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Volume 0, Number 1
July 2, 2001

Cocaine addiction
Fat storage
Extrasolar asteroid belt
Galaxies and black holes
Very distant quasars
Alzheimer's disease
Evolution of heavy elements
Heart regeneration
Ultraviolet lasers
Cancer and p53 gene
Hot gas at the galactic core
Defense of Helicobacter pylori against stomach acid
AIDS
Microwave anisotropy probe
Global warming
Possible dangers of vitamin C
Blazars
Extrasolar asteroid belt
Diabetes
Massive protostar
Solar neutrinos
Time
Cancer and DNA repair
Bacterial gene transfer
Supercomputer for energy applications
Star formation
Antibiotics
Tuberculosis
Malaria
Carbon nanotubes
Origin of spatial dimensions
Brain imaging studies
Phagocytes
Unstable orbits and asteroid hazards
Fiber optics
Haploid mites


Cocaine addiction

References:
  1. June 1, 2001 - Single Cocaine Exposure Triggers Long-Lasting Surge Of Brain Activity
Background


Fat storage

References:
  1. June 2, 2001 - Gene Variations Police the Storage of Fat
Background


Extrasolar asteroid belt

References:
  1. June 4, 2001 - Asteroid Belt Like Ours Spotted Around Another Star
  2. June 7, 2001 - Dark Planets May Orbit Strange Nearby Objects
  3. June 16, 2001 - Nearby Star May Have Its Own Asteroid Belt
Background


Galaxies and black holes

References:
  1. June 5, 2001 - Monster Black Holes: How Galactic Collisions Fed Them
  2. June 5, 2001 - Building Bigger Black Holes: How Middleweights May Join Forces
  3. June 12, 2001 - New Findings on Certain Black Holes Challenge Ideas about Galaxy Evolution
  4. June 25, 2001 - Stunning View of Galaxy M81 Released
Background


Very distant quasars

References:
  1. June 5, 2001 - Newly Glimpsed Quasars Help Scientists Close in on Big Bang
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. June 6, 2001 - Vaccine hope for Alzheimer's
  2. June 14, 2001 - High blood pressure link to dementia
  3. June 18, 2001 - Genetic clue to Alzheimer's risk
  4. June 19, 2001 - Daffodil dementia drug hailed
  5. June 28, 2001 - A portrait of Alzheimer's
Background


Evolution of heavy elements

References:
  1. June 6, 2001 - Hubble Weighs In on Heavy Element Emergence
Background, Background


Heart regeneration

References:
  1. June 7, 2001 - Study Suggests Heart Muscle Cells Regenerate After Heart Attack
Background


Ultraviolet lasers

References:
  1. June 7, 2001 - Ultraviolet light to squeeze in the data
Background


Cancer and p53 gene

References:
  1. June 8, 2001 - How Tumor-Suppressor Gene p53 Keeps Cancer at Bay
Background


Hot gas at the galactic core

References:
  1. June 8, 2001 - Smoldering X-Ray Gas Surrounds Infant Stars Near Galactic Core
Background


Defense of Helicobacter pylori against stomach acid

References:
  1. June 9, 2001 - Enzyme defends germ against stomach acid
Background


AIDS

References:
  1. June 13, 2001 - Scientists Learn in Greater Detail How HIV Kills Immune Cells
Background


Microwave anisotropy probe

References:
  1. June 14, 2001 - "Mapping" the big picture of the Big Bang
  2. June 30, 2001 - Quest for Universe's oldest light
  3. July 5, 2001 - The Microwave Anisotropy Probe (MAP)
Background


Global warming

References:
  1. June 15, 2001 - Scientists on cloud grime
  2. June 22, 2001 - Scientists Reassess Carbon Sink Inventories
Background


Possible dangers of vitamin C

References:
  1. June 15, 2001 - Study Suggests Vitamin C Is a Double-Edged Sword
Background


Blazars

References:
  1. June 15, 2001 - Exotic quasars may be commonplace
Background


Diabetes

References:
  1. June 17, 2001 - 'An end to insulin jabs'
  2. June 27, 2001 - Hopes for diabetes cure
Background


Massive protostar

References:
  1. June 18, 2001 - Massive Protostar Is Discovered
Background


Solar neutrinos

References:
  1. June 18, 2001 - Solar neutrinos change their tune
  2. June 18, 2001 - Ghostly particle mystery 'solved'
  3. June 19, 2001 - Spotted: mass exodus from the Sun
  4. June 19, 2001 - Sun's Missing Neutrinos: Hidden in Plain Sight
  5. June 20, 2001 - Scientists Find Missing Solar Neutrinos At Last
  6. June 23, 2001 - Physics Bedrock Cracks, Sun Shines In
Background


Time

References:
  1. June 19, 2001 - Physics' Big Puzzle Has Big Question: What Is Time?
Background


Cancer and DNA repair

References:
  1. June 21, 2001 - DNA damage limitation link
  2. June 28, 2001 - At Least Three Mechanisms Prevent Runaway Cell Division
Background


Bacterial gene transfer

References:
  1. June 21, 2001 - Human genome debugged
Background


Supercomputer for energy applications

References:
  1. June 21, 2001 - New IBM Supercomputer To Take on Power Crisis
Background


Star formation

References:
  1. June 21, 2001 - Image of M81 Shows Star Formation in the Galaxy
Background


Antibiotics

References:
  1. June 22, 2001 - Scientists Discover an E. coli Eliminator Inside a Tiny Virus
Background


Tuberculosis

References:
  1. June 22, 2001 - New TB blood test
Background


Malaria

References:
  1. June 25, 2001 - Scientists Track the Origins of Malaria
Background


Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. June 26, 2001 - Scientists Weld Carbon Nanowires Using an Electron Beam
  2. June 28, 2001 - Nanotubes are the new superconductors
  3. June 28, 2001 - Nanotechnology solders on
Background


Origin of spatial dimensions

References:
  1. June 26, 2001 - Back to Basics: How Did Space Get Its Dimensions?
Background


Brain imaging studies

References:
  1. June 27, 2001 - You've got a nerve when you need a hand
Background


Phagocytes

References:
  1. June 27, 2001 - Corpse clearers show some taste
Background


Unstable orbits and asteroid hazards

References:
  1. June 28, 2001 - Chaos killed the dinosaurs
Background


Fiber optics

References:
  1. June 28, 2001 - Glass ceiling fixed
  2. June 28, 2001 - The glass ceiling
  3. June 28, 2001 - Hitting the optic brick wall
Background


Haploid mites

References:
  1. June 29, 2001 - Mitey haploids aren't hapless after all
Background


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