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Volume 1, Number 29
July 22, 2002

AIDS
Antioxidants and mental function
Human evolution and brain size
Sleep and health
Carbon nanotubes
Supernova models
Second law of thermodynamics
Diabetes
Rate of evolution
Iron content of early quasar
Quantum entanglement
Cancer
Synthetic virus
Stem cells
Bose-Einstein condensates
Interstellar amino acids
Extrasolar planets
Egg fertilization
Malaria
The immune system
Protection against methylataion-caused mutations
Gene therapy
Neural development gene
Melting of Alaskan glaciers
Alzheimer's disease
Gender differences in weight loss


AIDS

References:
  1. July 15, 2002 - Research Reveals Potential Target for Novel AIDS Drugs
  2. July 16, 2002 - Researchers Recommend AIDS Vaccine Strategies
Background


Antioxidants and mental function

References:
  1. July 15, 2002 - Antioxidant-Rich Diets Improve Age-Related Declines In Mental Function Of Rats
Background


Human evolution and brain size

References:
  1. July 15, 2002 - Human brain "paid off" by long life
Background


Sleep and health

References:
  1. July 15, 2002 - Sleep 'key to longer life'
Background


Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. July 16, 2002 - Hand-held X-ray gun
Background


Supernova models

References:
  1. July 16, 2002 - New Supernova Models Take On Third Dimension
Background


Second law of thermodynamics

References:
  1. July 16, 2002 - Small systems defy second law
  2. July 17, 2002 - Pushing the Second Law to the Limit
  3. July 18, 2002 - Beads of doubt
  4. July 19, 2002 - Second law of thermodynamics "broken"
  5. July 23, 2002 - Second law broken
  6. July 24, 2002 - Second Law of Thermodynamics Violated
  7. July 30, 2002 - Humpty Dumpty Restored: When Disorder Lurches into Order

Diabetes

References:
  1. July 16, 2008 - Method could boost diabetes therapy
Background


Rate of evolution

References:
  1. July 16, 2002 - Evolution may not be slow or random
Background


Iron content of early quasar

References:
  1. July 17, 2002 - Iron mystery of Universe's most distant object
Background


Quantum entanglement

References:
  1. July 17, 2002 - Quantum entanglement stronger than suspected
  2. July 17, 2002 - Entanglement passes screen test
Background


Cancer

References:
  1. July 17, 2002 - Drug Wrecks The Power Plants Of Cancer Cells
  2. July 18, 2007 - Aspirin's Target, The COX-2 Enzyme, Linked To Cancer Of The Uterus
Background


Synthetic virus

References:
  1. July 17, 2002 - Ebola virus could be synthesised

Stem cells

References:
  1. July 17, 2002 - Hormone Prompts Adult Stem Cells To Differentiate Into Islet Cells
  2. July 18, 2002 - Researchers Produce Motor Neurons From Embryonic Stem Cells
Background


Bose-Einstein condensates

References:
  1. July 17, 2002 - BEC Created and Moved in Surface Microtrap
Background


Interstellar amino acids

References:
  1. July 18, 2002 - Amino acid found in deep space
Background


Extrasolar planets

References:
  1. July 18, 2002 - Earthshine sheds light on extrasolar planets
Background


Egg fertilization

References:
  1. July 18, 2002 - Molecular "spark of life" discovered
Background


Malaria

References:
  1. July 18, 2002 - Genetic Analyses Hint at More Hurdles for Antimalarials
Background


The immune system

References:
  1. July 19, 2002 - Genetic Variant Reduces Immune Response, Yet Protects Against Atherosclerosis
Background


Protection against methylataion-caused mutations

References:
  1. July 19, 2002 - Enzyme Could Aid Cancer Fight
Background


Gene therapy

References:
  1. July 19, 2002 - Ultrashort pulses help gene therapy
Background


Neural development gene

References:
  1. July 19, 2002 - Tweaking Single Gene Makes Mice Brainier
Background


Melting of Alaskan glaciers

References:
  1. July 19, 2002 - Alaskan Glaciers Melting Faster Than Previously Thought
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. July 20, 2002 - Lifestyle linked to Alzheimer's
  2. July 20, 2002 - Cholesterol central to brain disease
Background


Gender differences in weight loss

References:
  1. July 20, 2002 - Gender differences in weight loss
Background


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