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Volume 2, Number 48
December 1, 2003

Formation of planetary nebulae
Diabetes
Gene therapy
Milky Way's central black hole
Cancer
Mechanism of long-term immunity
Denser integrated circuits
Quantum computing
San Andreas fault observatory
Alzheimer's disease
Prediction of memory decline
Atmospheric methane
Stem cells
Global warming
RNA polymerase proofreading
Cloning
High-temperature superconductor power cables
Indo-European language origin
Computer model of the brain's motor control
Protein transport through cell membranes
Control of T-cell activation
Isolated planets
Genetic factors in heart disease
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus


Formation of planetary nebulae

References:
  1. November 24, 2003 - Final Death Throes Of Nearby Star Witnessed First-Hand
  2. November 28, 2003 - Biggest Star In Our Galaxy Sits Within A Rugby-ball Shaped Cocoon
Background


Diabetes

References:
  1. November 24, 2003 - A Natural Protein Analog May Fix Insulin-making Cells Isolated From Pancreas
  2. November 25, 2003 - Experimental Drugs Reduce Neuron Death In Rats Following Insulin Shock
Background


Gene therapy

References:
  1. November 24, 2003 - Combining Gene Therapy And Radiation Holds Promise
  2. November 28, 2003 - Cancer gene therapy is first to be approved
Background


Milky Way's central black hole

References:
  1. November 24, 2003 - New Twists on the Milky Way's Big Black Hole
Background


Cancer

References:
  1. November 25, 2003 - Radiation And Blood Vessel Inhibitor More Effective Against Brain Tumors - Antiangiogenesis "VEGF Trap"
  2. November 27, 2003 - Skin Cancer Breakthrough: Gene Explains Why Men Are At Higher Risk Of Malignant Melanoma
Background


Mechanism of long-term immunity

References:
  1. November 25, 2003 - Scientists Find Marker For Long-term Immunity
Background


Denser integrated circuits

References:
  1. November 25, 2003 - Intel's new process preserves Moore's Law
Background


Quantum computing

References:
  1. November 25, 2003 - Spooky bits propel quantum computer
Background


San Andreas fault observatory

References:
  1. November 25, 2003 - Scientists Launch San Andreas Fault Observatory At Depth
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. November 25, 2003 - New Technique Detects Earliest Signs Of Alzheimer's In Healthy People
  2. November 26, 2003 - Brain's 'Daydream' Network Offers Detection For Alzheimer's Diagnosis
Background


Prediction of memory decline

References:
  1. November 25, 2003 - MRI Helps Radiologists Predict Future Memory Decline
Background


Atmospheric methane

References:
  1. November 25, 2003 - Greenhouse methane levels stop rising
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. November 26, 2003 - Blood could generate body repair kit
Background


Global warming

References:
  1. November 26, 2003 - Global Halt To Major Greenhouse Gas Growth
  2. November 28, 2003 - Accelerated Global Warming From Nutrient Shortages For Trees And Soils
Background


RNA polymerase proofreading

References:
  1. November 26, 2003 - Nanotech Instruments Allow First Direct Observations Of RNA 'Proofreading'
Background


Cloning

References:
  1. November 26, 2003 - Researchers Reveal Early Steps In Clone Development
Background


High-temperature superconductor power cables

References:
  1. November 26, 2003 - Prospects Brighten For Future Superconductor Power Cables
Background


Indo-European language origin

References:
  1. November 27, 2003 - Language tree rooted in Turkey
Background


Computer model of the brain's motor control

References:
  1. November 27, 2003 - Scientists Discover How Brain Draws And Re-draws Picture Of World
Background


Protein transport through cell membranes

References:
  1. November 27, 2003 - Protein-hungry Cells 'Go Fishing'
Background


Control of T-cell activation

References:
  1. November 27, 2003 - Cytokine Signal Shuts Down Hyperactive T Cells: 'Off Switch' Could Halt Inflammation And Autoimmunity
Background


Isolated planets

References:
  1. November 28, 2003 - Lonely planet formed just like a star
Background


Genetic factors in heart disease

References:
  1. November 28, 2003 - Gene May Protect Against Heart Disease Rather Than Be Harmful As Previously Thought
Background


Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

References:
  1. November 28, 2003 - Gene swap led to superbug
Background


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