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Volume 0, Number 14
October 1, 2001

Quantum dots and quantum computing
Quantum computing algorithms
Age of the universe
Nanotechnology
Immune system
Long-term memory enzyme
Single nucleotide polymorphism database
"Fountain of youth" gene
Permian-Triassic mass extinction
Cancer
Ultraviolet free-electron laser
Active galactic nuclei
BRCA1 protein structure
Gene regulation
Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases
Neuron growth
Quantum teleportation
Optoelectronics
Carbon nanotubes
Object recognition in the visual system
Ultra-high-speed networking
Advanced semiconductor technology
Extremophiles


Quantum dots and quantum computing

References:
  1. September 21, 2001 - Scientists Create Double Quantum Dot for Computing
  2. September 25, 2001 - "Quantum Dots" Could Form Basis Of New Computers
Background


Quantum computing algorithms

References:
  1. September 24, 2001 - New Strategies Needed to Play Traditional Games in the Quantum World
Background


Age of the universe

References:
  1. September 24, 2001 - Converging on a Cosmic Age
Background


Nanotechnology

References:
  1. September 24, 2001 - Protein-Like Molecules Could Form Medical Devices, Electronics
  2. September 24, 2001 - A Step Forward In Nanotechnology
Background


Immune system

References:
  1. September 24, 2001 - How Immune System Uses T Cells Like Fistful Of Darts
Background


Long-term memory enzyme

References:
  1. September 24, 2001 - Researchers Find Enzyme Crucial To Preservation Of Memories
Background


Single nucleotide polymorphism database

References:
  1. September 25, 2001 - Scientists Mapping DNA Links To Complex Diseases
Background


"Fountain of youth" gene

References:
  1. September 25, 2001 - Researchers Find "Fountain Of Youth" Gene
Background


Permian-Triassic mass extinction

References:
  1. September 25, 2001 - How reptiles survived the big one
Background


Cancer

References:
  1. September 25, 2001 - Plant Compound Might Wilt Tumors before They Ripen
Background


Ultraviolet free-electron laser

References:
  1. September 25, 2001 - Electron laser packs a punch
Background


Active galactic nuclei

References:
  1. September 26, 2001 - Black Hole's Knotty Jet Examined by Chandra
Background


BRCA1 protein structure

References:
  1. September 26, 2001 - Cancer risk takes shape
Background


Gene regulation

References:
  1. September 26, 2001 - Novel Means For Stopping Transcription Found
Background


Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases

References:
  1. September 26, 2001 - Alzheimer's And Parkinson's Proteins Create A Destructive Team
  2. September 26, 2001 - Alzheimer's, Parkinson's Proteins Can Work Together
Background


Neuron growth

References:
  1. September 26, 2001 - Learning How To Coax Nerves To Regrow And Regenerate
Background


Quantum teleportation

References:
  1. September 26, 2001 - Entangled clouds raise hope of teleportation
  2. September 26, 2001 - Atom Experiment Brings Teleportation a Step Closer
  3. September 27, 2001 - Trillion-atom triumph
  4. September 27, 2001 - Entanglement leaps to larger scales
  5. September 29, 2001 - Atomic Crowds Tied by Quantum Thread
Background


Optoelectronics

References:
  1. September 27, 2001 - Excitons take charge of optoelectronics
Background


Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. September 28, 2001 - Antibodies down the tubes
Background


Object recognition in the visual system

References:
  1. September 28, 2001 - Brain Scan Patterns Identify Objects Being Viewed
  2. October 1, 2001 - The Brain Recognizes Bodies and Faces in Different Ways
Background


Ultra-high-speed networking

References:
  1. September 28, 2001 - Scientists On Four Continents Linking To Data Grid
Background


Advanced semiconductor technology

References:
  1. September 28, 2001 - Pyramids Working Their Way Into Nanometer Electronics
Background


Extremophiles

References:
  1. September 28, 2001 - The microbes that 'rule the world'
Background


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