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Volume 0, Number 12
September 17, 2001

Genetics of height
Black holes
Alzheimer's disease
Dark matter
Protein structure
Prostate cancer
Angiogenesis in tumors
HIV and the immune system
Quantum computers
Terascale computing for science
Stem cells
Gene for cholesterol control
Cancer and the immune system
Arthropod classification
Semiconductor technology
Caenorhabditis elegans and p53


Genetics of height

References:
  1. September 11, 2001 - Genes explain why men are taller
Background


Black holes

References:
  1. September 13, 2001 - Wayward Black Hole Staggers Through Galaxy, Passes Nearby
  2. September 13, 2001 - Ancient Black Hole Speeds Through Sun's Galactic Neighborhood, Devouring Companion Star
  3. September 13, 2001 - Ancient Black Hole Zips Through Galactic Neighborhood
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. September 5, 2001 - Brain scans give early warning of Alzheimer's
  2. September 11, 2001 - PET Scans Show Metabolic Changes that Herald Future Memory Losses
  3. September 11, 2001 - Brain Pet Scans Point To Future Memory Impairment
Background


Dark matter

References:
  1. September 6, 2001 - Chandra probes nature of dark matter - original press release
  2. September 11, 2001 - X-rays Shed Light on Dark Matter
  3. September 14, 2001 - Chandra Probes Nature Of Dark Matter
Background


Protein structure

References:
  1. September 10, 2001 - Structure Of Key Protein Involved In Cancer, Osteoporosis And Foot-And-Mouth Disease Finally Solved
  2. September 11, 2001 - First High-Resolution Structure Of A Membrane Transporter Solved
Background


Prostate cancer

References:
  1. September 11, 2001 - The Genetic And Molecular Profile Of Prostate Cancer
Background


Angiogenesis in tumors

References:
  1. September 11, 2001 - Duke Researchers Identify 10 Genes Believed To Protect Oxygen-Starved Cancer Cells
Background


HIV and the immune system

References:
  1. September 12, 2001 - AIDS Virus's Ability To Mimic Other Infections Weakens The Body's Defenses Against Disease
  2. September 12, 2001 - Seeing How HIV Cells Maintain Their Grip On T Cells
Background


Quantum computers

References:
  1. September 13, 2001 - Quantum Computer Could Solve Problems In A Few Months That Would Take Conventional Computers Millions Of Years
Background


Terascale computing for science

References:
  1. September 13, 2001 - Astronomers, Computer Scientists Develop Supercomputing For Supernova Research
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. September 13, 2001 - Making One Type Of Cell By Turning Off All Other Types
Background


Gene for cholesterol control

References:
  1. September 13, 2001 - Gene Variant For Protein In "Good" Cholesterol Keeps Jeans Loose
Background


Cancer and the immune system

References:
  1. September 13, 2001 - Research Finding Could Lead To Vaccines Against A Range Of Cancers
  2. September 13, 2001 - One Gene Could Be Basis Of Vaccine For Many Cancers
Background


Arthropod classification

References:
  1. September 13, 2001 - Creepy-crawlies keep secrets
Background


Semiconductor technology

References:
  1. September 14, 2001 - In theory chips should stick
  2. September 14, 2001 - UMass Team Develops New Way To Fabricate Future Generations Of Integrated Circuits
  3. September 15, 2001 - Speed demon gets hooked on silicon
Background


Caenorhabditis elegans and p53

References:
  1. September 14, 2001 - Cancer-Preventing Gene Protects Against Stress And Extends Life In Worm
Background


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