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Volume 7, Number 28
July 14, 2008

Physical sciences and technology

Earthquakes
Nanotechnology
Brown dwarfs
Distant globular clusters
Extrasolar planets
Carbon nanotubes
Ultrahigh-energy cosmic rays
Supercomputers
Gamma-ray bursts
Dark matter
Global warming
Fast optical switch
Climate change and storm intensity
Magnetoelectronics
Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope
Neutralino dark matter
Quantum dots
Early starburst galaxies
Supernovae
Solar energy
Rodinia
High-temperature superconductivity
DNA nanotechnology
Background electromagnetic radiation
Bottomonium
Nanophotonics
Exobiology
Age anomalies in open star clusters
Snowball Earth

Life sciences

Origins of human speech
Brain noise
Artificial DNA variant
T follicular helper cells
Cancer biology
Dopamine, desire, and dread
Chromosome organization during mitosis
Brain-imaging studies
Stromatolites
Gene wiki
Choanoflagellates
Human transcriptome and alternative splicing
Limb development
Fear extinction
Functional genomics of neuron morphology
Embryonic stem cells
Ebola virus
Steroid hormones, caspases, and neurodegeneration
Immune system code
Chromatid cohesion
Mitochondrial proteins
DNA methylation map
Evolutionary model of family size
Natural killer cells
Haplotype inference
Voltage-gated ion channels
Herpesvirus infection
Histone modifications
Myosin-l
Brain-derived neurotrophic factor
Genetic recombination during meiosis
Cancer stem cells
Ribozymes
Telomerase and cancer
RNA research

Health and medicine

Vaccines
Cardiovascular disease
Resveratrol and cancer
Health benefits of polyphenols
Lupus
Cholesterol control
Cancer
Obesity
Multiple sclerosis
AIDS
Diabetes
Nanobiotechnology
Stem cells
Absorption of dietary fat
Schizophrenia
Avian flu
Malaria
Alzheimer's disease
Alcoholism
Tuberculosis
Dopamine, amphetamines, and ADHD
Stress, depression, and neurogenesis
Autism
Bipolar disorder
Aging and disease
Influenza
Rheumatoid arthritis
Drug discovery
Hepatitis C
Stem-cell-nanoparticle drug delivery for cancer
Health benefits of omega-3 fatty acids
Parkinson's disease
Nicotine addiction



Physical sciences and technology


Earthquakes

References:
  1. July 7, 2008 - Shock tactics point to risk after quake
  2. July 9, 2008 - Discovery may lead to quake early-warning system
  3. July 9, 2008 - Fair Warning From Earthquakes?
  4. July 9, 2008 - Pre-quake changes seen in rocks
  5. July 10, 2008 - Early Warning System For Earthquakes: Seismic 'Stress Meter' Warned Of Earthquake 10 Hours In Advance - also here
  6. July 10, 2008 - A stress meter for fault zones
Background


Nanotechnology

References:
  1. July 7, 2008 - Visualizing Atomic-scale Acoustic Waves In Nanostructures - also here
  2. July 8, 2008 - Tiny Changes At Nanometer Scale Can Have A Colossal Effect On Properties Of A Material: Now Researchers Can Predict Changes
  3. July 10, 2008 - Shrinking chip could keep us on track with Moore's law
  4. July 11, 2008 - Nanoscale Lithographic Technology: Finer Lines For Microchips - also here
  5. July 11, 2008 - Multitasking nanotechnology - also here, here
  6. July 13, 2008 - Controlling The Size Of Nanoclusters: First Step In Making New Catalysts To Control Polllution - also here, here
Background


Brown dwarfs

References:
  1. July 8, 2008 - Brown-Dwarf Binary Tests Theories
Background


Distant globular clusters

References:
  1. July 8, 2008 - Lucky Hubble find raises star cluster mystery
Background


Extrasolar planets

References:
  1. July 8, 2008 - Open clusters like Orion have low fertility rate
  2. July 11, 2008 - Are Jupiters Hard to Come By?
Background


Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. July 8, 2008 - Carbon Nanotube Windmills Powered by 'Electron Wind'
  2. July 11, 2008 - Nanotubes bring artificial photosynthesis a step nearer
Background


Ultrahigh-energy cosmic rays

References:
  1. July 8, 2008 - Do cosmic rays get bogged down in the cosmos?
Background


Supercomputers

References:
  1. July 8, 2008 - Herculean Device for Molecular Mysteries
Background


Gamma-ray bursts

References:
  1. July 8, 2008 - Gamma-Ray Burst Afterglows Brighter Than Expected
Background


Dark matter

References:
  1. July 9, 2008 - Super-sensitive tool key to dark-matter claim
Background


Global warming

References:
  1. July 9, 2008 - Cleaner skies explain surprise rate of warming
  2. July 9, 2008 - Summer Arctic Sea Ice Expected To Be Among Lowest On Record - also here, here
Background


Fast optical switch

References:
  1. July 9, 2008 - Switch on a chip to boost internet speed
Background, Background


Climate change and storm intensity

References:
  1. July 9, 2008 - How Intense Will Storms Get? New Model Helps Answer Question - also here, here
Background


Magnetoelectronics

References:
  1. July 9, 2008 - The Attraction Of Magnetic Computation - also here
Background


Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope

References:
  1. July 9, 2008 - Seeing the universe through gamma-ray eyes - also here
Background


Neutralino dark matter

References:
  1. July 9, 2008 - Looking for neutralinos at the Large Hadron Collider
Background, Background


Quantum dots

References:
  1. July 9, 2008 - Improving Quantum Dot Synthesis
Background


Early starburst galaxies

References:
  1. July 10, 2008 - NASA telescopes spot star "factory"
  2. July 10, 2008 - Rare 'Star-Making Machine' Found In Distant Universe - also here
  3. July 10, 2008 - Cosmic Baby Boom Baffles Astronomers
  4. July 11, 2008 - "Baby Boom" in a Stellar Nursery
Background


Supernovae

References:
  1. July 10, 2008 - Faint Supernovae Remain Unexplained
Background


Solar energy

References:
  1. July 10, 2008 - Researchers develop efficient solar power devices
  2. July 10, 2008 - Organic dye lets window panes harvest the Sun
  3. July 10, 2008 - Organic dyes help harvest sunlight
  4. July 11, 2008 - Organic dye turns windows to solar cells
  5. July 11, 2008 - Scientists show that cheap chemical dyes may lead to efficient conversion of the sun's energy
  6. July 11, 2008 - New 'Window' Opens On Solar Energy: Cost Effective Devices Available Soon
  7. July 11, 2008 - A Colorful Approach to Solar Energy
  8. July 11, 2008 - Solar dyes give a guiding light
  9. July 12, 2008 - Thin-film dyes boost solar cells
Background


Rodinia

References:
  1. July 10, 2008 - Millions of years ago, the American Southwest sat next to East Antarctica
  2. July 17, 2008 - Single Boulder May Prove That Antarctica And North America Were Once Connected - also here
Background


High-temperature superconductivity

References:
  1. July 10, 2008 - Room Temperature Superconductivity: One Step Closer To Holy Grail Of Physics - also here, here
Background


DNA nanotechnology

References:
  1. July 10, 2008 - DNA Sewing Machine Manipulates Delicate DNA Chains Without Breaking Them
Background


Background electromagnetic radiation

References:
  1. July 10, 2008 - Universe Is More Transparent To High-energy Radiation Than Previously Assumed
Background


Bottomonium

References:
  1. July 10, 2008 - Physicists Discover New Particle: the Bottom-most 'Bottomonium'
  2. July 16, 2008 - BaBar gets to the bottom of bottomonia
Background


Nanophotonics

References:
  1. July 10, 2008 - New nanotech research to enhance future digital imaging
Background, Background


Exobiology

References:
  1. July 11, 2008 - Hot super-Earths could host life after all
Background


Age anomalies in open star clusters

References:
  1. July 11, 2008 - Mystery Star Cluster Has 3 Different Birthdays - also here
Background


Snowball Earth

References:
  1. July 11, 2008 - Researchers Find Ancient Evidence of 'Snowball Earth'
Background



Life sciences


Origins of human speech

References:
  1. July 7, 2008 - Fossil finds suggest an early origin for human speech
Background


Brain noise

References:
  1. July 7, 2008 - Brain Noise Is Good: New Study Overturns Notion That Brain Noise Quiets Down With Maturity
Background


Artificial DNA variant

References:
  1. July 7, 2008 - First DNA Molecule Made Almost Entirely Of Artificial Parts - also here
  2. July 9, 2008 - Artificial DNA variant could aid medicine, biotechnology and nanotechnology
  3. July 14, 2008 - Four artificial new letters for the DNA alphabet
Background, Background


T follicular helper cells

References:
  1. July 7, 2008 - Finding suggests novel ways to boost vaccination or natural defenses
Background


Cancer biology

References:
  1. July 7, 2008 - Bacterial peptide provides new insight into common tumor suppressor
  2. July 8, 2008 - Argyrin: Natural Substance Raises Hope For New Cancer Therapies
  3. July 8, 2008 - Protein Thought To Promote Cancer Instead Functions As Tumor Suppressor - also here, here
  4. July 8, 2008 - Antibody To Breast Cancer-secreted Protein Blocks Metastasis, Researchers Show
Background


Dopamine, desire, and dread

References:
  1. July 7, 2008 - Thin line between desire and dread: Dopamine controls both
  2. July 8, 2008 - Desire and dread are separated by just a few millimeters in the brain
  3. July 8, 2008 - Brain Chemical Shown To Induce Both Desire And Dread
  4. July 14, 2008 - Fear Factor: Dopamine May Fuel Dread, Too
Background


Chromosome organization during mitosis

References:
  1. July 8, 2008 - Dividing Cells Find Their Middle By Following A Protein 'Contour Map'
Background


Brain-imaging studies

References:
  1. July 8, 2008 - Baby's Smile Is A Natural High - also here, here
  2. July 9, 2008 - Do We Think That Machines Can Think?
  3. July 11, 2008 - Empathy comes naturally to children: study
  4. July 12, 2008 - Children Are Naturally Prone To Be Empathic And Moral - also here, here, here
  5. July 14, 2008 - Baby's smile gives mom a natural high - also here
  6. July 16, 2008 - Empathy Is 'Hard-Wired' in Children's Brains
  7. July 22, 2008 - Baby's smile: drug-like high for mothers
Background


Stromatolites

References:
  1. July 8, 2008 - Two-ton, 500 Million-year-old Fossil Of Stromatolite Discovered
Background


Gene wiki

References:
  1. July 8, 2008 - Creating A New Approach To Archiving Human Genetic Information - also here
  2. July 8, 2008 - Wikipedia opens online library on human genes - also here, here, here
Background, Background


Choanoflagellates

References:
  1. July 8, 2008 - Primitive Single-Celled Microbe Expert In Cellular Communication Networks - also here
Background


Human transcriptome and alternative splicing

References:
  1. July 8, 2008 - Deep sequencing study reveals new insights into human transcriptome - also here
Background


Limb development

References:
  1. July 9, 2008 - Watching gene activity of growing coquí frogs reveals surprising sequence
Background


Fear extinction

References:
  1. July 9, 2008 - Brain Region for Overcoming Fear, Anxiety Found
  2. July 11, 2008 - Brain Cells Related To Fear Identified - also here
Background


Functional genomics of neuron morphology

References:
  1. July 9, 2008 - Types Of Genes Necessary For Brain Development Discovered - also here, here
Background, Background


Embryonic stem cells

References:
  1. July 9, 2008 - Human Embryonic Stem Cells Developed From Four-cell Embryo - also here
  2. July 13, 2008 - Genes That Control Embryonic Stem Cell Fate Identified - also here
Background


Ebola virus

References:
  1. July 9, 2008 - Structure hints at Ebola's cunning
  2. July 10, 2008 - Scientists Uncover Deadly Ebola Virus's "Achilles' Heel"
  3. July 11, 2008 - Structure Of Critical Protein From Ebola Virus Determined - also here, here
Background


Steroid hormones, caspases, and neurodegeneration

References:
  1. July 9, 2008 - Seasonal programmed brain cell death foiled in living birds - also here
Background


Immune system code

References:
  1. July 10, 2008 - Researchers Hack Final Part Of The Immune System Code - also here, here
Background


Chromatid cohesion

References:
  1. July 10, 2008 - Enzyme key to 'sister act' that maintains genome stability - also here
Background


Mitochondrial proteins

References:
  1. July 10, 2008 - Researchers unveil near-complete protein catalog for mitochondria - also here
Background


DNA methylation map

References:
  1. July 10, 2008 - Scientists use genomic tools to create maps of DNA methylation - also here
Background


Evolutionary model of family size

References:
  1. July 10, 2008 - Big babies and small families make evolutionary sense
Background


Natural killer cells

References:
  1. July 11, 2008 - Control Switches Found For Immune Cells That Fight Cancer, Viral Infection - also here
Background


Haplotype inference

References:
  1. July 11, 2008 - New Method Identifies Genes Affecting Health In Fraction Of A Second
Background


Voltage-gated ion channels

References:
  1. July 11, 2008 - Researchers catch ion channels in their opening act - also here, here
Background


Herpesvirus infection

References:
  1. July 11, 2008 - Researches identify herpesvirus proteins that target key cellular processes - also here
Background


Histone modifications

References:
  1. July 11, 2008 - Scientists discover key patterns in the packaging of genes - also here
Background, Background


Myosin-l

References:
  1. July 12, 2008 - Molecular Motor Works By Detecting Minute Changes In Force - also here, here
Background


Brain-derived neurotrophic factor

References:
  1. July 12, 2008 - Learning Suffers If Brain Transcript Isn't Transported Far Out To End Of Neurons - also here
Background, Background


Genetic recombination during meiosis

References:
  1. July 13, 2008 - Zooming In On Genetic Shuffling - also here, here, here
Background


Cancer stem cells

References:
  1. July 13, 2008 - Herceptin Targets Breast Cancer Stem Cells - also here
Background, Background


Ribozymes

References:
  1. July 13, 2008 - New Mode Of Gene Regulation Discovered In Mammals - also here
Background


Telomerase and cancer

References:
  1. July 13, 2008 - Mechanism That Explains How Cancer Enzyme Winds Up On Ends Of Chromosomes Found - also here, here
Background, Background


RNA research

References:
  1. July 13, 2008 - RNA Emerges From DNA's Shadow - also here, here
Background



Health and medicine


Vaccines

References:
  1. July 7, 2008 - New vaccine sneaks into body, then self-destructs
  2. July 9, 2008 - Method could cut number of vaccinations by half
  3. July 11, 2008 - Researchers Use Salmonella As A Way To Administer Vaccines In The Body - also here, here, here
  4. July 13, 2008 - Superbug vaccines 'within decade'
Background


Cardiovascular disease

References:
  1. July 7, 2008 - Treating blood pressure may help prevent dementia
  2. July 8, 2008 - Blood pressure 'link to dementia'
  3. July 8, 2008 - Index Used To Predict Atherosclerosis May Improve Accuracy Of Cardiovascular Risk Prediction
  4. July 8, 2008 - PTSD Causes Early Death From Heart Disease, Study Suggests - also here
  5. July 8, 2008 - Pregnancy Associated With Increased Risk Of Heart Attack - also here
  6. July 9, 2008 - Leading Worldwide Cause Of Cardiovascular Disease May Be Modified By Diet - also here
  7. July 10, 2008 - Novel Approach May Protect Against Heart Attack Injury - also here, here
  8. July 11, 2008 - Why men are more at risk of diseases caused by blood clots than women - also here
  9. July 12, 2008 - Unsuspected Gene Mutation Found For Atrial Fibrillation - also here, here
  10. July 13, 2008 - Alcohol's Impact On Heart And Stroke Risk May Differ For Men, Women - also here
Background


Resveratrol and cancer

References:
  1. July 7, 2008 - Cancer Preventive Properties Identified In Resveratrol, Found In Red Wine, Red Grapes - also here, here
Background, Background


Health benefits of polyphenols

References:
  1. July 7, 2008 - Uncertainties Prevail Over Human Health Benefits Of Polyphenols - also here
Background


Lupus

References:
  1. July 7, 2008 - 'Multi-target' Immune Therapy Improves Outcomes Of Severe Lupus Nephritis
Background


Cholesterol control

References:
  1. July 7, 2008 - Artichoke Leaf Extract Lowers Cholesterol
  2. July 10, 2008 - Lowering Blood Cholesterol With Fish Oil And Red Yeast Rice Instead Of Statins - also here, here
  3. July 17, 2008 - Red yeast rice, fish oil fight high cholesterol
Background


Cancer

References:
  1. July 7, 2008 - Cancer Therapies From The Ocean? - also here
  2. July 7, 2008 - Can Recycling Be Used To Treat Cancer?
  3. July 7, 2008 - Computers Used To Hone Cancer-fighting Strategies
  4. July 7, 2008 - Molecule That Kills Kidney Cancer Cells Discovered - also here
  5. July 8, 2008 - FDA OKs Invitrogen genetic test for breast cancer - also here
  6. July 8, 2008 - Androgen Deprivation Therapy For Localized Prostate Cancer Not Associated With Improved Survival - also here
  7. July 8, 2008 - Reductions in Iron Blood Levels Associated with Decreased Cancer Risk in Men with Peripheral Arterial Disease
  8. July 8, 2008 - Awareness Of Epidemiology's Limitations Could Reduce Impact Of False-positive Cancer Results
  9. July 8, 2008 - Study: Hormone therapy effects limited in prostate cancer
  10. July 8, 2008 - Elderly may fare worse on prostate cancer drugs
  11. July 9, 2008 - Overweight, Insulin Resistant Women At Greater Risk Of Advanced Breast Cancer Diagnosis, Says Study - also here, here
  12. July 9, 2008 - Aggressive Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (Mantle Cell Lymphoma) On The Rise - also here, here
  13. July 9, 2008 - Young Women's Breast Cancers Have More Aggressive Genes, Worse Prognosis
  14. July 10, 2008 - Active lifestyle may prevent cancer: Japan study
  15. July 10, 2008 - Single-nucleotide Polymorphisms Do Not Substantially Improve Risk Prediction For Breast Cancer
  16. July 11, 2008 - Treating Rare Breast Cancer With Radiation Therapy May Lower Recurrence Rate - also here
  17. July 11, 2008 - Researchers locate and image prostate cancer as it spreads to lymph nodes - also here
  18. July 11, 2008 - Virus helps show cancer spread
  19. July 12, 2008 - Detecting Early Forms Of Cancer By Analyzing Structure of Specific Sugar Molecules
  20. July 12, 2008 - Magnolia compound hits elusive target in cancer cells - also here
  21. July 13, 2008 - Not The Protein, But Its Location In The Cell, Determines The Onset Of Leukemia - also here
  22. July 13, 2008 - Prostate Cancer Vaccines More Effective With Hormone Therapy - also here, here
Background


Obesity

References:
  1. July 7, 2008 - Common mutations linked to common obesity in Europeans
Background


Multiple sclerosis

References:
  1. July 7, 2008 - Teva says higher dose of MS drug no more efficient
Background


AIDS

References:
  1. July 7, 2008 - Vaginal Microbicides May Prevent More Infections In Men Than Women - also here
  2. July 8, 2008 - Microbicides could lead to tougher HIV
  3. July 8, 2008 - HIV Prevention Researchers To Compare Common ARV As A Pill And Vaginal Gel In Unique Study - also here, here
  4. July 11, 2008 - Viral Complementation Allows HIV-1 Replication Without Integration, Research Shows
Background


Diabetes

References:
  1. July 8, 2008 - Study points to new way to test for diabetes risk
  2. July 8, 2008 - Study finds link to high levels of the protein fetuin-A
  3. July 9, 2008 - Boosting Survival Of Insulin-cell Transplants For Type 1 Diabetes - also here
  4. July 9, 2008 - Trans-fatty Acids Do Not Appear To Increase The Risk Of Diabetes - also here
  5. July 10, 2008 - Liver Protein Associated With Type 2 Diabetes In Older Adults - also here
  6. July 11, 2008 - Fruit juice tied to modest rise in diabetes risk
Background


Nanobiotechnology

References:
  1. July 8, 2008 - Nanoparticle 'smart bomb' homes in on cancer
  2. July 8, 2008 - Nanoparticles Take On Tumors
  3. July 8, 2008 - 'Smart Bomb' Nanoparticle Strategy Impacts Metastasis - also here
  4. July 9, 2008 - Nanomaterials Key to New Strategies for Blocking Metastasis
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. July 8, 2008 - Pulling a tooth could lead to tailor-made sperm
  2. July 10, 2008 - A stem cell transplant that fixes defective muscle in mice could someday become a treatment for muscular dystrophy
  3. July 10, 2008 - Muscle stem cell advance hailed
  4. July 13, 2008 - Purified Stem Cells Restore Muscle In Mice With Muscular Dystrophy - also here
Background


Absorption of dietary fat

References:
  1. July 8, 2008 - Herbal Remedy Reduces Obesity And Heart Disease? - also here
Background, Background


Schizophrenia

References:
  1. July 8, 2008 - Schizophrenia Linked To Dysfunction In Molecular Brain Pathway Activated By Marijuana - also here, here
  2. July 10, 2008 - Protein Marker For Schizophrenia Risk - also here
Background, Background


Avian flu

References:
  1. July 9, 2008 - Experts identify genes for bird flu replication
  2. July 9, 2008 - Pandemic Mutations In Bird Flu Revealed - also here
Background


Malaria

References:
  1. July 9, 2008 - Scientists find malaria's 'sticky' genes
  2. July 10, 2008 - How The Malaria Parasite Hijacks Human Red Blood Cells - also here
  3. July 10, 2008 - Discovery of key malaria proteins could mean sticky end for parasite - also here
  4. July 11, 2008 - Identifying and disrupting key elements of malaria's 'sticky sack' adhesion strategy - also here, here
  5. July 14, 2008 - 'Breakthrough' in malaria fight
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. July 9, 2008 - Can Tomatoes Carry An Oral Vaccine Against Alzheimer's Disease? - also here
  2. July 9, 2008 - Cocktail Therapy For Alzheimer's Disease? Works for Gerbils - also here
  3. July 10, 2008 - New Drug Reverses Alzheimer's Disease Within Days In Mouse Models - also here, here
  4. July 11, 2008 - New genetic mutation tied to Alzheimer's disease
  5. July 11, 2008 - Will This Vaccine Prevent or Reverse Alzheimer's Disease?
  6. July 12, 2008 - Biological Marker For Alzheimer's Holds Promise For Earlier Diagnosis And Treatment - also here
Background


Alcoholism

References:
  1. July 9, 2008 - Does Gene Variant Make Women More Prone To Alcoholism? - also here, here
  2. July 9, 2008 - Alcoholism-associated molecular adaptations in brain neurocognitive circuits
Background


Tuberculosis

References:
  1. July 9, 2008 - Tuberculosis May Have Migrated From Humans To Cattle, Not The Reverse
  2. July 10, 2008 - How Can We Overcome The Barriers To Treating Drug-resistant TB?
Background


Dopamine, amphetamines, and ADHD

References:
  1. July 9, 2008 - Protein On 'Speed' Linked To ADHD - also here
Background


Stress, depression, and neurogenesis

References:
  1. July 9, 2008 - Neurogenesis in the adult brain: The association with stress and depression
Background


Autism

References:
  1. July 9, 2008 - The first autism disease genes
  2. July 10, 2008 - Autism gene search turns up hope for treatment
  3. July 10, 2008 - Middle Eastern families yield intriguing clues to autism
  4. July 10, 2008 - Genes from Middle East families yield autism clues - also here
  5. July 10, 2008 - Middle East families shed light on autism genes: study
  6. July 11, 2008 - Common Mechanisms May Underlie Autism's Seemingly Diverse Mutations
  7. July 11, 2008 - Autism Genes That Control Early Learning
Background


Bipolar disorder

References:
  1. July 9, 2008 - The ECNP consensus statement on bipolar depression
Background


Aging and disease

References:
  1. July 10, 2008 - Slowing Aging Is Way To Fight Diseases In 21st Century - also here
Background


Influenza

References:
  1. July 10, 2008 - Fruit fly gene study could yield new flu treatments - also here
  2. July 11, 2008 - Flu-infected Fly Cells Reveal Dependencies Of The Virus
  3. July 11, 2008 - Mobilizing white blood cells to the lung: New discovery could lead to an improved influenza vaccine - also here, here
Background, Background


Rheumatoid arthritis

References:
  1. July 11, 2008 - Body composition changes plague women with RA
Background


Drug discovery

References:
  1. July 11, 2008 - Side-effects analysis reveals new uses for old drugs
  2. July 11, 2008 - Scientists Predict New Uses For Existing Drugs From Their Side Effects - also here
Background


Hepatitis C

References:
  1. July 11, 2008 - Hepatitis C Virus May Need Enzyme's Help To Cause Liver Disease - also here, here
Background


Stem-cell-nanoparticle drug delivery for cancer

References:
  1. July 11, 2008 - Umbilical Cord Stem Cells Transport Anti-Cancer Drugs Directly To Tumors
Background, Background, Background, Background


Health benefits of omega-3 fatty acids

References:
  1. July 11, 2008 - Scientists Learn How Food Affects The Brain: Omega 3 Especially Important - also here
Background


Parkinson's disease

References:
  1. July 11, 2008 - 'Cross fire' from the brain makes patients tremble - also here
Background


Nicotine addiction

References:
  1. July 11, 2008 - Genetic variations put youth at higher risk for lifetime of tobacco addiction - also here
Background


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