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Volume 2, Number 52
December 29, 2003

Global warming
Stem cells
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria
Alzheimer's disease
Cancer
Star formation rates
Cloning
More efficient genome sequencing
The immune system and lipid metabolism
Arabidopsis gene expression map
Verification of Lorentz invariance
International HapMap project
Earthquake modeling
Space-based astronomy
Ion spacecraft propulsion


Global warming

References:
  1. December 22, 2003 - Soot worse for global warming than thought
  2. December 23, 2003 - Soot More Culpable in Climate Warming Than Expected
  3. December 23, 2003 - Black Soot And Snow: A Warmer Combination
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. December 22, 2003 - Profiling The Genes That Make Stem Cells
  2. December 23, 2003 - Stem-cell 'secret of youth' found
  3. December 23, 2003 - Stem Cells Illuminate Early Stages Of Human Development
  4. December 25, 2003 - Regenerative Chemical Turns Muscle Cells Into Stem Cells
Background


Antibiotic-resistant bacteria

References:
  1. December 22, 2003 - Superbugs lurk in intensive care
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. December 23, 2003 - Down Syndrome Study Reveals Possible Method For Detecting Initial Stages Of Alzheimer's
  2. December 24, 2003 - Alzheimer's linked to daydreams
Background


Cancer

References:
  1. December 23, 2003 - Estimating The Risk Of Cancer
  2. December 25, 2003 - Candy Canes, Sugarplums Or Licorice For Christmas? Only One Might Stop Cancer
  3. December 26, 2003 - University Of Pittsburgh Studies Broccoli-derived Chemicals To Prevent Prostate Cancer
Background


Star formation rates

References:
  1. December 23, 2003 - The Color Of The Young Universe: VLT Study Gives Insight On The Evolution Of The Star Formation Rate
Background


Cloning

References:
  1. December 23, 2003 - Scientists Clone World's First Deer
Background


More efficient genome sequencing

References:
  1. December 23, 2003 - Less Is More: New Technology Captures Gene-rich DNA Segments
  2. December 26, 2003 - Scientists Discover Way To Streamline Analysis Of Maize Genome
Background


The immune system and lipid metabolism

References:
  1. December 23, 2003 - Linking The Immune System With Lipid Metabolism
Background


Arabidopsis gene expression map

References:
  1. December 23, 2003 - Map Of Genes In Plant Root Yields New Tool For Exploring Tissue Development
Background


Verification of Lorentz invariance

References:
  1. December 24, 2003 - Einstein Makes Extra Dimensions Toe The Line - also here
Background


International HapMap project

References:
  1. December 24, 2003 - 'HapMap' Scientists Provide Detailed Plans
Background


Earthquake modeling

References:
  1. December 24, 2003 - Capturing The Big One: Computer Modeling Of Interacting Faults Near Los Angeles
Background


Space-based astronomy

References:
  1. December 24, 2003 - Mission Captures Galaxies Galore
  2. December 25, 2003 - NASA Releases Dazzling Images From New Space Telescope
  3. December 25, 2003 - NASA Releases Dazzling Images From New Space Telescope

Ion spacecraft propulsion

References:
  1. December 25, 2003 - Ion Engine Design Passes Key NASA Test
Background


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