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Volume 10, Number 15
April 11, 2011


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

Global warming
Supernovae
Extraterrestrial sources of formaldehyde
Star-forming regions
Supersymmetry
Possible non-standard model physics
Quantum superposition
Asymmetric jets from young star
Solar activity
Sunspot cycles
Thermohaline ocean circulation
Extrasolar planets
Laser Interferometer Space Antenna
Plate tectonics
Asteroseismology
Persistent high-energy flare source
Radio astronomy
Pulsars
Gamma-ray bursts
Gamma-ray burst neutrinos
SETI
Earthquakes
Black-hole mergers
Paleoclimatology
Earth's mantle
Universe evolution simulation
Aerosols and clouds
Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy

Technology

Controlled fusion
Fuel cells
Nanotechnology
Spintronics
Giant magneto-optical Faraday effect with terahertz light
Superconducting quantum interference devices
Supercomputing
Metamaterials
Photovoltaics
Graphene
Brain-computer interface
Graphene transistors
Plasmonics
Lasers
Bose-Einstein condensates
Virtual reality
Superconductivity

Life sciences

Extremeophiles
Amino acid chirality and clay
Thioredoxin enzymes and early life
KSR and kinase signaling
Stress, exercise, and immune system telomeres
Embryonic tissue separation
SREBP-2, cholesterol, and autophagy
Production of multipotent cells from differentiated tissue
Sexual selection
Spinal cord regeneration in fish
Vertebrate eye development
Rapid evolution
Ribozyme catalysis of RNA synthesis
Induced pluripotent stem cells
Immune response triggers
Molecular evolution of temperature sensors
Neanderthals
Immune cell search strategy
Bacterial production of methymercury
Evolution of seed plants
Polyphenols and adipocyte differentiation
DNA and nuclear receptors

Neuroscience, psychology, and behavior

Mirror system
Perceptual filling-in
Biology of alcohol craving
Brain-imaging studies
Autism
Food addiction
Brain growth in adults
Meditation and pain control
Cannabinoids and emotional processing
Neuroanatomical differences between bonobos and chimpanzees
Social working memory
Visual processing
Stress, cortisol, and old-age memory impairment
BBS proteins, brain development, and schizophrenia
Schizophrenia
Whisker perception
Fish sleep patterns
Dopamine and neurogenesis
Psilocybin
Sensory integration
Connectomics

Health and medicine

Cancer
Cancer biology
Stem cells
Induced pluripotent stem cells and gene therapy
Cardiovascular disease
Diabetes
Antibiotics
Exercise and mortality risk
AIDS
Body mass index, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease
Metabolic syndrome
Antibiotic resistance
Malaria
Alzheimer's disease
Artificial kidneys



Physical sciences


Global warming

References:
  1. April 4, 2011 - Glaciers melting faster than originally thought: study
  2. April 4, 2011 - Critics' review unexpectedly supports scientific consensus on global warming
  3. April 7, 2011 - Fewer cyclones with climate change - but why?
  4. April 10, 2011 - West Antarctic warming triggered by warmer sea surface in tropical Pacific
Background


Supernovae

References:
  1. April 4, 2011 - Finding the failed supernovae
Background


Extraterrestrial sources of formaldehyde

References:
  1. April 4, 2011 - Formaldehyde: Poison could have set the stage for the origins of life
  2. April 6, 2011 - Space Poison Helped Start Life on Earth?
Background


Star-forming regions

References:
  1. April 4, 2011 - The art of making stars
  2. April 8, 2011 - Nebula Mixer
Background


Supersymmetry

References:
  1. April 4, 2011 - MEG experiment may give boost to supersymmetry
Background


Possible non-standard model physics

References:
  1. April 5, 2011 - At Particle Lab, a Tantalizing Glimpse Has Physicists Holding Their Breaths
  2. April 5, 2011 - A hint of something new in 'W+dijets' at CDF
  3. April 6, 2011 - Fermilab Physicists See Something Weird
  4. April 6, 2011 - Is That A New Massive Particle ? Is That Some Kind Of Higgs ?
  5. April 6, 2011 - Tevatron claims possible glimpse of particles beyond the standard model
  6. April 6, 2011 - Fermilab data hint at possible new particle
  7. April 6, 2011 - Tevatron data suggests new, unknown particle - but not the Higgs
  8. April 6, 2011 - US atom smasher may have found new force of nature - also here
  9. April 7, 2011 - The Jet Energy Scale As An Explanation Of The CDF Signal
  10. April 7, 2011 - U.S. Collider Offers Physicists a Glimpse of a Possible New Particle
  11. April 7, 2011 - Researchers may have found 'new force'
  12. April 7, 2011 - Big noises about a little bump at Fermilab
  13. April 7, 2011 - Fermilab's data peak that causes excitement
  14. April 7, 2011 - Tevatron accelerator yields hints of new particle
  15. April 7, 2011 - Mystery signal at Fermilab hints at 'technicolour' force
  16. April 8, 2011 - Atom smasher finds possible new force of nature
  17. April 8, 2011 - Science is Hard
  18. April 9, 2011 - New Particle, If Proved, Could Be A 'Huge Revolution'
  19. April 28, 2011 - A 'bump' in the data
Background


Quantum superposition

References:
  1. April 5, 2011 - Atom and its quantum mirror image
  2. April 5, 2011 - The 'molecular octopus': A little brother of 'Schroedinger's cat'
  3. April 5, 2011 - Fattening up Schrödinger's cat
  4. April 7, 2011 - Researchers Find 'Fattest Schrodinger Cats Realized to Date'
Background


Asymmetric jets from young star

References:
  1. April 5, 2011 - Young Star's Supersonic Gas Jets Are Strangely Asymmetric
  2. April 5, 2011 - Spitzer sees young star spew supersonic jets
  3. April 5, 2011 - NASA's Spitzer discovers time-delayed jets around young star
  4. April 5, 2011 - Baby Star's Twin Gas Jets Fire on Time Delay
  5. April 8, 2011 - Baby Star's Jets
Background


Solar activity

References:
  1. April 5, 2011 - Sun Video Shows New Solar Cycle Is Far More Active
Background


Sunspot cycles

References:
  1. April 5, 2011 - Explaining the mystery of the missing sunspots
Background


Thermohaline ocean circulation

References:
  1. April 5, 2011 - New fresh water in Arctic could shift Gulf Stream - also here
  2. April 5, 2011 - Gulf Stream could be threatened by Arctic flush
Background, Background


Extrasolar planets

References:
  1. April 5, 2011 - NASA's Kepler Space Telescope searches for habitable planets
  2. April 8, 2011 - Galaxy Evolution Explorer satellite ferrets out planet-hunting targets
Background


Laser Interferometer Space Antenna

References:
  1. April 6, 2011 - NASA Gives Up on LISA
  2. April 7, 2011 - NASA disbands science teams to make way for European mission
Background


Plate tectonics

References:
  1. April 6, 2011 - New research suggests strong Indian crust thrust beneath the Tibetan Plateau
Background


Asteroseismology

References:
  1. April 7, 2011 - NASA's Kepler helps Iowa State's Kawaler, astronomers update census of sun-like stars - also here
  2. April 7, 2011 - Kepler Watches Stellar Throbbing
  3. April 7, 2011 - Star vibrations mapped by NASA's Kepler mission
  4. April 7, 2011 - Revelations of stars' ages will be a boon for SETI
  5. April 8, 2011 - Kepler's Bonus: New Insights on Stars
  6. April 8, 2011 - Kepler picks up stellar vibrations
Background


Persistent high-energy flare source

References:
  1. April 7, 2011 - Star-Eating Black Hole May Be Producing Universe's Biggest Blast
  2. April 7, 2011 - Baffling blowup in distant galaxy - also here
  3. April 7, 2011 - NASA Telescopes Join Forces to Observe Unprecedented Explosion
  4. April 7, 2011 - Swift, Hubble, Chandra telescopes join forces to observe unprecedented explosion
  5. April 7, 2011 - Powerful Space Explosion May Herald Star's Death By Black Hole
  6. April 7, 2011 - Space telescopes observe unusual cosmic blast - also here
  7. April 8, 2011 - Chandra observes extraordinary event
  8. April 8, 2011 - Black hole unleashes enduring cosmic blast
Background


Radio astronomy

References:
  1. April 7, 2011 - Instant snapshot of the stars now possible
Background


Pulsars

References:
  1. April 7, 2011 - Einstein@Home detects unusual stellar pair
Background


Gamma-ray bursts

References:
  1. April 7, 2011 - Breakthrough study confirms cause of short gamma-ray bursts
  2. April 8, 2011 - Supercomputer confirms cause of short gamma-ray bursts
  3. April 8, 2011 - The engine that powers short gamma-ray bursts
Background


Gamma-ray burst neutrinos

References:
  1. April 7, 2011 - Where are the neutrinos?
Background, Background


SETI

References:
  1. April 7, 2011 - Talking to the neighbours
  2. April 8, 2011 - Exo-evolution: Aliens who hide, survive
Background


Earthquakes

References:
  1. April 8, 2011 - Are We Living In An Age Of Giant Quakes? - also here
Background


Black-hole mergers

References:
  1. April 8, 2011 - Newly merged black hole eagerly shreds stars
Background


Paleoclimatology

References:
  1. April 8, 2011 - Ancient fossils hold clues for predicting future climate change, scientists report - also here
Background


Earth's mantle

References:
  1. April 8, 2011 - Carbonates make diamonds grow in the Earth's mantle
Background


Universe evolution simulation

References:
  1. April 8, 2011 - Halos Gone MAD
Background, Background


Aerosols and clouds

References:
  1. April 8, 2011 - Most complete dataset ever collected helps scientists understand aerosols' impacts on clouds
Background


Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy

References:
  1. April 8, 2011 - SOFIA completes first flight of German science instrument
  2. April 14, 2011 - High flying astronomy with German instrument
Background



Technology


Controlled fusion

References:
  1. April 4, 2011 - Overturned scientific explanation may be good news for nuclear fusion
Background


Fuel cells

References:
  1. April 4, 2011 - First macro-scale thin-film solid-oxide fuel cell demonstrated
Background


Nanotechnology

References:
  1. April 4, 2011 - Engineers create vibrant colors in vertical silicon nanowires
  2. April 4, 2011 - 'Nanocrystal doping' enhances semiconductor nanocrystals
  3. April 4, 2011 - UCSD chemists produce first high-resolution RNA 'nano square'
  4. April 7, 2011 - Nanowire opens gate to new devices
  5. April 8, 2011 - New research advances understanding of lead selenide nanowires
Background


Spintronics

References:
  1. April 4, 2011 - Spintronics meets nanoelectromechanics
Background


Giant magneto-optical Faraday effect with terahertz light

References:
  1. April 4, 2011 - Thin film has 'astonishing' ability to rotate light
  2. April 5, 2011 - Physicists rotate beams of light
Background, Background


Superconducting quantum interference devices

References:
  1. April 4, 2011 - Harnessing nonlinearity for linear measurements
Background


Supercomputing

References:
  1. April 4, 2011 - UT debuts its newest supercomputer
Background


Metamaterials

References:
  1. April 5, 2011 - Force of acoustical waves tapped for metamaterials
Background


Photovoltaics

References:
  1. April 6, 2011 - Researchers develop golden window electrodes for organic solar cells
Background


Graphene

References:
  1. April 6, 2011 - Imaging puddles
  2. April 8, 2011 - Polish team claims leap for wonder material graphene
Background


Brain-computer interface

References:
  1. April 6, 2011 - Technique for letting brain talk to computers now tunes in speech
  2. April 7, 2011 - Scientists create a mind-reading machine: lets brain talk to computer
  3. April 7, 2011 - Control the cursor with power of thought
Background


Graphene transistors

References:
  1. April 7, 2011 - Graphene transistor shines on diamond-like substrate
  2. April 7, 2011 - IBM shows smallest, fastest graphene processor
  3. April 11, 2011 - IBM introduces new graphene transistor
Background, Background


Plasmonics

References:
  1. April 7, 2011 - Plasmons Create Beautiful Full-Color Holograms
  2. April 7, 2011 - Holograms in True Color
  3. April 7, 2011 - Quantum effect fuels colour-fast holograms
  4. April 8, 2011 - Researchers discover way to create true-color 3-D holograms
  5. April 11, 2011 - Holography sharpens up
  6. April 12, 2011 - True-color holograms may light up small displays
Background


Lasers

References:
  1. April 7, 2011 - Fiber lasers deliver pulses at tens of gigahertz
Background


Bose-Einstein condensates

References:
  1. April 7, 2011 - Circuit made from flowing atoms
Background


Virtual reality

References:
  1. April 8, 2011 - New virtual reality research - and a new lab - at Stanford
Background


Superconductivity

References:
  1. April 8, 2011 - How to turn the vacuum into a superconductor
Background



Life sciences


Extremeophiles

References:
  1. April 4, 2011 - Antarctic microbes live life to the extreme
Background


Amino acid chirality and clay

References:
  1. April 4, 2011 - Did clay mould life's origins?
Background, Background


Thioredoxin enzymes and early life

References:
  1. April 4, 2011 - Protein adaptation shows that life on early earth lived in a hot, acidic environment
Background


KSR and kinase signaling

References:
  1. April 4, 2011 - How to separate a sheep from its flock
Background


Stress, exercise, and immune system telomeres

References:
  1. April 4, 2011 - Exercise may prevent stress on telomeres, a measure of cell health
  2. April 7, 2011 - The link between chronic stress and a marker of old age is being disentangled
Background, Background


Embryonic tissue separation

References:
  1. April 5, 2011 - Repulsion more important than cohesion in embryonic tissue separation
Background, Background


SREBP-2, cholesterol, and autophagy

References:
  1. April 5, 2011 - Cellular feast or famine
Background, Background


Production of multipotent cells from differentiated tissue

References:
  1. April 6, 2011 - Simple chemical cocktail shows first promise for limb re-growth in mammals
Background, Background


Sexual selection

References:
  1. April 6, 2011 - Female deer confirm bigger is not always better when choosing a mate
Background


Spinal cord regeneration in fish

References:
  1. April 6, 2011 - Fish offer clues to spinal cord renewal
Background


Vertebrate eye development

References:
  1. April 6, 2011 - Study reveals how the eye is formed
Background


Rapid evolution

References:
  1. April 7, 2011 - Instant evolution
  2. April 7, 2011 - Instant evolution in whiteflies: Just add bacteria
  3. April 7, 2011 - Evolutionary tug of war inside sweet-potato whitefly
  4. April 8, 2011 - Insects with Rickettsia infection produce twice as many offspring
Background


Ribozyme catalysis of RNA synthesis

References:
  1. April 7, 2011 - RNA duplicating RNA, a step closer to the origin of life
  2. April 7, 2011 - Biologists create self-replicating RNA molecule
Background, Background


Induced pluripotent stem cells

References:
  1. April 7, 2011 - A new way to make reprogrammed stem cells
  2. April 7, 2011 - Rethinking reprogramming: A new way to make stem cells
  3. April 8, 2011 - 'Universal' virus-free method turns blood cells into 'beating' heart cells
  4. April 12, 2011 - A New Recipe for Heart Cells That Beat the Rest
Background


Immune response triggers

References:
  1. April 7, 2011 - Hosts may use two systems in fight against infection
Background


Molecular evolution of temperature sensors

References:
  1. April 7, 2011 - Evolution of the animal temperature sensor: The functional adaptation to environmental change
Background


Neanderthals

References:
  1. April 7, 2011 - Neanderthals: Bad luck and its part in their downfall
Background


Immune cell search strategy

References:
  1. April 8, 2011 - Immune system actors map a perfect route in simple version of math dilemma - also here
Background


Bacterial production of methymercury

References:
  1. April 8, 2011 - Bacterial genome may hold answers to mercury mystery
Background


Evolution of seed plants

References:
  1. April 10, 2011 - Double the Genes, Double the Flora
  2. April 10, 2011 - New genetic study helps to solve Darwin's mystery about the ancient evolution of flowering plants
  3. April 13, 2011 - Researchers pinpoint key events in ancient plant evolution
Background


Polyphenols and adipocyte differentiation

References:
  1. April 10, 2011 - Blueberries may inhibit development of fat cells
Background


DNA and nuclear receptors

References:
  1. April 10, 2011 - Scientists uncover new DNA role in modifying gene function
Background



Neuroscience, psychology, and behavior


Mirror system

References:
  1. April 4, 2011 - Brain's mirror system loves the robot
Background


Perceptual filling-in

References:
  1. April 4, 2011 - What our eyes can't see, the brain fills in
Background, Background


Biology of alcohol craving

References:
  1. April 4, 2011 - Scientists find gene linked to alcohol consumption
  2. April 4, 2011 - New leads on the causes of alcoholism
  3. April 4, 2011 - Scientists find gene linked to alcohol consumption
Background


Brain-imaging studies

References:
  1. April 4, 2011 - Revealing how experts' minds tick
  2. April 8, 2011 - People control thoughts better when they see their brain activity: study
Background


Autism

References:
  1. April 4, 2011 - Autism treatments often lack solid evidence of effectiveness, study finds
  2. April 8, 2011 - The discovery of a common genetic cause of autism and epilepsy
  3. April 8, 2011 - Autism treatments are falling short
Background


Food addiction

References:
  1. April 4, 2011 - Addiction to food, drugs similar in the brain
Background, Background


Brain growth in adults

References:
  1. April 5, 2011 - Research shows adult brains capable of rapid new growth
Background, Background


Meditation and pain control

References:
  1. April 5, 2011 - Meditators can concentrate the hurt away
  2. April 5, 2011 - Demystifying meditation -- brain imaging illustrates how meditation reduces pain
Background, Background


Cannabinoids and emotional processing

References:
  1. April 5, 2011 - Research discovers how marijuana affects the way the brain processes emotional information
Background, Background


Neuroanatomical differences between bonobos and chimpanzees

References:
  1. April 5, 2011 - Chimp, bonobo study sheds light on the social brain - also here
Background


Social working memory

References:
  1. April 5, 2011 - Searching the brain for social networks
Background, Background


Visual processing

References:
  1. April 6, 2011 - Illusion shakes vision science theory
Background


Stress, cortisol, and old-age memory impairment

References:
  1. April 6, 2011 - Older age memory loss tied to stress hormone receptor in brain
Background


BBS proteins, brain development, and schizophrenia

References:
  1. April 6, 2011 - Brain development switch could affect schizophrenia, other conditions
Background, Background


Schizophrenia

References:
  1. April 6, 2011 - A Brain Protein Gone Awry Provides Schizophrenia Clue
Background


Whisker perception

References:
  1. April 7, 2011 - Virtual Whiskers Probe Sense of Touch
  2. April 7, 2011 - New model of whiskers provides insight into sense of touch
Background


Fish sleep patterns

References:
  1. April 7, 2011 - Cavefish lose sleep
  2. April 7, 2011 - Insomniac Cavefish May Hold Clues to Human Sleep Disorders
  3. April 7, 2011 - Through evolution, cavefish have lost sleep - also here
Background


Dopamine and neurogenesis

References:
  1. April 8, 2011 - Dopamine controls formation of new brain cells
Background, Background


Psilocybin

References:
  1. April 8, 2011 - Psychedelic drug cuts brain blood flow and connections
Background


Sensory integration

References:
  1. April 10, 2011 - Formerly Blind Children Shed Light on a Centuries-Old Puzzle
  2. April 10, 2011 - Study of blind children in India helps answer a 300-year-old philosophical question
  3. April 10, 2011 - Mapping touch to sight takes time to learn
  4. April 11, 2011 - When the Blind Can Suddenly See, Do They Know What They're Looking At?
  5. April 11, 2011 - Centuries-old debate on perception settled
Background


Connectomics

References:
  1. April 10, 2011 - Mapping the brain: New technique poised to untangle the complexity of the brain
  2. April 10, 2011 - Scientists find way to map brain's complexity
  3. April 11, 2011 - Scientists unravel brain's complexity
Background



Health and medicine


Cancer

References:
  1. April 4, 2011 - Heart drug may fight prostate cancer
  2. April 4, 2011 - High dose of oxygen enhances natural cancer treatment
  3. April 4, 2011 - Breast Milk Cells May Someday Help Predict Cancer
  4. April 5, 2011 - AACR: Experimental cancer drug unleashes 'guardian of the genome'
  5. April 5, 2011 - AACR: Cell-sorting method traces tumour development
  6. April 5, 2011 - Breast milk may harbor cancer clues
  7. April 5, 2011 - Scientists discover a way to kill off tumors in cancer treatment breakthrough
  8. April 5, 2011 - Modern targeted drug plus old malaria pill serve a 1-2 punch in advanced cancer patients
  9. April 6, 2011 - Beer, bugs, DNA linked to stomach cancer
  10. April 6, 2011 - New drug shrinks cancer in animals, study shows
  11. April 6, 2011 - New prostate cancer test gives more accurate diagnosis
  12. April 6, 2011 - Sniffing out lymphoma by turning dogs into humans
  13. April 8, 2011 - Booze a major cause of cancer in Europe: study
Background


Cancer biology

References:
  1. April 4, 2011 - Stress signal in cancer cells triggers similar response in other cells, aiding tumor growth
  2. April 4, 2011 - Tracking down the origin of leukemia relapse
  3. April 5, 2011 - Protein found to be the link missing between HPV infection and cervical cancer development
  4. April 7, 2011 - Molecules identified that help propel cancer metastasis
  5. April 8, 2011 - Outsmarting cancer cells: Scientists learn how they spread
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. April 4, 2011 - Chemical found which 'makes bone marrow repair skin'
  2. April 6, 2011 - Stem cells make 'retina in a dish'
  3. April 6, 2011 - Researchers Grow Protoeye in Dish
  4. April 6, 2011 - Eyes grown from stem cells
  5. April 6, 2011 - Stem cells coaxed into forming partial eyeball
  6. April 7, 2011 - Stem cells can self-organise into proto-eye
  7. April 7, 2011 - Visionary scientists grow proto-eye
  8. April 8, 2011 - Biologists Grow Entire Retina From Mouse Embryonic Stem Cells
  9. April 8, 2011 - Helping the heart help itself: Research points to new use for stem cells
Background


Induced pluripotent stem cells and gene therapy

References:
  1. April 4, 2011 - Study shows patient's own cells may hold therapeutic promise after reprogramming, gene correction
Background, Background


Cardiovascular disease

References:
  1. April 4, 2011 - Dangerous blood pressure increases during exercise can be blocked: research
  2. April 4, 2011 - Chest pain med is effective for refractory angina, but adherence problematic
  3. April 4, 2011 - Severe psoriasis linked to major adverse cardiovascular events
  4. April 4, 2011 - Studies question heart bypass, angioplasty method - also here
  5. April 5, 2011 - Device drops blood pressure in patients with difficult-to-treat hypertension
  6. April 5, 2011 - Stroke risks fade when women stop taking estrogen - also here
  7. April 5, 2011 - Working long hours? Watch out for your heart
  8. April 6, 2011 - Researchers find link between common dietary fat, intestinal microbes and heart disease
  9. April 7, 2011 - Gut microbes may foster heart disease - also here
Background


Diabetes

References:
  1. April 5, 2011 - Sugar fuels growth of insulin-making cells
  2. April 7, 2011 - Caffeine and diabetes -- helpful or harmful?
Background


Antibiotics

References:
  1. April 5, 2011 - Researchers put potent staph killer to the test, hope for new drug treatment
  2. April 5, 2011 - Copper wins out in live battle against MRSA
  3. April 7, 2011 - New drugs from mutant bugs
Background


Exercise and mortality risk

References:
  1. April 5, 2011 - Exercising to government standards could lower your death risk
Background


AIDS

References:
  1. April 6, 2011 - Amount of AIDS virus in genital secretions predicts risk of heterosexual transmission
Background


Body mass index, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease

References:
  1. April 6, 2011 - Body mass index in adolescence associated with early occurrence of diabetes and heart disease
Background, Background, Background


Metabolic syndrome

References:
  1. April 6, 2011 - Substance in tangerines fights obesity and protects against heart disease
Background, Background, Background


Antibiotic resistance

References:
  1. April 6, 2011 - Researchers find superbug gene in New Delhi water - also here
  2. April 7, 2011 - Antibiotic resistance shows up in India's drinking water
  3. April 7, 2011 - Drug-resistant genes found in cholera and dysentery strains in New Delhi water supply
  4. April 7, 2011 - Superbug gene rife in Delhi water supply
  5. April 7, 2011 - Superbug spreads in Delhi sewers
  6. April 8, 2011 - Drug-Resistance Gene Hopping Between Superbug Strains in New Delhi Water
  7. April 8, 2011 - WHO Calls for Action on Superbugs
Background


Malaria

References:
  1. April 7, 2011 - Genetically modified fungus could fight malaria - also here
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. April 8, 2011 - Boosted heat shock proteins may fight Alzheimer's
Background


Artificial kidneys

References:
  1. April 10, 2011 - Scottish scientists' artificial kidney breakthrough 'could cut donor waiting list'
  2. April 11, 2011 - Scottish scientists grow kidneys in a laboratory
Background, Background


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