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Volume 1, Number 42
October 21, 2002

Gene therapy
Attention mechanisms
Parkinson's disease
Carbon nanotubes
Aging
Stem cells
Protein folding
Gene expression
Bose-Einstein condensates
Milky Way's black hole
Carbon sinks
INTEGRAL gamma-ray observatory
Prions
DNA protection mechanism
Galaxy evolution


Gene therapy

References:
  1. October 14, 2002 - Safer gene therapy technique revealed
  2. October 14, 2002 - Researchers Develop Gene Therapy Technique That Sharply Cuts Risks
  3. October 16, 2002 - Cancer Pain Control Possible With Gene Therapy
Background


Attention mechanisms

References:
  1. October 14, 2002 - Psychologists Draw An "Architecture Of Attention," Outlining Three Brain-Based Building Blocks
Background


Parkinson's disease

References:
  1. October 14, 2002 - 'Vitamin' slows Parkinson's progression
  2. October 15, 2002 - Supplement brakes Parkinson's
  3. October 16, 2002 - Enzyme Slows Parkinson's Disease
  4. October 15, 2002 - Preliminary Study Shows High-Dose Coenzyme Q10 Slows Functional Decline In Parkinson's Patients

Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. October 14, 2002 - Nanotubes hang tough
Background


Aging

References:
  1. October 15, 2002 - Study Backs Theory That Accumulating Mutations Of "Quiet" Genes Foster Aging
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. October 15, 2002 - 'Seek and destroy' stem cells kill brain tumours
  2. October 15, 2002 - Renovating the Brain
  3. October 15, 2002 - Foxd3 Gene Allows Stem Cells To Remain Stem Cells
  4. October 17, 2002 - Elusive Brain Tumor Cells Tracked In Mice With Modified Neural Stem Cells
Background


Protein folding

References:
  1. October 15, 2002 - Protein folding physics modeled at the atomic level
  2. October 18, 2002 - Tiny Protein Folds Faster Than Any Other
Background


Gene expression

References:
  1. October 16, 2002 - High-Tech Study Of Maggots Yields Cancer Clues
Background


Bose-Einstein condensates

References:
  1. October 16, 2002 - Caesium joins the condensates
Background


Milky Way's black hole

References:
  1. October 16, 2002 - Milky Way's giant black hole pinned down
  2. October 16, 2002 - The Milky Way's dark secret
  3. October 16, 2002 - Galaxy's dark centre exposed
  4. October 16, 2002 - Final 'Proof' Provided for Milky Ways Central Black Hole
  5. October 17, 2002 - Star Clinches Case for Milky Way's Supermassive Black Hole
  6. October 17, 2002 - Star orbit nails black hole
  7. October 17, 2002 - Zooming Star Points To Supermassive Black Hole At The Center Of The Milky Way
  8. October 17, 2002 - Star snapped surfing black hole
Background


Carbon sinks

References:
  1. October 16, 2002 - Missing carbon sink shrinks
Background


INTEGRAL gamma-ray observatory

References:
  1. October 17, 2002 - INTEGRAL takes off
Background


Prions

References:
  1. October 17, 2002 - Prion diseases' deadly action revealed
  2. October 18, 2002 - Out of place prions trash cells
  3. October 18, 2002 - Researchers Find Mechanism Responsible For Neuronal Death In Prion Diseases
Background


DNA protection mechanism

References:
  1. October 18, 2002 - Ancient Defense Mechanism May Still Be Protecting Us
Background


Galaxy evolution

References:
  1. October 19, 2002 - Celestial Divide: Finding two families of galaxies
Background


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