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Volume 10, Number 33
August 15, 2011


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

Cygnus X-1
Nucleobases on meteorites
Destruction of stars by supermassive black holes
Red-burning galaxies
Extrasolar planets
Quantum spin liquids
Plate tectonics
Earthquakes
Quantum crystal
Gravitational waves
Solar flares
SETI
Glacier melting
Black holes and quantum information theory
Paleoclimatology
Type Ia supernovae
Dwarf galaxies near the Milky Way
Arctic sea ice melting
Higgs boson
Alternatives to dark matter
Graphene and fullerenes in space
Water on Mars
Neutrino oscillations

Technology

Gigabit networks
Metamaterials
Integrated photonic circuits
Nanotechnology
Long-lasting optical disk
Hydrogen production
Quantum computing
Supercomputing
Fuel cells
Superluminal transmission
Graphene
Photovoltaics
Spintronics
Optoelectronics
Carbon nanotubes

Life sciences

Homo floresiensis
Yeast need for oxygen
TCF-1 and T cell development
Sexual selection
Glycolysis
Yeast, sugar, and multicellularity
Interbreeding of humans and archaic humans
Origins of RNA
Nesfatin-1, appetite, obesity, and diabetes
Looping morphogenesis
Meiosis and recombination
Regneration of cardiac myocytes
Marine bacterial communities and horizontal gene transfer
Prion-like proteins and immune response
Cod immune system
Regulation of Th17 cells by γ-c cytokines
G protein-coupled receptors
Organ regeneration in flatworms
Denisovans
Bacterial symbiosis
Artificial amino acids
Marine microbiology
Kinesin-1 and cellular energy conservation
Salmonella virulence

Neuroscience, psychology, and behavior

Heritability of number sense
Epigenetic variations in the brain
Heritability of intelligence
Exercise and protection from cognitive impairment by infection
Myelination of brain neurons
Schizophrenia
Stress, corticotropin releasing factor, and alcoholism
Autism
Phagocytosis and neurogenesis in the brain
Addiction to UV radiation
P38α MAPK, addiction, and depression
MAO-A and threat assessment
Acetylcholine, attention, and concentration
GABA and impulsivity
Memory
Stress and appetite
Grouping in visual perception

Health and medicine

Cancer biology
Cancer
Parkinson's disease
AIDS
Asthma and inflammation
Influenza antibodies
Atrial fibrillation and dementia
Tuberculosis
Tissue engineering
Cardiovascular disease
Cognitive impairment
Diabetes
Multiple sclerosis
Cell therapy for leukemia
Alzheimer's disease
Gene therapy
Antioxidants
RNA-targeting antiviral
Brown fat in pre-adults
Obesity
Stem Cells
Malaria
Rheumatoid arthritis



Physical sciences


Cygnus X-1

References:
  1. August 8, 2011 - The Fate of the First Black Hole
Background


Nucleobases on meteorites

References:
  1. August 8, 2011 - Meteorites: Tool kits for creating life on Earth
  2. August 8, 2011 - Building Blocks of DNA Found in Meteorites from Space
  3. August 8, 2011 - Meteorites carried life's building blocks to Earth: study
  4. August 8, 2011 - NASA Researchers: DNA Building Blocks Can Be Made in Space
  5. August 9, 2011 - Meteorites Carried Life's Building Block to Earth
  6. August 10, 2011 - Meteorites could be life's messengers
  7. August 10, 2011 - Meteorites contain chemicals linked to life
  8. August 10, 2011 - It came from outer space...
  9. August 15, 2011 - DNA has an alien origin
Background


Destruction of stars by supermassive black holes

References:
  1. August 8, 2011 - A star is torn
Background


Red-burning galaxies

References:
  1. August 8, 2011 - Red-burning galaxies hold the key to galaxy evolution
Background


Extrasolar planets

References:
  1. August 8, 2011 - Coming to a solar system near you - super-Earth!
  2. August 8, 2011 - Two more kepler planets confirmed
  3. August 9, 2011 - Distant star moved by tides
  4. August 10, 2011 - HARPS tunes in on 'noisy' planets
  5. August 11, 2011 - Exoplanet blacker than coal
  6. August 11, 2011 - Alien World is Blacker than Coal - also here, here, here
  7. August 11, 2011 - Coal-Black Alien Planet Is Darkest Ever Seen
  8. August 11, 2011 - Oddball Exoplanet is Darker than Coal
  9. August 11, 2011 - TrES-2b - Universe's Darkest Exoplanet Discovered
  10. August 11, 2011 - Strange planet is blacker than coal - also here
  11. August 11, 2011 - Oddball Exoplanet is Darker than Coal
  12. August 12, 2011 - Exoplanet Reflects Practically No Light - and Scientists Have No Idea Why
  13. August 12, 2011 - New exoplanet is blacker than coal
  14. August 12, 2011 - Darkest Planet Found: Coal-Black, It Reflects Almost No Light
  15. August 12, 2011 - Darkest exoplanet spotted by astronomers
  16. August 19, 2011 - The Darkest Exoplanet Yet
Background


Quantum spin liquids

References:
  1. August 8, 2011 - Quantum liquids move to a higher dimension
Background


Plate tectonics

References:
  1. August 8, 2011 - A billion-year-old piece of North America traced back to Antarctica
  2. August 8, 2011 - Before Pangaea - North America And Antarctica Were Connected 1.1 Billion Years Ago
  3. August 10, 2011 - Texas and Antarctica were once linked together
  4. August 15, 2011 - Texas and Antarctica Were Attached, Rocks Hint
  5. August 29, 2011 - Piece of crust stolen from Texas found in Antarctica
Background


Earthquakes

References:
  1. August 9, 2011 - Putting the pieces together
  2. August 11, 2011 - New data shows El MayorCucapah earthquake was simple on surface, complicated at depth
Background


Quantum crystal

References:
  1. August 10, 2011 - Exotic Quantum crystal discovered - also here, here, here
Background, Background


Gravitational waves

References:
  1. August 9, 2011 - Searching for gravitational waves
Background


Solar flares

References:
  1. August 9, 2011 - Sun Unleashes Largest Solar Flare in Years - also here
  2. August 9, 2011 - Solar Storms Building Toward Peak in 2013, NASA Predicts
  3. August 10, 2011 - Solar flares: What does it take to be X-class?
  4. August 10, 2011 - How Does the Sun Spark X-Class Solar Flares?
Background


SETI

References:
  1. August 10, 2011 - SETI to Go Back Online
  2. August 10, 2011 - SETI's telescopes to go back online, resuming hunt for alien life
  3. August 11, 2011 - Search for ET resumes with public donations
  4. August 11, 2011 - SETI to resume hunt for extraterrestrial life following successful fundraiser
  5. August 11, 2011 - SETI project: We're listening again, ET
  6. August 12, 2011 - Donations help reactivate SETI's search for aliens - also here
  7. August 13, 2011 - Donors helping to reboot California listening post for aliens
Background


Glacier melting

References:
  1. August 10, 2011 - Most Himalayan Glaciers Retreating; 21 Stable or Expanding, Survey Finds
Background


Black holes and quantum information theory

References:
  1. August 11, 2011 - Escaping gravity's clutches: the black hole breakout - also here, here
  2. August 15, 2011 - Information paradox simplified
Background, Background


Paleoclimatology

References:
  1. August 11, 2011 - Using fossil leaf veins to reconstruct past climates
Background


Type Ia supernovae

References:
  1. August 11, 2011 - Team finds Type Ia supernovae parents
  2. August 11, 2011 - New Look at Exploding Stars Provides Cosmic Yardstick
  3. August 12, 2011 - Dead stars feeding off the living
  4. August 18, 2011 - Hunt for Supernova Origins
Background


Dwarf galaxies near the Milky Way

References:
  1. August 11, 2011 - The hidden galaxy in the zone of avoidance
Background, Background


Arctic sea ice melting

References:
  1. August 11, 2011 - Arctic ice melt could pause for several years, then resume again - also here, here
  2. August 11, 2011 - Recent global climate report fails to capture the reality of the changing Arctic seascape, researchers say
  3. August 12, 2011 - Arctic Sea Ice Could Make Comeback Tour
Background, Background


Higgs boson

References:
  1. August 11, 2011 - Will the real Higgs Boson please stand up? - also here
Background


Alternatives to dark matter

References:
  1. August 11, 2011 - Dark matter may be an illusion caused by the quantum vacuum
  2. August 31, 2011 - Dark Matter Is an Illusion, New Antigravity Theory Says
Background


Graphene and fullerenes in space

References:
  1. August 11, 2011 - Has graphene been detected in space?
Background


Water on Mars

References:
  1. August 11, 2011 - Red Planet Channels Likely Formed by Lava - also here
  2. August 22, 2011 - Evidence for Mars floods all dried up?
Background


Neutrino oscillations

References:
  1. August 12, 2011 - Particle physicists chasing ghosts
Background



Technology


Gigabit networks

References:
  1. August 8, 2011 - Need Blazing Fast Internet? Gig.U Is Now in Session
Background


Metamaterials

References:
  1. August 8, 2011 - 3D cloak is first to work in free space
  2. August 11, 2011 - Researchers create first 3D invisibility cloak
Background


Integrated photonic circuits

References:
  1. August 9, 2011 - A silicon chip with integrated laser and optical grating offers new possibilities for telecommunications
Background


Nanotechnology

References:
  1. August 9, 2011 - Scientists pioneer new method for nanoribbon production
Background


Long-lasting optical disk

References:
  1. August 9, 2011 - A 'stone-like' optical disc that lasts for millennia
Background


Hydrogen production

References:
  1. August 9, 2011 - Hybrid Solar System Makes Rooftop Hydrogen
  2. August 11, 2011 - Inexpensive catalyst that makes hydrogen gas 10 times faster than natural enzyme
Background


Quantum computing

References:
  1. August 10, 2011 - NIST Physicists 'Entangle' Two Atoms Using Microwaves for the First Time - also here, here
  2. August 10, 2011 - The diamond's quantum memory
  3. August 10, 2011 - Quantum computing with microwaves
  4. August 10, 2011 - Quantum super-computing sees microwave breakthrough
Background


Supercomputing

References:
  1. August 10, 2011 - 'Data motion metric' needed for supercomputer rankings, says SDSC's Snavely
  2. August 10, 2011 - SDSC readying 'Gordon' supercomputer for pre-production trials this month
Background


Fuel cells

References:
  1. August 10, 2011 - Researchers improve performance of iron-based catalysts
Background


Superluminal transmission

References:
  1. August 11, 2011 - Pushing Light Beyond Light Speed
Background


Graphene

References:
  1. August 11, 2011 - Bilayer graphene is another step toward graphene electronics
Background


Photovoltaics

References:
  1. August 11, 2011 - Researchers observe nanoscale charge transport in bulk heterojunction solar cells
Background


Spintronics

References:
  1. August 11, 2011 - New magnetic imaging technique heralds advance in spintronics
Background


Optoelectronics

References:
  1. August 11, 2011 - New tool may yield smaller, faster optoelectronics
Background


Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. August 12, 2011 - Disorder is key to nanotube mystery
  2. August 12, 2011 - The Water Problem In Carbon Nanotubes
Background



Life sciences


Homo floresiensis

References:
  1. August 8, 2011 - 'Hobbit' just a deformed human?
  2. August 8, 2011 - Taking the measure of a hobbit
Background


Yeast need for oxygen

References:
  1. August 8, 2011 - Yeast Get By on Almost No Oxygen
  2. August 9, 2011 - An early birth date for oxygen?
  3. August 11, 2011 - Yeast Don't Need Oxygen
Background


TCF-1 and T cell development

References:
  1. August 8, 2011 - Penn researchers describe key molecule that keeps immune cell development on track
Background


Sexual selection

References:
  1. August 8, 2011 - Surviving sex with black widows
Background


Glycolysis

References:
  1. August 8, 2011 - Untangling energy metabolism
Background


Yeast, sugar, and multicellularity

References:
  1. August 9, 2011 - Is this how simple life got complicated?
  2. August 10, 2011 - Multicellular yeast shrug off freeloading mutants
Background


Interbreeding of humans and archaic humans

References:
  1. August 9, 2011 - Ancient DNA reveals secrets of human history
Background


Origins of RNA

References:
  1. August 9, 2011 - Study builds on plausible scenario for origin of life on Earth
Background


Nesfatin-1, appetite, obesity, and diabetes

References:
  1. August 9, 2011 - Researchers zero in on protein that may help treat obesity, diabetes
Background, Background


Looping morphogenesis

References:
  1. August 9, 2011 - Research reveals clues to the formation of hearts, intestines and other key organs
  2. August 10, 2011 - Mathematicians, biologists explain why vertebrate intestines are so predictably loopy
Background


Meiosis and recombination

References:
  1. August 9, 2011 - The machinery for recombination is part of the chromosome structure
Background, Background


Regneration of cardiac myocytes

References:
  1. August 9, 2011 - Scientists uncover why the human heart can't regenerate itself
  2. August 16, 2011 - Why Our Heart Can't Regenerate Itself - Yet
Background


Marine bacterial communities and horizontal gene transfer

References:
  1. August 9, 2011 - It's not who you are, but what you do
Background


Prion-like proteins and immune response

References:
  1. August 9, 2011 - 'Good' prion-like proteins boost immune response
Background


Cod immune system

References:
  1. August 10, 2011 - Cod genome reveals unusual immune system
  2. August 10, 2011 - Cod Genome Reveals Stunning Gap in Immune System
  3. August 10, 2011 - Atlantic cod survive without 'vital' immune genes, say scientists
  4. August 11, 2011 - Sequencing of cod genome reveals unique immune system characteristic
  5. August 12, 2011 - Cod Have Strange Immune Genes Different From Other Animals
Background


Regulation of Th17 cells by γ-c cytokines

References:
  1. August 10, 2011 - A novel mechanism that regulates pro-inflammatory cells identified
Background


G protein-coupled receptors

References:
  1. August 10, 2011 - How receptors talk to G proteins
Background, Background


Organ regeneration in flatworms

References:
  1. August 10, 2011 - From worm to man
Background, Background


Denisovans

References:
  1. August 10, 2011 - Stone Age toe could redraw human family tree
Background


Bacterial symbiosis

References:
  1. August 11, 2011 - Three Snug Bugs
Background


Artificial amino acids

References:
  1. August 11, 2011 - Worms Enter the Synthetic Age
  2. August 11, 2011 - Animal's genetic code redesigned
  3. August 15, 2011 - Designing Worm Proteins
  4. August 15, 2011 - Researchers extend genetic code of an entire animal
Background


Marine microbiology

References:
  1. August 11, 2011 - Decade-long study reveals recurring patterns of viruses in the open ocean - also here, here
Background


Kinesin-1 and cellular energy conservation

References:
  1. August 11, 2011 - Scientists discover how molecular motors go into 'energy save mode' - also here
Background


Salmonella virulence

References:
  1. August 14, 2011 - Salmonella stays deadly with a 'beta' version of cell behavior
Background



Neuroscience, psychology, and behavior


Heritability of number sense

References:
  1. August 8, 2011 - Math ability is inborn
Background


Epigenetic variations in the brain

References:
  1. August 8, 2011 - Unraveling genomic changes in the brain
Background, Background


Heritability of intelligence

References:
  1. August 9, 2011 - Heritability of Intelligence
  2. August 9, 2011 - Sum of SNPs greater than individual parts
  3. August 9, 2011 - Specific IQ genes still elusive, latest hunt finds - also here
  4. August 10, 2011 - Research reveals genetic link to human intelligence
Background


Exercise and protection from cognitive impairment by infection

References:
  1. August 9, 2011 - A little exercise may protect the aging brain from memory loss following infection
Background


Myelination of brain neurons

References:
  1. August 9, 2011 - Scientists have new help finding their way around brain's nooks and crannies
  2. August 11, 2011 - Brain electrical activity spurs insulation of brain's wiring
Background


Schizophrenia

References:
  1. August 9, 2011 - Schizophrenia study finds cognitive deficits significantly impair decision-making capacity
Background


Stress, corticotropin releasing factor, and alcoholism

References:
  1. August 9, 2011 - Stress genes out of kilter
Background


Autism

References:
  1. August 9, 2011 - Australian research finds autism risk
  2. August 10, 2011 - Study finds new ADHD genes, links susceptibility with autism and other neuropsychiatric conditions
  3. August 14, 2011 - Autism risks for siblings are higher than thought
  4. August 15, 2011 - Children with autistic sibling face greater risk, study finds - also here
Background


Phagocytosis and neurogenesis in the brain

References:
  1. August 10, 2011 - Major discovery explains how adult brain cleans out dead brain cells, produces new ones
Background


Addiction to UV radiation

References:
  1. August 10, 2011 - Tanning bed users exhibit brain changes and behavior similar to addicts
Background


P38α MAPK, addiction, and depression

References:
  1. August 10, 2011 - Researchers identify possible therapeutic target for depression, addiction
Background, Background


MAO-A and threat assessment

References:
  1. August 10, 2011 - Lack of major enzyme causes poor threat-assessment in mice
Background


Acetylcholine, attention, and concentration

References:
  1. August 11, 2011 - Regulation of attention and concentration in brain unravelled
Background, Background


GABA and impulsivity

References:
  1. August 11, 2011 - GABA link to impulsive males
Background


Memory

References:
  1. August 11, 2011 - When you can recite a poem but not remember who asked you to learn it a few days earlier
Background


Stress and appetite

References:
  1. August 12, 2011 - Scientists highlight link between stress and appetite
Background, Background


Grouping in visual perception

References:
  1. August 12, 2011 - Study finds evidence of the visual system's ability to perceive only one group at a time
Background



Health and medicine


Cancer biology

References:
  1. August 8, 2011 - Researchers gain new insights into how tumor cells are fed - also here
  2. August 8, 2011 - Ovarian cancer risk gene pinpointed
  3. August 11, 2011 - Team genetically sequences most common bladder cancer
Background


Cancer

References:
  1. August 8, 2011 - Study urges caution with lenalidomide dosage
  2. August 8, 2011 - Improved radical surgery techniques provide positive outcomes for bladder cancer patients
  3. August 8, 2011 - Cancer biomarker -- detectable by blood test -- could improve prostate cancer detection
  4. August 8, 2011 - Study finds more effective approach against ovarian cancer
  5. August 8, 2011 - Peptides for fighting ovarian cancer developed
  6. August 8, 2011 - Early morning smokers have increased risk of lung and head and neck cancers
  7. August 8, 2011 - Time of first cigarette indicates cancer risk
  8. August 9, 2011 - Dual-action protein developed better restricts blood vessel formation
  9. August 9, 2011 - Faulty gene connected to ovarian cancer risk
  10. August 9, 2011 - Lexicon Pharma's tumor drug shows positive results
  11. August 10, 2011 - Blocking receptor in key hormone fires up enzyme to kill pancreatic cancer cells
  12. August 10, 2011 - Researchers' blood cancer breakthrough
  13. August 10, 2011 - FDA approval of Roche melanoma drug may come early
  14. August 10, 2011 - Penn study on silencing of tumor suppressor gene suggests new target for lymphoma
  15. August 11, 2011 - Common class of pain drugs reduces severity of postpartum breast cancers
  16. August 11, 2011 - Researcher links diet during pregnancy to reducing breast cancer in offspring
  17. August 11, 2011 - Radiofrequency ablation safely and effectively treats Barrett's esophagus
  18. August 12, 2011 - Higher estrogen production in the breast could confer greater cancer risk than thought
  19. August 12, 2011 - New treatment option for advanced prostate cancer
Background


Parkinson's disease

References:
  1. August 8, 2011 - Deep brain stimulation effects may last for 10 years in patients with Parkinson's disease
  2. August 10, 2011 - Study suggests seeing a neurologist helps people with Parkinson's live longer
  3. August 14, 2011 - New clue to Parkinson's: Shape of key protein surprises researchers
  4. August 14, 2011 - New Shape of Parkinson's Protein
  5. August 15, 2011 - Parkinson's protein comes in fours
Background


AIDS

References:
  1. August 8, 2011 - Scientist develops virus that targets HIV
  2. August 10, 2011 - Odds for detecting HIV varies by method, new study finds
  3. August 10, 2011 - FDA approves Gilead's once-daily HIV pill
  4. August 11, 2011 - Scientists map route for eliciting HIV-neutralizing antibodies
Background


Asthma and inflammation

References:
  1. August 8, 2011 - Researchers find molecular pathway that leads to inflammation in asthma
Background


Influenza antibodies

References:
  1. August 8, 2011 - Newly discovered antibody recognizes many strains of flu virus
  2. August 8, 2011 - US researchers find another flu antibody
Background


Atrial fibrillation and dementia

References:
  1. August 8, 2011 - Common irregular heartbeat raises risk of dementia
Background, Background


Tuberculosis

References:
  1. August 9, 2011 - Serological antibody tests to detect active tuberculosis are inaccurate and not cost-effective
  2. August 10, 2011 - Blood tests for active TB not accurate or cost-effective
  3. August 11, 2011 - New TB vaccine enters proof-of-concept trial in people living with HIV
  4. August 11, 2011 - Scientists explain unique activity of TB drug pyrazinamide
Background


Tissue engineering

References:
  1. August 9, 2011 - Researchers use human cells to engineer functional anal sphincters in lab
  2. August 10, 2011 - Biologists grow replacement sphincters in mice
  3. August 11, 2011 - Artificial anal sphincter could limit bowel incontinence
Background


Cardiovascular disease

References:
  1. August 9, 2011 - Researchers prove direct link between immunoglobulin E and atherogenesis
  2. August 10, 2011 - No proof fibrate drugs reduce heart risk in diabetes patients on statins
  3. August 10, 2011 - Study shows ability of new agent to prevent strokes in patients with atrial fibrillation
  4. August 11, 2011 - New research explains how estrogen could help protect women from cardiovascular disease
  5. August 11, 2011 - Depression linked to increased risk of stroke in women
  6. August 12, 2011 - Less salt, less strokes, says new research
  7. August 12, 2011 - Smoking cigarettes is worse for women's hearts than men's: study
Background


Cognitive impairment

References:
  1. August 9, 2011 - Age and severity of heart failure associated with impairment in verbal memory
  2. August 9, 2011 - Sleep apnea tied to later dementia
  3. August 10, 2011 - Sleep-disordered breathing may increase risk of cognitive impairment, dementia among older women
  4. August 10, 2011 - Sleep apnea may raise dementia risk, study finds
  5. August 12, 2011 - Active older adults less likely to become cognitively impaired
Background


Diabetes

References:
  1. August 9, 2011 - Red Meat, Processed Meat Linked to Diabetes Risk
  2. August 10, 2011 - Daily Red Meat Raises Risk for Diabetes, Large Study Says
  3. August 10, 2011 - Red meat linked to increased risk of type 2 diabetes
  4. August 10, 2011 - Red meat boosts diabetes risk: US study
  5. August 14, 2011 - Scientists show how fatty diets cause diabetes
  6. August 14, 2011 - Fat 'disrupts sugar sensors causing type 2 diabetes'
Background


Multiple sclerosis

References:
  1. August 9, 2011 - Biogen, Abbott MS drug hits mid-stage study goals
  2. August 10, 2011 - Researchers double number of genes associated with multiple sclerosis
  3. August 10, 2011 - New genetic links to MS also play roles in other autoimmune diseases
  4. August 10, 2011 - Genetic clues to what triggers MS
  5. August 10, 2011 - Scientists double gene haul in multiple sclerosis probe
  6. August 10, 2011 - Scientists unravel genetic clues to multiple sclerosis
Background


Cell therapy for leukemia

References:
  1. August 10, 2011 - Cell therapy fights leukaemia
  2. August 10, 2011 - 'Serial Killer' Immune Cells Put Cancer in Remission
  3. August 10, 2011 - Turning T-cells into Cancer Killers
  4. August 10, 2011 - Modified killer T-cells wipe out leukemia: study
  5. August 10, 2011 - 'Amazing' therapy wipes out leukemia in study - also here
  6. August 10, 2011 - Gene therapy shown to destroy leukemia tumors
  7. August 11, 2011 - Gene Therapy Brings Three Cancer Patients Back From Death's Door; What Now?
  8. August 11, 2011 - Infused T-cells successfully wipe out leukemia
  9. August 11, 2011 - GM cells destroy leukaemia tumours
  10. August 11, 2011 - 'Huge' results raise hope for cancer breakthrough
  11. August 12, 2011 - Cancer Docs Abuzz About New Leukemia Treatment
Background, Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. August 10, 2011 - Study: Alzheimer's disease symptoms more subtle in people over 80
  2. August 10, 2011 - Catching Alzheimer's in the act
Background


Gene therapy

References:
  1. August 10, 2011 - Genetically engineered spider silk for gene therapy
  2. August 11, 2011 - Scientists copy the ways viruses deliver genes - also here
Background


Antioxidants

References:
  1. August 10, 2011 - Antioxidant spices reduce negative effects of high-fat meal
Background, Background


RNA-targeting antiviral

References:
  1. August 10, 2011 - New drug could cure nearly any viral infection
  2. August 12, 2011 - Experimental drug could defeat any virus
  3. August 22, 2011 - New Drug Cures Multiple Viruses in Human Cells
Background


Brown fat in pre-adults

References:
  1. August 11, 2011 - 'Good fat' most prevalent in thin children
Background


Obesity

References:
  1. August 11, 2011 - Contrary to earlier findings, excess body fat in elderly decreases life expectancy - also here
  2. August 11, 2011 - Professor links temperature, obesity
Background


Stem Cells

References:
  1. August 11, 2011 - Lasers used to stimulate stem cells and reduce heart scarring
  2. August 13, 2011 - Building new faces from stem cells in the ear
  3. August 14, 2011 - New discovery may eliminate potentially lethal side effect of stem cell therapy
  4. August 14, 2011 - Antibody cocktail promises safer stem cell therapy
  5. August 16, 2011 - Weeding Out Bad Stem Cells
Background


Malaria

References:
  1. August 12, 2011 - Microwaves join fight against malaria
  2. August 14, 2011 - Smelly socks could help curb malaria
Background


Rheumatoid arthritis

References:
  1. August 14, 2011 - New genetic clue in the development of rheumatoid arthritis
Background


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