - Pluripotency: the third option?
Background, Background


Sexual selection

References:
  1. June 16, 2009 - Why do we choose our mates? Ask Charles Darwin, prof says - also here
  2. June 18, 2009 - Mate selection: How does she know he'll take care of the kids? - also here
Background


Epigenetics and RNA transcription

References:
  1. June 16, 2009 - New piece found in the puzzle of epigenetics - also here
Background, Background


Embryonic development of neural crest cells

References:
  1. June 16, 2009 - Scientists identify gene vital to early embryonic cells forming a normal heart and skull - also here
Background


Gene regulatory networks

References:
  1. June 16, 2009 - Cells are like robust computational systems - also here
Background


MicroRNA

References:
  1. June 16, 2009 - Mean new microRNA data analysis method gives sharper results - also here
  2. June 17, 2009 - Genome-wide map shows precisely where microRNAs do their work - also here
Background


Limb regeneration

References:
  1. June 17, 2009 - Mexican salamander may yield clues for amputees
Background


Bacterial foresight

References:
  1. June 17, 2009 - Bacteria can plan ahead - also here
  2. June 30, 2009 - Bacteria anticipate upcoming events
Background


Complement system of the immune response

References:
  1. June 17, 2009 - Structures from the human immune system's oldest branch shed light on a range of diseases - also here
Background


Modeling tissue connectivity networks

References:
  1. June 17, 2009 - Computer scientists develop model for studying arrangements of tissue networks by cell division - also here
Background


Bioinformatics

References:
  1. June 18, 2009 - Method for computing evolutionary trees could revolutionize evolutionary biology - also here
Background


Induced pluripotent stem cells

References:
  1. June 18, 2009 - Researchers edit genes in human stem cells - also here
Background


Extremophiles

References:
  1. June 19, 2009 - Highest Microbial Life Found Around Volcanic Vents
Background


Proteins

References:
  1. June 19, 2009 - Researchers observe single protein dimers wavering between two symmetrically opposed structures - also here
Background


DNA repair

References:
  1. June 19, 2009 - BRIT1 allows DNA repair teams access to damaged sites - also here
Background


Control of cell division

References:
  1. June 19, 2009 - Researchers explore how cells reconcile mixed messages in decisions about growth - also here
Background


Synthetic biology

References:
  1. June 19, 2009 - Natural Computing And Synthetic Biology Techniques Advanced For Treating Diseases
  2. May 20, 2009 - Engineered DNA counts it out
Background


Herpes virus capsids

References:
  1. June 20, 2009 - Punching Holes Into Herpes Viruses
Background


Copy number variation

References:
  1. June 21, 2009 - DNA template could explain evolutionary shifts - also here
Background


Rapamycin and immune memory

References:
  1. June 21, 2009 - Transplant drug stimulates immune memory - also here
  2. June 26, 2009 - Drug enhances power of vaccines
Background


Notch signaling and asymmetric cell division

References:
  1. June 21, 2009 - Fate in fly sensory organ precursor cells could explain human immune disorder - also here
Background



Neuroscience, psychology, and behavior


Mitochondria in neurons

References:
  1. June 15, 2009 - Protein regulates movement of mitochondria in brain cells - also here
Background, Background


Depression

References:
  1. June 16, 2009 - Gene plus stress equals depression debate
  2. June 16, 2009 - Sad News for "Depression Gene"
  3. June 16, 2009 - Report on Gene for Depression Is Now Faulted
  4. June 17, 2009 - Much touted 'depression risk gene' may not add to risk after all - also here
  5. June 17, 2009 - Analysis does not support association between genetic marker, stress and risk of depression
Background


Consciousness

References:
  1. June 16, 2009 - Brain energy use key to understanding consciousness - also here
Background


Face recognition

References:
  1. June 16, 2009 - Putting a name to a face may be key to brain's facial expertise - also here, here
Background


Brain-imaging studies

References:
  1. June 16, 2009 - Brain Regions Responsible for Empathy Mapped by Researchers
  2. June 17, 2009 - New Cortex Study Uncovers How We Recognize What is True and What is False - also here
Background


Memory formation

References:
  1. June 16, 2009 - Memories may be formed throughout the day, not just while sleeping - also here
  2. June 18, 2009 - Scientists capture the first image of memories being made - also here
Background


Autism

References:
  1. June 16, 2009 - Study finds autistics better at problem-solving - also here
Background


Synaptic vesicle recycling

References:
  1. June 16, 2009 - How A Protein Helps Nerve Cells Recycle Synaptic Vesicles
Background


Same-sex behavior in animals

References:
  1. June 16, 2009 - Same-sex behavior seen in nearly all animals - also here
  2. June 16, 2009 - Do Gay Animals Change Evolution?
Background


Cerebral asymmetry in processing emotions

References:
  1. June 17, 2009 - Brain detects happiness more quickly than sadness - also here
Background


Extraversion, inflammation, and interleukin-6

References:
  1. June 17, 2009 - 'Life force' linked to body's ability to withstand stress
Background, Background


Visual attention

References:
  1. June 17, 2009 - Study discovers clues into how eyes search
  2. June 19, 2009 - Neural noise created during binocular rivalry - also here
Background


Synapse formation

References:
  1. June 18, 2009 - Researchers visualize formation of a new synapse - also here
Background


CaMKII-α and synaptic plasticity

References:
  1. June 19, 2009 - Generation of a severe memory-deficit mutant mouse by exclusively eliminating the kinase activity of CaMKIIalpha - also here
Background



Health and medicine


Cancer

References:
  1. June 15, 2009 - Men warned of greater cancer risk
  2. June 15, 2009 - Estrogen may reprogram prostate cancer gene in black men
  3. June 15, 2009 - New method separates cancer cells from normal cells - also here
  4. June 15, 2009 - Radioactive skin patch can treat cancer - also here
  5. June 15, 2009 - Prostate cancer test improves prediction of disease course - also here
  6. June 15, 2009 - Female farm workers at highest risk of leukaemia
  7. June 15, 2009 - New approach for treating recurrent prostate cancer on the horizon - also here
  8. June 15, 2009 - Research leads to advanced trials of new cancer treatment - also here
  9. June 15, 2009 - DKK-3 and WIF-1: Proteins related to liver cancer development?
  10. June 15, 2009 - Advances in liver surgery enable the prospect of curative treatment for more patients
  11. June 15, 2009 - Females are usually at higher risk than males in a maternal history of non-GCs
  12. June 15, 2009 - Decision tool for prostate cancer patients helps men customize treatment in anxious time - also here
  13. June 15, 2009 - SPECT Provides High-quality Images Of Small Tumors
  14. June 15, 2009 - Hormone Therapy May Confer More Aggressive Properties To Prostate Tumors
  15. June 16, 2009 - "Virtual colonoscopy" may be an option, study shows
  16. June 16, 2009 - CT scan nearly as good as regular colonoscopy
  17. June 16, 2009 - Novel light-sensitive compounds show promise for cancer therapy - also here
  18. June 16, 2009 - Hungry cells - also here
  19. June 16, 2009 - Potential for noninvasive brain tumor treatment - also here
  20. June 16, 2009 - Prototype Breast Cancer Imaging System May Improve Patient Care
  21. June 16, 2009 - Cancer boost from whole carrots
  22. June 17, 2009 - Team homes in on genetic causes of neuroblastoma
  23. June 17, 2009 - Whole-cooked carrots "better for fighting cancer"
  24. June 17, 2009 - Carrots cooked whole contain more anti-cancer compound
  25. June 17, 2009 - Gene silencing in colorectal cancer may prove useful
  26. June 17, 2009 - Key found to how tumor cells invade the brain in childhood cancer - also here
  27. June 17, 2009 - Gene findings revealing reasons for neuroblastoma risk
  28. June 17, 2009 - Less invasive CT-scan based colorectal cancer screening method shows good accuracy - also here
  29. June 17, 2009 - Polyomavirus Infection In Merkel Cell Carcinoma Is Associated With Better Outcomes
  30. June 17, 2009 - Adding SNPs To Breast Cancer Risk Model Does Not Increase Accuracy Meaningfully
  31. June 17, 2009 - Chemical Fingerprint Of Barrett's Esophagus Identified
  32. June 17, 2009 - Ultrasonics Improves Surgeons' View When Removing Tumors From The Pituitary Gland
  33. June 18, 2009 - Missing DNA could cause neuroblastoma
  34. June 18, 2009 - Promising biomarker and candidate tumor suppressor gene identified for colorectal cancer - also here
  35. June 18, 2009 - Targeting tumor behavior may lead to new liver cancer drugs - also here
  36. June 18, 2009 - Improved method developed to test carcinogen risk - also here
  37. June 18, 2009 - Key Gene In Deadly Inflammatory Breast Cancer Identified
  38. June 19, 2009 - Green tea could delay prostate cancer: U.S. study
  39. June 19, 2009 - Green tea may affect prostate cancer progression - also here
  40. June 19, 2009 - Green tea 'slows prostate cancer'
  41. June 19, 2009 - Dramatic outcomes in prostate cancer study - also here
  42. June 19, 2009 - Radically Different Approach To Treating Early Breast Cancer
  43. June 19, 2009 - 'Surprise' prostate result probed
  44. June 20, 2009 - No change in bone cancer deaths
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. June 15, 2009 - Popular Alzheimer's theory may be false trail - also here
  2. June 15, 2009 - X-Rays for Early Alzheimer's Disease Detection - also here
  3. June 15, 2009 - Depression may increase risk of Alzheimer's disease in people with memory problems - also here
  4. June 15, 2009 - PET scans may improve accuracy of dementia diagnosis - also here
  5. June 16, 2009 - New technique opens door to early Alzheimer's diagnosis - also here
  6. June 16, 2009 - Measuring brain atrophy in patients with mild cognitive impairment
  7. June 16, 2009 - New data demonstrate potential for early detection of Alzheimer's disease
  8. June 18, 2009 - Cerebrospinal fluid shows Alzheimer's disease deterioration much earlier - also here
Background


Diabetes

References:
  1. June 15, 2009 - Sleep apnea occurring during REM sleep is significantly associated with type 2 diabetes - also here
  2. June 16, 2009 - Researchers find genetic markers to help fight diabetes - also here
  3. June 18, 2009 - Supplement Could Reduce Risk of Gestational Diabetes in Pregnant Women
  4. June 18, 2009 - Benefit of glinides is not proven - also here
  5. June 18, 2009 - Aerobically unfit young adults on road to diabetes in middle age - also here, here
Background


Drug discovery

References:
  1. June 15, 2009 - Chemists develop Distributed Drug Discovery - also here
Background


Psoriasis

References:
  1. June 15, 2009 - Psoriasis associated with cardiovascular disease and increased mortality - also here
Background


Hepatitis C

References:
  1. June 15, 2009 - FibroTest attributes to generate decision trees in hepatitis C
  2. June 16, 2009 - Good news for some hard-to-treat hepatitis C patients - also here
Background


Prions

References:
  1. June 15, 2009 - How Prion Protein Damages Brain Cells
Background


Rheumatoid arthritis

References:
  1. June 15, 2009 - Tracking levels of key biomarkers reflects disease activity and progression of rheumatoid arthritis
  2. June 16, 2009 - Disclosing Feelings May Help The Course Of Rheumatoid Arthritis
  3. June 16, 2009 - Relationship Between Bone Density And Erosion In Arthritis
  4. June 16, 2009 - Genes That Regulate Human Circadian Rhythm Significantly Disturbed In Individuals With Arthritis
  5. June 16, 2009 - Drug slows early stage arthritis
  6. June 18, 2009 - New Treatment Strategy Offers Hope To Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Who Failed All Other Therapies
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. June 15, 2009 - Human Embryonic Stem Cells Could Safely Treat Eye Diseases, Research Suggests
  2. June 17, 2009 - Hysterectomies a stem cell source
  3. June 18, 2009 - Fallopian tubes offer new stem cell source - also here
  4. June 19, 2009 - Stem cells points to early MD development
  5. June 19, 2009 - Donor Stem Cell Transplantation Associated With Survival Benefit For Patients With Leukemia
Background


Metabolic syndrome

References:
  1. June 15, 2009 - Natural Hormone Offers Hope For Treatment Of The Metabolic Syndrome
  2. June 19, 2009 - Patients with lower urinary tract symptoms more likely to suffer from metabolic syndrome - also here
Background, Background, Background


Nanobiotechnology

References:
  1. June 16, 2009 - Nanoparticles could someday lead to end of chemotherapy - also here
Background


Autoimmune diseases

References:
  1. June 16, 2009 - Study discovers link in childhood brain disease research
  2. June 18, 2009 - Study May Redefine How A Chronic Auto-immune Disease Is Diagnosed
Background


Aging, cancer, and p16INK4a

References:
  1. June 16, 2009 - Test detects molecular marker of aging in humans - also here
  2. June 16, 2009 - Hope for test to measure ageing
Background, Background


Cancer stem cells

References:
  1. June 16, 2009 - Researchers develop model that may help identify cancer stem cells - also here
Background, Background


Cardiovascular disease

References:
  1. June 16, 2009 - Income, education, important factors in heart disease risk - also here
  2. June 16, 2009 - Trans fats hinder multiple steps in blood flow regulation pathways - also here
  3. June 16, 2009 - Analysis of drug-eluting stents data demonstrates safety, efficacy in on-and-off-label use - also here
  4. June 17, 2009 - Enzyme doesn't act alone in atrial fibrillation - also here
  5. June 17, 2009 - Different Systems Of Measuring Treatment Intensity In Hypertension Care Compared
  6. June 17, 2009 - Advanced Image Analysis Can Provide Better Risk Assessment In Hardening Of The Arteries
  7. June 18, 2009 - 'Motion-frozen' Technology Meets High-definition PET: Helping Heart Patients
Background


Estrogen, dopamine, and neurological disease

References:
  1. June 16, 2009 - Could hormones explain gender differences in neurological disease? - also here
Background, Background, Background


Inflammatory bowel disease

References:
  1. June 16, 2009 - Powerful nutrient cocktail can put kids with Crohn's into remission - also here
Background


Multiple sclerosis

References:
  1. June 16, 2009 - Two Gene Locations Linked To Multiple Sclerosis Discovered
Background


Drug delivery

References:
  1. June 16, 2009 - Reengineering A Food Poisoning Microbe To Carry Medicines And Vaccines
Background


Malaria

References:
  1. June 17, 2009 - Experts uncover how malaria gets into host cells
Background


Cancer biology

References:
  1. June 17, 2009 - Research uncovers clues to virus-cancer link - also here
  2. June 17, 2009 - Scientists Find Faster, Cheaper Way to Identify Cancer-Causing Genes
  3. June 18, 2009 - Cancer-causing protein can also help fight the tumors it causes - also here
Background


Auto-inflammatory disease

References:
  1. June 18, 2009 - U.S. approves Novartis auto-inflammatory drug
Background


Tissue engineering

References:
  1. June 18, 2009 - 3D printing for new tissues and organs - also here
Background


BMI and life expectancy

References:
  1. June 18, 2009 - Japanese study shows overweight people live longest
Background, Background


Lupus

References:
  1. June 18, 2009 - Novel DNA Vaccine Leads To Kidney Damage Prevention In Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Models
Background


Vinegar and fat metabolism

References:
  1. June 19, 2009 - New evidence that vinegar may be natural fat-fighter
Background


Hormone therapy and reduced body fat

References:
  1. June 19, 2009 - Hormone Therapy Plus Physical Activity Reduce Belly Fat, Body Fat Percentage After Menopause
Background


Sirtuin, glucose level, and cholesterol

References:
  1. June 19, 2009 - Gene Inhibition May Help Normalize Type 2 Diabetes
Background, Background, Background


Influenza vaccines

References:
  1. June 20, 2009 - New Vaccination Strategy May Protect Against Both Lethal 1918 And H5N1 Influenza Viruses
Background, Background


AIDS

References:
  1. June 21, 2009 - A new weapon in the war against HIV-AIDS: Combined antiviral and targeted chemotherapy - also here
  2. June 21, 2009 - Researchers uncover approach for possibly eradicating HIV infection
Background


Obesity and insulin resistance

References:
  1. June 21, 2009 - The battle for CRTC2: How obesity increases the risk for diabetes - also here
Background, Background


Avian flu

References:
  1. June 21, 2009 - Newly Discovered Interferon Response May Offer Early Control Of H5N1 Influenza Virus
Background


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