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Volume 1, Number 16
April 22, 2002

Origins of life
Genetic imprinting
Protein microarrays
Angiogenesis inhibition
Molecular evolution
Histone methylation and gene expression
Stem cells
Quantum computers
Black holes
RNA interference
Ultrahigh-energy neutrinos
Carbon nanotubes
Testosterone and mental function
Photon-axion oscillation
Alzheimer's disease
Synesthesia
Sea squirt genome
Evolutionary developmental biology
Autoimmune diseases
Immune system
Parkinson's disease
Spintronics
Photonic crystals
Photonic fibers
Diabetes
Poincaré conjecture
Caffeine and sleep
Global warming
Terascale computing
Monoclonal T-cell receptors
Cardiovascular disease
Cancer
Galaxy evolution


Origins of life

References:
  1. April 15, 2002 - A Fresh Start for Life?
Background


Genetic imprinting

References:
  1. April 15, 2002 - Social Insects Could Offer Clues About Genetic Conflict
  2. April 19, 2002 - Cells reprogram in 24 hours
Background


Protein microarrays

References:
  1. April 15, 2002 - Floating proteins stuck down
Background


Angiogenesis inhibition

References:
  1. April 15, 2002 - Built-In "Failsafe" Device Blocks Abnormal Growth Of New Blood Vessels

Molecular evolution

References:
  1. April 15, 2002 - Mutation Study Confirms Strong Male-Driven Evolution Among Humans And Apes
Background


Histone methylation and gene expression

References:
  1. April 15, 2002 - New Gene-Silencing Enzyme Discovered: Implications Seen For Treating Aggressive Cancers
  2. April 15, 2002 - New Enzyme Identified; Needed To Silence Some Genes
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. April 15, 2002 - Neural Stem Cells Can Develop Into Functional Neurons
  2. April 17, 2002 - Stem Cell Transplants May Be Effective For Multiple Sclerosis Patients
Background


Quantum computers

References:
  1. April 15, 2002 - Quantum Computer Data Readable, Even As Cooper Pair
Background


Black holes

References:
  1. April 15, 2002 - Even Quiescent Black Holes Are Dynamic, Lively Spots
  2. April 18, 2002 - Even Quiet Black Holes Shout Sometimes
Background


RNA interference

References:
  1. April 16, 2002 - Silencing Production Of Specific Proteins In Mammals
Background


Ultrahigh-energy neutrinos

References:
  1. April 16, 2002 - Ultrahigh-Energy Neutrinos
  2. April 18, 2002 - How Ultra High-Energy Neutrinos Might Be Made, Seen
Background


Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. April 16, 2002 - Nanotube-Laced Epoxy: Three Times Harder, Far Better At Conducting Heat
  2. April 18, 2002 - Nanotubes In Epoxy Beef Up Epoxy's Heat Conductance
Background


Testosterone and mental function

References:
  1. April 16, 2002 - Testosterone Aids Older Men's Brains

Photon-axion oscillation

References:
  1. April 16, 2002 - Do Photons From Supernovas Become Axions On The Way?
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. April 16, 2002 - Heart drug slashes Alzheimer's risk
  2. April 18, 2002 - Statin Drugs May Lower Risk Of Alzheimer's
Background


Synesthesia

References:
  1. April 16, 2002 - Kaleidescope Eyes: The Secrets Of A Novel Gift
Background


Sea squirt genome

References:
  1. April 16, 2002 - Sea Squirt Savants Celebrate
Background


Evolutionary developmental biology

References:
  1. April 17, 2002 - Researcher Traces Gene Development In "Last Common Link"; Two Genes Diverge From One
Background


Autoimmune diseases

References:
  1. April 17, 2002 - Keeping Autoimmunity In Check May Depend On Balance In The Immune System
  2. April 17, 2002 - Immune System Balance Avoids Autoimmune Diseases
Background


Immune system

References:
  1. April 17, 2002 - Watching The Immune System Recognize Foreign Invaders
Background


Parkinson's disease

References:
  1. April 17, 2002 - Parkinson's - the missing clue
  2. April 18, 2002 - Parkinson's brain renewal advance
  3. April 18, 2002 - Retinal cell implants improve Parkinson's
  4. April 18, 2002 - Retinal Cell Implantation Shows Promise And Improvement In Advanced Parkinson's Disease Patients
Background


Spintronics

References:
  1. April 18, 2002 - Spintronics gets serious
  2. April 19, 2002 - Molecules take electronics for a spin
Background


Photonic crystals

References:
  1. April 18, 2002 - Hydrogel-Based Nanoparticles Make Photonic Crystals
Background


Photonic fibers

References:
  1. April 18, 2002 - Photonic fibres weave smart fabrics
Background


Terascale computing

References:
  1. April 18, 2002 - Supercomputer smashes world speed record
  2. April 20, 2002 - Japanese Computer Is World's Fastest, as U.S. Falls Back
Background


Diabetes

References:
  1. April 18, 2002 - Premature death threat for diabetics
Background


Poincaré conjecture

References:
  1. April 18, 2004 - Poincar Conjecture Purported Proof Perforated
Background


Caffeine and sleep

References:
  1. April 18, 2002 - Coffee blamed for sleepless nights
Background


Global warming

References:
  1. April 19, 2002 - Can't Beat the Heat
Background


Monoclonal T-cell receptors

References:
  1. April 21, 2002 - New drug leaves diseased cells nowhere to hide
Background


Cardiovascular disease

References:
  1. April 20, 2002 - Autopsies implicate C-reactive protein in fatal heart attacks
Background


Cancer

References:
  1. April 20, 2002 - Compound attacks pancreatic cancer
Background


Galaxy evolution

References:
  1. April 20, 2002 - Cosmic Remodeling: Superwinds star in early universe
Background


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