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Volume 3, Number 3
January 19, 2004

Double mesons
Cancer
Gene imprinting
Stem cells
Hyperlexia
Climate models
Earthquakes
Prions
Retrovirus replication
Methane hydrate and global warming
Centromeres of rice chromosomes
Human brain evolution
Molecular evolution and flowering plants
Mathematical model of bacterial evolution
Vitamin D and autoimmune disease
Color glass condensate
Solid Bose-Einstein condensate
Robotics
Short interfering RNA
High-energy cosmic rays
Avian flu
Neutron stars
Alzheimer's disease
Language capability
Greenhouse gases in peat bogs
Lupus


Double mesons

References:
  1. January 12, 2004 - Mystery Particle May Hold Clues To Universe
Background


Cancer

References:
  1. January 12, 2004 - Researchers Unlock Key Secrets Showing How Tumors Hide From Immune System
  2. January 13, 2004 - Wound-healing Genes Influence Cancer Progression
  3. January 14, 2004 - Predicting Progression Of Common Cancers
Background


Gene imprinting

References:
  1. January 12, 2004 - New Insight Into Control Of Parental Gene Expression In Eggs
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. January 12, 2004 - Feeder-free System For Maintaining Pluripotency In Embryonic Stem Cells
Background


Hyperlexia

References:
  1. January 12, 2004 - Using FMRI Technology To Understand Hyperlexia
Background


Climate models

References:
  1. January 12, 2004 - Climate Model Predicts More Long Hot Summers
  2. January 12, 2004 - Extreme heat on the rise
Background


Earthquakes

References:
  1. January 12, 2004 - Medium To Large Quakes Peak Every Three Years On Central San Andreas Fault
  2. January 13, 2004 - Earthquakes Can Be Predicted Months In Advance
Background


Prions

References:
  1. January 12, 2004 - Prions: When Proteins Attack
Background


Retrovirus replication

References:
  1. January 13, 2004 - RNA Lariat May Tie Up Loose Ends To Decades-Old Mystery Of Retrovirus Life Cycle
Background


Methane hydrate and global warming

References:
  1. January 13, 2004 - Ocean Floor Reveals Clues To Global Warming
Background


Centromeres of rice chromosomes

References:
  1. January 13, 2004 - Rice Centromere, Supposedly Quiet Genetic Domain, Surprises
Background


Human brain evolution

References:
  1. January 13, 2004 - Gene May Be Key To Evolution Of Larger Human Brain

Molecular evolution and flowering plants

References:
  1. January 13, 2004 - Rapidly Evolving Genes Providing New Insights In Plant Evolution
Background


Mathematical model of bacterial evolution

References:
  1. January 13, 2004 - Researchers Show Evolutionary Theory Adds Up
Background, Background


Vitamin D and autoimmune disease

References:
  1. January 13, 2004 - Vitamin D may prevent multiple sclerosis
Background


Color glass condensate

References:
  1. January 14, 2004 - Color Glass Condensate
Background


Solid Bose-Einstein condensate

References:
  1. January 14, 2004 - Supersolid, Quantum Crystal, A Bose-Einstein Condensate in Solid
  2. January 14, 2004 - Supersolid is seen in the lab
  3. January 15, 2004 - Glimpse of a new type of matter
  4. January 15, 2004 - Probable Discovery Of A New, Supersolid, Phase Of Matter
  5. January 17, 2004 - A Solid Like No Other: Frigid, solid helium streams like a liquid
Background, Background


Robotics

References:
  1. January 14, 2004 - Robot scientist outperforms humans in lab
  2. January 15, 2004 - Robot Scientist As Effective As Humans At Lab Work
  3. January 15, 2004 - Introducing robo-scientist
  4. January 16, 2004 - Robot scientists don't eat pizza
Background


Short interfering RNA

References:
  1. January 15, 2004 - Gene-disabling Techniques Simplified
Background


High-energy cosmic rays

References:
  1. January 15, 2004 - International Effort To Learn About High-energy Cosmic Rays
Background


Avian flu

References:
  1. January 15, 2004 - Bird flu could be the new SARS
Background


Neutron stars

References:
  1. January 15, 2004 - Black holes redefined by a jet of rays
  2. January 16, 2004 - Squirty Star Imitates Black Hole
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. January 16, 2004 - New Method Of Distinguishing Alzheimer's From Lewy Body Dementia
Background


Language capability

References:
  1. January 16, 2004 - Study Shines Light on Key Language Step
Background


Greenhouse gases in peat bogs

References:
  1. January 16, 2004 - Study Pinpointing Origins Of Siberian Peat Bogs Raises Concerns
  2. January 17, 2004 - Ancient Peat May Be Missing Methane Source
Background


Lupus

References:
  1. January 17, 2004 - This pollutant fights lupus
Background


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