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Volume 1, Number 3
January 21, 2002

Alzheimer's disease
Control of appetite and metabolism
Diabetes
Metastasis
Galaxy clusters
Gene related to longevity
Testing the equivalence principle
Micron-scale technology
Spintronics
Quantum effects of gravity
Evolution of galaxies
Parkinson's disease
Archaea
Neural plasticity model of intelligence
Developmental biology
Neurotransmitter release proteins
AIDS
Earthquakes
Stem cells and aging in Caenorhabditis elegans
Detection of gravity waves
Molecular evolutionary clocks


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. January 10, 2002 - Alzheimer's plaques imaged in living patients for first time
  2. January 14, 2002 - Researchers Invent First Technique To Image Alzheimer's Onset
  3. January 17, 2002 - Researchers Find Definitive Proof That Repetitive Head Injury Accelerates The Pace Of Alzheimer's Disease
  4. January 17, 2002 - Repetitive Head Injuries Can Lead To Alzheimer's
Background


Control of appetite and metabolism

References:
  1. January 14, 2002 - Experimental Appetite Suppressant Affects Numerous Brain Messengers In Mice
  2. January 17, 2002 - Molecular Link Found Between Obesity And Diabetes
  3. January 18, 2002 - Researchers Identify Link Between Obesity And Type 2 Diabetes
Background


Diabetes

References:
  1. January 14, 2002 - Simple test for diabetes
Background


Metastasis

References:
  1. January 14, 2002 - Fruit Fly Travel Signal Is Insight Into Metastasis
  2. January 16, 2002 - Fly Cells On The Move May Reveal Clues To Cancer Metastases
Background


Galaxy clusters

References:
  1. January 14, 2002 - Magnetic "Bubbles" May Be Key Force In Galaxy Clusters
  2. January 15, 2002 - Chandra X-Ray Observatory Finds Ghosts Of Eruption In Galaxy Cluster
Background


Gene related to longevity

References:
  1. January 15, 2002 - Common Variation Of "Klotho" Gene Associated With Human Life Expectancy
  2. January 15, 2002 - Gene Named For Greek Fate Linked To Life Expectancy
  3. January 16, 2002 - One gene you don't want two of
Background


Testing the equivalence principle

References:
  1. January 15, 2002 - Moon measurements will test gravity's principles
  2. January 15, 2002 - Measuring Moon Distance To Thickness Of A Paperclip
  3. January 16, 2002 - Researcher Plans Project To Pin Down Moon's Distance From Earth
Background


Micron-scale technology

References:
  1. January 15, 2002 - Microchain Made With Just 50 Microns Between Links
  2. January 16, 2002 - Scientists Fabricate Microscale 'Bicycle Chain'
  3. January 17, 2002 - World's Smallest Microchain Drive Fabricated At Sandia
  4. January 23, 2002 - Microchain to drive ant-sized machines
Background


Spintronics

References:
  1. January 16, 2002 - Nuclei put a new spin on quantum computing
Background


Quantum effects of gravity

References:
  1. January 16, 2002 - Gravity's quantum leaps detected
  2. January 16, 2002 - Quantum Gravitational States
  3. January 17, 2002 - Physicists Observe the Quantum Effects of Gravity
  4. January 17, 2002 - Gravity leaps into quantum world
  5. January 17, 2002 - Neutrons reveal quantum effects of gravity
  6. January 17, 2002 - New Study: Quantum Leap in Understanding Gravity
  7. January 17, 2002 - The Puny Force Follows the Pack
  8. January 21, 2002 - Quantum Gravitational States Observed For First Time
Background


Evolution of galaxies

References:
  1. January 16, 2002 - Team Explores How Galaxies Change In Varying Environments
Background


Parkinson's disease

References:
  1. January 16, 2002 - Mouse Experiments Link Folic Acid Deficiency To Parkinson's Disease

Archaea

References:
  1. January 16, 2002 - Alternative Lifestyle Deep Down Under
  2. January 16, 2002 - Tough bugs point to life on Mars
  3. January 16, 2002 - Bizarre Creature in Idaho Raises Prospects for Life on Mars
  4. January 17, 2002 - E.T. Life-Forms Might Resemble Newly Discovered Microbial Community
  5. January 17, 2002 - Life, as it was in the beginning?
Background


Neural plasticity model of intelligence

References:
  1. January 17, 2002 - Intelligence: Heredity-Environment Debate Resolved?
Background


Developmental biology

References:
  1. January 17, 2002 - Biologists Visualize Protein Gradient Responsible For Dividing Embryo Into Nervous System, Epidermis
  2. January 17, 2002 - Trigger For Embryo's Cell Differentiation Observed
Background


Neurotransmitter release proteins

References:
  1. January 17, 2002 - Researchers Closer To Defining Function Of Two Proteins Involved In Neurotransmitter Release
Background


AIDS

References:
  1. January 16, 2002 - Good and Bad News About AIDS Vaccines
  2. January 17, 2002 - AIDS vaccine delivers
  3. January 17, 2002 - Scientists Succeed In Blocking Transmission Of Cell-Associated AIDS Virus
  4. January 18, 2002 - Blocking Transmission Of HIV Virus Between Partners
  5. January 18, 2002 - First Case of AIDS-like Virus in a Wild Chimpanzee
Background


Earthquakes

References:
  1. January 17, 2004 - Probe to predict landslides and earthquakes
Background


Stem cells and aging in Caenorhabditis elegans

References:
  1. January 18, 2002 - Stem Cells For Eggs And Sperm Also Control Aging In Roundworm
Background


Detection of gravity waves

References:
  1. January 18, 2002 - Pulsars' beat could reveal gravity waves
Background


Molecular evolutionary clocks

References:
  1. January 18, 2002 - How to Tell Evolutionary Time
Background


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