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Volume 3, Number 32
August 9, 2004

Swift gamma-ray burst mission
Terascale computing
Alzheimer's disease
Cancer
Learning
Large genome variations
Maternal fearlessness
Mothering and epigenetics
Global warming
Direct CP violation
Gene therapy
Climate and solar activity
Pharmacogenomics
Regulation of metabolism
Superconductivity
Cardiovascular disease
Weak gamma ray bursts
New genome projects
Nanotechnology
Grid computing
Diabetes
Geosequestration of CO2
Martian water
Gravity Probe B
Quantum dots


Swift gamma-ray burst mission

References:
  1. August 2, 2004 - Swift Satellite To Catch Mysterious Bursts From Deep In The Cosmos
Background


Terascale computing

References:
  1. August 2, 2004 - Innovative Partnership To Revolutionize NASA Supercomputing
  2. August 9, 2004 - New NASA Supercomputer to Aid Theorists and Shuttle Engineers
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. August 2, 2004 - Dietary neurotoxin linked to Alzheimer's
  2. August 4, 2004 - Antibody Therapy Halts Early-Stage Alzheimer's in Mice
  3. August 7, 2004 - Stopping Alzheimer's: Antibody thwarts disease in mice
Background


Cancer

References:
  1. August 2, 2004 - Cloning may 'cure' skin cancer
  2. August 3, 2004 - Pioneering The Basics For New Kind Of Cancer Vaccine
  3. August 4, 2004 - Malignant Cancer Cells Generate Mice Through Cloning
  4. August 6, 2004 - Researchers Are First To Demonstrate Molecular Link Between Inflammation And Cancer
  5. August 6, 2004 - Study Links High Carbohydrate Diet To Increased Breast Cancer Risk
  6. August 9, 2004 - Carb-Rich Diet May Increase Risk of Breast Cancer
Background


Learning

References:
  1. August 2, 2004 - Researchers Will Try To Identify Gene Involved In Processing Environmental Cues
Background


Large genome variations

References:
  1. August 2, 2004 - Research Reveals Reveals Gains Or Losses Of Large Segments Of DNA In Healthy People
Background


Maternal fearlessness

References:
  1. August 2, 2004 - Mothers Turn Fearless When Peptide Level Drops
Background


Mothering and epigenetics

References:
  1. August 2, 2004 - Motherly Love Coddles the Brain
Background


Global warming

References:
  1. August 2, 2004 - The Darkening Earth
  2. August 3, 2004 - Acid rain limits global warming
Background


Direct CP violation

References:
  1. August 3, 2004 - Physicists Discover Dramatic Difference In Behavior Of Matter Versus Antimatter
  2. August 3, 2004 - Dramatic differences found in matter and antimatter
  3. August 4, 2004 - Dramatic difference discovered in behaviour of matter and antimatter
Background


Gene therapy

References:
  1. August 3, 2004 - Gene therapy in advance curbs heart damage
  2. August 3, 2004 - 'Smart Gene Therapy' Protects Against Damage From Heart Attack
Background


Climate and solar activity

References:
  1. August 3, 2004 - How Strongly Does The Sun Influence The Global Climate?
Background


Pharmacogenomics

References:
  1. August 3, 2004 - New Technique Helps Scientists Reveal Interactions Between Genes And Drugs
Background


Regulation of metabolism

References:
  1. August 3, 2004 - Two Enzymes Key To Calorie-burning, Brown Research Shows
Background


Superconductivity

References:
  1. August 3, 2004 - Asymmetric Feature Shows Puzzling Face For Superconductivity
Background


Cardiovascular disease

References:
  1. August 3, 2008 - Popping vitamin pills doesn't help heart
Background


Weak gamma ray bursts

References:
  1. August 4, 2004 - Weak gamma ray bursts may be common
  2. August 4, 2004 - Faint gamma-ray bursts on the horizon
  3. August 5, 2004 - Wimpy gamma-ray burst delights astronomers
  4. August 5, 2004 - Weak Version of Most Powerful Explosions Found
Background


New genome projects

References:
  1. August 4, 2004 - Decoders target 18 new genomes
  2. August 5, 2004 - Orangutan, Elephant, Cat, Rabbit, And Lamprey: Organisms Added To Sequencing Pipeline
Background


Nanotechnology

References:
  1. August 4, 2004 - Ancient Life Form May Help Create Newest Technologies
  2. August 4, 2004 - Gold and Diamonds
  3. August 4, 2004 - Nanowires take directions from substrate
Background


Grid computing

References:
  1. August 4, 2004 - NIST Tackles Tough Problems With Reliable Computer Grids
Background


Diabetes

References:
  1. August 4, 2004 - Isolated Soy Protein Shown To Benefit Type 2 Diabetics, Study Indicates
Background


Geosequestration of CO2

References:
  1. August 4, 2005 - Geosequestration won't rock world
Background


Martian water

References:
  1. August 6, 2004 - Spirit's Sojourn Leaves Ancient Lake Hypothesis High and Dry
  2. August 6, 2004 - Martian lava flow buries hopes of lakes
  3. August 6, 2004 - Rocks Tell Stories In Reports Of Spirit's First 90 Martian Days
Background


Gravity Probe B

References:
  1. August 7, 2004 - Probe Set to Test Einstein Theory
Background


Quantum dots

References:
  1. August 7, 2004 - Quantum dots light up cancer cells in mice
Background


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