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Volume 3, Number 19
May 10, 2004

Alzheimer's disease
Stem cells
Gamma ray bursts
Quantum cryptography
Adiponectin in human milk and obesity
Nanotechnology
Dark matter
Autoimmune disease
Cancer
High-energy cosmic rays
Statistical processing in language learning
Boson spin
AIDS
The early universe
The Milky Way
DNA robot
Global warming
Diabetes
Carrier multiplication for more efficient solar cells
Phytoplankton and climate change
Fuel cells
Gene therapy
Long-term memory
Mechanical strength of virus capsids
Extrasolar planets
Ultraconserved segments of "junk" DNA
Cosmological limits on information processing
Black holes
Parkinson's disease
RNA helicase
Quark-gluon plasma
Origins of sex


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. May 3, 2004 - New Approach Could Allow Doctors to 'See' Alzheimer's with MRIs
  2. May 6, 2004 - Researchers Identify Novel Method Of Distinguishing Alzheimer's Disease From Other Types Of Dementia
  3. May 8, 2004 - Drugs that fail as cures might still prevent Alzheimer's disease
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. May 3, 2004 - Cells From Adult Bone Marrow Can Be Converted Into Brain Stem Cells For Transplantation
  2. May 4, 2004 - Molecular Mechanism Found That May Improve Ability Of Stem Cells To Fight Disease
  3. May 5, 2004 - Dental Pulp Cells May Hold Key To Treatment Of Parkinson's Disease
  4. May 7, 2004 - Researchers Define Mechanism That Enables Stem Cells To Track Migrating Brain Tumor Cells
  5. May 7, 2004 - Fat Cells Heal Skull Defects In Mice, Stanford Research Shows
Background


Gamma ray bursts

References:
  1. May 3, 2004 - Research links magnetism, gamma-ray burst phenomenon
Background


Quantum cryptography

References:
  1. May 3, 2004 - NIST Quantum Keys System Sets Speed Record For 'Unbreakable' Encryption
Background


Adiponectin in human milk and obesity

References:
  1. May 3, 2004 - Study Detects Protein In Human Milk Linked To Reduced Risk Of Obesity
Background


Nanotechnology

References:
  1. May 4, 2004 - Laser Technique Used To Build Micro-polymeric Structure On A Human Hair, Without Harming It
Background


Dark matter

References:
  1. May 4, 2004 - First Data From Deep Underground Experiment Narrow Search For Dark Matter - original press release
  2. May 5, 2004 - Dark matter remains at large
  3. May 5, 2004 - Dark Matter experiment narrows search for WIMPS
  4. May 6, 2004 - Particle no-show pans former find
  5. May 6, 2004 - The Cryogenic Dark Matter Search
Background


Autoimmune disease

References:
  1. May 4, 2004 - New Research Suggests Therapeutic Approach For Autoimmune Diseases
Background


Cancer

References:
  1. May 4, 2004 - Researchers Confirm Genetic Link Between Hereditary Breast And Prostate Cancer
  2. May 5, 2004 - Small Gene Changes In Some Leukemia Patients May Explain Varying Responses To Chemotherapy
  3. May 6, 2004 - Gene-based Screen Sorts Out Cancer Cases
  4. May 7, 2004 - Newly-described Route To Cancer Solves A Mystery In Lung Cancer
Background


High-energy cosmic rays

References:
  1. May 5, 2004 - Scientists Announce Cosmic Ray Theory Breakthrough
Background


Statistical processing in language learning

References:
  1. May 5, 2004 - Human Brain Works Heavy Statistics Learning Language
Background


Boson spin

References:
  1. May 5, 2004 - Physics Researchers Find Striking Quantum Spin Behavior
Background


AIDS

References:
  1. May 5, 2004 - Study Finds HIV Protein Can Drive Immune Cells Away
Background


The early universe

References:
  1. May 6, 2004 - Hubble Creates Mystery of Missing Galaxies
Background


The Milky Way

References:
  1. May 6, 2004 - Milky Way has an extra sweeping arm
  2. May 9, 2004 - Milky Way spiral gets an extra arm
Background


DNA robot

References:
  1. May 6, 2004 - DNA robot takes its first steps
Background


Global warming

References:
  1. May 6, 2004 - New Study May Resolve Long-Standing Global Warming Debate
  2. May 6, 2004 - Satellite data confirms climate change
Background


Diabetes

References:
  1. May 6, 2004 - Insulin-producing Pancreatic Cells Are Replenished By Duplication
Background


Carrier multiplication for more efficient solar cells

References:
  1. May 6, 2004 - Squeezing More Juice Out Of Solar Panels
Background


Phytoplankton and climate change

References:
  1. May 6, 2004 - Plankton May Influence Climate Change
Background


Fuel cells

References:
  1. May 6, 2004 - Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Brings Goal Of A High Temperature PEM Fuel Cell Closer
Background


Gene therapy

References:
  1. May 6, 2004 - Gene Therapy Reduces Drinking In Rats With Genetic Predisposition To 'Alcoholism'
Background


Long-term memory

References:
  1. May 6, 2004 - How we dig up distant memories
  2. May 7, 2004 - Scientists Uncover How Brain Retrieves And Stores Older Memories
Background


Mechanical strength of virus capsids

References:
  1. May 6, 2004 - Viruses go from strength to strength
Background


Extrasolar planets

References:
  1. May 7, 2004 - New fast, hot breed of planets found
Background


Ultraconserved segments of "junk" DNA

References:
  1. May 7, 2004 - 'Junk' DNA reveals vital role
  2. May 7, 2004 - Surprising 'Ultra-conserved' Regions Discovered In Human Genome
  3. May 10, 2004 - 'Junk' DNA not junk but key to complexity
Background


Cosmological limits on information processing

References:
  1. May 7, 2004 - Accelerating universe will limit technology
Background


Black holes

References:
  1. May 7, 2004 - Swirling Dust Near Black Hole Too Thick for Theory
Background


Parkinson's disease

References:
  1. May 7, 2004 - Ritalin May Improve Parkinson's Symptoms
Background


RNA helicase

References:
  1. May 7, 2004 - Findings Redefine Mechanism Of Action Of RNA Helicase Enzymes
Background


Quark-gluon plasma

References:
  1. May 7, 2004 - New Machine Record For Heavy Ion Luminosity At Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider
Background


Origins of sex

References:
  1. May 8, 2004 - Parasitic invasion credited with evolution of sex
Background


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