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Volume 1, Number 5
February 4, 2002

Genetics of cancer resistance
Bacteriophage therapy
Gene therapy
Carbon nanotubes
Planet formation
The standard model
Computer simulation of black holes
Estimated number of exoplanets
Cloning
Stem cells
DNA repair
Solar neutrinos
Quantum technology
Cancer vaccine
Epidermal growth factor receptor and cancer
Cancer diagnosis
Embryonic development
Stem cells from parthenogenic embryos
Evolution of flowering plants
Nanotechnology
Milky way structure
Macrophage response to bacteria
Alzheimer's disease
Classification of DNA transcription factors
Novel proteins
Neutrino mass
PPAR-δ mimic and HDL cholesterol


Genetics of cancer resistance

References:
  1. January 28, 2002 - Researchers Investigate Genes In Cancer Resistance
Background


Bacteriophage therapy

References:
  1. January 28, 2002 - Bacteriophage Successful Against Resistant Bacteria
Background


Gene therapy

References:
  1. January 28, 2002 - Gene therapy cures male infertility
Background


Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. January 28, 2002 - Growing Nanotubes In Predetermined Patterns: A First
  2. January 29, 2002 - Cylinders make circuits spontaneously
  3. January 29, 2002 - Do Carbon Nanotubes Need To Be Doped As Silicon Is?
Background


Planet formation

References:
  1. January 28, 2002 - Organics aid planetary aggregation
Background


The standard model

References:
  1. January 29, 2002 - Standard Model In Trouble Again
Background


Computer simulation of black holes

References:
  1. January 29, 2002 - Supercomputer Calculations Confirm Predicted Black Hole Behavior
  2. January 31, 2002 - Twisted Space: Computer Simulates Black Hole Effects
  3. January 31, 2002 - When Black Holes Merge
Background


Estimated number of exoplanets

References:
  1. January 29, 2002 - 30 Billion Earths? New Estimate of Exoplanets in Our Galaxy
Background


Cloning

References:
  1. January 29, 2002 - "Functional" kidneys grown from stem cells
  2. January 30, 2002 - Chip could create mass-produced clones
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. January 29, 2002 - Stem Cell Transplants For Babies With Severe Combined Immunodeficiency
  2. January 31, 2002 - Adult Bone Marrow Stem Cells Can Become Blood Vessels
Background


DNA repair

References:
  1. January 29, 2002 - Gene Helps In Neat Repair Of Damaged DNA
  2. January 30, 2002 - Gene For Neat Repair Of DNA Discovered
Background


Solar neutrinos

References:
  1. January 29, 2002 - More Precise Solar Neutrino Production Figure Determined
  2. January 29, 2002 - Finding How Many Energetic Neutrinos Produced By Sun
  3. January 30, 2002 - Physicists Fine-Tune Predicted Solar Neutrino Production Rate
Background


Quantum technology

References:
  1. January 30, 2002 - Car work for quantum mechanics
  2. February 4, 2002 - The quantum afterburner
Background


Cancer vaccine

References:
  1. January 30, 2002 - Initial Clinical Study Shows Safety And Bioactivity Of Cancer Vaccine
Background


Epidermal growth factor receptor and cancer

References:
  1. January 30, 2002 - Growth Factor Receptor Signaling Critical To Intestinal Tumor Development
Background


Cancer diagnosis

References:
  1. January 30, 2002 - Breast cancer gene screen gives accurate prognosis
  2. January 31, 2002 - Chips predict breast cancer outcome
  3. January 31, 2002 - New Test Detects Colon Cancer Gene
  4. January 31, 2002 - Not Such a Pain in the Rear
  5. February 1, 2002 - Stool Test Detects Earliest, Curable Colon Cancers
  6. February 2, 2002 - Genes may identify the worst breast cancers
Background


Embryonic development

References:
  1. January 31, 2002 - APC Protein Plays Key Role In Embryo Differentiation
  2. February 8, 2002 - Biologists Discover That Machinery For Cell Division Plays Dual Role In Partitioning Developing Embryo
Background


Stem cells from parthenogenic embryos

References:
  1. January 31, 2002 - Look Mom, No Sperm!
  2. February 1, 2002 - Scientists Coax Stem Cells from Unfertilized Primate Embryos
  3. February 1, 2002 - New primate stem cell
  4. February 1, 2002 - Stem cells from embryo created without sperm
  5. February 1, 2002 - Researchers Develop Specialized Cell Types From Embryonic Monkey Stem Cells
  6. February 6, 2002 - Swapping stem cell ethics
  7. February 9, 2002 - Unfertilized Monkey Eggs Make Stem Cells
Background, Background


Evolution of flowering plants

References:
  1. January 31, 2002 - Water Lily Study Sheds Light on Evolution of Flowering Plants
  2. January 31, 2002 - Water Lily May Provide A "Missing Link" In The Evolution Of Flowering Plants

Nanotechnology

References:
  1. January 31, 2002 - The Magic of Nanoclusters
Background


Milky way structure

References:
  1. January 31, 2002 - Our galaxy - from the outside
Background


Macrophage response to bacteria

References:
  1. February 1, 2002 - DNA Arrays Give Clues To Better Vaccines
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. February 1, 2002 - E. Coli Bacteria Make Alzheimer's-Linked Fibers
  2. February 2, 2002 - E. coli could provide Alzheimer's clue
Background


Classification of DNA transcription factors

References:
  1. February 1, 2002 - Tidying Up Transcription Factors
Background


Novel proteins

References:
  1. February 1, 2002 - Strange Spelling for Proteins
Background


Neutrino mass

References:
  1. February 1, 2002 - New experiment to probe neutrino mass
Background


PPAR-δ mimic and HDL cholesterol

References:
  1. February 2, 2002 - Compound Mimics Calorie Restriction
Background, Background, Background


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