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Volume 2, Number 13
March 31, 2003

Fuel cells
Artificial synapses
Aging and cognitive function
Most distant galaxy
Intermediate mass black holes
Quasars
Logic gates for quantum computing
Alzheimer's disease
New breast cancer gene
Earth's magnetic field
Neanderthals
Immunity to influenza
Two Micron All Sky Survey
SETI
Slowing light


Fuel cells

References:
  1. March 24, 2003 - Methanol Could Fuel Computers, Cell Phones
  2. March 25, 2003 - Powered By Your Liquor Cabinet, 'Biofuel Cell' Could Replace Rechargeable Batteries
  3. March 28, 2003 - New Advance In Fuel Cell Technology May Help Power Medical Implants
Background


Artificial synapses

References:
  1. March 24, 2003 - Synapse chip taps into brain chemistry
Background


Aging and cognitive function

References:
  1. March 24, 2003 - Age-related Changes In The Brain's White Matter Affect Cognitive Function In Old Age
Background


Most distant galaxy

References:
  1. March 25, 2003 - Most distant galaxy detected
Background


Intermediate mass black holes

References:
  1. March 26, 2003 - Evidence Mounts for Mysterious New Class of Black Holes
Background


Quasars

References:
  1. March 26, 2003 - Doomed Matter Near Black Hole Gets Second Lease On Life - also here, here, here
  2. March 26, 2003 - Black holes give as well as take
  3. March 26, 2003 - The give and take of black holes
  4. April 5, 2003 - Cosmic Blowout: Black holes spew as much as they consume
Background


Logic gates for quantum computing

References:
  1. March 26, 2003 - Trapped ions make logic gates - also here
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. March 26, 2003 - Alzheimer's gene treatment hope
  2. March 26, 2003 - Gene Transfer Reduces Levels Of Key Alzheimer's Disease Protein
Background


New breast cancer gene

References:
  1. March 27, 2003 - Researchers Discover New Breast Cancer Gene
Background


Earth's magnetic field

References:
  1. March 27, 2003 - Is the Earth preparing to flip?
Background


Neanderthals

References:
  1. March 27, 2003 - Neanderthals 'had hands like ours'
Background


Immunity to influenza

References:
  1. March 27, 2003 - Flu survives by creating sacrificial mutations
Background


Two Micron All Sky Survey

References:
  1. March 28, 2003 - The Sky's The Limit: Grand Finale For Twin-Telescope Survey

SETI

References:
  1. March 28, 2003 - ET fails to 'phone home'
  2. March 28, 2003 - SETI@home Users Get More Signals to Analyze
Background


Slowing light

References:
  1. March 28, 2003 - Ruby slows light at room temperature
Background


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