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Volume 2, Number 45
November 10, 2003

Robotics
Dark matter
Cancer
Alzheimer's disease
Genes and obesity
Climate and human evolution
Milky Way's nearest neighbor
Quantum teleportation
Optoelectronics
Illusions and brain response
Extraterrestrial amino acids
Parkinson's disease
Nanobiotechnology
Solution to leakage problem in small transistors
Mass extinctions
Gender differences in brain response to pain
Earliest evidence of humanoid tool use
Extremophiles
Molecular electronics
Bell's inequality and B mesons
Bioinformatics
Nanowire technology
Superconductivity
Atherosclerosis
Emotion and memory
False memories


Robotics

References:
  1. November 3, 2003 - Smart software helps robots dodge collisions
Background


Dark matter

References:
  1. November 3, 2003 - Holes in space are not empty
  2. November 5, 2003 - 'Dark matter' forms dense clumps in ghost universe
  3. November 10, 2003 - 'Dark Matter' Forms Ghost Universe That Mirrors Our Own
Background


Cancer

References:
  1. November 3, 2003 - Proof That PUMA Stalks Cancer Cells Solves Long-standing Mystery Of The Anti-cancer Role Of P53
  2. November 3, 2003 - Breast Cancer Can Be Reversed In Laboratory Mice
  3. November 3, 2003 - Scientists Identify Novel Enzyme With Key Role In Leukemia Protein's Normal Function
  4. November 3, 2003 - Name That Cancer in One Molecule
  5. November 4, 2003 - Anti-platelet Drug Blocks Bone Metastases In Mice; Treatment Also Slows Development Of Other Tumors
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. November 3, 2003 - Drug Improves Brain Structure In Alzheimer's Patients
  2. November 4, 2003 - Distinct Genes Influence Alzheimer's Risk At Different Ages
  3. November 6, 2003 - PET Scan Predicts Alzheimer's More Accurately
  4. November 7, 2003 - Herpes Research Uncovers Possible Clue To Alzheimer's Disease
Background


Genes and obesity

References:
  1. November 3, 2003 - Role In Type 1 Diabetes Provides Clue For Researchers Who Discovered 'Obesity Gene'
  2. November 4, 2003 - Researchers Home In On Obesity Gene And Offer Explanation For Overeating
Background


Climate and human evolution

References:
  1. November 3, 2003 - Debate Heats Up On Role Of Climate In Human Evolution
Background


Milky Way's nearest neighbor

References:
  1. November 4, 2003 - Milky Way's nearest neighbour revealed
  2. November 4, 2003 - Milky Way has a new nearest neighbour
  3. November 5, 2003 - Nearest galactic neighbour discovered
Background


Quantum teleportation

References:
  1. November 4, 2003 - Acceleration Disrupts Quantum Teleportation
Background


Optoelectronics

References:
  1. November 4, 2003 - Silicon sees the light
Background


Illusions and brain response

References:
  1. November 4, 2003 - Brain Maps Perceptions, Not Reality
Background


Extraterrestrial amino acids

References:
  1. November 4, 2003 - Extraterrestrial Enigma: Missing Amino Acids In Meteorites
Background, Background


Parkinson's disease

References:
  1. November 4, 2003 - Major New Finding On Genetics Of Parkinson's Disease Zeroes In On Activity Of Alpha Synuclein
Background


Nanobiotechnology

References:
  1. November 4, 2003 - Golden nanobullets to knock out cancer
Background


Solution to leakage problem in small transistors

References:
  1. November 5, 2003 - Intel claims plug for leaky chips
Background


Mass extinctions

References:
  1. November 5, 2003 - Hydrogen Sulfide, Not Carbon Dioxide, May Have Caused Largest Mass Extinction
Background


Gender differences in brain response to pain

References:
  1. November 5, 2003 - Gender Differences In Brain Response To Pain
Background


Earliest evidence of humanoid tool use

References:
  1. November 5, 2003 - Stone Tool And Bone Find Earliest Ever Excavated
Background


Extremophiles

References:
  1. November 5, 2003 - World's Most Alkaline Life Forms Found Near Chicago
  2. November 11, 2003 - Extreme bug thrives in waste dumps
Background


Molecular electronics

References:
  1. November 5, 2003 - Molecular Electronic Device Shows Promise
Background


Bell's inequality and B mesons

References:
  1. November 6, 2003 - Mesons violate Bell's inequality
Background


Bioinformatics

References:
  1. November 6, 2003 - Biology gets digital in Maryland
Background


Nanowire technology

References:
  1. November 7, 2003 - Nanowire Film Brings Cheaper, Faster Electronics A Step Closer
Background


Superconductivity

References:
  1. November 7, 2003 - New Superconductor Study Confirms, Extends Nobel Theory
Background


Atherosclerosis

References:
  1. November 7, 2003 - Ozone Linked to Hardening Arteries
Background


Emotion and memory

References:
  1. November 8, 2003 - Forgetting to Remember: Emotion robs memory while reviving it
Background, Background


False memories

References:
  1. November 9, 2003 - False memories have characteristic brain activity
  2. November 11, 2003 - Scientists Find Brain Areas Activated In True Versus False Memories
Background


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