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Volume 1, Number 20
May 20, 2002

Memory
Stem cells
Quark nuggets
Diabetes
Star cluster formation
Extraterrestrial life
Nanotechnology
DNA repair
Immune system
Cancer
Cloning
Lithium-free stars
Alzheimer's disease
Junk DNA
Genes, circadian rhythm, and sleep deprivation
Neurotransmitters
AIDS
Consciousness
Large-scale structure of the universe
Gamma ray bursts
Mass extinctions
Bacterial ancestry
Fine structure constant
Spintronics
Bose-Einstein condensates
DNA transcription


Memory

References:
  1. May 13, 2002 - Memory Isn't "Lost," Just Out Of Sync; Researchers Present Theory Of Memory And Memory Loss
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. May 13, 2002 - First Report Of Stem Cell Signal Of Intention To Become Specific Neuron; Cloned Cells Cure Parkinson's In Rat Model
  2. May 15, 2002 - Adult Bone Marrow Stem Cells Can Become Liver Cells
Background


Quark nuggets

References:
  1. May 13, 2002 - Stranger than Fiction? Strangelets Bombard Earth
  2. May 13, 2002 - Strange Quakes from Strange Quarks?
Background


Diabetes

References:
  1. May 13, 2002 - Diabetes results raise cure hopes
Background


Star cluster formation

References:
  1. May 14, 2002 - Simulation Sheds Light on Formation of First Star Clusters
Background


Extraterrestrial life

References:
  1. May 14, 2002 - Odds on aliens
  2. May 19, 2002 - Probability of alien life rises
Background


Nanotechnology

References:
  1. May 14, 2002 - Nanostructure Techniques Come Closer To Quantum Dot
  2. May 16, 2002 - Nanomotor Made From Single DNA Molecule Is A First
Background


DNA repair

References:
  1. May 14, 2002 - Researchers Identify Protein That Detects Damaged DNA
  2. May 14, 2002 - Scientists Discover Protein Identifies Damage To DNA
Background


Immune system

References:
  1. May 14, 2002 - Older B Cells In Elderly Don't Fight Infection As Well
  2. May 17, 2002 - White Blood Cells Are Much More Active And Dynamic
Background


Cancer

References:
  1. May 14, 2002 - Key Powerhouse Enzyme Linked To Cancer Development
  2. May 14, 2002 - Mitochondrial Enzyme May Be Target For Cancer Therapy
  3. May 14, 2002 - New Radioimmunotherapy Drug Proves Highly Effective For Killing Off B Cell Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  4. May 16, 2002 - 'Bin Laden' Of Cancer-Causing Proteins Identified
  5. May 17, 2002 - Researchers Uncover Biochemical Connection Between High-Fat Diets And Increased Colon-Cancer Risk
  6. May 17, 2002 - Body Can't Handle Dietary Fat In Volume Thrown At It
  7. May 20, 2002 - Research Reveals Role of Vitamin D in Preventing Colon Cancer
Background


Cloning

References:
  1. May 14, 2002 - Single gene failure "explains cloning deaths"
  2. May 15, 2002 - Tissue Cloning Is Easy; Reproductive Cloning Isn't
  3. May 15, 2002 - Researchers Identify Gene Involved in Deciding Cloned Embryo's Fate
  4. May 15, 2002 - Gene marks clones for death
  5. May 15, 2002 - Gene That's Key To Cloning Success Also Hints At Serious Hurdles To Reproductive Cloning
Background


Lithium-free stars

References:
  1. May 14, 2002 - Lithium-free stars plug hole in Big Bang
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. May 15, 2002 - New drug tackles Alzheimer's clumps
  2. May 15, 2002 - Dementia drug potential hailed
  3. May 16, 2002 - New Drug Holds Promise for Combating Alzheimer's
  4. May 16, 2002 - Drug saps Alzheimer's
  5. May 16, 2002 - Fruit Fly Alzheimer's Model Should Be Invaluable Tool
Background


Junk DNA

References:
  1. May 15, 2002 - Parasite Or Partner? Study Suggests New Role For Junk DNA
Background


Genes, circadian rhythm, and sleep deprivation

References:
  1. May 15, 2002 - Secrets of sleep deprivation
Background


Neurotransmitters

References:
  1. May 16, 2002 - Researchers Gain Insight Into Function Of Memory Enhancing Drugs
Background


AIDS

References:
  1. May 16, 2002 - A Possible New Way To Block HIV Infection Of Healthy Cells Discovered
Background


Consciousness

References:
  1. May 16, 2002 - Our Conscious Mind Could Be An Electromagnetic Field
Background


Large-scale structure of the universe

References:
  1. May 16, 2002 - Cosmic wrinkles smoothed
Background


Gamma ray bursts

References:
  1. May 16, 2002 - Mystery Bursts Tied Firmly to Exploding Stars
  2. May 17, 2002 - Gamma ray bursts tied to supernovae
  3. May 17, 2002 - Gamma-ray burst mystery solved?
Background


Mass extinctions

References:
  1. May 16, 2002 - Impact led to dino rule
Background


Bacterial ancestry

References:
  1. May 17, 2002 - Cool Bacterium Spawned Them All
Background


Fine structure constant

References:
  1. May 17, 2002 - Laws of physics 'may change'
Background


Spintronics

References:
  1. May 17, 2002 - Semiconducting Material May Have The Right Stuff To Develop Spintronic Devices
Background


Bose-Einstein condensates

References:
  1. May 17, 2002 - Condensates get longer lives
Background


DNA transcription

References:
  1. May 17, 2002 - Three-D Images Shed Light On First Steps Of RNA Synthesis
Background


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