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Volume 3, Number 37
September 13, 2004

Parrot language
Cancer
Origin of cells
Stem cells
Carbon nanotubes
Development of bird beaks
Coronal heating problem
Poincaré conjecture
Nanoscale photonics
Nickel nanodot memories
Dusty outflows from asymptotic giant branch stars
Tree genome
Climate change
Parkinson's disease
Gene therapy
Cochlear implants
Mitochondrial genes
Cardiovascular disease
Nanobiotechnology
Origin of eukaryotic cells
Brain imaging studies
Memory mechanisms and the hippocampus
AIDS
Observation of earthquake fault lines
Extrasolar planets
Next-generation Internet
Atom-hole Bose-Einstein condensates
Quantum optics
Heart development in embryos
Superconductors
Auditory processing asymmetry
Nanotechnology
Tests of general relativity


Parrot language

References:
  1. September 6, 2004 - Parrots speak in tongues
  2. September 7, 2004 - Tongues make parrots smooth talkers
  3. September 7, 2004 - Imitative Parrots Just Might Tell You It's All In The Tongue
Background


Cancer

References:
  1. September 6, 2004 - Small, Smac-like Molecule Encourages Death Of Cancer Cells
  2. September 6, 2004 - Cancer Drug Targets Tumor Cells
  3. September 7, 2004 - Optimizing Protein's 'Death Domain' Halts Leukemia In Laboratory Study
  4. September 9, 2004 - Scientists Discover Way To Slow The Progression Of Prostate Cancer
  5. September 9, 2004 - A New Protein Is Discovered To Play A Key Role In Cancer Progression
  6. September 9, 2004 - Molecular Staples Shape A Cancer Killer
  7. September 10, 2004 - The Search For A Kinder, Gentler Chemotherapy
  8. September 10, 2004 - Researchers Discover Why Mutant Gene Causes Colon Cancer
Background


Origin of cells

References:
  1. September 6, 2004 - Battle Of The Bubbles May Have Sparked Evolution
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. September 6, 2004 - Single Isolated Mouse Skin Cell Can Generate Into Variety Of Epidermal Tissues
  2. September 7, 2004 - Stem Cells Renew Hope For Fading Hair Follicles
Background


Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. September 6, 2004 - Rice University Refining Production Of Pure Nanotube Fibers
Background


Development of bird beaks

References:
  1. September 6, 2004 - The Birth Of A Beak: Researchers Detail Process Of Beak Formation
Background


Coronal heating problem

References:
  1. September 6, 2004 - The Sun's X-file Under The Spotlight
Background


Poincaré conjecture

References:
  1. September 7, 2004 - Million dollar maths prize may be solved
Background


Nanoscale photonics

References:
  1. September 7, 2004 - A Guiding Light On The Nanoscale
Background


Nickel nanodot memories

References:
  1. September 7, 2004 - Nickel 'nanodots' could mean tiny hard drives
Background


Dusty outflows from asymptotic giant branch stars

References:
  1. September 7, 2004 - Tiny Meteorite Grains Help Settle An Astronomical Debate
Background


Tree genome

References:
  1. September 7, 2004 - Genetic Map Of Important Tree Genes Outlined
Background


Climate change

References:
  1. September 7, 2004 - Europe Warned About Warming
  2. September 8, 2004 - Ice core reveals gentle start to last ice age
  3. September 9, 2004 - North Greenland reveals gradual, abrupt climate swings
Background


Parkinson's disease

References:
  1. September 8, 2004 - Proteins slow the progress of Parkinson's disease
Background


Gene therapy

References:
  1. September 8, 2004 - Novel Gene Therapy For Bladder Cancer Shows Strong Results In Animal Studies
Background


Cochlear implants

References:
  1. September 8, 2004 - Bionic ear to hear sweet music
Background


Mitochondrial genes

References:
  1. September 8, 2004 - Mitochondrial Genes Cause Nuclear Mischief
Background


Cardiovascular disease

References:
  1. September 8, 2004 - Physical Activity Better Predictor of Heart Disease Risk Than Obesity Is
Background


Nanobiotechnology

References:
  1. September 8, 2004 - Nanoparticles target tumours
Background


Origin of eukaryotic cells

References:
  1. September 9, 2004 - Complex Cells Likely Arose From Combination Of Bacterial And Extreme-microbe Genomes
Background


Brain imaging studies

References:
  1. September 9, 2004 - Brain scans show hypnosis at work
  2. September 10, 2004 - Hypnosis really changes your mind
Background


Memory mechanisms and the hippocampus

References:
  1. September 9, 2004 - Wrapping a memory with an experience, capacity for recollection detected in non-human species
Background


AIDS

References:
  1. September 9, 2004 - B Cells Gone Bad: Researchers Uncover How HIV Causes Abnormalities In Antibody-Producing Cells
Background


Observation of earthquake fault lines

References:
  1. September 9, 2004 - Quake Researchers 'Look' Deep Inside Fault With Cold War-era Gravity Sensor
Background


Extrasolar planets

References:
  1. September 10, 2004 - Likely First Photo of Planet Beyond the Solar System
  2. September 13, 2004 - Rival teams race to snap alien planet
  3. September 13, 2004 - Have we seen an exoplanet?
  4. September 14, 2004 - Astronomers wonder at first exoplanet pic
  5. September 14, 2004 - Is This Speck Of Light An Exoplanet? - also here, here
  6. September 18, 2004 - Picture might show an extrasolar planet
Background


Next-generation Internet

References:
  1. September 10, 2004 - Internet 'overlay' could boost performance
Background


Atom-hole Bose-Einstein condensates

References:
  1. September 10, 2004 - Atom-Hole BECs
Background


Quantum optics

References:
  1. September 10, 2004 - Scientists Bring Quantum Optics To A Microchip
Background


Heart development in embryos

References:
  1. September 10, 2004 - OutFoxed: New Research May Redefine Late-stage Cardiac Development
Background


Superconductors

References:
  1. September 10, 2004 - Nanotechnology Leads To Discovery Of Super Superconductors
Background


Auditory processing asymmetry

References:
  1. September 10, 2004 - Left And Right Ears Not Created Equal As Newborns Process Sound
  2. September 13, 2004 - One Ear Is Not Like the Other
  3. September 13, 2004 - Speak to my right ear, sing to my left
Background


Nanotechnology

References:
  1. September 10, 2004 - Dip-pen nanolithography heats up with new technique - also here
  2. September 11, 2004 - Falling into Place: Atom mist yields nanobricks and mortar
Background


Tests of general relativity

References:
  1. September 11, 2004 - Neutron stars steal space probe's glory
Background


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