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Volume 1, Number 7
February 18, 2002

Quasars
Cloning
Possibility of life on Europa
Inflammation and the immune system
Stem cells
Proteomic arrays
Circadian rhythm
Alzheimer's disease
Aging and redundancy
Regnerative medicine
Gene therapy
Plate tectonics
Spiral galaxy with leading arms
Strange attractors
Black holes
Fiber optics
Dangers of excessive sleep
Quantum computing
Heart disease and apoptosis
Human evolution
Interstellar travel
Memory formation
Search for extra dimensions
Ghrelin


Quasars

References:
  1. February 8, 2002 - Chandra Scores A Double Bonus With A Distant Quasar
  2. February 11, 2002 - Chandra Exposes Distant Quasar's X-Ray Jet
Background


Cloning

References:
  1. February 10, 2002 - Cloned animals meet early deaths
  2. February 11, 2002 - Study Suggests Cloned Mice Die Early
  3. February 11, 2002 - Double take on cloning
  4. February 11, 2002 - Cloned Mice Die Young
  5. February 12, 2002 - Adult Stem Cells Likely The Ones That Are Cloned
  6. February 12, 2002 - Scientists Prove Mature Adult Cells Can Be Cloned
  7. February 14, 2002 - Carbon copy cat cloned
  8. February 15, 2002 - Cloners create world's first copy-cat
  9. February 15, 2002 - Texas A&M Clones First Cat
Background


Possibility of life on Europa

References:
  1. February 11, 2002 - Jupiter's Moon Europa Suspected Of Fostering Life
Background


Inflammation and the immune system

References:
  1. February 11, 2002 - Researchers Find 'Off Switch' For Inflammation
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. February 11, 2002 - Human Stem Cells Transformed Into Mouse Heart Cells
  2. February 11, 2002 - Mouse cell transplants for Huntington's patients
  3. February 12, 2002 - Adult Stem Cells From Knee Fat Turned Into Cartilage, Bone, Fat Cells
Background


Proteomic arrays

References:
  1. February 11, 2002 - Scientists Develop Protein Nanoarrays For Biological Detection
Background


Circadian rhythm

References:
  1. February 11, 2002 - Eye cell sets body clock
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. February 12, 2002 - 'Use It or Lose It,' New Alzheimer's Research Concludes
  2. February 13, 2002 - "Use It Or Lose It?" Study Suggests Mentally Stimulating Activities May Reduce Alzheimer's Risk
  3. February 14, 2002 - Blood clue to Alzheimer's risk
  4. February 14, 2002 - High Homocysteine Levels May Double Risk Of Dementia, Alzheimer's Disease
  5. February 16, 2002 - Alzheimer's vaccine trial is suspended
Background


Aging and redundancy

References:
  1. February 12, 2002 - Reliability Theory Applied To Aging And Longevity
Background


Regnerative medicine

References:
  1. February 12, 2002 - Next-Generation Biomaterials To Help Body Heal Itself
  2. February 13, 2002 - Researchers Engineer First "Custom-Made" Human Knee Ligaments From Adult Stem Cells
Background


Gene therapy

References:
  1. February 12, 2002 - Suicide Gene Injection Cuts Colon Cancer Metastasis
  2. February 14, 2002 - Gene Therapy Promising For Rheumatoid Arthritis
Background


Plate tectonics

References:
  1. February 12, 2002 - Did Continents Emerge Suddenly A Billion Years Ago?
Background


Spiral galaxy with leading arms

References:
  1. February 12, 2002 - Galaxy spinning the wrong way
Background


Strange attractors

References:
  1. February 13, 2002 - Smale's 14th Problem Solved
Background


Black holes

References:
  1. February 13, 2002 - A Black Hole's Suspicious Weight Gain
Background


Fiber optics

References:
  1. February 13, 2002 - A Clear Signal from Polarized Light
Background


Dangers of excessive sleep

References:
  1. February 14, 2002 - Too much sleep 'is bad for you'
Background


Quantum computing

References:
  1. February 15, 2002 - First Step To Noiseless Qubit For Quantum Computers
Background


Heart disease and apoptosis

References:
  1. February 15, 2002 - Apoptosis May Explain Why Heart Is So Disease-Prone
Background


Human evolution

References:
  1. February 15, 2002 - Oldest jewellery disputes "out of Africa" theory
  2. February 15, 2002 - Elbow Room and the Origin of Jewelry
  3. February 16, 2002 - Standing out in the crowd
  4. February 18, 2002 - Early humans dressed for dinner
Background


Interstellar travel

References:
  1. February 15, 2002 - "Magic number" for space pioneers calculated
  2. February 16, 2002 - Humans will 'sail to the stars'
  3. February 18, 2002 - Star trek criteria

Memory formation

References:
  1. February 16, 2002 - How memories are formed
Background


Search for extra dimensions

References:
  1. February 16, 2002 - In search of extra dimensions: Hang on-a new reality may be around the corner
Background


Ghrelin

References:
  1. February 16, 2002 - The Hunger Hormone?
Background


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