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Volume 1, Number 49
December 9, 2002

Stem cells
Carbon nanotubes
THC and anxiety reduction
Gene imprinting
HIV infection by related viruses
Molecular memory using spin states
Extrasolar planets
Small stars
Nanotechnology
Origins of life
Function of MHC molecules in the immune system
Jumping genes
Sequencing of mouse genome
Martian water
Neutrino oscillation
MAP kinase signaling pathway and melanoma
Cholesterol absorption genes
Caesium Bose-Einstein condensate
Merging galaxies
C-reactive protein and cardiovascular disease
Indium gallium nitride and solar cells


Stem cells

References:
  1. December 2, 2002 - New Stem Cell Maintenance Protein Found
Background


Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. December 2, 2002 - Optical Spectra Of Carbon Nanotubes Deciphered
Background


THC and anxiety reduction

References:
  1. December 2, 2002 - New cannabinoid compound may treat anxiety
Background


Gene imprinting

References:
  1. December 2, 2002 - Imprinting and methylation
Background


HIV infection by related viruses

References:
  1. December 3, 2002 - Infection By Closely Related HIV Strains Possible
Background


Molecular memory using spin states

References:
  1. December 3, 2002 - Molecular memory bank draws closer
Background


Extrasolar planets

References:
  1. December 4, 2002 - Astronomers weigh up alien planet
  2. December 4, 2002 - New Way to Weigh a Planet
  3. December 5, 2002 - Hubble Makes Precise Measure Of Extrasolar World's True Mass
  4. December 5, 2002 - Scientists 'weigh' distant world
Background


Small stars

References:
  1. December 4, 2002 - VLT Interferometer Measures The Size Of Proxima Centauri And Other Nearby Stars
Background


Nanotechnology

References:
  1. December 4, 2002 - Engineer Develops Novel Method For Assembly Of Nanoparticles; Process May Lead To Manufacture Of Nanoscale Devices
Background


Origins of life

References:
  1. December 4, 2002 - New theory for origin of life
  2. December 4, 2002 - Revolutionary New Theory For Origins Of Life On Earth
  3. December 4, 2002 - Life 'began on the ocean floor'
  4. December 6, 2002 - Life may have emerged from rocks
Background


Function of MHC molecules in the immune system

References:
  1. December 4, 2002 - Researchers Make Key Immune System Discovery
Background


Jumping genes

References:
  1. December 4, 2002 - It May Take A Mouse To Understand The Behavior Of "Jumping Genes"
Background


Sequencing of mouse genome

References:
  1. December 4, 2002 - Gene secrets of mice and men revealed
  2. December 4, 2002 - How the Mouse Genome Stacks Up
  3. December 4, 2002 - Mouse clues to human genetics
  4. December 5, 2002 - Mouse Genome Sequenced
  5. December 5, 2002 - Plans of mice and men
  6. December 5, 2002 - The Mouse Genome And The Measure Of Man
Background


Martian water

References:
  1. December 5, 2002 - Water Ice Found Near South Pole of Mars
  2. December 5, 2002 - Scalding Rains, Flash Floods and Worse Plagued Ancient Mars
  3. December 6, 2002 - Martian Ice on the Rocks
  4. December 6, 2002 - Asteroids prompted Martian flash floods
  5. December 6, 2002 - New Research Belies Previous Idea That Mars Was Once Warm, Wet Planet
  6. December 6, 2002 - Martian water gone in a flash
  7. December 9, 2002 - Asteroids Could Have Caused Flash Floods on Young Mars
  8. December 9, 2002 - Wet periods on Mars too short for life
Background


Neutrino oscillation

References:
  1. December 6, 2002 - Antineutrinos are Changelings, too
Background


MAP kinase signaling pathway and melanoma

References:
  1. December 6, 2002 - Signaling Pathway In Melanoma Could Provide Target For Diagnosis, Prevention And Treatment
Background


Cholesterol absorption genes

References:
  1. December 6, 2002 - Search For Cholesterol Absorption Genes Narrows To Two Chromosome Regions
Background


Caesium Bose-Einstein condensate

References:
  1. December 6, 2002 - Caesium condensate makes its debut
Background


Merging galaxies

References:
  1. December 6, 2002 - Hubble Captures Galactic Dance of Destruction
Background


C-reactive protein and cardiovascular disease

References:
  1. December 7, 2002 - Protein may signal heart problems
Background


Indium gallium nitride and solar cells

References:
  1. December 8, 2002 - Solar cells aiming for full spectrum efficiency
Background


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