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Volume 0, Number 26
December 24, 2001

Origin of life
Nanotechnology
Intelligence and visiospatial ability
Global warming
Cancer
Proton spin
Choanoflagellates and evolution of animals
AIDS
Cell cycle studies
Developmental biology
Nanobacteria
Quantum computing
Protein structure
Cell signaling protein
Astrobiology
Genetics of speciation
Parkinson's disease
Quark-gluon plasma
Stem cells
Regulation of gene expression
Kepler exoplanet search mission
Appetite and cholecystokinin
Neutrino scattering anomalies
Alzheimer's disease
Circadian rhythm


Origin of life

References:
  1. December 17, 2001 - Geophysicist Studies Life In The Early Solar System
Background


Nanotechnology

References:
  1. December 17, 2001 - Another nanobrick in the wall
Background


Intelligence and visiospatial ability

References:
  1. December 17, 2001 - New Picture Of Intelligence Highlights The Overlooked Role Of Visuospatial Abilities
  2. December 17, 2001 - Visuospatial Ability May Be Best Test Of Intelligence
Background


Global warming

References:
  1. December 17, 2001 - New Study Shows Early Signals Of Climate Change In Earth's Cold Regions
Background


Cancer

References:
  1. December 17, 2001 - Scientists Suggest Potential Mechanism Underlying The Origin Of Colon Cancer
  2. December 18, 2001 - Blocking Tumor Growth By Interfering With Polyamines
  3. December 18, 2001 - Cancer Drugs Induce Premature Aging In Tumor Cells
  4. December 19, 2001 - Chemotherapy Can Cause Premature Aging in Cancer Cells
  5. December 21, 2001 - Cascade Of Events Needed For p53 To Suppress Tumors
Background


Proton spin

References:
  1. December 17, 2001 - RHIC Begins Colliding High-Energy Polarized Protons
  2. December 18, 2001 - Experiments Will Probe Spin Structure Of Protons And The Nature Of The Strong Force
  3. December 19, 2001 - Physicists Probe Proton's Spin Properties
Background


Choanoflagellates and evolution of animals

References:
  1. December 18, 2001 - Primitive Microbe Offers Model For Evolution Of Animals
  2. December 19, 2001 - Key Animal Genes Were Available Before Animals Were
Background


AIDS

References:
  1. December 19, 2001 - Blocking HIV Before It Can Infect Any Normal Cells
Background


Cell cycle studies

References:
  1. December 19, 2001 - Movies Of Mutation Causing Cancer, How Drugs Work
Background


Developmental biology

References:
  1. December 19, 2001 - Growing a Double-Beaked Chick
  2. December 20, 2001 - Molecules bring about face
Background


Nanobacteria

References:
  1. December 19, 2001 - More evidence for 'nanobes'
Background


Quantum computing

References:
  1. December 20, 2001 - IBM's Test-Tube Quantum Computer Makes History; First Demonstration Of Shor's Historic Factoring Algorithm
  2. December 21, 2001 - A Quantum Computer Has Factored the Number 15
  3. January 12, 2002 - Liquid computer takes key quantum step
Background


Protein structure

References:
  1. December 20, 2001 - Protein Structure Reveals Elegant Water Flow Solution
Background


Cell signaling protein

References:
  1. December 20, 2001 - Scientists Describe Structures Of Protein Molecules That Enable Two-Way Signaling Between Cells
Background


Astrobiology

References:
  1. December 20, 2001 - Sugars from Space Shed Light on the Origin of Life
  2. December 20, 2001 - Shooting stars sugar coated
  3. December 20, 2001 - Life's sweet start
  4. December 28, 2001 - NASA Scientist Finds Some Meteorites Not Sugar-Free
Background, Background


Genetics of speciation

References:
  1. December 20, 2001 - Fish Research Tackles the Genetics of Speciation
Background


Parkinson's disease

References:
  1. December 20, 2001 - Molecular Chaperones Block Neurodegenerative Disease
  2. December 21, 2001 - "Molecular Chaperones" Can Halt Progress Of Parkinson's Disease In Fruit Flies And Possibly Humans
Background


Quark-gluon plasma

References:
  1. December 21, 2001 - Signs of the Quark-Gluon Plasma?
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. December 21, 2001 - Gene Tells Stem Cell To Differentiate Or Self-Renew
Background


Regulation of gene expression

References:
  1. December 21, 2001 - Protein Discovery Tied To DNA Master Switch
Background


Kepler exoplanet search mission

References:
  1. December 21, 2001 - Kepler Mission to Find Earth-Like Planets Gets Green Light
Background


Appetite and cholecystokinin

References:
  1. December 22, 2001 - Weak appetite in elderly ties to hormone
Background


Neutrino scattering anomalies

References:
  1. December 23, 2001 - Mysterious particle may alter physics law
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. December 23, 2001 - Vitamin E could halt Alzheimer's
Background


Circadian rhythm

References:
  1. December 23, 2001 - Scientists 'unlocking body clock'
Background


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