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Volume 3, Number 4
January 26, 2004

Nanotechnology
Effects of air pollution on climate
Protein regulating neuron development
Memory consolidation during sleep
Haploid mapping project
Quantum dots
Synthesis of glycosylated proteins
AIDS
Alzheimer's disease
Avian flu
Gene therapy
Problem solving and sleep
Neanderthals
DNA replication and repair
Sexual vs. asexual reproduction
Bose-Einstein condensates in solids
Pulsars
Computation in gene networks
Regenerative medicine
Climate models
Brain imaging studies
Momentum from the vacuum
Martian water
Gene traffic on the X chromosome
Bioinformatics
Cancer and the immune system
Atmospheric oxygen


Nanotechnology

References:
  1. January 19, 2004 - Chemists Learn To Build Curved Structures With Nanoscale Building Blocks
  2. January 22, 2004 - Nano Chemists Make Curved Structures
Background


Effects of air pollution on climate

References:
  1. January 19, 2004 - Burning Fossil Fuels Has A Measurable Cooling Effect On The Climate
  2. January 23, 2004 - Pollution hits clouds on high
Background


Protein regulating neuron development

References:
  1. January 19, 2004 - Scientists Discover Protein In Brain Affects Learning And Memory
Background


Memory consolidation during sleep

References:
  1. January 19, 2004 - Evidence That Memories Are Consolidated During Sleep
  2. January 24, 2004 - Slumber may fortify memory, stir insight
  3. January 26, 2004 - How memories build during sleep
Background, Background


Haploid mapping project

References:
  1. January 19, 2004 - World-wide Genetic Map Project
Background


Quantum dots

References:
  1. January 19, 2004 - Quantum Dot Corp. Technology For Long-term, Live-animal Imaging
Background


Synthesis of glycosylated proteins

References:
  1. January 19, 2004 - Scientists Describe New Strategy For The Synthesis Of Glycoproteins
Background


AIDS

References:
  1. January 20, 2004 - To Avoid Detection, HIV Disrupts Immune Cell Migration
  2. January 22, 2004 - Scientists Get First Good Look At AIDS Virus' Surface
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. January 20, 2004 - Vitamin Supplement Use May Reduce Effects Of Alzheimer's Disease
  2. January 20, 2004 - Vitamins 'cut Alzheimer's effect'
  3. January 21, 2004 - Alzheimer's Researchers Begin Unique Study Of How Epilepsy Drug May Block Tangles
  4. January 21, 2004 - Atomic Force Microscopy Used To Discover Effects Of Experimental Drugs On Alzheimer's Plaques
  5. January 22, 2004 - Test may aid Alzheimer's diagnosis
  6. January 22, 2004 - Imaging Agent Study Suggests Breakthrough In Alzheimer's Research
  7. January 22, 2004 - Two Proteins May Help Prevent Alzheimer's Brain Plaques
  8. January 25, 2004 - Proteins 'hold Alzheimer's key'
Background


Avian flu

References:
  1. January 20, 2004 - Old bird flu vaccine may do the trick
Background


Gene therapy

References:
  1. January 20, 2004 - One Dose Of 'Designer' Gene Therapy May Target Specific Body Area
Background


Problem solving and sleep

References:
  1. January 21, 2004 - 'Sleeping on it' really can solve problems
  2. January 22, 2004 - Sleep boosts lateral thinking
  3. January 22, 2004 - Experiment Shows You Really Should 'Sleep On It'
Background


Neanderthals

References:
  1. January 21, 2004 - Big chill killed off the Neanderthals
Background


DNA replication and repair

References:
  1. January 21, 2004 - Cells Are Resourceful When It Comes To Copying DNA, Even When The DNA Is Damaged
Background


Sexual vs. asexual reproduction

References:
  1. January 21, 2004 - Scientists Confirm Evolutionary Exception: Researchers Provide Strong Evidence That An Ancient Microbe Thrives And Evolves Without Sex

Bose-Einstein condensates in solids

References:
  1. January 22, 2004 - Condensate research heats up
Background


Pulsars

References:
  1. January 22, 2004 - Pulsars with Bounce
Background


Computation in gene networks

References:
  1. January 22, 2004 - Computation in Gene Networks
Background


Regenerative medicine

References:
  1. January 22, 2004 - Injectable scaffold aids rebuilding of nerves
  2. January 23, 2004 - Self-assembling scaffold for spinal-cord repair
  3. January 23, 2004 - Scientists Grow Neurons Using Nanostructures
Background


Brain imaging studies

References:
  1. January 22, 2004 - Juggling expands the mind
Background


Climate models

References:
  1. January 23, 2004 - Climate model predicts even hotter summers
Background


Momentum from the vacuum

References:
  1. January 23, 2004 - Momentum From Nothing
  2. January 26, 2004 - Movement from nothing: Empty space can set objects in motion, a physicist claims
Background


Martian water

References:
  1. January 23, 2004 - First data from Mars Express confirms ice water
  2. January 23, 2004 - Mars Express Sees Its First Water
  3. January 24, 2004 - Mars Express Confirms Water Ice on Red Planet
  4. January 25, 2004 - Mars Express sees its first water
  5. January 26, 2004 - Mars shows off its rocks and icy pole
Background


Gene traffic on the X chromosome

References:
  1. January 23, 2004 - Study Overturns Conclusion Of Historic Human Genome Data
Background


Bioinformatics

References:
  1. January 23, 2004 - Researchers Develop Computer Application To 'Read' Medical Literature, Find Data Relationships
Background


Cancer and the immune system

References:
  1. January 23, 2004 - Scientists Identify Cell Defects That Limit Immune System's Impact On Late-stage Tumors
Background


Atmospheric oxygen

References:
  1. January 24, 2004 - Air held oxygen early on
Background, Background


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