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Volume 9, Number 31
August 2, 2010


Physical sciences
Technology
Life sciences
Neuroscience, psychology, behavior
Health and medicine
Physical sciences

Large Hadron Collider
Higgs boson
Extrasolar planets
International Linear Collider
Geoneutrinos
Ocean acidification
Relativistic frame dragging
Hydrocarbons on Titan
Cosmic rays
Quantum memory and uncertainty
Cosmological models with varying fundamental constants
Global warming
Warming oceans, phytoplankton, and marine biodiversity
Phase transitions in one-dimensional quantum lattices
Star-forming regions
Soot and climate models
James Webb Space Telescope
Correlated electron effects and quantum critical points
Banded matrices
Brown dwarfs
Dark matter galaxy
Earthquakes
Hyperons and neutron stars
Orbital angular momentum of light

Technology

International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor
DNA sequencing with graphene
Quantum cryptography
Quantum dots
Hybrid silicon lasers
Controlled fusion
Photovoltaics
Graphene
Generation of photon triplets
Nanotechnology
Topological insulators
Ultra-strong interactions between light and matter
DNA sequencing
Antilasers

Life sciences

Basophil cells
Structure of herpes virus-cell entry protein
Induced pluripotent stem cells
Brain-cell defense mechanism
Mathmatical modeling of cardiac muscle
Calcium signaling
Protein Structure Initiative
Evolution of visual organs
Convergent evolution of blood oxygen transport
Evolution of vertebrate forelimb control
Calcium and ATP regulation
Evolutionary benefits of infidelity in birds
MED1 and insulin sensitivity
Cooperative catalysts
Integration of RNA viruses in vertebrate genomes
Levels of mRNA and corresponding proteins in Escherichia coli
Earliest dry-land vertebrates
Protein folding
Mushrooms and dendritic cells
Salmonella virulence
LincRNA, p53, and gene expression
DNA repair
Sexual selection
Congregation of sperm near surfaces
Evolution of heart development
MicroRNA and angiogenesis
MicroRNA and blood cell maturation

Neuroscience, psychology, and behavior

Brain-imaging studies
Day dreaming and memory
Mathematical description of pattern decorrelation
Temperature and aversive memory
Schizophrenia
Color-sensing cells
Glial-guided neuronal migration
SIRT1, aging, metabolism, and the hpothalamus
Neural development and neurotransmitters
Face recognition
Dopamine and impulsive behavior
GABA regulation of synapses
Transnitrosylation and neural cell death
Cannabinoids and circadian rhythm
Revovery from sleep deprivation

Health and medicine

Immune system cancer therapy
Prions
Cancer
Lupus
Cardiovascular disease
Obesity
AIDS
Social relationships and longevity
Nanobiotechnology
Rheumaoid arthritis
MicroRNA and Parkinson's disease
Stem cells
Early indications of neurological disease
Diabetes
Metabolic traits and genetics
Multiple sclerosis
Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties of resveratrol
Drug development
Tuberculosis
Antibiotic-resistant E. coli
Alzheimer's disease
P53, PUMA, and cancer
Antibiotics



Physical sciences


Large Hadron Collider

References:
  1. July 26, 2010 - World's Biggest Particle Physics Lab May Idle All Accelerators in 2012
  2. July 26, 2010 - Schedule for LHC's next few years revealed
  3. July 26, 2010 - Conference highlights first results from the Large Hadron Collider
  4. July 27, 2010 - Scientists inch towards Higgs Boson
  5. July 27, 2010 - Atom smasher closes in on Higgs boson
  6. July 27, 2010 - New Revelations From Particle Colliders Past, Present & Future
Background


Higgs boson

References:
  1. July 26, 2010 - No Sighting of Higgs, But Fermilab Physicists Say They May Be Close
  2. July 26, 2010 - New data suggest a lighter Higgs
  3. July 26, 2010 - Fermilab experiments narrow allowed mass range for Higgs boson - also here
  4. July 26, 2010 - Fermilab homes in on Higgs mass
  5. July 26, 2010 - Scientists inch towards finding Higgs boson
  6. July 27, 2010 - Massive results for scientists homing in on Higgs boson
Background


Extrasolar planets

References:
  1. July 26, 2010 - Galaxy Rich in Earth-Like Planets
  2. July 26, 2010 - Lord Rees says Earth-type planets will be found within years
  3. July 26, 2010 - Kepler Scientist: 'Galaxy is Rich in Earth-Like Planets'
  4. July 28, 2010 - Alien Planets Gather Close Around Dying Star
  5. July 29, 2010 - Astronomers Find Planets in Unusually Intimate Dance around Dying Star - also here
Background


International Linear Collider

References:
  1. July 26, 2010 - Plans for an international linear electron smasher - the ILC
  2. July 26, 2010 - Big Bang investigators want new atom smasher - also here, here
Background


Geoneutrinos

References:
  1. July 26, 2010 - Physicists hunt for a trace of the elusive, invisible geoneutrino
Background


Ocean acidification

References:
  1. July 26, 2010 - Arctic studies show dire effect of ocean acidity
Background, Background


Relativistic frame dragging

References:
  1. July 26, 2010 - Solar Sail Experiment Could Prove Space-Time Theory
Background


Hydrocarbons on Titan

References:
  1. July 26, 2010 - Hints of Earth Splash a Saturnian Moon Landscape
Background


Cosmic rays

References:
  1. July 27, 2010 - IceCube spies unexplained pattern of cosmic rays - also here
  2. July 29, 2010 - Antarctica Experiment Discovers Puzzling Space Ray Pattern
  3. July 30, 2010 - Neutrino Observatory Picks Up Cosmic Rays
Background


Quantum memory and uncertainty

References:
  1. July 27, 2010 - More accurate than Heisenberg allows? Uncertainty in the presence of a quantum memory
  2. August 2, 2010 - Quantum memory may topple Heisenberg's uncertainty principle
Background


Cosmological models with varying fundamental constants

References:
  1. July 27, 2010 - Big Bang Abandoned in New Model of the Universe
  2. July 28, 2010 - Model describes universe with no big bang, no beginning, and no end
  3. August 2, 2010 - Theory suggests universe without Big Bang
Background


Global warming

References:
  1. July 27, 2010 - Global warming: NASA says it's the hottest year on record
  2. July 28, 2010 - Global Warming "Undeniable," U.S. Government Report Says
  3. July 28, 2010 - Report: 2000s were warmest decade on record, global warming 'undeniable'
  4. July 29, 2010 - Climate 'check-up' finds world is warming
  5. July 29, 2010 - Signs of reversal of Arctic cooling in some areas
  6. July 29, 2010 - Scientists say global warming is continuing - also here
  7. July 30, 2010 - State of the climate: warming, with no sign of waning
  8. August 6, 2010 - Last decade warmest on record
Background


Warming oceans, phytoplankton, and marine biodiversity

References:
  1. July 28, 2010 - Critical Ocean Organisms Are Disappearing
  2. July 28, 2010 - Ocean greenery under warming stress
  3. July 28, 2010 - Warming of Oceans Will Reduce and Rearrange Marine Life
  4. July 28, 2010 - New study reveals decline of marine phytoplankton over the past century
  5. July 28, 2010 - Scientists uncover global distribution of marine biodiversity - also here
  6. July 28, 2010 - Microbes on the menu
  7. July 28, 2010 - Plankton decline across oceans as waters warm
  8. July 28, 2010 - Plankton, base of ocean food web, in big decline - also here, here
  9. July 29, 2010 - Phytoplankton Population Drops 40 Percent Since 1950
  10. July 29, 2010 - Ocean's food source disappearing: study
Background, Background


Phase transitions in one-dimensional quantum lattices

References:
  1. July 28, 2010 - Pinning atoms into order
Background


Star-forming regions

References:
  1. July 28, 2010 - Brilliant Star in a Colourful Neighbourhood - also here
  2. July 28, 2010 - Huge Star Burns Fast and Furious in Photo
  3. July 29, 2010 - Sooty Stars
Background


Soot and climate models

References:
  1. July 28, 2010 - Best hope for saving Arctic sea ice is cutting soot emissions: researcher
  2. July 29, 2010 - Controlling Soot Might Quickly Reverse a Century of Global Warming
  3. July 29, 2010 - Study finds black carbon implicated in global warming
  4. July 30, 2010 - Sulfates plus black carbon a nasty combo for warming
  5. August 2, 2010 - Soot is No. 2 cause of climate change: study
Background


James Webb Space Telescope

References:
  1. July 28, 2010 - New Space Telescope Mirrors Get Frosty Treatment
  2. July 30, 2010 - James Webb Space Telescope Completes Cryogenic Mirror Test - also here
Background


Correlated electron effects and quantum critical points

References:
  1. July 29, 2010 - Quantum fractals at the border of magnetism
Background, Background


Banded matrices

References:
  1. July 29, 2010 - Unraveling the Matrix
Background


Brown dwarfs

References:
  1. July 29, 2010 - Brown Dwarf Found Orbiting a Young Sun-Like Star - also here, here
  2. July 30, 2010 - Rare Find: Failed Star Circling Sun-Like Star
Background


Dark matter galaxy

References:
  1. July 30, 2010 - Nearby galaxy holds record for densest concentration of mysterious mass
Background


Earthquakes

References:
  1. July 30, 2010 - New theory of why midcontinent faults produce earthquakes - also here
  2. July 30, 2010 - Ruptured Earth -- in the aftermath of the Chilean earthquake
  3. July 30, 2010 - Further Chile earthquakes 'possible', say scientists
Background


Hyperons and neutron stars

References:
  1. July 30, 2010 - Nuclear physics incorporates a 'strange' flavor
Background, Background


Orbital angular momentum of light

References:
  1. July 30, 2010 - Triangular Hole Reveals Light's Rotation
Background, Background



Technology


International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor

References:
  1. July 26, 2010 - Nuclear experts seek to advance ITER fusion project
Background


DNA sequencing with graphene

References:
  1. July 26, 2010 - First step toward electronic DNA sequencing: Translocation through graphene nanopores
Background, Background


Quantum cryptography

References:
  1. July 26, 2010 - Engineers devise new method for securing location-sensitive data by using quantum mechanics
Background


Quantum dots

References:
  1. July 26, 2010 - Nanoparticles Increase Intensity of Quantum Dots' Glow
Background


Hybrid silicon lasers

References:
  1. July 27, 2010 - Intel: the future of electronics is a hybrid silicon "laser device"
  2. July 27, 2010 - Intel Milestone Confirms Light Beams Can Replace Electronic Signals for Future Computers
  3. July 27, 2010 - Intel: Light beams can replace electronic signals for future computers
Background


Controlled fusion

References:
  1. July 27, 2010 - Findings show promise for nuclear fusion test reactors
Background


Photovoltaics

References:
  1. July 27, 2010 - Developing More Efficient Solar Energy Cells
  2. July 27, 2010 - New center to create models, simulations to improve solar cells
Background


Graphene

References:
  1. July 27, 2010 - Graphene goes green
  2. July 29, 2010 - Graphene shows strange new behavior better suited for electronic devices
  3. July 29, 2010 - 'White graphene' to the rescue: Hexagonal boron nitride sheets may help graphene supplant silicon
  4. July 29, 2010 - 'Straintronics' debuts in graphene
Background


Generation of photon triplets

References:
  1. July 28, 2010 - Photons meet with three-way split
  2. July 29, 2010 - Quantum optics breakthrough: New method generates photon triplets
Background


Nanotechnology

References:
  1. July 28, 2010 - Nanomaterials poised for big impact in construction
  2. July 29, 2010 - Scientists grow 'sea urchin'-shaped structures
  3. July 30, 2010 - NIST arrays are step toward mass production of nanowires
  4. August 1, 2010 - Pens that write with light offer low-cost, rapid nanofabrication capabilities - also here
  5. August 4, 2010 - Writing nanopatterns with light
  6. August 6, 2010 - A Cheap, Fast Way to Write Nanoscale Patterns
  7. August 16, 2010 - New nanofabrication method could be as great as the invention of the printer
Background


Topological insulators

References:
  1. July 29, 2010 - Mobile electrons spotted on topological insulator
Background, Background, Background


Ultra-strong interactions between light and matter

References:
  1. July 30, 2010 - On the path to quantum computers: Ultra-strong interaction between light and matter realized
Background, Background


DNA sequencing

References:
  1. July 30, 2010 - Kinked nanopores slow DNA passage for easier sequencing
Background


Antilasers

References:
  1. July 30, 2010 - Behold, the antilaser
Background



Life sciences


Basophil cells

References:
  1. July 26, 2010 - Obscure Immune Cells Thwart Ticks
Background


Structure of herpes virus-cell entry protein

References:
  1. July 26, 2010 - A collaboration solves the herpes virus protein structure providing new drug therapy directions
Background


Induced pluripotent stem cells

References:
  1. July 26, 2010 - Scientists 'reprogram' mouse fat cells into clinically useful stem cells
Background


Brain-cell defense mechanism

References:
  1. July 26, 2010 - Scientists Discover Brain's Guardian Protein
Background


Mathmatical modeling of cardiac muscle

References:
  1. July 26, 2010 - New mathematical model could aid studies of cardiac muscle
Background


Calcium signaling

References:
  1. July 26, 2010 - New perspectives on local calcium signaling
Background


Protein Structure Initiative

References:
  1. July 27, 2010 - Protein mapping gains a human focus
Background


Evolution of visual organs

References:
  1. July 27, 2010 - Jellyfish Eyes Solve Optical Origin Mystery
Background, Background


Convergent evolution of blood oxygen transport

References:
  1. July 27, 2010 - Biologists find that red-blooded vertebrates evolved twice, independently - also here
Background, Background


Evolution of vertebrate forelimb control

References:
  1. July 27, 2010 - In the 'neck' of time: Scientists unravel another key evolutionary trait - also here
Background, Background


Calcium and ATP regulation

References:
  1. July 27, 2010 - Calcium connections: Basic pathway for maintaining cell's fuel stores
Background


Evolutionary benefits of infidelity in birds

References:
  1. July 27, 2010 - Birds may increase their offspring's survival through infidelity
Background


MED1 and insulin sensitivity

References:
  1. July 27, 2010 - Muscle gene may provide new treatments for obesity and diabetes
Background, Background


Cooperative catalysts

References:
  1. July 28, 2010 - Two catalysts are better than one
Background


Integration of RNA viruses in vertebrate genomes

References:
  1. July 29, 2010 - Deadly Viruses Have Been Part of Us for Millions of Years
  2. July 29, 2010 - Genome Surprise: Guinea Pigs Have Ebola!
  3. July 29, 2010 - Unexpected viral 'fossils' found in vertebrate genomes
  4. July 30, 2010 - Genes from Ebola Virus Family Found in Human Genome
Background


Levels of mRNA and corresponding proteins in Escherichia coli

References:
  1. July 29, 2010 - Noisy bacteria
  2. July 29, 2010 - 'Identical' cells? Not so much
  3. July 29, 2010 - The noisy expression of genes into proteins
Background


Earliest dry-land vertebrates

References:
  1. July 29, 2010 - Ancient reptiles 'make tracks'
Background


Protein folding

References:
  1. July 29, 2010 - Scientists post lower speed limit for cell-signaling protein assembly
Background


Mushrooms and dendritic cells

References:
  1. July 29, 2010 - Researchers study benefits of white button mushrooms
Background


Salmonella virulence

References:
  1. July 29, 2010 - Mechanism uncovered behind Salmonella virulence and drug susceptibility
Background


LincRNA, p53, and gene expression

References:
  1. July 29, 2010 - 'Linc-ing' a noncoding RNA to a central cellular pathway
Background, Background


DNA repair

References:
  1. July 29, 2010 - Researchers identify key enzyme in DNA repair pathway
  2. July 30, 2010 - Protein helps fix damaged DNA in yeast
Background


Sexual selection

References:
  1. July 30, 2010 - Duck Penises Size Up the Competition
  2. July 30, 2010 - For ducks, penis length depends on the other guys - also here
Background


Congregation of sperm near surfaces

References:
  1. July 30, 2010 - Maths solves sperm movement mystery
Background


Evolution of heart development

References:
  1. July 30, 2010 - How Cells Divide to Form Different but Related Muscle Groups - also here
Background


MicroRNA and angiogenesis

References:
  1. August 1, 2010 - Scientists find gas pedal -- and brake -- for uncontrolled cell growth
  2. August 2, 2010 - Cancer switch found for blood vessel growth
Background, Background


MicroRNA and blood cell maturation

References:
  1. August 1, 2010 - Researchers find key step in body's ability to make red blood cells
Background



Neuroscience, psychology, and behavior


Brain-imaging studies

References:
  1. July 26, 2010 - 'Mind Meld' Enables Good Conversation
  2. July 26, 2010 - Good Connection Really Does Lead to Mind Meld
  3. July 27, 2010 - Good conversation results in a 'mind meld'
  4. July 27, 2010 - Mind meld: Brain cells synchronize during good conversations
Background


Day dreaming and memory

References:
  1. July 26, 2010 - The amnesic effect of daydreaming
Background


Mathematical description of pattern decorrelation

References:
  1. July 26, 2010 - Scent explained mathematically
Background


Temperature and aversive memory

References:
  1. July 26, 2010 - A temperature switch triggers aversive memory
Background


Schizophrenia

References:
  1. July 26, 2010 - Researchers Develop Unique Method to Improve Testing for Small Delay Defects in Semiconductors
Background


Color-sensing cells

References:
  1. July 27, 2010 - Chance find leads to vision insight
Background


Glial-guided neuronal migration

References:
  1. July 27, 2010 - Protein found to control the early migration of neurons
Background


SIRT1, aging, metabolism, and the hpothalamus

References:
  1. July 28, 2010 - Aging and longevity tied to specific brain region in mice
Background, Background


Neural development and neurotransmitters

References:
  1. July 28, 2010 - Electrical activity in developing brain influences choice of neurotransmitter
Background, Background


Face recognition

References:
  1. July 28, 2010 - Can't place that face? The trouble may be in your neurons
Background


Dopamine and impulsive behavior

References:
  1. July 29, 2010 - Dopamine Determines Impulsive Behavior
Background, Background


GABA regulation of synapses

References:
  1. July 29, 2010 - Memory's master switch
Background, Background


Transnitrosylation and neural cell death

References:
  1. July 29, 2010 - New pathway to Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases
Background, Background


Cannabinoids and circadian rhythm

References:
  1. July 30, 2010 - Marijuana Time Warp
Background, Background


Revovery from sleep deprivation

References:
  1. August 1, 2010 - Negative effects of sleep restriction may linger after one night of recovery sleep
  2. August 1, 2010 - One lie-in 'not enough to counter sleep loss'
Background



Health and medicine


Immune system cancer therapy

References:
  1. July 26, 2010 - Tamed T-Cells leave patients cancer-free
Background, Background


Prions

References:
  1. July 26, 2010 - 'Spontaneous generation' of prions observed
  2. July 26, 2010 - Study shows infectious prions can arise spontaneously in normal brain tissue
Background


Cancer

References:
  1. July 26, 2010 - Cervical cancer virus found in head and neck cancers
  2. July 26, 2010 - Most men with low-risk prostate cancer receive aggressive treatment
  3. July 26, 2010 - Predicting drug responsiveness in cancer patients
  4. July 26, 2010 - Prostate Cancer Screening Can Lead to Overtreatment
  5. July 27, 2010 - Breaching the blood-brain barrier to create powerful new tools for fighting cancer
  6. July 27, 2010 - Women in their 40s have lower mammographic tumor detectability
  7. July 27, 2010 - Genetic risk score associated with breast cancer risk; predictive of type of disease
  8. July 27, 2010 - Specific oncogene plays a role in lung squamous cell carcinoma
  9. July 28, 2010 - Morphine blocks tumor growth
  10. July 28, 2010 - New transplantation criteria for liver cancer patients
  11. July 29, 2010 - Scientists pinpoint a cell-of-origin for human prostate cancer
  12. July 29, 2010 - Dense bones linked to raised risk for prostate cancer
  13. July 29, 2010 - Male breast cancer in family leads to high perception of risk, low likelihood of genetic counseling
  14. July 29, 2010 - The evolution of melanoma diagnosis: 25 years beyond the ABCDs
  15. July 29, 2010 - TNF blockers may increase the risk of malignancy in children
  16. July 29, 2010 - New lab test could identify imatinib resistance
  17. July 29, 2010 - Intensive chemotherapy may be harmful to most older patients with acute myeloid leukemia
  18. July 30, 2010 - Study finds diet and alcohol alter epigenetics of breast cancer
  19. July 30, 2010 - Functional magnetic resonance imaging to evaluate pancreatic cancer
  20. July 30, 2010 - A potential chemotherapeutic drug to treat hepatocellular carcinoma
  21. July 30, 2010 - CD74 serves as a survival receptor on colon epithelial cells
  22. August 1, 2010 - Herpes virus used to treat cancer
  23. August 1, 2010 - Doctors: Transplant advance in windpipe cancer - also here
Background


Lupus

References:
  1. July 26, 2010 - Researchers uncover biological rationale for why intensive lupus treatment works
Background


Cardiovascular disease

References:
  1. July 26, 2010 - Preventing heart problems while keeping a cool head
  2. July 26, 2010 - Seeing the forest and the trees reveals heart problems
  3. July 26, 2010 - Surgery or stenting for carotid artery disease? Question remains
  4. July 27, 2010 - Researchers identify risks of hypertension in young adults
  5. July 27, 2010 - Early repolarization pattern is associated with cardiac risk among the middle aged
  6. July 27, 2010 - Biomarkers found for postmenopausal cardiovascular disease
  7. July 28, 2010 - Millions of Americans in early stages of kidney disease need stroke monitoring
  8. July 29, 2010 - Calcium supplements linked to increased risk of heart attack
  9. July 29, 2010 - Snake venom studies yield insights for development of therapies for heart disease and cancer
  10. July 29, 2010 - Calcium pills 'increase' risk of heart attack
  11. July 29, 2010 - Calcium supplements linked to heart attacks: study - also here
  12. July 30, 2010 - Calcium linked to higher heart attack risk
  13. July 30, 2010 - Flavanol-rich foods may help heart disease patients, study suggests
  14. August 1, 2010 - Seven hours the magic number for sleep: study
  15. August 2, 2010 - Seven hours the magic number for sleep
  16. August 2, 2010 - Moderate sleepers avoid an early grave
Background


Obesity

References:
  1. July 26, 2010 - Reducing the health risks of obesity without serious side effects
  2. July 26, 2010 - New Compound Improves Obesity-Related Health Complications
  3. July 29, 2010 - Combination treatment for obesity leads to substantial reductions in body weight
  4. July 29, 2010 - Addiction drugs may boost weight loss
Background


AIDS

References:
  1. July 27, 2010 - Therapeutic HIV vaccines show promise
  2. July 29, 2010 - Island Monkeys Give Clues to Origins of HIV's Ancestor
Background


Social relationships and longevity

References:
  1. July 27, 2010 - Relationships improve your odds of survival by 50 percent - also here, here
  2. July 27, 2010 - Want to Live Longer? Get Some Friends
  3. July 27, 2010 - Social relationships are linked to improved survival
  4. July 27, 2010 - Having good friends appears to 'boost' survival
  5. July 28, 2010 - Social Ties Boost Survival by 50 Percent
  6. July 28, 2010 - Recipe for Longevity: No Smoking, Lots of Friends
  7. July 30, 2010 - Close friend, family relationships boost survival
  8. August 2, 2010 - Loneliness will kill you, scientists caution
Background


Nanobiotechnology

References:
  1. July 27, 2010 - Nanoblasts from laser-activated nanoparticles move molecules, proteins and DNA into cells
  2. July 27, 2010 - Multifunctional nanoparticle enables new type of biological imaging - also here
  3. July 28, 2010 - Super-sizing a cancer drug minimizes side effects
  4. July 30, 2010 - Humble protein, nanoparticles tag-team to kill cancer cells
Background


Rheumaoid arthritis

References:
  1. July 27, 2010 - Alcohol reduces the severity of rheumatoid arthritis
  2. July 27, 2010 - Drinking alcohol can 'reduce severity' of arthritis
Background


MicroRNA and Parkinson's disease

References:
  1. July 28, 2010 - Molecular mechanism triggering Parkinson's disease identified
Background, Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. July 28, 2010 - The replacement joint of the future, naturally grown
  2. July 28, 2010 - Hip hope from stem cell technique
  3. July 30, 2010 - FDA Lifts Hold on First-Ever Embryonic Stem Cell Trial
  4. July 30, 2010 - Embryonic stem cell trial back on
  5. July 30, 2010 - Stem cells to naturally rebuild human joints
  6. July 30, 2010 - Effective inducing systems of hepatic differentiation from bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells
  7. July 30, 2010 - Embryonic stem cells cleared for pilot tests in paralyzed patients
  8. August 1, 2010 - New insights into how stem cells determine what tissue to become
  9. August 1, 2010 - Adult Stem Cell Research Far Ahead of Embryonic - also here, here
Background


Early indications of neurological disease

References:
  1. July 28, 2010 - Sleep disorder may signal dementia, Parkinson's disease up to 50 years early
  2. August 3, 2010 - Violent dreams may predict illness in advance - also here
Background


Diabetes

References:
  1. July 28, 2010 - One molecule, many more insulin-producing cells to treat diabetes, says team
  2. July 29, 2010 - Just drop it: The one-size-fits-all approach to blood sugar control, that is
Background


Metabolic traits and genetics

References:
  1. July 28, 2010 - Why fad diets work well for some, but not others
Background


Multiple sclerosis

References:
  1. July 28, 2010 - Multiple sclerosis -- antihypertensive drug ameliorate inflammation in the brain
  2. July 30, 2010 - Immunological study finds earlier way to diagnose axon and neuron degeneration in MS
Background


Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties of resveratrol

References:
  1. July 29, 2010 - Plant compound resveratrol shown to suppresses inflammation, free radicals in humans
Background


Drug development

References:
  1. July 29, 2010 - Researchers create fluorescent biosensor to aid in drug development
Background


Tuberculosis

References:
  1. July 29, 2010 - A breakthrough in tuberculosis research
Background


Antibiotic-resistant E. coli

References:
  1. July 30, 2010 - Emerging E. coli strain causes many antimicrobial-resistant infections in US
Background, Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. July 30, 2010 - New approach to Alzheimer's therapy
Background


P53, PUMA, and cancer

References:
  1. July 31, 2010 - Cellular suicide spurs cancer
  2. July 31, 2010 - Disabling cellular assassin prevents cancer
  3. August 1, 2010 - Missing Puma reveals cancer conundrum
Background, Background


Antibiotics

References:
  1. August 1, 2010 - Mining bacterial genomes reveals valuable 'hidden' drugs
Background


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