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Volume 1, Number 27
July 8, 2002

Spintronics
Extrasolar planets
Superconductivity
Carbon nanotubes
Leptin
Sleep and learning
Tetrapods
Magnetoresistance and data storage
Human evolution
Stem cells
D-branes
RNA interference
Plate tectonics
Sleep needs
Gender differences in appetite
Ghrelin


Spintronics

References:
  1. June 26, 2002 - Nanospintronics: A Single-Spin Transistor
  2. July 3, 2002 - Spintronics Advance Might Bolster Bits
  3. July 5, 2002 - New spin on transistors
Background


Extrasolar planets

References:
  1. July 1, 2002 - Scientists estimate 30 billion Earths
  2. July 2, 2002 - Planet Tally Soars to Near 100, Astronomers Scramble to Keep Track
  3. July 4, 2002 - First light from giant planet?
Background


Superconductivity

References:
  1. July 1, 2002 - Unusual Ceramics Could Expand Possibilities For Superconductors
Background


Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. July 2, 2002 - Scientists' Research Promises Improved X-Ray Machines Using Carbon Nanotubes
Background


Leptin

References:
  1. July 2, 2002 - Fish-Rich Tribal Diet Linked With Low Leptin Levels
Background


Sleep and learning

References:
  1. July 3, 2002 - You Snooze You Win, Learning Study Reveals
Background


Tetrapods

References:
  1. July 3, 2002 - Fossil was 'first walker'
  2. July 3, 2002 - Fishy fossil reveals first steps on land
  3. July 6, 2002 - Fossil find stands on its own four legs
Background


Magnetoresistance and data storage

References:
  1. July 3, 2002 - Nano-boost for data storage
Background


Human evolution

References:
  1. July 4, 2002 - First humans 'small brained'
  2. July 4, 2002 - Out of Africa migration may be a no-brainer
  3. July 5, 2002 - Were "Little People" the First Out of Africa?
  4. July 5, 2002 - Large Brains Not Required? Third And Smallest Skull Of "First Eurasians" Reported
  5. July 8, 2002 - First Humans to Leave Africa Weren't Necessarily a Brainy Bunch
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. July 4, 2002 - Muscle Stem Cells Show Promise Against Muscular Dystrophy In Mouse Model
Background


D-branes

References:
  1. July 4, 2002 - New Insights Into Open String Theory
Background


RNA interference

References:
  1. July 4, 2002 - Scientists Flick Genetic Switch; May Lead To New Disease Treatments
  2. July 5, 2002 - New Method Of Turning Off Viruses May Help Control HIV Infection
Background


Plate tectonics

References:
  1. July 5, 2002 - Geologist's Discovery May Unlock Secrets To Start Of Life On Earth
  2. July 8, 2002 - Ancient rock points to life's origin
Background


Sleep needs

References:
  1. July 6, 2002 - Less sleep may cure tiredness
Background


Gender differences in appetite

References:
  1. July 6, 2002 - His-and-Her Hunger Pangs: Gender affects the brain's response to food
Background


Ghrelin

References:
  1. July 6, 2002 - Hunger hormone gone awry?
Background


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