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Volume 2, Number 8
February 24, 2003

Milky Way's black hole
Global warming
Brain imaging studies of intelligence
False memories
Benefits of gensing to stroke victims
Cell nucleus structure
Chromatin
Gravity waves
High-energy cosmic ray experiments
Superconducting transistors
Language learning by infants
Alzheimer's disease
Benefits of caloric restriction
Human genome
Formation of the Moon
Martian water
Fruit fly memory genes
Solid-state qubits
Single molelcule switches
Protein structure
Nanowires
Quantum computing
Human evolution
Appetite control hormone
Risk of methane release


Milky Way's black hole

References:
  1. February 17, 2003 - The big and the bizarre
  2. February 17, 2003 - Star path backs black hole
  3. February 21, 2003 - Case For Massive Black Hole Strengthened
Background


Global warming

References:
  1. February 17, 2003 - Computer Models Forecast Sharp Increase In Temperature If Heat-trapping Emissions Continue To Rise
Background


Brain imaging studies of intelligence

References:
  1. February 17, 2003 - Brain Imaging Study Sheds Light On Inner Workings Of Human Intelligence
Background


False memories

References:
  1. February 17, 2003 - From Kissing Frogs To Demonic Possession, People Are Led To Believe They Experienced The Improbable
Background


Benefits of gensing to stroke victims

References:
  1. February 17, 2003 - Ginseng 'could improve memory'
Background


Cell nucleus structure

References:
  1. February 17, 2003 - The Nucleus: Not Just A Bag Of Chromosomes
Background


Chromatin

References:
  1. February 17, 2003 - Chromatin Structure: More Folding, More Complexity Than Expected
Background


Gravity waves

References:
  1. February 18, 2003 - Gravity wave detector all set
Background


High-energy cosmic ray experiments

References:
  1. February 18, 2003 - Auger Experiment Could Resolve Mystery Of High-energy Cosmic Rays
Background


Superconducting transistors

References:
  1. February 18, 2003 - Superconductor transistor breaks records
Background


Language learning by infants

References:
  1. February 18, 2003 - Infants May Offer Clues To Language Development
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. February 18, 2003 - Vegetables ward off Alzheimer's
Background


Benefits of caloric restriction

References:
  1. February 18, 2003 - Eat less to stay sharp
Background


Human genome

References:
  1. February 18, 2003 - Complete DNA Map: All Your Genes
Background


Formation of the Moon

References:
  1. February 19, 2003 - 'Double whammy' created the Moon
Background


Martian water

References:
  1. February 19, 2003 - Melting snow may have carved Martian gullies
  2. February 19, 2003 - Trickle Down Theory of Melting Snow May Support Life on Mars
  3. February 20, 2003 - Snow Melt May Have Carved Martian Gullies
  4. February 20, 2003 - NASA's Mars Odyssey Points To Melting Snow As Cause Of Gullies
  5. February 20, 2003 - Martian gullies 'carved by water'
Background


Fruit fly memory genes

References:
  1. February 19, 2003 - Researchers Identify Fruit Fly Memory Mutants
Background


Solid-state qubits

References:
  1. February 19, 2003 - Qubits are on solid ground
Background


Single molelcule switches

References:
  1. February 19, 2003 - A Molecular Switch Took Only 47 Zepto-Joules
  2. February 21, 2003 - Single molecule switches for less
Background


Protein structure

References:
  1. February 20, 2003 - Scientists Create First 3-D Map Of Protein Univers
Background


Nanowires

References:
  1. February 20, 2003 - Nanowires approach the quantum realm
Background


Quantum computing

References:
  1. February 20, 2003 - Quantum computing inches closer, say Japanese
Background


Human evolution

References:
  1. February 21, 2003 - Tanzanian Fossil May Trim Human Family Tree
  2. February 26, 2003 - Fossil key to human origins
Background


Appetite control hormone

References:
  1. February 21, 2003 - Scientists Locate, Characterize Key Hormone Involved In Appetite Control
Background


Risk of methane release

References:
  1. February 21, 2003 - Methane on ice: a climate shock in store?
Background


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