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Volume 0, Number 24
December 10, 2001

Stem cells
Cell regulation protein
Quantum computing
Snowball Earth hypothesis
Neutrino oscillations
39th Mersenne prime
Nerve cell regeneration
Higgs particle
Spintronics
Advanced optical networking
Adolescence in human evolution
Alzheimer's disease
Brain mechanisms of memory
Mouse model of obesity
X-chromosome inactivation
Extraction of hydrogen from water by photocatalysis
Viral enzyme antibiotics
Parkinson's disease
Quantum computing


Stem cells

References:
  1. December 3, 2001 - Scientists Use Computer Model To Show Cancer May Be A Stem Cell Disorder
  2. December 3, 2001 - Stem Cells Seeded Into Brain Become Neural Cells
  3. December 4, 2001 - Stem Cells, Forged Into Neurons, Show Promise For Brain Repair
  4. December 4, 2001 - Stem Cells Show Brain Power
  5. December 4, 2001 - Receptor Plays Key Role In Stem Cells' Pluripotency
  6. December 5, 2001 - Molecule That Restricts Mouse Cells' Potency Could Yield Embryonic Stem Cells Without The Sacrifice Of Embryos
Background


Cell regulation protein

References:
  1. December 4, 2001 - Researchers Identify Protein With Dual Role In Regulation Of Cellular Processes
Background


Quantum computing

References:
  1. December 4, 2001 - Quantum computers spread the risk
Background


Snowball Earth hypothesis

References:
  1. December 4, 2001 - A Curve Ball Into The Snowball Earth Hypothesis?
  2. December 5, 2001 - New Data Kicks Up 'Snowball Earth' Fight
  3. December 7, 2001 - A Not-so-Comatose Snowball
Background


Neutrino oscillations

References:
  1. December 5, 2001 - Liquid Scintillator Neutrino Detector Strengthens Evidence For Neutrino Oscillations
Background


39th Mersenne prime

References:
  1. December 5, 2001 - Number takes prime position
  2. December 5, 2001 - New Mersenne Prime Announced
  3. December 15, 2001 - Searchers Capture a Champion Megaprime
Background


Nerve cell regeneration

References:
  1. December 5, 2001 - Severed optical nerves can be made to grow again
Background


Higgs particle

References:
  1. December 5, 2001 - No sign of the Higgs boson
  2. December 6, 2001 - 'God particle' may not exist
  3. December 7, 2001 - There may be no God particle but the adventure is just beginning
Background


Spintronics

References:
  1. December 6, 2001 - Researchers Spin Electrons with Electricity
  2. December 6, 2001 - Researchers Discover How To Control Electron Spin Electrically
Background


Advanced optical networking

References:
  1. December 6, 2001 - Future Looks Bright For Starlight High-Speed Optical Fiber Network Connection
Background


Adolescence in human evolution

References:
  1. December 6, 2001 - Adolescence unique to modern humans
  2. December 6, 2001 - Ancestors skip adolescence
  3. December 6, 2001 - Humans' Slow Maturation A Late Evolution Development
  4. December 6, 2001 - Fossil Teeth Reveal How Modern Humans' Growth Patterns Differ from Other Primates'
  5. December 7, 2001 - Fossil Teeth Reveal Recent Origin Of Human Growth Pattern
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. December 6, 2001 - Researchers Discover How Alzheimer's Protein Behaves in Healthy Cells
  2. December 6, 2001 - Plaque-Forming Protein Seen In Alzheimer's Linked To Clogged Brain Transportation System
  3. December 6, 2001 - Protein Insight Could Lead To Alzheimer's Treatment
Background


Brain mechanisms of memory

References:
  1. December 6, 2001 - Mechanism of short-term memory loss revealed
  2. December 6, 2001 - New Memories Erase Old By Generating New Neurons
  3. December 7, 2001 - New nerves wipe memory
Background


Mouse model of obesity

References:
  1. December 7, 2001 - Pot-bellied mice mimic obesity
Background


X-chromosome inactivation

References:
  1. December 7, 2001 - Protein May Play Role In Sex Chromosome Inactivation
Background


Extraction of hydrogen from water by photocatalysis

References:
  1. December 7, 2001 - Solar cell edges towards endless energy
Background


Viral enzyme antibiotics

References:
  1. December 7, 2001 - Natural Viral Enzymes Do Battle Against Drug-Resistant Bacteria
Background


Parkinson's disease

References:
  1. December 8, 2001 - Antibiotic now tackles Parkinson's
Background


Quantum computing

References:
  1. December 8, 2001 - Gadgets from the Quantum Spookhouse
Background


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