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Volume 2, Number 40
October 6, 2003

AIDS
Fuel cells
Genetics of bacteria
Mathematical model of speciation
Hybrid bipolar/silicon-on-insulator semiconductors
Alzheimer's disease
Milky Way central black hole
Dark matter
Magnetic logic devices
Macroscopic quantum effects
Creativity
Supercomputer climate modeling
The Cambrian explosion
Cancer
Nanotechnology
Origin of patrilineal societies
Heart disease
Magnetic monopoles
New view of brain function
Methane lakes of Titan
Turkey genome
Ion propulsion spacecraft
Proteomics
Photosynthesis
The immune system
Dietary fat and stroke risk
Prions
Glacier melting


AIDS

References:
  1. September 29, 2003 - New Weapon May Help Flush Stealth Stashes Of HIV In Cells
  2. September 30, 2003 - PET Scans Used To Determine Progression Of HIV Infection
Background


Fuel cells

References:
  1. September 29, 2003 - Rating The Performance Of Residential Fuel Cells
Background


Genetics of bacteria

References:
  1. September 29, 2003 - Yellowstone Microbes Tapped To Settle Species Question
Background


Mathematical model of speciation

References:
  1. September 29, 2003 - What Are The Chances? Mathematician Solves Evolutionary Mystery
Background


Hybrid bipolar/silicon-on-insulator semiconductors

References:
  1. September 30, 2003 - Hybrid transistor to speed wireless computing
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. September 30, 2003 - Cancer Drug May Help Fight against Alzheimer's, Too
  2. October 1, 2003 - New Research Technique Provides Unique Glimpse Into Alzheimer's Disease
Background


Milky Way central black hole

References:
  1. September 30, 2004 - Black Hole Airs 'Dirty Laundry'
Background


Dark matter

References:
  1. October 1, 2003 - Astronomers claim dark matter breakthrough
Background


Magnetic logic devices

References:
  1. October 1, 2003 - Magnetic logic devices move closer
Background


Macroscopic quantum effects

References:
  1. October 1, 2003 - Schrodinger's cat comes closer
Background


Creativity

References:
  1. October 1, 2003 - Biological Basis For Creativity Linked To Mental Illness
Background


Supercomputer climate modeling

References:
  1. October 1, 2003 - Supercomputer climate model whips up a storm
Background


The Cambrian explosion

References:
  1. October 1, 2003 - Plants detonated Cambrian explosion
Background


Cancer

References:
  1. October 1, 2003 - Trojan Horse Technique May Slow Growth Of Tumours
  2. October 1, 2003 - Disrupting Two Cell Mechanisms In Combination Can Suppress Aggressive Breast Cancer In Mice
  3. October 1, 2003 - Research Builds Link Between Sleep, Cancer Progression
  4. October 2, 2003 - Team's 'cancer suicide' breakthrough
Background


Nanotechnology

References:
  1. October 1, 2003 - HexFlex Manipulates The Nanoscopic; Could Impact Fiber-optics, Other Industries
Background


Origin of patrilineal societies

References:
  1. October 1, 2003 - Cattle ownership makes it a man's world
Background


Heart disease

References:
  1. October 1, 2003 - New Insight Into Heart Failure Suggests Novel Drug Target
Background


Magnetic monopoles

References:
  1. October 2, 2003 - Have physicists seen magnetic monopoles?
Background


New view of brain function

References:
  1. October 2, 2003 - Researcher Provides New View On How The Brain Functions
Background


Methane lakes of Titan

References:
  1. October 2, 2003 - Radar reveals Titan's methane lakes
  2. October 3, 2003 - Radar Observations Offer New View of Elusive Titan
  3. October 6, 2003 - Radar Finds Evidence For Hydrocarbon Lakes On Saturn's Moon Titan
Background


Turkey genome

References:
  1. October 2, 2003 - Turkey Genome Research May Help Producers Breed A Better Turkey
Background


Ion propulsion spacecraft

References:
  1. October 2, 2003 - SMART-1 Ion Engine Fired Successfully
Background


Proteomics

References:
  1. October 3, 2003 - Thorough, Searchable Database Of Human Proteins Unveiled
Background


Photosynthesis

References:
  1. October 3, 2003 - Biologists' Spotlight Solves Mysteries Of Photosynthesis, Metabolism
Background


The immune system

References:
  1. October 3, 2003 - Immune Alarm System Can Both Amplify And Silence Alerts
Background


Dietary fat and stroke risk

References:
  1. October 3, 2003 - No Link Between Fat And Stroke Risk
Background


Prions

References:
  1. October 4, 2003 - Protein locks out prion diseases
Background


Glacier melting

References:
  1. October 4, 2003 - On Thinning Ice
Background


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