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Volume 3, Number 9
March 1, 2004

High-temperature superconductivity
Cancer
Diabetes
Neutron stars
Gene therapy
Cholesterol transport system
Nanotechnology
Microelectromechanical systems
Artificial DNA
RNA interference
Organic semiconductors and spintronics
Star formation in the early universe
Extrasolar planets
Protein folding
AIDS
New genomes to be sequenced
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Maps of transcription factor activity
Learning and memory
Stopping light on a chip
Martian water


High-temperature superconductivity

References:
  1. February 23, 2004 - Scientists Investigate the Mechanism Behind High-Temperature Superconductivity
Background


Cancer

References:
  1. February 23, 2004 - Protein Inhibits Cell Growth, May Play Role In Breast Cancer
  2. February 24, 2004 - Important Clue To New Treatments For Lymphoma, Breast And Colon Cancers
  3. February 25, 2004 - Cellular Abnormality May Be Key to Treating Blood Cancer
  4. February 25, 2004 - Study Finds Direct Link Between CBP Gene And Lymphoma
  5. February 26, 2004 - Oral sex linked to mouth cancer
Background


Diabetes

References:
  1. February 23, 2004 - Young People Prone To Type 2 Diabetes Exhibit Alterations In Mitochondrial Activity
  2. February 24, 2004 - Researchers A Step Further In Type 1 Diabetes Treatment; Single Infusion Of Islet Cells Surpasses Previous Success
  3. February 26, 2004 - Embryonic Pig Cell Transplants Halt Rat Diabetes
Background


Neutron stars

References:
  1. February 24, 2004 - Scientists Watch 'Movie' Of Neutron Star Explosion In Real-time
  2. February 24, 2004 - Scientists watch 'movie' of neutron star explosion in real-time
Background


Gene therapy

References:
  1. February 24, 2004 - Study May Improve Gene Therapy Safety
Background


Cholesterol transport system

References:
  1. February 24, 2004 - Scientists Unlocking Secrets Of Cholesterol Transport In Body
Background


Nanotechnology

References:
  1. February 24, 2004 - Researchers Discover Way To Grow Silicon Nanowires
  2. February 24, 2004 - Mass detection enters attogram regime
  3. February 26, 2004 - Marine Sponges Provide Model For Environmentally Friendly Nanoscale Materials Production
  4. February 27, 2004 - Seamless Circular 'Nanorings' Could Be Nanoscale Sensors, Resonators & Transducers
  5. February 27, 2004 - Zinc-oxide nanorings circle new applications
Background


Microelectromechanical systems

References:
  1. February 24, 2004 - Mass detection enters attogram regime
Background


Artificial DNA

References:
  1. February 24, 2004 - Enzymes stitch together non-natural DNA
Background


RNA interference

References:
  1. February 25, 2004 - Exploring small RNA function
Background


Organic semiconductors and spintronics

References:
  1. February 25, 2004 - Spintronics goes organic
  2. February 26, 2004 - A New Step In Spintronics: 'Organic Spin Valves' Shown Feasible For New Electronic Devices
Background


Star formation in the early universe

References:
  1. February 26, 2004 - Universe peaked twice as it formed
Background


Extrasolar planets

References:
  1. February 26, 2004 - Revealing the secrets of planetary formation
  2. February 27, 2004 - Nearby Star Is Surrounded by Stuff of Planets
  3. February 27, 2004 - Astronomers Find Nearest, Youngest Star With Dusty Debris Disk. But Are There Planets?
Background


Protein folding

References:
  1. February 26, 2004 - Chemists 'Put The Twist' On Protein Building Block
Background


AIDS

References:
  1. February 26, 2004 - Monkey Protein Blocks HIV
  2. February 26, 2004 - Scientists Find HIV-blocking Protein In Monkeys
Background


New genomes to be sequenced

References:
  1. February 26, 2004 - Marsupial Among Model Organisms Next In Line For Sequencing
  2. February 28, 2004 - Creatures queue up to be sequenced
Background


Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

References:
  1. February 26, 2004 - Superbug deaths increase 15-fold
Background


Maps of transcription factor activity

References:
  1. February 27, 2004 - New Genomics Tool Boosts Diabetes Research
Background


Learning and memory

References:
  1. February 27, 2004 - New Findings On Memory Could Enhance Learning
Background


Stopping light on a chip

References:
  1. February 27, 2004 - Stop Light on a Chip
Background


Martian water

References:
  1. February 27, 2004 - Water on Mars? Flood of Data, Trickle of Answers
  2. February 29, 2004 - Mars: A Water World? Evidence Mounts, But Scientists Remain Tight-Lipped
Background


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