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Volume 0, Number 17
October 22, 2001

Martian water
Zygote gene activation
Abstract thought in animals
Extrasolar planets
Angiogenesis-regulating protein
Parkinson's disease
Nitrogen fixation
Genetic algorithms
Mechanism of AIDS
Wigner wires
Prion disease
Molecular electronics
P53 connections with metabolism and aging
Protein biochemistry


Martian water

References:
  1. October 15, 2001 - Scientists Find Evidence of a Vast, Ancient Drainage Basin on Mars
Background


Zygote gene activation

References:
  1. October 15, 2001 - Expression Of Single Gene Can Trigger Fertilization
Background


Abstract thought in animals

References:
  1. October 15, 2001 - Baboons Can Think Abstractly, In The First Study To Show That A Non-Human, Non-Ape Animal Shares A Central Aspect Of Human Intelligence
  2. October 15, 2001 - Signs Of Abstract Thought Seen In Old World Monkeys
Background


Extrasolar planets

References:
  1. October 15, 2001 - Eight planets found around nearby stars
  2. October 16, 2001 - More Planets Emerge With Solar System-Like Orbits
  3. October 18, 2001 - Planets found with Earth-like orbits
Background


Angiogenesis-regulating protein

References:
  1. October 16, 2001 - Angiogenesis-Regulating Protein Controls Tumor Growth
Background


Parkinson's disease

References:
  1. October 16, 2001 - Researchers Find Missing Link Between Major Proteins In Parkinson's Disease
  2. October 16, 2001 - First Gene Located for Late-Onset Parkinson's
Background


Nitrogen fixation

References:
  1. October 16, 2001 - Researchers Uncover A Piece Of Nature's Secret Nitrogen Formula
  2. October 17, 2001 - Research Peers Into Nature's Way Of Fixing Nitrogen

Genetic algorithms

References:
  1. October 16, 2001 - Genetic algorithms evolve optimum satellite orbits
  2. October 16, 2001 - Genetic Algorithms "Naturally Select" Better Satellite Orbits
Background


Mechanism of AIDS

References:
  1. October 17, 2001 - HIV Attacks Both Experienced and Naive T Cells
Background


Wigner wires

References:
  1. October 18, 2001 - Wigner Wire: Electrons Act Orderly
Background


Prion disease

References:
  1. October 18, 2001 - Study Examines How Prion Disease Adapts To New Species
  2. October 18, 2001 - Tracking How Prion Diseases Adapt To New Species
Background


Molecular electronics

References:
  1. October 18, 2001 - Bell Labs Scientists Usher In New Era Of Molecular-Scale Electronics; Tiny Organic Transistors May Lead To Less Expensive And More Powerful Chips
  2. October 18, 2001 - Tiny transistor breaks new limits
  3. October 19, 2001 - Molecular Electronics Advances Two Steps Closer to Reality
Background


P53 connections with metabolism and aging

References:
  1. October 19, 2001 - Cancer Gene Linked Also To Metabolism, Perhaps Aging
Background


Protein biochemistry

References:
  1. October 19, 2001 - Computers spot shape clues
Background


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