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Volume 9, Number 43
October 25, 2010


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

Water in Earth's lower mantle
Global warming
Star-forming regions
James Webb Space Telescope
Cosmic rays and neutrino astronomy
Earthquakes
Extrasolar planets
String theory and strange metals
Water on Mars
Synchronization in networks
Quantum theory
Redshift 8.6 galaxy
Black hole in binary star system
Magnetic monopoles
Paleoclimatology
Neutron stars
Large Hadron Collider
Holographic hypothesis
Solar flares
Supernovae
Quantum entanglement

Technology

Robotics
Graphene
Nanotechnology
Superconductivity
Photonic crystals
Quantum cryptography
Virtual reality
Organic electronics
Quantum dots
Carbon nanotubes
Digital memory technology
Very high-speed optical networking
Optoelectronics
Transformation optics

Life sciences

Neanderthals
Hagfish and evolutionary origin of vertebrates
Flower evolution
Noncoding RNA and epigenetic regulation
Nuclear pore complexes
Ediacaran evolution
Induced pluripotent stem cells
T cells
Bacterial temperature sensing
Circadian rhythm and RNA splicing
Cell metabolic activity during quiescence
Anti-inflammatory activity of IL-37
Apoptosis
Semaphorin-plexin signaling
Bacterial communication
Mitochondria and evolution of eukaryotes
Influenza virus infection
Phospholipidase C structure
CO2, gene expression, and inflammation

Neuroscience, psychology, and behavior

Cognitive benefits of multilingualism
Shape recognition by sound
Cocaine addiction and the nucleus accumbens
Dopamine and alcohol addiction
Neural circuits in the olfactory system
Auditory cortex mapping of acoustic space
Drug addiction
Memory associated with surprise events
Genetics and gene activity in the brain
Genetic factors in alcoholism
Depression and gene therapy
Brain-imaging studies
Depression
Dopamine and circadian rhythm
Dopamine model of learning
Autism
Brain macrophages (microglia)
Sensory plasticity
Neuronal sequencing

Health and medicine

Stem cells
Cardiovascular disease
Cancer
Alzheimer's disease
Psoriasis
AIDS
Inflammatory bowel disease
Malaria
Obesity
Clostridium difficile infection
Age-related memory decline
Stem cells and cancer
Parkinson's disease
Diabetes
Cancer biology
Hepatitis C
Whole grain consumption and body fat
Drug delivery
Multiple sclerosis
Nanobiotechnology



Physical sciences


Water in Earth's lower mantle

References:
  1. October 18, 2010 - Geophysicists claim conventional understanding of Earth's deep water cycle needs revision
Background, Background


Global warming

References:
  1. October 18, 2010 - NOAA: Global temperature ties for warmest on record
  2. October 18, 2010 - Global Temperatures Continue to Rise - also here
  3. October 19, 2010 - Drought may threaten much of globe within decades - also here
  4. October 20, 2010 - Extreme drought across most of Earth by 2060
  5. October 20, 2010 - Measuring sea-level rise in the Falklands
  6. October 21, 2010 - Sea ice melting as Arctic temperature rises - also here
Background


Star-forming regions

References:
  1. October 18, 2010 - Where stars are born
Background


James Webb Space Telescope

References:
  1. October 18, 2010 - NASA's Webb telescope's systems engineering evolves
Background


Cosmic rays and neutrino astronomy

References:
  1. October 18, 2010 - 'Telescope' buried a mile under the Antarctic ice to find source of cosmic rays
Background


Earthquakes

References:
  1. October 18, 2010 - In Studying Haiti, a New Angle on an Earthquake’s Intensity
  2. October 24, 2010 - Haiti fault capable of another big quake: study
  3. October 25, 2010 - Quake threat looms over Haiti
  4. October 25, 2010 - Haiti fault capable of another big quake
  5. October 25, 2010 - Purdue-led research team finds Haiti quake caused by unknown fault - also here
  6. October 25, 2010 - Haiti may face more major earthquakes
Background


Extrasolar planets

References:
  1. October 19, 2010 - Astronomers Find Weird, Warm Spot on an Exoplanet - also here, here, here, here
  2. October 19, 2010 - Alien World Sports Mysterious Hot Spot
  3. October 19, 2010 - Huge Alien Planet Has a Mysterious Hot Spot
  4. October 19, 2010 - Curtain to Lift on Alien Planets by the Hundreds
  5. October 20, 2010 - Exoplanet's Weird Hot Spot Defies Explanation
  6. October 22, 2010 - X-Ray observations of an extrasolar planetary system
  7. October 22, 2010 - 'Star Wars' Planet with 2 Suns Challenges Theories
  8. October 22, 2010 - Double star's exoplanets found
  9. October 26, 2010 - Planets orbiting a binary system help astrobiologists search for habitable worlds - also here, here, here
  10. October 26, 2010 - Surprise Discovery: Two Planets, Two Stars, One System
Background


String theory and strange metals

References:
  1. October 19, 2010 - String theory tackles strange metals
Background, Background


Water on Mars

References:
  1. October 19, 2010 - Martian lakes, seas formed by emerging underground aquifers - also here
Background


Synchronization in networks

References:
  1. October 19, 2010 - Get in synch -- or be enslaved by it
Background


Quantum theory

References:
  1. October 20, 2010 - Can fluid dynamics offer insights into quantum mechanics? - also here, here
Background


Redshift 8.6 galaxy

References:
  1. October 20, 2010 - The Most Distant Galaxy Ever Measured - also here, here, here
  2. October 20, 2010 - New Record! Ancient Galaxy is Most Distant Thing in Space
  3. October 20, 2010 - Most distant galaxy ever found sheds light on infant cosmos
  4. October 20, 2010 - Galaxy Is Most Distant Object Ever Seen
  5. October 20, 2010 - New cosmic distance record-holder
  6. October 20, 2010 - Most Distant Galaxy Ever Confirmed
  7. October 20, 2010 - Very Large Telescope Dates Oldest Galaxy Ever Seen
  8. October 20, 2010 - Universe's Most Distant Object Spotted
  9. October 20, 2010 - Faraway Galaxy Pushes Cosmic View Closer to the Dawn of the Universe
  10. October 20, 2010 - Earliest galaxy helped clear Big Bang's fog
  11. October 20, 2010 - Astronomers say they've found oldest galaxy so far - also here
  12. October 20, 2010 - Early Galaxy UDFy-38135539
  13. October 21, 2010 - Cosmology's Distance Record Shattered
  14. October 21, 2010 - The oldest thing we've ever seen
  15. October 21, 2010 - Ancient galaxy most distant object observed
  16. October 21, 2010 - Hubble reveals furthest galaxy yet
Background, Background


Black hole in binary star system

References:
  1. October 20, 2010 - Black Hole vs. Massive Star
  2. October 20, 2010 - Model explains evolution of unusual binary system, why large star not so luminous - also here
  3. October 20, 2010 - Massive X-ray-Belching Black Hole Finally Fits Cosmic Theory
Background, Background


Magnetic monopoles

References:
  1. October 20, 2010 - Scientists capture first direct images of theoretically predicted magnetic monopoles
  2. October 25, 2010 - Magnetic monopoles outed, powerless to help grand unified theory
Background, Background


Paleoclimatology

References:
  1. October 20, 2010 - New findings could sway thought on climate change
Background


Neutron stars

References:
  1. October 20, 2010 - Neutron Stars Are Doomed if Vacuum Energy Goes Wild
Background


Large Hadron Collider

References:
  1. October 20, 2010 - CERN scientists eye parallel universe breakthrough
Background


Holographic hypothesis

References:
  1. October 20, 2010 - Hogan's holometer: Testing the hypothesis of a holographic universe
  2. October 28, 2010 - World's Most Precise Clocks Could Reveal Universe Is a Hologram
  3. October 28, 2010 - Holometer experiment to test if the universe is a hologram
Background


Solar flares

References:
  1. October 21, 2010 - Crackling with solar flares
Background


Supernovae

References:
  1. October 22, 2010 - Alternative yardstick to measure the universe
Background


Quantum entanglement

References:
  1. October 22, 2010 - Entanglement Warms Up
Background



Technology


Robotics

References:
  1. October 18, 2010 - Robots use their hands to 'think'
Background


Graphene

References:
  1. October 18, 2010 - Lastest graphene research could lead to improvements in bluetooth headsets and other devices
  2. October 19, 2010 - Professor taking next step with graphene research
  3. October 21, 2010 - Graphene single-transistor amplifier is a first
Background


Nanotechnology

References:
  1. October 18, 2010 - Solving single molecule mobility
  2. October 18, 2010 - Coming soon: Manufacturing with every atom in its proper place
  3. October 19, 2010 - Intricate, curving 3-D nanostructures created using capillary action forces
  4. October 19, 2010 - New nano techniques integrate electron gas-producing oxides with silicon
  5. October 20, 2010 - A forest of nanorods: Amazing nanostructures created by glancing-angle deposition
Background


Superconductivity

References:
  1. October 18, 2010 - Fermi-surface reconstruction and the origin of high-temperature superconductivity
Background


Photonic crystals

References:
  1. October 19, 2010 - Biology rides to computers' aid
Background


Quantum cryptography

References:
  1. October 19, 2010 - Long distance, top secret messages
Background


Virtual reality

References:
  1. October 19, 2010 - New perspective in the CAVE with 3-D computer-assisted virtual environment
Background


Organic electronics

References:
  1. October 19, 2010 - 10-minute plasma treatment improves organic memory performance
  2. October 20, 2010 - New equation could advance research in solar cell materials
Background


Quantum dots

References:
  1. October 20, 2010 - Short-range scattering in quantum dots
Background


Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. October 20, 2010 - Nanotube thermopower: Efforts to store energy in carbon nanotubes described
Background


Digital memory technology

References:
  1. October 20, 2010 - Bendable Memory Made from Nanowire Transistors
Background


Very high-speed optical networking

References:
  1. October 21, 2010 - Tomorrow's Internet: 1,000 times faster - also here, here
Background


Optoelectronics

References:
  1. October 21, 2010 - Light on silicon better than copper?
Background


Transformation optics

References:
  1. October 22, 2010 - Transformation optics by the slice
Background



Life sciences


Neanderthals

References:
  1. October 18, 2010 - A Setback for Neandertal Smarts?
  2. October 19, 2010 - Neanderthals did not make jewelry after all
Background


Hagfish and evolutionary origin of vertebrates

References:
  1. October 18, 2010 - Jawless evolution explained
  2. October 19, 2010 - Hagfish Analysis Opens Major Gap in Tree of Life
  3. October 20, 2010 - 'Junk DNA' uncovers the nature of our ancient ancestors
Background


Flower evolution

References:
  1. October 18, 2010 - 100-million-year-old mistake provides snapshot of evolution
Background


Noncoding RNA and epigenetic regulation

References:
  1. October 18, 2010 - A mystery solved: How genes are selectively silenced
Background, Background


Nuclear pore complexes

References:
  1. October 18, 2010 - Pore 'vision' improved
Background


Ediacaran evolution

References:
  1. October 19, 2010 - Fossilised iceblocks shed light on early life
  2. October 20, 2010 - Asteroid may have triggered evolution
Background


Induced pluripotent stem cells

References:
  1. October 19, 2010 - Functional nerve cells from adult skin cells generated by UConn scientists
Background


T cells

References:
  1. October 19, 2010 - Novel regulatory process for T cells may help explain immune system diseases
Background


Bacterial temperature sensing

References:
  1. October 19, 2010 - Bacteria gauge cold with molecular measuring stick
Background


Circadian rhythm and RNA splicing

References:
  1. October 20, 2010 - Organisms distinguish day and night by shifting the way genes are interpreted
  2. October 20, 2010 - Clock affects RNA splicing
Background


Cell metabolic activity during quiescence

References:
  1. October 20, 2010 - Researchers find sleepy fibroblasts are quite lively - also here
Background


Anti-inflammatory activity of IL-37

References:
  1. October 20, 2010 - Elusive protein may lead the fight against inflammatory disease
Background, Background


Apoptosis

References:
  1. October 20, 2010 - 'Reaper' protein strikes at mitochondria to kill cells
Background


Semaphorin-plexin signaling

References:
  1. October 20, 2010 - Understanding how cell semaphorins and plexins interact
Background


Bacterial communication

References:
  1. October 20, 2010 - Progress toward treating infections by silencing microbes' 'smart phones'
Background


Mitochondria and evolution of eukaryotes

References:
  1. October 21, 2010 - Energy Revolution Key to Complex Life: Depends on Mitochondria, Cells' Tiny Power Stations - also here, here, here
  2. October 22, 2010 - The fuel of evolution: A new hypothesis about how complex life emerged on Earth - also here
  3. October 22, 2010 - Energy crisis: why bacteria can't build complex cells
Background, Background


Influenza virus infection

References:
  1. October 21, 2010 - Chemists discover proton mechanism used by flu virus to infect cells - also here
  2. October 21, 2010 - Detailing influenza's structure for drug targeting
Background, Background


Phospholipidase C structure

References:
  1. October 21, 2010 - Study details molecular structure of major cell signaling pathway
Background


CO2, gene expression, and inflammation

References:
  1. October 21, 2010 - Identifying a role for cellular CO2 sensor
Background, Background



Neuroscience, psychology, and behavior


Cognitive benefits of multilingualism

References:
  1. October 18, 2010 - Bilingualism good for the brain
Background


Shape recognition by sound

References:
  1. October 18, 2010 - See no shape, touch no shape, hear a shape?
Background


Cocaine addiction and the nucleus accumbens

References:
  1. October 18, 2010 - Researchers discover why cocaine is so addictive
Background


Dopamine and alcohol addiction

References:
  1. October 18, 2010 - Why are men more susceptible to alcoholism?
  2. October 19, 2010 - First direct evidence that response to alcohol depends on genes
Background


Neural circuits in the olfactory system

References:
  1. October 18, 2010 - Optical technique reveals unnexpected complexity in mammalian olfactory coding
Background


Auditory cortex mapping of acoustic space

References:
  1. October 18, 2010 - Scientists closer to grasping how the brain's 'hearing center' spurs responses to sound
Background


Drug addiction

References:
  1. October 18, 2010 - Longer-lasting options to treat drug addiction - also here
Background


Memory associated with surprise events

References:
  1. October 19, 2010 - Surprise! Now you'll remember this article forever
Background


Genetics and gene activity in the brain

References:
  1. October 19, 2010 - Gene activity in the brain depends on genetic background
Background, Background


Genetic factors in alcoholism

References:
  1. October 19, 2010 - Scientists find gene linked to alcoholism
  2. October 19, 2010 - Gene has 'big effect' on alcoholism, how quickly you get drunk
Background


Depression and gene therapy

References:
  1. October 20, 2010 - Gene therapy helps depressed mice
  2. October 20, 2010 - Gene therapy for depression
  3. October 20, 2010 - Gene therapy may be powerful new treatment for major depression
  4. October 20, 2010 - Gene therapy could treat depression: US research
  5. October 21, 2010 - Researchers: Gene therapy may treat depression
  6. October 21, 2010 - Depressed Mice Just Need a Shot of Gene Therapy in the Brain
Background, Background


Brain-imaging studies

References:
  1. October 20, 2010 - Falling in love is more scientific than you think - also here
  2. October 20, 2010 - Frontal lobe of the brain is key to automatic responses to various stimuli, say scientists
  3. October 20, 2010 - The real 'mommy brain': New mothers grew
Background


Depression

References:
  1. October 20, 2010 - New theory links depression to chronic brain inflammation
Background


Dopamine and circadian rhythm

References:
  1. October 20, 2010 - New regulator of circadian clock identified
Background, Background


Dopamine model of learning

References:
  1. October 20, 2010 - Dopamine model could play role in treating schizophrenia and drug addiction
Background, Background


Autism

References:
  1. October 20, 2010 - Magic tricks reveal surprising results about autism
Background


Brain macrophages (microglia)

References:
  1. October 21, 2010 - Brain cell origin solved
  2. October 22, 2010 - Researchers discover origin of immune cells in the brain
  3. October 27, 2010 - Scientists discover origin of brain immune cells
Background


Sensory plasticity

References:
  1. October 21, 2010 - Younger brains are easier to rewire
Background, Background


Neuronal sequencing

References:
  1. October 24, 2010 - Neurons work like a chain of dominos to control action sequences
Background



Health and medicine


Stem cells

References:
  1. October 18, 2010 - The next generation of stem cells
  2. October 18, 2010 - Scientists turn stem cells into cells for cartilage repair
  3. October 18, 2010 - Scientists perform genome-wide study of human stem cells
  4. October 18, 2010 - Japanese researchers report on liver transplantation studies using animal and iPS cells
  5. October 19, 2010 - McMaster researchers say not all stem cells the same
  6. October 19, 2010 - Bioelectrical therapy for cancer and birth defects?
  7. October 21, 2010 - Exercise Boosts Muscle Stem Cells
  8. October 21, 2010 - Finding the genes that make a human stem cell
  9. October 22, 2010 - Combining stem-cell and gene-therapy techniques to tackle a deadly blood disease
Background


Cardiovascular disease

References:
  1. October 18, 2010 - Body's bacteria affect atherosclerosis
  2. October 19, 2010 - Study reveals how sex hormones influence right heart function
  3. October 20, 2010 - Low testosterone linked to heightened risk of early death
  4. October 21, 2010 - Studies show everolimus-eluting stent implantation reduces restenosis and repeat revasculariztion
  5. October 21, 2010 - Treating metabolic syndrome, undergoing carotid angioplasty
  6. October 21, 2010 - Protein injection shows promise in lowering elevated triglycerides
  7. October 21, 2010 - Risk gene for severe heart disease discovered
  8. October 22, 2010 - New study IDs proteins regulating water retention in salt-sensitive hypertension
Background


Cancer

References:
  1. October 18, 2010 - Prostate cancer patients treated with robotic-assisted surgery can expect low recurrence of cancer
  2. October 18, 2010 - Type 2 diabetes and insulin use are associated with colorectal cancer in men
  3. October 18, 2010 - Treating cancer with light: New LED device may help advance photodynamic therapy - also here
  4. October 18, 2010 - Removing 2mm around breast cancer tumors prevents residual disease in 98 percent of patients
  5. October 18, 2010 - Statin use associated with statistically significant reduction in colorectal cancer
  6. October 18, 2010 - Colonoscopy technique increases polyp detection in far reaches of right colon
  7. October 18, 2010 - Soy intake associated with lower recurrence of breast cancer in hormone-sensitive cancers
  8. October 18, 2010 - Research team identifies new mechanism with suspected role in cancer
  9. October 18, 2010 - Genetic predisposition to certain skin cancers may be associated with vitamin D deficiency
  10. October 18, 2010 - High Soy Intake May Reduce Risk of Breast Cancer Recurrence
  11. October 18, 2010 - More support for soy after breast cancer
  12. October 18, 2010 - Peregrine: brain cancer trial results show promise - also here
  13. October 18, 2010 - Statin drugs may lower colon cancer risk - study
  14. October 19, 2010 - Vitamin E in front line of prostate cancer fight
  15. October 19, 2010 - The promise of ion beam cancer therapy
  16. October 19, 2010 - SHIP protein identified as a B-cell tumor suppressor
  17. October 19, 2010 - Major component in turmeric enhance effect of chemotherapy drug in head and neck cancer
  18. October 19, 2010 - Hormone therapy use by postmenopausal women may increase incidence of more advanced breast cancer
  19. October 19, 2010 - New clinical trial explores role of vitamin D in preventing esophageal cancer
  20. October 19, 2010 - Prostate cancer patients are at increased risk of precancerous colon polyps
  21. October 19, 2010 - Adiponectin shows potential in blocking obesity-related carcinogenesis
  22. October 19, 2010 - Inflammatory breast cancer focus of new report
  23. October 19, 2010 - Proton therapy safe, effective for early-stage lung cancer patients
  24. October 19, 2010 - Breast Cancer Seen as Riskier With Hormone
  25. October 19, 2010 - Hormones for Menopause Increase Breast Cancer Hazard
  26. October 19, 2010 - Glivec study gives hope of cure for some leukaemia
  27. October 20, 2010 - Scientists show TAp63 suppresses cancer metastasis
  28. October 20, 2010 - New tumor proteins may identify a range of cancers early
  29. October 20, 2010 - Estrogen replacement therapy speeds ovarian cancer growth, new study reports
  30. October 20, 2010 - A redeeming role for a common virus
  31. October 20, 2010 - Detecting breast cancer recurrence
  32. October 20, 2010 - Girls with ovarian germ-cell tumors can safely skip chemotherapy unless disease recurs
  33. October 20, 2010 - Hormone therapy raises breast cancer deaths: study
  34. October 20, 2010 - US FDA backs Roche's Herceptin in stomach cancer
  35. October 21, 2010 - Some leukemia patients may be able to safely stop treatment
  36. October 21, 2010 - Conventional, annual Pap smear cost-effective follow-up after cervical lesion treatment
  37. October 21, 2010 - Virtual colonoscopy option could improve colorectal cancer screening rates, patient survey suggests
  38. October 21, 2010 - Lack of vitamin D: More evidence connected to breast, colon cancer
  39. October 21, 2010 - Low-dose aspirin lowers colon cancer risk: UK study
  40. October 21, 2010 - Collards and carrots may ward off breast cancer
  41. October 22, 2010 - Low-dose aspirin slashes colon cancer risk - study
  42. October 22, 2010 - Discovery may help scientists boost broccoli's cancer-fighting power
  43. October 22, 2010 - How much people smoke and who gets lung cancer gene-influenced
  44. October 22, 2010 - Five-day breast cancer treatment now available
  45. October 22, 2010 - Personalized treatment may help some liver cancer patients
  46. October 22, 2010 - Researchers identify factor boosting leukemia's aggressiveness
  47. October 22, 2010 - Study: Low-Dose Aspirin May Cut Colon Cancer Risk - also here
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. October 18, 2010 - Vitamin B12 may reduce risk of Alzheimer's disease
  2. October 18, 2010 - New study gives hope for new class of Alzheimer's disease drugs
  3. October 18, 2010 - Tackling cognitive deficits in Alzheimer's disease: 1 'STEP' at a time
  4. October 19, 2010 - Vitamin B12 tied to Alzheimer's
  5. October 21, 2010 - Peripheral induction of Alzheimer's-like brain pathology in mice
Background


Psoriasis

References:
  1. October 18, 2010 - Four new psoriasis 'hotspots' identified
  2. October 18, 2010 - Researchers increase understanding of genetic susceptibility to psoriasis
Background


AIDS

References:
  1. October 18, 2010 - Consortium to design human trials of mosaic HIV vaccine
  2. October 21, 2010 - Anticancer protein might combat HIV
Background


Inflammatory bowel disease

References:
  1. October 18, 2010 - Vitamin D deficiency puts IBD patients at greater risk of osteoporosis
  2. October 18, 2010 - Diagnostic techniques help IBD patients avoid ionizing radiation exposure
Background


Malaria

References:
  1. October 18, 2010 - Teasing out malaria's genetic secrets
  2. October 21, 2010 - Malaria research bites back
Background


Obesity

References:
  1. October 18, 2010 - New studies highlight obesity's impact on gastrointestinal health
  2. October 18, 2010 - New undertsanding of gut hormones and gut function sheds light on obesity
  3. October 19, 2010 - Insulin sensitivity may explain link between obesity, memory problems
Background


Clostridium difficile infection

References:
  1. October 18, 2010 - Attack on C. difficile: How can we combat this serious health issue
Background


Age-related memory decline

References:
  1. October 18, 2010 - Experimental Drug Preserves Memory in Rodents
Background


Stem cells and cancer

References:
  1. October 19, 2010 - An electrical switch for cancer?
  2. October 19, 2010 - Bioelectrical signals turn stem cells' progeny cancerous
Background, Background


Parkinson's disease

References:
  1. October 19, 2010 - Research brings cure for Parkinson's disease a step closer
Background


Diabetes

References:
  1. October 19, 2010 - Brain might be key to leptin's actions against type 1 diabetes
  2. October 20, 2010 - Fat fathers affect daughters' health
  3. October 20, 2010 - Dad's Diet May Give Children Diabetes
  4. October 20, 2010 - Rat dad's diet affects pups
  5. October 20, 2010 - Gluttonous Male Mice Give Diabetes to Daughters
  6. October 21, 2010 - Fat guys risk future daughters' health
  7. October 21, 2010 - Fat daddies put daughters at risk
  8. October 21, 2010 - Obese father rats have unhealthy daughters
Background


Cancer biology

References:
  1. October 19, 2010 - New clues to how cancer-related proteins plasmin, thrombin lose inhibition
  2. October 19, 2010 - Discovery of a mechanism that controls the expression of a protein involved in numerous cancers
  3. October 20, 2010 - Protein implicated in many cancers
  4. October 20, 2010 - Researchers find potential therapeutic target across a range of cancer types
  5. October 21, 2010 - Stanford study links cancer to loss of protein that hooks skin cells together
Background


Hepatitis C

References:
  1. October 19, 2010 - Visceral adiposity index directly correlated to viral load in genotype 1 chronic hepatitis C
Background


Whole grain consumption and body fat

References:
  1. October 20, 2010 - Eating mostly whole grains, few refined grains linked to lower body fat
Background


Drug delivery

References:
  1. October 20, 2010 - Miniature solar cells might make chemotherapy less toxic
Background


Multiple sclerosis

References:
  1. October 21, 2010 - Scientists uncover clues on inflammation in central nervous system
Background


Nanobiotechnology

References:
  1. October 22, 2010 - Using gold particles to fight cancer
Background


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