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Volume 3, Number 11
March 15, 2004

Martian water
Carbon nanotubes
Fuel cells
Mechanism of mitosis
Alzheimer's disease
Post-translational splicing of proteins
Adiponectin
Hubble Ultra Deep Field
Cancer
Learning mechanisms
Stem cells
Oogonial stem cells
Quantum computing
The Gulf Stream and climate change
Methane and global warming
Diabetes
New insulating layer material for microcircuits
Neuron growth in adult brains


Martian water

References:
  1. March 8, 2004 - Rover shows Mars was wet on both sides
  2. March 8, 2004 - Volcanic Rock In Mars' Gusev Crater Hints At Past Water
  3. March 9, 2004 - Spirit Findings Provide More Evidence of Martian Water
Background


Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. March 8, 2004 - Carbon nanotubes go magnetic
  2. March 11, 2004 - 100-metre nanotube thread pulled from furnace
  3. March 12, 2004 - Yarn spun from nanotubes
  4. March 15, 2004 - Lengthy Nanotube Fibers Could Trump Traditional Textiles
Background


Fuel cells

References:
  1. March 8, 2004 - Miniature fuel cells may oust batteries
Background


Mechanism of mitosis

References:
  1. March 8, 2004 - Researchers Describe Method Of Protecting Chromosomes During Cell Division
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. March 8, 2004 - Alzheimer's Vaccine Shows Promise In Animal Model
  2. March 12, 2004 - New Study Supports Use Of PET Scans In Early Diagnosis Of Alzheimer's Disease
  3. March 12, 2004 - Loss Of Smell Linked To Key Protein In Alzheimer's Disease
Background


Post-translational splicing of proteins

References:
  1. March 8, 2004 - Protein Sequences: Not So Predictable After All
Background


Adiponectin

References:
  1. March 8, 2004 - Metabolic 'Footprint' May Be New Measure Of Obesity Risk In Kids
Background


Hubble Ultra Deep Field

References:
  1. March 9, 2004 - Hubble's Deepest View Ever of the Universe Unveils Earliest Galaxies
  2. March 9, 2004 - Hubble delivers best-ever view of early Universe
  3. March 9, 2004 - Hubble Finds Farthest Galaxies Strangest Yet
  4. March 10, 2004 - Hubble's Most Penetrating View Yet of the Early Universe
  5. March 10, 2004 - Hubble image kicks off astronomy race
  6. March 10, 2004 - Hubble's Deep View Of The Universe Unveils Earliest Galaxies
  7. March 10, 2004 - Hubble takes deepest snapshot of cosmos
  8. March 13, 2004 - Hubble takes ultralong look at the cosmos
Background, Background


Cancer

References:
  1. March 9, 2004 - Diets High In Fat And Animal Protein Linked To Increased Risk Of Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  2. March 11, 2004 - Researchers Find A Protein That Controls Cell Growth, Offers Possibility Of Finding New Cancer Therapies
  3. March 12, 2004 - Gene Hunters Pinpoint New Cancer Gene Target
Background


Learning mechanisms

References:
  1. March 9, 2004 - Evidence Suggests That The Brain Can Switch To 'Automatic Pilot' During Learning
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. March 10, 2004 - Reprogrammable Cells From Fat Are True Adult Stem Cells - also here
  2. March 14, 2004 - Stem cell tricks hint at baldness cures
  3. March 16, 2004 - Stem Cells Offer Promise For Hair Growth
Background


Oogonial stem cells

References:
  1. March 10, 2004 - Adult Mammals May Produce Eggs After All
  2. March 13, 2004 - Stem cells may make new eggs in women
Background


Quantum computing

References:
  1. March 11, 2004 - Quantum computing gets a step closer
Background


The Gulf Stream and climate change

References:
  1. March 11, 2004 - Study Sheds New Light On Climate-change Processes
Background


Methane and global warming

References:
  1. March 11, 2004 - Global Warming Has Gone to the Bogs
Background


Diabetes

References:
  1. March 12, 2004 - Gene Variants May Increase Susceptibility To Type 2 Diabetes
Background


New insulating layer material for microcircuits

References:
  1. March 12, 2004 - Delving Into Defects Spurs Prospects For Chip Insulator
Background


Neuron growth in adult brains

References:
  1. March 12, 2004 - Study Identifies How New Neurons Grow In Adult Brain
Background


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