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Volume 3, Number 35
August 30, 2004

Climate modeling
Virus infection mechanism
Supernovae
Rapid star formation in early galaxies
Extrasolar planets
Martian methane
Global warming
Nanotechnology
Speciation
Cancer
PPAR δ and running endurance
Hepatitis C
New type of superconducting wire
Silicon carbide semiconductors
Diabetes
Solar hydrogen energy
Quantum dots
Endocytosis of neurons
The immune system
Stem cells
Regenerative medicine
Single electron spin


Climate modeling

References:
  1. August 23, 2004 - Modeling Ocean Behavior: The Key To Understanding Our Future Climate
  2. August 25, 2004 - New Climate Change Study Predicts Hotter Summers, Water Shortage In California
  3. August 26, 2004 - Falloff In Freezes: NCAR Study Projects Decrease In Frost Days
Background


Virus infection mechanism

References:
  1. August 23, 2004 - Viral Movie Provides Clues to Infection Mechanism
  2. August 23, 2004 - Viruses On The Attack: Revealing Visuals Show Details Of A Common Mechanism For Infection
  3. August 30, 2004 - When Viruses Attack
Background


Supernovae

References:
  1. August 23, 2004 - Exploded Star Detailed in New X-ray Image
  2. August 24, 2004 - Deepest Image Of Exploded Star Uncovers Bipolar Jets - also here, here, here, here
  3. August 25, 2004 - Jets expelled by star shed light on explosion
Background


Rapid star formation in early galaxies

References:
  1. August 24, 2004 - Glowing Results: Rampant Star Birth Left Universal Imprint
Background


Extrasolar planets

References:
  1. August 24, 2004 - Backyard Telescope Helps Find New Planet
  2. August 25, 2004 - 'Super Earth' Discovered at Nearby Star
  3. August 25, 2004 - Tiny telescopes discover distant planet
  4. August 25, 2004 - Telescope Network Detects Distant Planet
  5. August 25, 2004 - Periodic Dimming Of Bright Starlight Reveals Distant Planet
  6. August 26, 2004 - Tiny "David" Telescope Finds "Goliath" Planet
  7. August 26, 2004 - First 'super Earth' planet found
  8. August 28, 2004 - Tiny 'David' Telescope Finds 'Goliath' Planet
Background


Martian methane

References:
  1. August 24, 2004 - Scientists Seek Scent of Life in Methane at Mars
Background


Global warming

References:
  1. August 24, 2004 - Forest Burning Is A Net Contributor To Global Warming
Background


Nanotechnology

References:
  1. August 24, 2004 - Researchers Show How To Assemble Building Blocks For Nanotechnology
  2. August 25, 2004 - No Longer Just For Biology, RNA Can Now Be Built Into 3-D Arrays
  3. August 27, 2004 - Nanoribbons light the way
Background


Speciation

References:
  1. August 24, 2004 - Species form when fish booted out of home
Background


Cancer

References:
  1. August 24, 2004 - Lung Cancer in Nonsmokers Tied to Mutation
  2. August 25, 2004 - Research Reveals Potential New Target For Prostate Cancer Drugs
  3. August 26, 2004 - Ovarian Cancer Sheds Tumor Suppression With Loss Of Estrogen Receptor
  4. August 26, 2004 - Scientists Establish Database Of Genes Associated With Cancer Drug Resistance
  5. August 28, 2004 - Keeping Cells under Control: Enzyme suppression inhibits cancer spread
  6. August 28, 2004 - Bright nights kindle cancers in mice
Background


PPAR δ and running endurance

References:
  1. August 24, 2004 - Marathon mice lose weight without exercise
Background


Hepatitis C

References:
  1. August 25, 2004 - Hepatitis C: Surprise Finding Could Lead To Vaccine
Background


New type of superconducting wire

References:
  1. August 25, 2004 - Get Wired for Superconductivity
Background


Silicon carbide semiconductors

References:
  1. August 25, 2004 - Computer chips get tough
  2. August 26, 2004 - New Approach Could Lead To Improved Semiconductors
  3. August 26, 2004 - Extreme microchips take the heat
Background


Diabetes

References:
  1. August 26, 2004 - Sugary drinks boost diabetes risk
  2. August 26, 2004 - Study highlights link between soft drinks and diabetes
Background


Solar hydrogen energy

References:
  1. August 26, 2004 - Vast New Energy Source Almost Here: Solar Hydrogen Fuel Dream Will Soon Be A Reality, Australian Scientists Predict
Background


Quantum dots

References:
  1. August 26, 2004 - Gold Quantum Dots: Fluorescing "Artificial Atoms" Could Have Applications In Biological Labeling, Nanoscale Optoelectronics
Background


Endocytosis of neurons

References:
  1. August 27, 2004 - 'Molecular Portals' In Brain Cells Identified
Background


The immune system

References:
  1. August 27, 2004 - Researchers Uncover Secrets Of Immune Systems Munitions Factory
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. August 27, 2004 - Stem Cell Discovery Could Aid In Diabetes Treatments
Background, Background


Regenerative medicine

References:
  1. August 27, 2004 - Replacement jawbone grown on patient's back
Background


Single electron spin

References:
  1. August 29, 2004 - Detecting the spin of a single electron
Background


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