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Volume 3, Number 38
September 20, 2004

Quantum computing
Alzheimer's disease
Detecting possible life on Mars
Genetic basis of plague bacteria virulence
Fuel cells
Neutron stars
Dark matter
Tuberculosis
Dendrite growth stimulating protein
Natural selection and disease susceptibility
DNA and adenovirus protease
RNAi therapy for macular degeneration
Language learning and development
Stem cells
Cancer
Signal propagation in optical fiber
Nanotechnology
Carbon nanotubes
Diabetes
Clock synchronization with entangled photons
Pulsating red giant stars
Crohn's disease
Fermionic condensates


Quantum computing

References:
  1. September 13, 2004 - Physicists Create Artificial Molecule On A Chip
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. September 13, 2004 - Discovery May Halt Progression Of Alzheimer's
Background


Detecting possible life on Mars

References:
  1. September 13, 2004 - Major Milestone For Detecting Life On Mars
Background


Genetic basis of plague bacteria virulence

References:
  1. September 13, 2004 - Missing Genes May Help Explain Why Plague Bacteria Are So Deadly
Background


Fuel cells

References:
  1. September 13, 2004 - Discovery Could Lead To New Strategies For Operating Fuel Cells
Background


Neutron stars

References:
  1. September 14, 2004 - Dense Matters: Astronomers Peek Inside Neutron Star
Background


Dark matter

References:
  1. September 14, 2004 - Motions In Nearby Galaxy Cluster Reveal Presence Of Hidden Superstructure
Background


Tuberculosis

References:
  1. September 14, 2004 - Drive to cut global TB failing, warn experts
Background


Dendrite growth stimulating protein

References:
  1. September 14, 2004 - Molecule Awakens And Maintains Neural Connections
Background


Natural selection and disease susceptibility

References:
  1. September 14, 2004 - Adaptive Changes In The Genome May Provide Insight Into The Genetics Of Complex Disease
  2. September 16, 2004 - Disease Genes, Important Regulatory Elements Populate Vast Terrain On Human Chromosome 5
Background


DNA and adenovirus protease

References:
  1. September 14, 2004 - First Glimpse Of DNA Binding To Viral Enzyme; May Serve As New Target For Antiviral Drugs
Background


RNAi therapy for macular degeneration

References:
  1. September 15, 2004 - Gene technique to fight human blindness
Background, Background


Language learning and development

References:
  1. September 15, 2004 - Children Follow Same Steps To Learn Vocabulary, Regardless Of Language Spoken
  2. September 16, 2004 - Childhood learning may determine linguistic rules
  3. September 16, 2004 - The birth of a language
  4. September 17, 2004 - In Nicaragua, a Language Is Born
  5. September 21, 2004 - New Sign Language Suggests Children Create Language's Fundamentals Through Learning
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. September 15, 2004 - Researchers Aim To Create 'Living Glue' For Replacement Joints
  2. September 16, 2004 - Stem cells stop mice going blind
Background


Cancer

References:
  1. September 15, 2004 - Decoupling The Control Of Brain Cancer Cells To Find Better Treatments
  2. September 15, 2004 - Researchers Identify Distinctive Signature For Metastatic Prostate Cancer
  3. September 15, 2004 - In High-Risk Patients, MRI Detects Breast Cancers That Mammograms Miss
  4. September 16, 2004 - "Hedgehog" Signal Distinguishes Lethal From Localized Prostate Cancers
  5. September 16, 2004 - A One-two Punch For Tumors: Double Drug Combo Attacks Tumor And Blood Vessel Development
Background


Signal propagation in optical fiber

References:
  1. September 15, 2004 - Optical Fibers And A Theory Of Things That Go Bump In The Light
Background


Nanotechnology

References:
  1. September 15, 2004 - Scientists Tame 'Hip Hop' Atoms; Precision Placement May Help In Building Nanoscale Devices
Background


Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. September 15, 2004 - Nanotubes feel the force
  2. September 15, 2004 - Scientists create ultralong carbon nanotubes
  3. September 16, 2004 - Using A Carbon Nanotube, Researchers Make An Oscillator So Small It Might Weigh A Single Atom
  4. September 17, 2004 - Laboratory Grows World Record Length Carbon Nanotube
  5. September 17, 2004 - An Antenna for Visible Light
  6. September 20, 2004 - Miniature aerials pick up light
  7. September 20, 2004 - Light excites nano-antenna
Background


Diabetes

References:
  1. September 17, 2004 - Researchers Clarify Mechanisms For Beta-cell Formation
Background


Clock synchronization with entangled photons

References:
  1. September 17, 2004 - Clock Synchronization With Entangled Photons
Background


Pulsating red giant stars

References:
  1. September 17, 2004 - Pulsating red giants hide inside deceptive shells
Background


Crohn's disease

References:
  1. September 17, 2004 - Sheep bug linked to Crohn's disease
Background


Fermionic condensates

References:
  1. September 18, 2004 - Frigid atomic clouds mimic neutron stars, exotic superconductors, and the newborn universe
Background, Background


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