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Volume 1, Number 26
July 1, 2002

Brain mapping
Stem cells
Terascale computing
Transposons
Metastasis
Gene expression
Alzheimer's disease
Bioinformatics
Black holes
Pulsars
Gravitational lensing of quasars
Quantum dot lasers
Brain imaging studies
Immune system
Cell signaling
Supernovae
Young stars in old galaxies
Quantum entanglement
Gene therapy
Inhibition of angiogenesis
Agricultural biotechnology
Junk DNA


Brain mapping

References:
  1. June 24, 2002 - 3D maps show brain gene activity
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. June 24, 2002 - Evidence That Adults Stem Cells Differentiate Like Embryonic Stem Cells Published
Background


Terascale computing

References:
  1. June 25, 2002 - At Los Alamos, Two Visions of Supercomputing
Background


Transposons

References:
  1. June 25, 2002 - Genome Protects Itself Against Mobile Junk DNA
  2. June 25, 2002 - How Organisms Protect Themselves Against Transposons
Background


Metastasis

References:
  1. June 25, 2002 - Anti-Infection Protein Seen In Aggressive Cancer Cells
Background


Gene expression

References:
  1. June 26, 2002 - Study Throws New Light On How Gene Switches Operate
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. June 26, 2002 - Studies Suggest Antioxidants May Protect against Alzheimer's
  2. June 26, 2002 - Diet 'could reduce Alzheimer's risk'
  3. June 27, 2002 - Diet Rich In Foods With Vitamin E May Reduce Alzheimer's Disease Risk
Background


Bioinformatics

References:
  1. June 26, 2002 - Linking Microscope Images To Quantitative Information
Background


Black holes

References:
  1. June 26, 2002 - Galactic lenses cut black holes down to size
  2. June 26, 2002 - The Great Escape: Scientists Detect Black Hole Slowing Flight of Light
  3. June 27, 2002 - Scientists Observe Light Fighting To Escape Black Hole's Pull
Background


Pulsars

References:
  1. June 26, 2002 - 'Bulls-Eye' Pulsar Points the Way
Background


Gravitational lensing of quasars

References:
  1. June 26, 2002 - Caution: Objects in Telescope May be Dimmer than They Appear
Background


Quantum dot lasers

References:
  1. June 26, 2002 - An Optically Pumped Nanocrystal Quantum Dot Laser
Background


Brain imaging studies

References:
  1. June 28, 2004 - Researchers pinpoint perfect pitch
Background


Immune system

References:
  1. June 27, 2002 - How Immune Cells Take Aim
Background


Cell signaling

References:
  1. June 27, 2002 - Cells Flip Molecular Switch Before Sending A Message
  2. July 1, 2002 - Decision Making At The Cellular Level
Background


Supernovae

References:
  1. June 27, 2002 - Supernova Photographed in Earliest Stage
Background


Young stars in old galaxies

References:
  1. June 27, 2002 - Surprise! Young Stellar Clusters Found In Old Galaxy
  2. June 28, 2002 - Young Stars In Old Galaxies -- A Cosmic Hide And Seek Game
  3. July 5, 2002 - Young stars challenge old ideas
Background


Quantum entanglement

References:
  1. June 28, 2002 - Splitting Up Cooper Pairs
Background


Gene therapy

References:
  1. June 28, 2002 - Gene Therapy Puts Skids on SCID
Background


Inhibition of angiogenesis

References:
  1. June 28, 2002 - New Way Of Attacking Angiogenesis To Block Tumors
  2. July 1, 2002 - Scientists Design Gene-Tipped Tumor Regressor "Smartbombs"
Background


Agricultural biotechnology

References:
  1. June 28, 2002 - Study Shows How Far GM Pollen Spreads
Background


Junk DNA

References:
  1. July 1, 2002 - Junk DNA: the "software" of life?
Background


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