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Volume 2, Number 9
March 3, 2003

Ion space propulsion
Role of UV exposure in melanoma
Alzheimer's disease
Role of histones in B cell function
New confirmation of Lorentz symmetry
DNA computers
Cancer
Tumors and angiogenesis
Stem cells
Bose-Einstein condensates
Short-range gravitational tests
Photonic circuits
Solid state quantum entanglement
Stardust
Homo erectus on Java
Antisense RNA and the biological clock
Chandra X-ray observations of a pulsar
Carbon nanoscrolls


Ion space propulsion

References:
  1. February 24, 2003 - Ion Engine to Open Up the Solar System
Background


Role of UV exposure in melanoma

References:
  1. February 24, 2003 - Study May Help Explain Sunlight's Role In Melanoma Development, Have Screening Implications
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. February 24, 2003 - Fly Mutation Suggests Link To Human Brain Disease
  2. February 25, 2003 - X-Rays Yield Mechanism Of Alzheimer's Drug
Background


Role of histones in B cell function

References:
  1. February 24, 2003 - B Cell Chromatin Study Strikes Physiological Chord
Background


New confirmation of Lorentz symmetry

References:
  1. February 25, 2003 - Lorentz symmetry stays intact
Background


DNA computers

References:
  1. February 25, 2003 - New DNA Computer Functions sans Fuel
  2. February 25, 2003 - Tiny self-powered DNA computer unveiled
  3. February 27, 2003 - Tiny Computing Machine Fueled By DNA; Device Awarded In Guinness World Record For "Smallest Biological Computing Device"
Background


Cancer

References:
  1. February 25, 2003 - Deadliest breast cancer cells found
  2. February 25, 2003 - Scientists Find 'Stem Cells' In Human Breast Cancer; Discovery Could Explain Current Treatment Failures And Lead To More Effective Therapies For Many Cancers
Background


Tumors and angiogenesis

References:
  1. February 26, 2003 - Researcher Explores Tumors' Survival Strategy
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. February 26, 2003 - Researchers Create Powerful Stem Cells From Blood; May Revolutionize Medical Research And Transplantation
  2. February 26, 2003 - New stem cell reservoir found in blood
Background


Bose-Einstein condensates

References:
  1. February 26, 2003 - 3600 Atoms in Two Places at Once
Background


Short-range gravitational tests

References:
  1. February 26, 2003 - Gravity test confines string theory dimensions
  2. February 26, 2003 - Strings Attached: New Study Puts Limits on Physics of Extra Dimensions
  3. February 27, 2003 - New Gravity Measurements Constrain String Theory Forces
  4. February 27, 2003 - No sign yet of extra dimension
Background, Background, Background


Photonic circuits

References:
  1. February 26, 2003 - Photonic circuits move a step closer
Background


Solid state quantum entanglement

References:
  1. February 27, 2003 - Researchers Achieve Quantum Entanglement Of Three Electrons
  2. February 28, 2003 - Triple electron entanglement boosts quantum computing
Background


Stardust

References:
  1. February 28, 2003 - Scientists Get First Close Look At Stardust

Homo erectus on Java

References:
  1. February 28, 2003 - Javanese Fossil Skull Provides New Insights into Ancient Humans
  2. March 1, 2003 - Pieces of a Disputed Past: Fossil finds enter row over humanity's roots
Background


Antisense RNA and the biological clock

References:
  1. February 28, 2003 - Geneticists Discover New Role For Antisense RNA
Background


Chandra X-ray observations of a pulsar

References:
  1. February 28, 2003 - Cocoon surrounds 'black widow' star
  2. February 28, 2003 - Black Widow pulsar spraying antimatter into space
Background


Carbon nanoscrolls

References:
  1. February 28, 2003 - Carbon nanoscrolls roll up for the future
Background


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