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Volume 2, Number 26
June 30, 2003

Nanoscale biotech sensors
Midsize black hole in Milky Way
Sleep requirements
Very early life
Gamma-ray bursts
Alzheimer's disease
Genes, cancer, and aging
Notch pathway and cancer
Single-electron transistors
Nanotechnology
Quantum dots
Mesons with unexpected mass
Modification of plant growth genes
Metastasis genes
Tissue-engineered bone
Combined heart attack and stroke medication
Sexual selection
HIV-neutralizing antibodies
Martian water
Carbon nanotubes
Benefits of DHEA for memory


Nanoscale biotech sensors

References:
  1. June 23, 2003 - Physicists Create Single Molecule Nanoscale Sensor; Possible Applications For Medicine, Biotechnology, Detecting Biological Weapons
Background


Midsize black hole in Milky Way

References:
  1. June 23, 2003 - Second black hole may lurk at Milky Way's heart
Background


Sleep requirements

References:
  1. June 23, 2003 - Nap 'as good as a full night's sleep'
Background


Very early life

References:
  1. June 23, 2003 - Outback drilling yields secrets of early Earth
Background


Gamma-ray bursts

References:
  1. June 24, 2003 - Astronomers conclusively link gamma-ray bursts to supernovae
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. June 24, 2003 - Molecular 'Piggyback Ride' Carries Alzheimers Protein Into Brain
  2. June 27, 2003 - Study Links Amyloid Plaques In Alzheimer's Brains To Genes Vital To Normal Memory
Background


Genes, cancer, and aging

References:
  1. June 24, 2003 - Scientists Identify Genetic Link Between Cancer And Aging
Background


Notch pathway and cancer

References:
  1. June 24, 2003 - Pancreatic Cancer Linked To Errant Reactivation Of Embryo Cell Pathway
Background


Single-electron transistors

References:
  1. June 24, 2003 - Room-temperature single-electron devices made easier
Background


Nanotechnology

References:
  1. June 24, 2003 - Nanowires Grown At Room Temperature
  2. June 24, 2003 - Researchers Develop Technique That Could Open Doors To Faster Nanotech Commercialization
  3. June 25, 2003 - New Technique May Simplify Nanotech Manufacturing
  4. June 26, 2003 - Scientists Announce First 3-D Assembly Of Magnetic And Semiconducting Nanoparticles
Background


Quantum dots

References:
  1. June 25, 2003 - Improving Control of Quantum Dots
  2. June 26, 2003 - Nanocrystals double up
Background


Mesons with unexpected mass

References:
  1. June 26, 2003 - The Meson Ds(2317)
Background


Modification of plant growth genes

References:
  1. June 26, 2003 - Genetic Discovery May Aid Plants And Human Medicine

Metastasis genes

References:
  1. June 26, 2003 - Distinctive Genetic Program Guides Breast Cancer's Deadly Spread
Background


Tissue-engineered bone

References:
  1. June 26, 2003 - Tissue Engineered Bone Grows Strong
Background


Combined heart attack and stroke medication

References:
  1. June 26, 2003 - 'Polypill' could slash heart attacks and strokes
Background


Sexual selection

References:
  1. June 26, 2003 - Sex wars drive evolution
Background


HIV-neutralizing antibodies

References:
  1. June 27, 2003 - Towards An AIDS Vaccine: Unusual Antibody That Targets HIV Described By Scientists At TSRI
Background


Martian water

References:
  1. June 27, 2003 - Mars Orbiters Chip Away at an Icy World
  2. June 27, 2003 - NASA's Odyssey Orbiter Watches a Frosty Mars
  3. June 27, 2003 - NASA's Odyssey Orbiter Watches A Frosty Mars
Background


Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. June 27, 2003 - Nanotubes go their separate ways
Background


Benefits of DHEA for memory

References:
  1. June 27, 2003 - Pill to boost memory and mood
Background


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