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Volume 8, Number 46
November 16, 2009

Physical sciences

Global warming
Supernovae
Ocean oxygenation
Large Hadron Collider
Paleoclimatology
Intermediate mass black holes
Extrasolar planets
Rosetta gravitational anomaly
Lithium-depleted stars and planetary systems
Rapid star formation in early galaxies
Stars from Omega Centauri
White dwarfs with oxygen-rich atmospheres
Ocean water mass
Solar cycles
Bose-Einstein condensate tests of relativity
Active galaxies

Technology

Quantum algorithm for linear systems of equations
Quantum computing
Bose-Einstein condensates
Photovoltaics
Carbon nanotubes
Graphene
Fin field-effect transistors
Organic electronics
Plasmonics
Nanotechnology
Nanoscale optical fibers
Fullerenes

Life sciences

Dock8 mutations and immune memory problems
Genome annotation
Organismality
TAL effector proteins
DNA dating
Telomerase and longevity
Prevailing temperatures at the time of early life on Earth
Bacterial spores
Exome sequencing
Escherichia coli sugar transporters
Meiosis
DNA repair

Neuroscience, psychology, and behavior

Corticotropin-releasing factor and food addiction
Short-term memory and the hippocampus
Shared processing of words and gestures
Erasure of traumatic mmories
Autism
Mapping syllable syntax in birdsong
Long-term memory
Brain-imaging studies
Mirror neurons
FOXP2 and language
Neurogenesis and memory
Dopamine and expectations of pleasure
Oxytocin
Depression and mood regulation
Circadian rhythm and metabolism
Bipolar disorder and circadian rhythm
Lipid role in neural apoptosis
NMDA receptor structure
Shape perception
Stress and inflammatory cytokines

Health and medicine

Multiple sclerosis
Tissue engineering
Gene therapy
Cancer
Cancer biology
Alzheimer's disease
Rheumatoid arthritis
Cardiovascular disease
Stem cells
Drug discovery
Antibiotics
Nanobiotechnology
Effects of weight-loss diets on mood
AIDS
Malaria
Asthma
Dementia
Cancer drug targeting Notch
Drug side effect predictions
High-fat diet, inflammation, and cancer
Diabetes
Obesity
Cancer stem cells
Cognitive impairment
Parkinson's disease
Inflammatory bowel disease
Bioinformatics



Physical sciences


Global warming

References:
  1. November 9, 2009 - Record-high U.S. temps outpace record lows: study
  2. November 9, 2009 - Greenland ice loss accelerating: study
  3. November 9, 2009 - Changing Arctic Affecting Air, Ocean, And Everything In Between
  4. November 9, 2009 - Antarctica glacier retreat creates new carbon dioxide store - also here
  5. November 10, 2009 - Antarctica's ice loss helps offset global warming: study
  6. November 10, 2009 - Controversial new climate change results - also here
  7. November 10, 2009 - Energy agency warns of 'irreparable' damage
  8. November 11, 2009 - Reducing greenhouse gases may not be enough to slow climate change - also here
  9. November 11, 2009 - Antarctic ice loss offsets warming: study
  10. November 12, 2009 - Greenland ice cap melting faster than ever - also here
  11. November 12, 2009 - Greenland ice loss 'accelerating'
  12. November 12, 2009 - Record high temperatures far outpace record lows across US - also here
  13. November 12, 2009 - Study Links Climate Change to California Droughts
  14. November 17, 2009 - Ice retreat creates new CO2 store
Background


Supernovae

References:
  1. November 9, 2009 - Colliding White Dwarfs May Mimic Supernovae Used to Gauge Astronomical Distances
Background


Ocean oxygenation

References:
  1. November 10, 2009 - Asteroid impact could have stirred the ocean - also here
Background


Large Hadron Collider

References:
  1. November 10, 2009 - Peckish bird briefly downs atom smasher - also here
  2. November 13, 2009 - LHC to Finally Start Next Week, Again
Background


Paleoclimatology

References:
  1. November 10, 2009 - Cave study links climate change to California droughts - also here
  2. November 10, 2009 - Central Africa's tropical Congo Basin was arid, treeless in Late Jurassic
  3. November 11, 2009 - Mini ice age took hold of Europe in months
Background


Intermediate mass black holes

References:
  1. November 10, 2009 - Swift, XMM-Newton satellites tune into a middleweight black hole - also here
  2. November 10, 2009 - New Study Finds Middle Child of Black Hole Family
Background


Extrasolar planets

References:
  1. November 10, 2009 - Wild Solar System Spotted Around Distant Star
  2. November 12, 2009 - Exoplanet with extremely tilted orbit raises new interest in stellar astronomy
  3. November 16, 2009 - Outlandish planet has wonky orbit
  4. November 18, 2009 - Discovery of a Retrograde or Highly Tilted Extrasolar Planet
Background


Rosetta gravitational anomaly

References:
  1. November 10, 2009 - Will probe's upcoming fly-by unlock exotic physics?
  2. November 12, 2009 - Rosetta spacecraft may help unravel cosmic mystery - also here
Background


Lithium-depleted stars and planetary systems

References:
  1. November 11, 2009 - Exoplanets Clue to Sun's Curious Chemistry - also here, here
  2. November 11, 2009 - Chemical fingerprint found for planet hunting - also here
  3. November 11, 2009 - To Find New Planets, Look for the Lithium?
  4. November 11, 2009 - Lithium loss may be the planet-hunter's gain
  5. November 11, 2009 - 60-Year-Old Solar Mystery Finally Explained
  6. November 11, 2009 - Lithium clue for planet-hunters
  7. November 11, 2009 - Planets May Affect the Chemistry of Their Stars
  8. November 12, 2009 - A Shortcut for Detecting Alien Worlds
  9. November 13, 2009 - Lithium provides clue to planet presence
Background


Rapid star formation in early galaxies

References:
  1. November 11, 2009 - Rapid star formation spotted in 'stellar nurseries' of infant galaxies - also here
Background


Stars from Omega Centauri

References:
  1. November 11, 2009 - Backward star ain't from around here
Background


White dwarfs with oxygen-rich atmospheres

References:
  1. November 12, 2009 - Two Earth-sized bodies with oxygen rich atmospheres found -- but they're stars not planets - also here
  2. November 12, 2009 - Study Finds Missing Link in How Stars Die
  3. November 13, 2009 - Failed stellar bombs hint at supernova tipping point
Background


Ocean water mass

References:
  1. November 12, 2009 - How much water does the ocean have? - also here
Background


Solar cycles

References:
  1. November 12, 2009 - Distant stars shed light on the solar cycle
Background


Bose-Einstein condensate tests of relativity

References:
  1. November 12, 2009 - Quantum 'trampoline' to test gravity
  2. December 9, 2009 - 'Quantum trampoline' measures gravity
Background


Active galaxies

References:
  1. November 13, 2009 - Mysterious X-rays from a Nearby Galaxy
Background, Background



Technology


Quantum algorithm for linear systems of equations

References:
  1. November 9, 2009 - Solving big problems with new quantum algorithm
Background


Quantum computing

References:
  1. November 9, 2009 - Super-Fast Quantum Computer Gets Ever Closer: Quantum Particles Pinned Down
  2. November 15, 2009 - Scientists demonstrate 'universal' programmable quantum processor - also here
  3. November 15, 2009 - First universal programmable quantum computer unveiled
Background


Bose-Einstein condensates

References:
  1. November 9, 2009 - First Bose-Einstein condensation of strontium - also here
  2. November 17, 2009 - Rice ties in race for atomic-scale breakthrough - also here
  3. November 18, 2009 - Photo finish in race for strontium condensate
Background


Photovoltaics

References:
  1. November 9, 2009 - Commercialization of new solar technology to boost solar efficiency
  2. November 10, 2009 - Argonne 'homegrown' hybrid solar cell aims for low-cost power
Background


Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. November 10, 2009 - Ultra-Long Carbon Nanotubes Could Serve as Future Transmission Lines
  2. November 10, 2009 - Scientists develop DNA origami nanoscale breadboards for carbon nanotube circuits - also here
  3. November 12, 2009 - Electric fields cause huge change in CNT optical behaviour
  4. November 12, 2009 - LLNL licenses carbon nanotube technology
Background


Graphene

References:
  1. November 10, 2009 - Researchers invent new method for graphene growth - also here
  2. November 13, 2009 - Graphene FETs get up to speed
Background


Fin field-effect transistors

References:
  1. November 10, 2009 - New 'finFETs' promising for smaller transistors, more powerful chips - also here
Background


Organic electronics

References:
  1. November 10, 2009 - Research helps overcome barrier for organic electronics - also here
Background


Plasmonics

References:
  1. November 10, 2009 - Sculptured materials allow multiple channel plasmonic sensors - also here
Background


Nanotechnology

References:
  1. November 11, 2009 - Understanding mechanical properties of silicon nanowires paves way for nanodevices - also here
  2. November 12, 2009 - New nano color sorters from Molecular Foundry - also here
  3. November 15, 2009 - Nanodevices Bend under the Force of Light
  4. November 17, 2009 - Small optical force can budge nanoscale objects
Background


Nanoscale optical fibers

References:
  1. November 12, 2009 - Pushing light beyond its known limits - also here
Background, Background


Fullerenes

References:
  1. November 12, 2009 - In touch with molecules - also here
Background



Life sciences


Dock8 mutations and immune memory problems

References:
  1. November 9, 2009 - Gene behind vaccine memory revealed
Background


Genome annotation

References:
  1. November 9, 2009 - New discovery allows scientists for the first time to experimentally annotate genomes
Background, Background


Organismality

References:
  1. November 9, 2009 - What is the meaning of 'one'? Evolutionary biologists argue for new meaning of 'organismality'
Background


TAL effector proteins

References:
  1. November 9, 2009 - Researchers discover key to vital DNA, protein interaction - also here
Background


DNA dating

References:
  1. November 10, 2009 - Ancient penguin DNA raises doubts about accuracy of genetic dating techniques - also here
  2. November 17, 2009 - Penguin DNA evolving faster than thought - also here
Background


Telomerase and longevity

References:
  1. November 11, 2009 - Longevity tied to genes that preserve tips of chromosomes - also here
  2. November 12, 2009 - One Key Found for Living to 100
  3. November 15, 2009 - Mutant genes 'key to long life'
Background


Prevailing temperatures at the time of early life on Earth

References:
  1. November 11, 2009 - Early life on Earth may have developed more quickly than thought
  2. November 11, 2009 - Earth's early ocean cooled more than a billion years earlier than thought - also here
  3. November 11, 2009 - Isotope study puts a chill on ancient oceans
Background


Bacterial spores

References:
  1. November 12, 2009 - New explanation for nature's hardiest life form - also here
Background


Exome sequencing

References:
  1. November 13, 2009 - Selective sequencing solves a genetic mystery
Background


Escherichia coli sugar transporters

References:
  1. November 12, 2009 - Sweet as can be: How E. coli gets ahead - also here
Background


Meiosis

References:
  1. November 13, 2009 - Chromosomes dance and pair up on the nuclear membrane - also here
Background


DNA repair

References:
  1. November 13, 2009 - Two proteins act as molecular tailors in DNA repair - also here
Background



Neuroscience, psychology, and behavior


Corticotropin-releasing factor and food addiction

References:
  1. November 9, 2009 - Chocolate Cake: The New Heroin?
  2. November 9, 2009 - Diet switching can activate brain's stress system, lead to 'withdrawal' symptoms - also here
Background


Short-term memory and the hippocampus

References:
  1. November 9, 2009 - Theory about long and short-term memory questioned - also here
Background


Shared processing of words and gestures

References:
  1. November 9, 2009 - Words, gestures are translated by same brain regions, says new research - also here
  2. November 14, 2009 - Gestures Processed in Brain's Language Center - also here, here
Background, Background


Erasure of traumatic mmories

References:
  1. November 9, 2009 - Traumatic memories can be erased
Background


Autism

References:
  1. November 9, 2009 - Children with autism more likely to have handwriting problems
  2. November 10, 2009 - Handwriting Is Real Problem For Children With Autism
  3. November 10, 2009 - Children with autism show slower pupil responses, study finds - also here
Background


Mapping syllable syntax in birdsong

References:
  1. November 10, 2009 - The Link Between Birdsong And Human Language
Background


Long-term memory

References:
  1. November 10, 2009 - Scientists decipher the formation of lasting memories - also here
Background


Brain-imaging studies

References:
  1. November 10, 2009 - New study sheds light on brain's response to distress, unexpected events
  2. November 12, 2009 - Hypnosis has 'real' brain effect
  3. November 12, 2009 - Signature of consciousness captured in brain scans
Background


Mirror neurons

References:
  1. November 10, 2009 - The Mind Is a Mirror
Background, Background


FOXP2 and language

References:
  1. November 11, 2009 - Why can't chimps talk? It's more than just genes
  2. November 11, 2009 - Genetic effects suggest FOXP2 role in language evolution
  3. November 11, 2009 - Human-Chimp Gene Comparison Hints at Roots of Language
  4. November 11, 2009 - Evolution of a single gene linked to language
  5. November 11, 2009 - What's Behind Our Gift of Gab?
  6. November 11, 2009 - Study links evolution of single gene to human capacity for language - also here
  7. November 11, 2009 - Gene found that seems key in evolution of speech
  8. November 11, 2009 - Suite of chatterbox genes discovered
  9. November 12, 2009 - Tiny mutation led to human speech
  10. November 12, 2009 - 'Language gene' effects explored
Background


Neurogenesis and memory

References:
  1. November 12, 2009 - Newborn cells clear space in brain's memory-maker - also here
  2. November 12, 2009 - New Neurons Make Room for New Memories
  3. November 12, 2009 - To make memories, new neurons must erase older ones - also here
Background


Dopamine and expectations of pleasure

References:
  1. November 12, 2009 - Dopamine enhances expectation of pleasure in humans - also here
Background


Oxytocin

References:
  1. November 12, 2009 - The narrow line between love and jealousy - also here
Background


Depression and mood regulation

References:
  1. November 12, 2009 - Gene knockout may cheer up mice - also here
Background


Circadian rhythm and metabolism

References:
  1. November 12, 2009 - New study describes connections between Circadian and metabolic systems - also here, here
Background, Background


Bipolar disorder and circadian rhythm

References:
  1. November 12, 2009 - Faulty body clock may make kids bipolar - also here
Background, Background


Lipid role in neural apoptosis

References:
  1. November 12, 2009 - Research reveals lipids' unexpected role in triggering death of brain cells - also here
Background, Background


NMDA receptor structure

References:
  1. November 12, 2009 - Researchers solve structure of NMDA receptor unit that could be drug target for neurological diseases - also here
Background


Shape perception

References:
  1. November 13, 2009 - Shape perception in brain develops by itself - also here
Background


Stress and inflammatory cytokines

References:
  1. November 13, 2009 - Thoughtful words help couples stay fighting fit - also here
Background, Background



Health and medicine


Multiple sclerosis

References:
  1. November 9, 2009 - Teenage obesity link to future MS
  2. November 9, 2009 - Teenage obesity linked to increased risk of MS - also here
Background


Tissue engineering

References:
  1. November 9, 2009 - Lab-grown penis helps rabbits mate ... like rabbits
  2. November 9, 2009 - Engineered Rabbit Penises Raise Human Hopes
  3. November 9, 2009 - Advance growing animal penile erectile tissue in lab may benefit patients - also here
  4. November 10, 2009 - Engineered penis raises reproduction hopes
  5. November 10, 2009 - Researchers restore rabbit's manhood
  6. November 10, 2009 - Penis tissue replaced in the lab
Background


Gene therapy

References:
  1. November 9, 2009 - Gene therapy strengthens muscles in monkeys
  2. November 11, 2009 - Boys with ALD bring gene therapy in from cold
  3. November 12, 2009 - Gene therapy may be used to treat muscular dystrophy
  4. November 14, 2009 - Gene Therapy Can Improve Muscle Mass and Strength in Monkeys, Research Suggests
Background


Cancer

References:
  1. November 9, 2009 - Dense breasts linked to return of breast cancer
  2. November 9, 2009 - Thyroid cancer may be more common near volcanoes
  3. November 9, 2009 - Scientists uncover new key to the puzzle of hormone therapy and breast cancer - also here
  4. November 9, 2009 - Breast density associated with increased risk of cancer recurrence - also here
  5. November 9, 2009 - Proton therapy clinical trial to begin
  6. November 9, 2009 - FDA-approved drugs eliminate, prevent cervical cancer in mice - also here
  7. November 9, 2009 - Hundreds of genes distinguish patients likely to survive advanced melanoma - also here
  8. November 9, 2009 - Time Between Treatment And PSA Recurrence Predicts Death From Prostate Cancer
  9. November 9, 2009 - Bubbles used to find cancer cells
  10. November 9, 2009 - Cancer recurs in 'dense' breasts
  11. November 10, 2009 - The childhood nerve cancer neuroblastoma shows weakness
  12. November 10, 2009 - Drug shrinks lung cancer tumors in mice - also here
  13. November 10, 2009 - Detecting overall survival benefit derived from progression-free survival - also here
  14. November 10, 2009 - Age-specific evaluation of HPV DNA testing vs. cytology screening - also here
  15. November 10, 2009 - Routine evaluation of prostate size not as effective in cancer screening - also here
  16. November 10, 2009 - FDA approved leukemia drugs shows promise in ovarian cancer cells - also here
  17. November 10, 2009 - Minimally invasive surgery shown safe and effective treatment for rectal cancer - also here
  18. November 10, 2009 - Antitumor activity of nutlin-3 in neuroblastoma with wild-type p53 - also here
  19. November 10, 2009 - Drug 'shrinks lung cancer tumour'
  20. November 11, 2009 - 1 in 4 breast cancers 'not threatening'
  21. November 11, 2009 - Software for solving life-threatening medical puzzles - also here
  22. November 11, 2009 - Simple Questionaire Can Identify Patients At High Risk For Lung Cancer, Study Suggests
  23. November 11, 2009 - Deadliest lung cancer breakthrough
  24. November 12, 2009 - Acrylamide not tied to thyroid, head-neck cancers
  25. November 12, 2009 - Coffee break: Compound brewing new research in colon, breast cancer - also here
  26. November 12, 2009 - Stereotactic Radiotherapy Offers Noninvasive, Effective Treatment For Lung Cancer Patients
  27. November 13, 2009 - Researchers find two units of umbilical cord blood reduce risk of leukemia recurrence - also here
  28. November 13, 2009 - Genetic changes shown to be important indicators for disease progression in cervical cancer patients - also here
Background


Cancer biology

References:
  1. November 9, 2009 - Study shows that some malignant tumors can be shut down after all - also here
  2. November 9, 2009 - Researching Growth-Regulation Proteins That Underlie Cancer
  3. November 10, 2009 - Discovery in worms points to more targeted cancer treatment - also here
  4. November 11, 2009 - Researchers find a weak link in cancer cell armor - also here
  5. November 13, 2009 - 'Cross-talk' mechanism contributes to colorectal cancer - also here
  6. November 13, 2009 - Paradoxical protein might prevent cancer - also here
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. November 9, 2009 - More muscle power means lower Alzheimer's risk
  2. November 9, 2009 - Amyloid beta protein gets bum rap - also here
  3. November 9, 2009 - Reduced muscle strength associated with risk for Alzheimer's - also here
  4. November 9, 2009 - NSAIDs prevent early sign of Alzheimer disease in mice - also here
  5. November 9, 2009 - Test improves Alzheimer diagnosis
  6. November 11, 2009 - Mouse Gene Suppresses Alzheimer's Plaques and Tangles
  7. November 11, 2009 - Novel mouse gene reduces major pathologies associated with Alzheimer's disease - also here
  8. November 13, 2009 - Fatty acids clue for Alzheimer's
  9. November 13, 2009 - High Blood Pressure and Markers of Inflammation in Blood More Common in Offspring of Parents With Alzheimer's Disease
Background


Rheumatoid arthritis

References:
  1. November 9, 2009 - Arthritis on the Move
  2. November 9, 2009 - Deepening the search for clues to rheumatoid arthritis
  3. November 13, 2009 - Adeona gives positive clinical data on arthritis drug
Background


Cardiovascular disease

References:
  1. November 9, 2009 - Dirty air, heat, cold may all trigger heart attacks
  2. November 9, 2009 - Obesity leading risk factor of left atrial enlargement during aging - also here
  3. November 9, 2009 - Yoga boosts heart health - also here
  4. November 9, 2009 - Exposure to several common infections over time may be associated with risk of stroke - also here
  5. November 9, 2009 - New Mechanism Increases Atherosclerosis In Mice
  6. November 10, 2009 - Findings suggest lipid assessment in vascular disease can be simplified, without the need to fast - also here
  7. November 10, 2009 - Popular anti-platelet therapy reduces risk of cardiovascular events in men and women - also here
  8. November 10, 2009 - Researchers using excimer laser angioplasty to blast arterial blockages in heart and kidneys
  9. November 11, 2009 - 'No fasting' for cholesterol test
  10. November 12, 2009 - Too much selenium can increase your cholesterol - also here
  11. November 12, 2009 - Doctors' tests often miss high blood pressure in kids with kidney disease - also here
  12. November 13, 2009 - No need to fast for cholesterol test
  13. November 13, 2009 - Fat collections linked to decreased heart function - also here
  14. November 13, 2009 - Patient research to benefit from cutting edge heart scanner
  15. November 15, 2009 - Heart and bone damage from low vitamin D tied to declines in sex hormones
  16. November 15, 2009 - Postmortem Genetic Tests After Sudden Death May Provide Less Expensive Way to Identify Risk
  17. November 15, 2009 - AstraZeneca drug tops Plavix in sickest patients - also here
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. November 9, 2009 - Scientists successfully reprogram blood cells - also here
  2. November 9, 2009 - Stem cells restore cognitive abilities impaired by brain tumor treatment, study finds
  3. November 9, 2009 - Breath of fresh air transforms stem cells
  4. November 10, 2009 - Stem cells restore mobility in neck-injured rats - also here
Background


Drug discovery

References:
  1. November 9, 2009 - New imagining technique could lead to better antibiotics and cancer drugs
Background


Antibiotics

References:
  1. November 9, 2009 - Antimicrobials: Silver (and copper) bullets to kill bacteria - also here
  2. November 13, 2009 - Study reveals why certain drug combinations backfire - also here
Background


Nanobiotechnology

References:
  1. November 9, 2009 - Ideal nanoparticle cancer therapies surf the bloodstream - also here
  2. November 9, 2009 - Nano bubble gum for enhancing drug delivery in gut - also here
Background


Effects of weight-loss diets on mood

References:
  1. November 9, 2009 - Mood improves on low-fat, but not low-carb, diet plan - also here
  2. November 9, 2009 - Feeling down? Try a high-carb, low-fat diet
  3. November 10, 2009 - High-carb diets lower weight and raise mood levels, study shows
Background


AIDS

References:
  1. November 9, 2009 - Scientists explain binding action of 2 key HIV antibodies; could lead to new vaccine design - also here
  2. November 12, 2009 - No-entry zones for AIDS virus - also here
  3. November 12, 2009 - How HIV is assembled and released from infected cells - also here
  4. November 12, 2009 - Shape of things to come: Structure of HIV coat could lead to new drugs - also here
Background


Malaria

References:
  1. November 10, 2009 - Malaria's deadly leap from chimps to humans
  2. November 14, 2009 - In a Malaria Hot Spot, Resistance to a Key Drug
Background


Asthma

References:
  1. November 10, 2009 - Interstitial macrophages: immune cells that prevent asthma
  2. November 30, 2009 - Immune Cells That Prevent Development of Asthma Identified
Background


Dementia

References:
  1. November 10, 2009 - Unravelling the pathology of dementia - also here
Background


Cancer drug targeting Notch

References:
  1. November 11, 2009 - Researchers "notch" a victory toward new kind of cancer drug - also here, here
  2. November 11, 2009 - New drug target for cancer
  3. November 12, 2009 - Cancer protein 'can be disarmed'
Background


Drug side effect predictions

References:
  1. November 11, 2009 - New Way To Predict Drug Side Effects
Background


High-fat diet, inflammation, and cancer

References:
  1. November 12, 2009 - High fat diet increases inflammation in the mouse colon
Background, Background, Background


Diabetes

References:
  1. November 12, 2009 - Researchers discover mechanism of insulin production that can lead to better treatment for diabetes - also here
  2. November 13, 2009 - Low Birth Weight and Diabetes Have a Common Genetic Background
Background


Obesity

References:
  1. November 12, 2009 - Bacteria in intestines play role in weight gain, study finds
Background


Cancer stem cells

References:
  1. November 12, 2009 - Tumor-initiating Cells Detected in Pten Null Prostate Cancer Model
Background, Background


Cognitive impairment

References:
  1. November 13, 2009 - Trouble thinking? Better see the dentist
Background


Parkinson's disease

References:
  1. November 15, 2009 - Mutant genes linked to Parkinson's in some: study
  2. November 16, 2009 - Five genes linked to Parkinson's disease
Background


Inflammatory bowel disease

References:
  1. November 15, 2009 - Largest gene study of childhood IBD identifies 5 new genes - also here
  2. November 15, 2009 - Gut disorder 'blamed on leaks'
Background


Bioinformatics

References:
  1. November 15, 2009 - Computer Database Compresses DNA Sequences Used in Medical Research
Background


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