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Volume 2, Number 27
July 7, 2003

Pentaquark discovery
Stem cells
New entanglement distance record
Delays in Higgs search
New catalyst for hydrogen production
Synaptic transmission
TATA-binding protein and cancer
Pulsar jets
Longevity genes
Long-term effects of marijuana use
Nanowire electronic devices
Nicotine addiction
Human female sexual behavior
Artificial egg production by haploidization
Tungsten photonic crystals
Bose-Einstein condensates
Extrasolar planets
Gravity and dark energy
Lunar origins
Amphetamine and learning
Angiogenesis-promoting protein
COX-2 and cancer
The immune system and somatic hypermutation
Parkinson's disease
Cancer
Stress and IL-6


Pentaquark discovery

References:
  1. June 30, 2003 - A Five-Quark State Has Been Discovered
  2. July 1, 2003 - Physicists discover particle with five quarks
  3. July 2, 2003 - Pentaquark discovery confounds sceptics
  4. July 2, 2003 - New subatomic species found
  5. July 5, 2003 - First five-quark particle turns up
  6. July 9, 2003 - Evidence of Exotic 5-Quark Particle Found
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. June 30, 2003 - Amniotic fluid may hold 'ethical' stem cells
  2. July 1, 2003 - Scientists Find Potential Stem Cells In Amniotic Fluid A New Source?
  3. July 3, 2003 - Stem cells enable paralysed rats to walk
Background


New entanglement distance record

References:
  1. June 30, 2003 - Entanglement bridges the Danube
Background


Delays in Higgs search

References:
  1. June 30, 2003 - Key sub-atomic particle slips away again
Background


New catalyst for hydrogen production

References:
  1. June 30, 2003 - New Catalyst Paves Way For Cheap, Renewable Hydrogen

Synaptic transmission

References:
  1. June 30, 2003 - Researchers Pinpoint Role That A Group Of Cell Surface Proteins Play In Brain Function
Background


TATA-binding protein and cancer

References:
  1. June 30, 2003 - Studies Show New Role For Protein In Cancer Development
Background


Pulsar jets

References:
  1. June 30, 2003 - Firehose-like jet discovered in action - also here
  2. July 2, 2003 - Chandra X-ray Observatory Eyes Pulsar's Firehose-like Jet In Action
  3. July 19, 2003 - Revved-up antics of a pulsar jet
Background


Longevity genes

References:
  1. July 1, 2003 - Scientists Find What Type Of Genes Affect Longevity - also here
Background


Long-term effects of marijuana use

References:
  1. July 1, 2003 - Minimal Long-term Effects Of Marijuana Use Found In Central Nervous System

Nanowire electronic devices

References:
  1. July 1, 2003 - New look for nanowire devices
Background


Nicotine addiction

References:
  1. July 1, 2003 - Gene Variant May Hamper Efforts to Kick the Habit
Background


Human female sexual behavior

References:
  1. July 2, 2003 - Women's Sexual Behaviors May Be Closer To Men's Than Previously Thought
  2. July 14, 2003 - Fake lie-detector reveals women's sex lies
Background


Artificial egg production by haploidization

References:
  1. July 2, 2003 - Scientists Take A Step Nearer To Creating An Artificial Egg Using A Somatic Cell
Background


Tungsten photonic crystals

References:
  1. July 2, 2003 - Tungsten Crystals Could Provide More Power for Electrical Devices
  2. July 3, 2003 - New tungsten photonic crystal use found
  3. July 9, 2003 - Tungsten Photonic Crystal Could Provide More Power For Electrical Devices
  4. July 16, 2003 - Photonic Crystal Shifts Energy
Background


Bose-Einstein condensates

References:
  1. July 2, 2003 - Fermi gas atoms form supercool molecules
Background


Extrasolar planets

References:
  1. July 3, 2003 - New planetary system 'looks like home'
  2. July 3, 2003 - Found! A planetary system a lot like home
  3. July 3, 2003 - Celestial Soulmate? Jupiter-like Planet Found in System Similar to Ours
  4. July 4, 2003 - Scientists Discover Planetary System Similar To Our Own
  5. July 5, 2003 - Scientists Discover Planetary System Similar to Our Own
Background


Gravity and dark energy

References:
  1. July 3, 2003 - Accelerating Universe theory dispels dark energy
Background


Lunar origins

References:
  1. July 3, 2003 - Where did the Moon come from?
Background


Amphetamine and learning

References:
  1. July 3, 2003 - Brain rewiring during learning boosted by drug
  2. July 7, 2003 - Drug Boosts Sense of Touch
Background


Angiogenesis-promoting protein

References:
  1. July 3, 2003 - Cancer Researchers Describe New Class Of Angiogenesis Proteins
Background


COX-2 and cancer

References:
  1. July 3, 2003 - Arthritis Drug's Potential In Fighting Cancer
  2. July 4, 2003 - Method Used By Enzymes In Development Of Colon Cancer Described
Background


The immune system and somatic hypermutation

References:
  1. July 3, 2003 - Getting Closer To Understanding How The Body Fights Harmful Antigens
Background


Parkinson's disease

References:
  1. July 4, 2003 - Parkinson's Gene Implicated In Non-Familial Form Of Disease
Background


Cancer

References:
  1. July 5, 2003 - Second cancer type linked to shift work
Background


Stress and IL-6

References:
  1. July 5, 2003 - Till IL-6 Do Us Part: Elderly caregivers show harmful immune effect
Background, Background


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