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Volume 2, Number 37
September 15, 2003

Methane and mass extinctions
Black holes
Past habitability of Venus
Autoimmune disease vaccine
Carbon nanotubes
Brain studies
DNA error detection
Red wine and cholesterol
Alzheimer's disease
Cancer
Gene therapy
Gene regulation
Genes and mental ability
Obesity and hypertension
Improved neutrino observations
Gravitational wave experiments
Stress and eating behavior
Distributed climate prediction model
Global warming
Bose-Einstein condensates
New mechanism of antibiotic resistance
Artificial gene transcription factors
Photovoltaic technology
AIDS
Cardiovascular disease
Earth's mantle
Nanotechnology


Methane and mass extinctions

References:
  1. September 4, 2003 - Methane eruption blamed for mass extinction
  2. September 9, 2003 - Suffocation suspected for greatest mass extinction
Background


Black holes

References:
  1. September 8, 2003 - Astronomers Detect Plasma At Black Hole
  2. September 9, 2003 - Black Hole Strikes Deepest Musical Note Ever Heard
  3. September 10, 2003 - Supermassive Black Hole Sings for Its Supper
  4. September 10, 2003 - Chandra X-ray Observatory "Hears" A Black Hole For First Time
  5. September 10, 2003 - Chandra 'hears' a black hole
  6. September 11, 2003 - Black holes sing a very deep bass
  7. September 12, 2003 - Black hole makes deepest-ever note
Background


Past habitability of Venus

References:
  1. September 8, 2003 - Venus possibly habitable for billions of years
Background


Autoimmune disease vaccine

References:
  1. September 8, 2003 - Autoimmune disease vaccine shows promise
  2. September 8, 2003 - Belly bug could treat diabetes
Background


Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. September 8, 2003 - Nanotubes Surprise Again: Ideal Photon Emission
  2. September 8, 2003 - Carbon nanotubes give out a steady glow
  3. September 12, 2003 - Nanotube Velcro
Background


Brain studies

References:
  1. September 8, 2003 - Neuroscientists Describe Brains Checklist
  2. September 10, 2003 - Clue to cab drivers' brainpower
Background


DNA error detection

References:
  1. September 8, 2003 - Battle Of The DNA Bulge May Help Thwart Cancer
Background


Red wine and cholesterol

References:
  1. September 9, 2003 - New Cholesterol Fighter Found In Red Wine
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. September 9, 2003 - Researchers Identify Peptides That Bind To Alzheimer's Plaques
Background


Cancer

References:
  1. September 9, 2003 - Brain Cells Found To Hold Key To Growth Of Certain Breast Cancers
  2. September 9, 2003 - Tea Cream Could Combat Skin Cancer
  3. September 10, 2003 - Telltale Prostate Cancer Protein Key To Breast Cancer Too
  4. September 12, 2003 - Starve A Tumor, Or Feed A Tumor?
Background


Gene therapy

References:
  1. September 9, 2003 - 'Stop Leak' Solution Found For Toxicity Problems In Experimental Gene Therapy
Background


Gene regulation

References:
  1. September 9, 2003 - Geneticists Show Ripple Effects Of Gene Mutations
Background


Genes and mental ability

References:
  1. September 10, 2003 - Generalist genes 'cause all learning disabilities'
Background


Obesity and hypertension

References:
  1. September 10, 2003 - Finding The Link Between Fat And High Blood Pressure
Background


Improved neutrino observations

References:
  1. September 11, 2003 - Sudbury Neutrino Observatory Reports New Measurements
Background


Gravitational wave experiments

References:
  1. September 11, 2003 - Opening Up The Dark Side Of The Universe
Background


Stress and eating behavior

References:
  1. September 11, 2003 - Comfort-food Cravings May Be Bodys Attempt To Put Brake On Chronic Stress
Background


Distributed climate prediction model

References:
  1. September 12, 2003 - Distributed climate model aims for errors
  2. September 12, 2003 - Predict global climate from your desktop
  3. September 12, 2003 - Global effort to plot climate change
Background


Global warming

References:
  1. September 12, 2003 - Lower atmosphere temperature may be rising
Background


Bose-Einstein condensates

References:
  1. September 12, 2003 - Coolest thing in the Universe revealed
  2. September 12, 2003 - Biggest Chill: MIT Team Achieves Coldest Temperature Ever
  3. September 12, 2003 - Bose-Einstein condensates break temperature record
  4. September 27, 2003 - MIT team achieves coldest temperature ever
Background


New mechanism of antibiotic resistance

References:
  1. September 12, 2003 - Potent Toxin Reveals New Antibiotic Resistance Mechanism
Background


Artificial gene transcription factors

References:
  1. September 12, 2003 - Targeting Transcription: New Insights Into Turning Genes On
Background


Photovoltaic technology

References:
  1. September 12, 2003 - New Technique Could Lead To Widespread Use Of Solar Power; Researchers Envision Mass-produced Rolls Of Material That Converts Sunlight To Electricity
Background


AIDS

References:
  1. September 12, 2003 - Possible Weapon in HIV War
Background


Cardiovascular disease

References:
  1. September 13, 2003 - Coronary calcium may predict death risk
Background


Earth's mantle

References:
  1. September 13, 2003 - New mantle model gets the water out
Background


Nanotechnology

References:
  1. September 14, 2003 - Silver nanowires used as explosives detector
  2. September 15, 2003 - Using Packed Silver Nanowires As Sensitive Explosives Detector
Background


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