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Volume 0, Number 9
August 27, 2001

Brain and aging
Cell biology
Molecular simulation
Spintronics
Microfluidics
Cardiology
Antibiotics
Solar system formation
Strange matter
Silicon LEDs
Prostate cancer
Fuel cells
Controlled nuclear fusion
AIDS
Alzheimer's disease
Modeling brain alpha rhythm
Gravitaional lensing and dark matter
Stem cells
Human genome
Protein structure
Neuron development


Brain and aging

References:
  1. August 20, 2001 - Older Adults Use Their Brains Differently Than Younger Adults Do
  2. August 20, 2001 - For Aging Brains, Two Hemispheres Are Better Than One
Background


Cell biology

References:
  1. August 20, 2001 - Mechanism Believed Found That Regulates Movement Within Cells
  2. August 22, 2001 - Researchers Create Atomic-Resolution Maps Of Microtubules And Ribosomes
Background


Molecular simulation

References:
  1. August 21, 2001 - New algorithms speed molecular simulations
  2. August 22, 2001 - New Method Permits Modeling Of Truly Large Molecules
Background


Spintronics

References:
  1. August 21, 2001 - 'Spin' Could Be Quantum Boost for Computers
Background


Microfluidics

References:
  1. August 21, 2001 - Sandia Creates Mechanized Microfluidic Device
  2. August 22, 2001 - Silicon Jaws in New Microdevice Grip Individual Red Blood Cells

Cardiology

References:
  1. August 22, 2001 - Folic Acid, Vitamin B12 Show Potential As Heart Disease Treatments
  2. August 22, 2001 - Enzyme Increases Number, Size Of Heart Muscle Cells In Mice
Background


Antibiotics

References:
  1. August 22, 2001 - New Model Of Staph Drug Resistance Implicates Unlikely Protein
  2. August 24, 2001 - Boost for "last-resort" antibiotic
  3. August 24, 2001 - Rescuing a Drug of Last Resort
  4. August 27, 2001 - New Technique Resensitizes Resistant Bacteria to 'Last Resort' Antibiotic
Background


Solar system formation

References:
  1. August 22, 2001 - Far Ultraviolet Spectroscopic Explorer (FUSE) Spacecraft Sees Solar System Under Construction
Background


Strange matter

References:
  1. August 22, 2001 - Physicists make 'strange' matter
Background


Silicon LEDs

References:
  1. August 23, 2001 - Computers closer to the speed of light
Background


Prostate cancer

References:
  1. August 23, 2001 - Patterns of Gene Expression May Help Predict the Course of Prostate Cancer
  2. August 23, 2001 - University Of Michigan Scientists Reveal Prostate Cancer's Molecular Fingerprint
Background


Fuel cells

References:
  1. August 23, 2001 - Making A Cleaner, Cheaper Fuel Cell
Background


Controlled nuclear fusion

References:
  1. August 23, 2001 - Moving One Step Closer To Holy Grail Of Fusion Power
  2. August 23, 2001 - Lasers energise fusion research
Background


AIDS

References:
  1. August 23, 2001 - Substantial Resistance To HIV Infection Tied To Genetic Mutation
  2. August 24, 2001 - NIMH Scientists Discover New Details Of HIV Infectious Process
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. August 23, 2001 - Mice Yield New Alzheimer's Clues
  2. August 24, 2001 - New Genetically Engineered Mouse Provides Better Model of Alzheimer's Disease
  3. August 29, 2001 - Breakthrough Mouse Produced With Both Lesions Associated With Alzheimer's
Background


Modeling brain alpha rhythm

References:
  1. August 23, 2001 - Brain rhythms reveal chaos
Background


Gravitational lensing and dark matter

References:
  1. August 24, 2001 - Light telescopes may soon "see" dark matter
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. August 24, 2001 - Stem cells face xenotransplantation glitch
Background


Human genome

References:
  1. August 24, 2001 - Human gene number climbs
  2. August 24, 2001 - Human gene count underestimated
  3. August 24, 2001 - Estimates Of Human Gene Numbers Shown To Be Too Low
Background


Protein structure

References:
  1. August 24, 2001 - Scientists Develop New Way To Calculate Stability Of Proteins
Background


Neuron development

References:
  1. August 24, 2001 - How Brain Cells "Remember" Their Birth Order
  2. August 24, 2001 - Brain Stem Cells Have Daughter Cells In Certain Order
Background


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