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Volume 2, Number 32
August 11, 2003

Planets that could support life
Alzheimer's disease
Dark matter halos of galaxies
Organic field-effect transistors
Genetics of fear
Possible origins of protein synthesis
Knockout map of Aribidopsis genome
Perception of musical pitch
Type Ia supernovae
Cloning
Martian water
Microfluidics
Bose-Einstein condensates
Amino acid chirality
Sexual dimorphism in Australopithecus
Photovoltaic cells
Earthquakes and gravitational variations
"Missing" satellite galaxies
Cross-species mating
Cancer-related genes
Genes involved in blood vessel development
Gene therapy
Quantum logic gate
Sleep and learning


Planets that could support life

References:
  1. August 4, 2003 - Search For Life Could Include Planets, Stars Unlike Ours
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. August 4, 2003 - Researchers Create First Living Model To Exhibit Both Signature Lesions Of Alzheimer's Disease
Background


Dark matter halos of galaxies

References:
  1. August 4, 2003 - Team Maps Halos Around Galaxies
Background


Organic field-effect transistors

References:
  1. August 4, 2003 - Organic devices get back on track
Background


Genetics of fear

References:
  1. August 4, 2003 - Some fears are inherited
Background


Possible origins of protein synthesis

References:
  1. August 5, 2003 - Discoveries Made About Cellular Reaction Processes From Ancient Life
Background


Knockout map of Aribidopsis genome

References:
  1. August 5, 2003 - New 'Knockout' Map Helps Study Gene Functions In Model Plant
Background


Perception of musical pitch

References:
  1. August 5, 2003 - Perception of Musical Pitch Uses Separate Parts of Brain
Background


Type Ia supernovae

References:
  1. August 6, 2003 - Astronomers Identify Source of Major Class of Supernova Explosions
  2. August 7, 2003 - Where do supernovae come from?
  3. August 8, 2003 - Measuring The Shape Of An Exploding White Dwarf Star
  4. August 13, 2003 - Supernovae are egg shaped
Background


Cloning

References:
  1. August 6, 2003 - World's first cloned horse is born
  2. August 7, 2003 - Mare Gives Birth to Own Clone
  3. August 7, 2003 - First cloned horse born
  4. August 9, 2003 - Horse and Mule Clones Cross the Finish Line
Background


Martian water

References:
  1. August 6, 2003 - Liquid Water Likely Supports Life On Mars Today, Scientists Claim
  2. August 6, 2003 - Hot Spots On Mars Give Hunt For Life New Target
  3. August 7, 2003 - Hot spots on Mars give hunt for life new target
Background


Microfluidics

References:
  1. August 6, 2003 - Reprogammable Microarrays: Optical Control Technique Could Enable Microfluidic Devices Powered By Surface Tension

Bose-Einstein condensates

References:
  1. August 6, 2003 - Frigid atoms warm up with laser love
Background


Amino acid chirality

References:
  1. August 6, 2003 - Scientists Discover Why We're All Lefties Deep Down
Background


Sexual dimorphism in Australopithecus

References:
  1. August 7, 2003 - Early Hominids May Have Behaved More 'Human' Than We Had Thought
  2. August 19, 2003 - Early humans not so aggressive?
Background


Photovoltaic cells

References:
  1. August 7, 2003 - Most efficient solar cell yet revealed
Background


Earthquakes and gravitational variations

References:
  1. August 7, 2003 - Gravity Variations Predict Earthquake Behavior
Background


"Missing" satellite galaxies

References:
  1. August 8, 2003 - Giant cannibal galaxy caught eating dwarf
Background


Cross-species mating

References:
  1. August 8, 2003 - Cross-species Mating May Be Evolutionarily Important And Lead To Rapid Change
Background


Cancer-related genes

References:
  1. August 8, 2003 - Newly Identified Tumor Suppressor Cooperates With P53 To Protect Mice Against Tumors
Background


Genes involved in blood vessel development

References:
  1. August 8, 2003 - Studies Identify Key Genes Involved In Blood Vessel Development
Background


Gene therapy

References:
  1. August 8, 2003 - Gene Therapy Delays Death In Mouse With Symptoms Of Lou Gehrig's Disease
  2. August 11, 2003 - Gene Therapy Slows Lou Gehrig's Disease in Mice
Background


Quantum logic gate

References:
  1. August 8, 2003 - Quantum logic gate lights up
Background


Sleep and learning

References:
  1. August 9, 2003 - Naps with stages spark learning
Background, Background


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