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Volume 3, Number 28
July 12, 2004

Genetic algorithms
Nerve growth and regeneration
DNA repair machinery
Brain imaging studies
Stem cells
Star formation
Evolution of modern humans
Earliest galaxies
Extrasolar planets
Gene related to aging
Cancer
Lamprey immune system
Peat bogs and global warming
Avian flu virus
Carbon nanotubes
Electronic/brain interfacing
Osmotic stress and cell growth
Chromatin array gene testing
Ghrelin and body-weight stability
Neutrino oscillation, mass
Fat metabolism, resveratrol, genes
AIDS
Brown dwarfs
AI agents
High-throughput functional genomics
Emerging infectious diseases
Gene therapy
Amino acid chirality
Underwater earthquakes
Quantum dots
Planet formation
Helicase-dependent amplification


Genetic algorithms

References:
  1. July 5, 2004 - Evolution could speed net downloads
Background


Nerve growth and regeneration

References:
  1. July 5, 2004 - Scientists Discover Molecular Pathway Leading To Nerve Growth And Regeneration
Background


DNA repair machinery

References:
  1. July 5, 2004 - How DNA Repair Machinery Is A 'Two-Way Street'
Background


Brain imaging studies

References:
  1. July 5, 2004 - How The Brain Can Be Fooled Into Feeling A Fake Limb
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. July 5, 2004 - Bone Marrow Cells Can Produce Epithelial Cells Without Fusion
  2. July 9, 2004 - Human Periodontal Ligament Stem Cells Isolated For The First Time
Background


Star formation

References:
  1. July 5, 2004 - Hubble Studies Generations Of Star Formation In Neighbouring Galaxy
Background


Evolution of modern humans

References:
  1. July 6, 2004 - Elderly crucial to evolutionary success of humans
  2. July 6, 2004 - Old Is Young, Study Finds: Longevity Evolved Late For Humans
  3. July 7, 2004 - Old Age Was Secret of Modern Humans' Success
Background, Background


Earliest galaxies

References:
  1. July 7, 2004 - Early Galaxies Grew Up Too Fast
  2. July 7, 2004 - Old galaxies shed new light on young universe
  3. July 8, 2004 - Mature Galaxies in Young Universe At Odds with Theory
  4. July 8, 2004 - Glimpse At Early Universe Reveals Surprisingly Mature Galaxies
Background


Extrasolar planets

References:
  1. July 7, 2004 - Life unlikely in asteroid-ridden star system
Background


Gene related to aging

References:
  1. July 7, 2004 - Researchers Identify Gene Regulating Aging And Fertility
Background


Cancer

References:
  1. July 7, 2004 - New Compound 'Highly Efficacious' At Reducing Human Tumour Growth
  2. July 8, 2004 - Anti-cancer Agent Built From Anti-inflammatory Drug
Background


Lamprey immune system

References:
  1. July 7, 2004 - Immune systems evolved more than once
Background


Peat bogs and global warming

References:
  1. July 7, 2004 - Peat bogs harbour carbon time bomb
Background


Avian flu virus

References:
  1. July 7, 2004 - Super-fit bird flu evolved in China
  2. July 9, 2004 - Asian Bird Flu Became Highly Pathogenic Through Continued Circulation And Gene Swapping
Background


Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. July 7, 2004 - Switchable Nanotube Diodes
  2. July 8, 2004 - Controllable nano-diode created
Background


Electronic/brain interfacing

References:
  1. July 8, 2004 - Brain implants 'read' monkey minds
  2. July 9, 2004 - Monkeys master 'mind control'
Background


Osmotic stress and cell growth

References:
  1. July 8, 2004 - Cellular Stress Within Body Is Critical Component Of Cell Growth And Immune Response
Background


Chromatin array gene testing

References:
  1. July 8, 2004 - Access To DNA Secrets Yields Better Understanding Of Genes, Possible Tool For Disease Diagnosis
Background


Ghrelin and body-weight stability

References:
  1. July 8, 2004 - Hormone Wants To Keep Body At Weight Set Point
Background


Neutrino oscillation, mass

References:
  1. July 8, 2004 - Neutrino Oscillation Observed For The First Time
  2. July 9, 2004 - Global Team Of Physicists Upends Standard Model With Discovery Of Neutrino Oscillation, Mass
Background


Fat metabolism, resveratrol, genes

References:
  1. July 9, 2004 - Study Identifies Genetics Of Fat Metabolism, Red Wine Link
Background


AIDS

References:
  1. July 9, 2004 - New type of AIDS drug offers hope
Background


Brown dwarfs

References:
  1. July 9, 2004 - Brown dwarfs win star status
Background


AI agents

References:
  1. July 9, 2004 - Stroppy computers say 'no' to fights
Background


High-throughput functional genomics

References:
  1. July 9, 2004 - Research Accelerates Discovery Of Novel Gene Function
Background


Emerging infectious diseases

References:
  1. July 9, 2004 - The Continual Challenge Of Emerging Infectious Diseases
Background


Gene therapy

References:
  1. July 9, 2004 - Gene Therapy Alternative To Calcium Channel Blockers
Background


Amino acid chirality

References:
  1. July 9, 2004 - How Left-handed Amino Acids Got Ahead: A Demonstration Of The Evolution Of Biological Homochirality In The Lab
Background


Underwater earthquakes

References:
  1. July 9, 2004 - Listening To Offshore Quakes Provides New Information For Researchers
Background


Quantum dots

References:
  1. July 9, 2004 - Quantum well energizes nanocrystals
Background


Planet formation

References:
  1. July 9, 2004 - Sowing the Seeds of Planets
  2. July 13, 2004 - Dust worms hold the key to planet formation
Background


Helicase-dependent amplification

References:
  1. July 9, 2004 - DNA duplication trick may lead to faster testing
Background


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