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Volume 3, Number 47
November 22, 2004

Neutrino oscillation
Martian methane
Cancer
Stem cells
Low-carbohydrate diets
Avian flu
Nanotechnology
Poppies as a source of pharmaceuticals
Atomic test of the equivalence principle
Photonic circuits
Human gene activity map
Alzheimer's disease
Antibiotic resistance in bacteria
Cancer stem cells
Robotics
Flu virus genomes
Terahertz waveguides
Atom lithography
Spintronics
Chicxulub crater and the K-T boundary
Origins of atmospheric oxygen
Diabetes
Metabolic syndrome and alcohol
MicroRNA, insulin regulation
Sex chromosomes in humans and fungi
Black holes
Special relativity
Fuel cells
Brain-imaging studies
Carbon nanotubes
Pioneer mission anomaly
Regenerative medicine
Biofilms


Neutrino oscillation

References:
  1. November 15, 2004 - New Results From Anti-Neutrino Studies at KamLAND
  2. November 17, 2004 - Neutrino oscillations are here to stay
Background


Martian methane

References:
  1. November 15, 2004 - Scientists face the fact of Mars methane
  2. November 16, 2004 - Martian Methane Resuscitates Hope for Life on the Red Planet
Background


Cancer

References:
  1. November 15, 2004 - Researchers Define Celecoxib Pathways And Mechanisms For Tumor Reduction
  2. November 17, 2004 - New Gene Target Found For Common Brain Tumors In Children
  3. November 19, 2004 - Down Syndrome Protein Reduces Tumor Growth
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. November 15, 2004 - Chronic Liver Failure To Be Treated Using Stem Cell Therapy
  2. November 18, 2004 - New Program Examines Stem Cells' Potential To Repair, Replace Damaged Tissue
Background


Low-carbohydrate diets

References:
  1. November 15, 2004 - Very Low-carbohydrate Diets Work For Men And Upper Body Fat
Background


Avian flu

References:
  1. November 15, 2004 - Domestic Ducks Could Pose A New Avian Influenza Threat
  2. November 16, 2004 - Computer Models To Simulate Hypothetical Outbreak Of Avian Flu
Background


Nanotechnology

References:
  1. November 15, 2004 - Researchers Discover Living Nanoscale
Background


Poppies as a source of pharmaceuticals

References:
  1. November 15, 2004 - Poppies' growing role as nature's pharmacy
Background


Atomic test of the equivalence principle

References:
  1. November 16, 2004 - Equivalence principle passes atomic test
Background


Photonic circuits

References:
  1. November 16, 2004 - Switching One Light Beam With Another, Researchers Provide A Key Component For Photonic Chips
Background


Human gene activity map

References:
  1. November 16, 2004 - NASA Scientists Help Create Complete Human Genome Activity
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. November 16, 2004 - Compound In Apples May Help Fight Alzheimer's Disease
  2. November 17, 2004 - Cholesterol-lowering Drug May Slow Alzheimer's Progression
Background


Antibiotic resistance in bacteria

References:
  1. November 16, 2004 - Molecular Technique Shows Promise In Destroying Drug Resistance In Bacteria
Background


Cancer stem cells

References:
  1. November 17, 2004 - Cancer stem cells produce brain tumours
  2. November 19, 2004 - Researchers Confirm That Cancer Stem Cells Initiate And Grow Brain Tumours
Background


Robotics

References:
  1. November 17, 2004 - Shape-shifting robot shows off its moves
Background


Flu virus genomes

References:
  1. November 17, 2004 - Mass decoding planned for flu strains
Background


Terahertz waveguides

References:
  1. November 17, 2004 - Simple wire picks up terahertz waves

Atom lithography

References:
  1. November 17, 2004 - Atom Lithography
Background


Spintronics

References:
  1. November 17, 2004 - An Avalanche Spin-Valve Transistor
Background


Chicxulub crater and the K-T boundary

References:
  1. November 17, 2004 - The asteroid was innocent, says dino study
Background


Origins of atmospheric oxygen

References:
  1. November 17, 2004 - Not The End, But Beginning Of The World As We Know It
Background


Diabetes

References:
  1. November 17, 2004 - Abdominal Fat Decreases, Insulin Action Improves When Elderly Take Hormone
  2. November 19, 2004 - Good News About Vitamin E: May Help Some Diabetics
Background


Metabolic syndrome and alcohol

References:
  1. November 18, 2004 - Heavy, Lifetime Alcohol Users May Be Toasting Metabolic Syndrome
Background


MicroRNA, insulin regulation

References:
  1. November 18, 2004 - MicroRNA Study Points To Novel Path For Treating Diabetes
Background


Sex chromosomes in humans and fungi

References:
  1. November 18, 2004 - Sex Determining Genes Of Infectious Fungus Resemble Human Y Chromosome
Background


Black holes

References:
  1. November 18, 2004 - Polaroid Sunglasses Let Astronomers Take A Closer Look At Black Holes
  2. November 18, 2004 - Polaroid Sunglasses let astronomers take a closer look at Black Holes
Background


Special relativity

References:
  1. November 18, 2004 - Good news for causality
Background


Fuel cells

References:
  1. November 18, 2004 - Research May Lead To Improved Fuel Cell Design
Background


Brain-imaging studies

References:
  1. November 18, 2006 - Cocaine Addiction Linked to Differences in Brain Structure
Background


Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. November 19, 2004 - Knitting in nanometres
Background


Pioneer mission anomaly

References:
  1. November 19, 2004 - Following in Pioneer's footsteps

Regenerative medicine

References:
  1. November 19, 2004 - Researchers Succeed In Building Cartilage Tissue Outside The Human Body
Background


Biofilms

References:
  1. November 20, 2004 - Diversity in a bacterial colony can prolong infections
Background


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