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Volume 9, Number 7
February 15, 2010


Physical sciences
Technology
Life sciences
Neuroscience, psychology, behavior
Health and medicine
Physical sciences

Enceladus
Earthquakes
Large Hadron Collider
Global warming
Chemical reactions in ultracold gases
Quantum fractals
Solar Dynamics Observatory
Gas content of early galaxies
Star forming regions
Milky Way mapping
Black holes
Climate modeling
Sea level variability
Dark matter
Supermassive black hole jets
Neutrino mass
Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer
Earth's core

Technology

Lab-on-a-chip
Future accelerator technology
Hydrogen production
Nanotechnology
Photovoltaics
DNA sequencing
Graphene
Multiferroic metal-organic frameworks
Organic electronics
Supercomputing
Spin-torque-transfer MRAM
Carbon nanotubes
Quantum-optical state engineering
Supersolids
Plasmonics

Life sciences

Viral biofilms
Method of SV40 infection
Sexual selection
Negative-strand RNA viruses
Respiratory tube development
Transcription of damaged DNA
Synthetic biology
Immune system evasion by Helicobacter pylori
DNA replication
Induced pluripotent stem cells
Neanderthals
Evolutionary origins of myc
Histone deacetylases
Antibodies and dengue virus infection
Biofilms
Circadian rhythm and feeding behavior
Cholera bacteria virulence
Allele-specific DNA methylation
P62, ERK, adipogenesis, obesity, and insulin resistance
Bacterial antisense protein-coding genes
Artificial genetic code

Neuroscience, psychology, and behavior

Fear and the amygdala
Autism
Hands and visual perception
Brain-imaging studies
Depression and cognition
Interventions on subjective memory complaints
Sleep deprivation
Benzodiazepine drugs and GABA
Schizophrenia
Auditory perception
Oxytocin

Health and medicine

Cancer biology
Cancer
Cardiovascular disease
Inflammatory bowel disease
Antibiotics
Nanobiotechnology
Parkinson's disease
Health benefits of Mediterranean diet
Alzheimer's disease
Diabetes
Dementia
Obesity
Stem cells
Bioinformatics and genetic disease
Control of complement overreaction in reperfusion
Multiple sclerosis
Hepatitis B
Prions
Tuberculosis
AIDS
Antibiotic resistance
Anti-aging dietary supplement
Hepatitis C



Physical sciences


Enceladus

References:
  1. February 8, 2010 - Scientists find signs of liquid water in Saturn's moon - also here
  2. February 8, 2010 - Cassini detection adds to Enceladus liquid water story
  3. February 9, 2010 - Saturn's Moon Does Harbor an Ocean, New Evidence Suggests
Background


Earthquakes

References:
  1. February 8, 2010 - Characteristics of Earthquakes That Have Caused Exceptional Ground Accelerations and Velocities
  2. February 9, 2010 - Haiti earthquake only moved half the fault
  3. February 10, 2010 - Future Earthquake Risk in Haiti: Startling Images of Ground Motion Help Scientists Understand Risk of Aftershocks
Background


Large Hadron Collider

References:
  1. February 8, 2010 - CERN Gears Up Its Computers for More Atom Smashing
  2. February 13, 2010 - Powerful collider set to smash protons
Background


Global warming

References:
  1. February 9, 2010 - Climate 'Tipping Points' May Arrive Without Warning, Says Top Forecaster - also here, here
  2. February 9, 2010 - Soil contributes to climate warming more than expected
  3. February 9, 2010 - Soil impact underestimated: climate study
  4. February 12, 2010 - More Mega-Snowstorms Coming -- Global Warming to Blame?
Background


Chemical reactions in ultracold gases

References:
  1. February 9, 2010 - Ultra-Cold Chemistry: First Direct Observation of Exchange Process in Quantum Gas
  2. February 11, 2010 - Scientists control chemical reactions of ultracold molecules - also here
  3. February 11, 2010 - Ultracold Reactions Probe the Frontiers of Quantum Chemistry
  4. February 16, 2010 - Physicists watch chemistry in slow motion
Background


Quantum fractals

References:
  1. February 9, 2010 - Fractal patterns spotted in the quantum realm
Background, Background


Solar Dynamics Observatory

References:
  1. February 9, 2010 - New Solar Observatory to Unlock Sun's Mysteries
  2. February 11, 2010 - A new view of our volatile star
Background


Gas content of early galaxies

References:
  1. February 10, 2010 - Young galaxies gorge on gas
  2. February 10, 2010 - Early Galaxies Formed Stars Fast Because They Had More Gas
  3. February 10, 2010 - Ancient Galaxies Packed More Raw Material for Stellar Formation
  4. February 11, 2010 - Why Today's Galaxies Don't Make As Many Stars As They Once Did - also here
  5. February 11, 2010 - Stellar Baby Boom of Early Universe Explained
Background, Background


Star forming regions

References:
  1. February 10, 2010 - A new VISTA on stellar birthplace
  2. February 10, 2010 - New Telescope Captures Dazzling Image of Orion Nebula
  3. February 10, 2010 - Orion in a New Light - also here
  4. February 10, 2010 - Astronomers release stunning view of Orion Nebula
  5. February 10, 2010 - New Image Penetrates Heart of Orion Nebula
Background


Milky Way mapping

References:
  1. February 10, 2010 - PCs around the world unite to map the Milky Way - also here
Background


Black holes

References:
  1. February 10, 2010 - Fall Into A Black Hole At The Speed Of Light With New Simulator
Background


Climate modeling

References:
  1. February 10, 2010 - Alternative futures of a warming world - also here
Background


Sea level variability

References:
  1. February 11, 2010 - Sea levels erratic during latest ice age
  2. February 11, 2010 - Sea-level records challenged
  3. February 11, 2010 - Can Sea Level Rise and Fall With Lightning Speed?
  4. February 11, 2010 - Research challenges models of sea level change during ice-age cycles - also here, here
  5. February 12, 2010 - Sea Caves Reveal Rapid Rise in Ancient Ocean Levels
  6. February 12, 2010 - Measuring Climate Change in Mediterranean Caves
Background, Background


Dark matter

References:
  1. February 11, 2010 - Dark matter or background noise? Results intriguing but not conclusive - also here
  2. February 11, 2010 - Warm white dwarfs could reveal 'inelastic' dark matter
  3. February 11, 2010 - Study hints at dark matter action
  4. February 12, 2010 - Hints of dark matter detected on Earth
Background


Supermassive black hole jets

References:
  1. February 11, 2010 - Black hole spin may create jets that control galaxy
  2. February 12, 2010 - Backward Black Holes Control Fate of Galaxies
Background


Neutrino mass

References:
  1. February 12, 2010 - Stalking the Neutrinoless Double Beta Decay
Background


Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer

References:
  1. February 12, 2010 - AMS experiment embarks on first leg of mission into space
Background


Earth's core

References:
  1. February 12, 2010 - Zonal swishing at the Earth's core
Background, Background



Technology


Lab-on-a-chip

References:
  1. February 8, 2010 - Researchers develop 'lab on a chip' that detects viruses
Background


Future accelerator technology

References:
  1. February 9, 2010 - Scientist explore future of high-energy physics - also here
Background


Hydrogen production

References:
  1. February 9, 2010 - Energy from light and water: New photocatalytic method for the clean production of hydrogen from water
Background


Nanotechnology

References:
  1. February 9, 2010 - Nanoscale Structures with Superior Mechanical Properties Developed - also here, here
  2. February 14, 2010 - Digging deep into diamonds, physicists advance quantum science and technology - also here, here
  3. February 15, 2010 - For Nanowires, Nothing Sparkles Quite Like Diamond
Background


Photovoltaics

References:
  1. February 11, 2010 - IBM develops promising contender for cheaper solar cells
  2. February 14, 2010 - Silicon whiskers catch rays well
  3. February 14, 2010 - A new wire twist on silicon solar cells - also here
  4. February 15, 2010 - New twist on solar cell design
Background


DNA sequencing

References:
  1. February 11, 2010 - Scientists develop universal DNA reader to advance faster, cheaper sequencing efforts - also here
Background


Graphene

References:
  1. February 11, 2010 - Graphene Electronics: Single-step Technique Produces Both P-type and N-type Doping for Future Devices - also here
Background


Multiferroic metal-organic frameworks

References:
  1. February 11, 2010 - Researchers Envision High-Tech Applications For 'Multiferroic' Crystals - also here
Background


Organic electronics

References:
  1. February 11, 2010 - Chemists create molecule with promising semiconductor properties - also here
Background


Supercomputing

References:
  1. February 12, 2010 - Computational Science Programming Model Crosses the Petaflop Barrier
Background


Spin-torque-transfer MRAM

References:
  1. February 12, 2010 - High-Reliability Read-Method for Spin-Torque-Transfer MRAM, Next-Generation Non-Volatile Memory
Background


Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. February 12, 2010 - Adenosine triphosphate detection in living cells with carbon nanotubes and luciferase
Background


Quantum-optical state engineering

References:
  1. February 14, 2010 - Using quantum entanglement to stack light particles: Physicists play Lego with photons - also here
Background, Background


Supersolids

References:
  1. February 14, 2010 - Frictionless supersolid a step closer
Background


Plasmonics

References:
  1. February 14, 2010 - Scientists Turn Light Into Electrical Current Using a Golden Nanoscale System - also here
Background



Life sciences


Viral biofilms

References:
  1. February 8, 2010 - Biofilms: Discovery of a New Mechanism of Virus Propagation
Background


Method of SV40 infection

References:
  1. February 8, 2010 - Virology: Some Viruses Use Fats to Penetrate a Cell
Background


Sexual selection

References:
  1. February 9, 2010 - Fastest Wings on Earth Show Extremes of Sexual Selection
Background


Negative-strand RNA viruses

References:
  1. February 9, 2010 - Researchers reveal 3-D structure of bullet-shaped virus with potential to fight cancer, HIV - also here
Background


Respiratory tube development

References:
  1. February 9, 2010 - A study reveals how respiratory tubes and capillaries form - also here
Background


Transcription of damaged DNA

References:
  1. February 9, 2010 - Cells can read damaged DNA without missing a beat - also here
Background


Synthetic biology

References:
  1. February 9, 2010 - Engineering bacterial cells
Background


Immune system evasion by Helicobacter pylori

References:
  1. February 9, 2010 - New finding of the expression of Helicobacter pylori in Chilean patients - also here
Background


DNA replication

References:
  1. February 10, 2010 - Scientists crash test DNA's replication machinery - also here
Background


Induced pluripotent stem cells

References:
  1. February 11, 2010 - Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Fall Short of Potential Found in Embryonic Version
  2. February 11, 2010 - Still No Truce in the Stem-Cell Wars
  3. February 12, 2010 - Stem cell alternatives show early aging abnormalities
  4. February 15, 2010 - Induced neural stem cells: Not quite ready for prime time - also here
  5. February 16, 2010 - The Trouble With Lab-Created Stem Cells - and Why They Won't Displace Embryonic Ones
Background


Neanderthals

References:
  1. February 11, 2010 - Could Neanderthals live again?
Background


Evolutionary origins of myc

References:
  1. February 11, 2010 - Cancer: 'Primitive' gene discovered - also here
Background, Background, Background


Histone deacetylases

References:
  1. February 11, 2010 - Shaping the tree of DNA's regulators
Background


Antibodies and dengue virus infection

References:
  1. February 11, 2010 - Scientists prove hypothesis on the mystery of dengue virus infection - also here
Background, Background


Biofilms

References:
  1. February 11, 2010 - Grasping bacterial 'friending' paves the way to disrupt biofilm creation - also here
Background


Circadian rhythm and feeding behavior

References:
  1. February 11, 2010 - Tiny fruit fly could offer big clues in fight against obesity - also here, here
Background


Cholera bacteria virulence

References:
  1. February 12, 2010 - Researchers describe how the cholera bacteria becomes infectious - also here
Background


Allele-specific DNA methylation

References:
  1. February 12, 2010 - Epigenetic signals differ across alleles - also here
Background


P62, ERK, adipogenesis, obesity, and insulin resistance

References:
  1. February 12, 2010 - Research Highlights Role of Protein Pair in Obesity Regulation - also here
Background, Background


Bacterial antisense protein-coding genes

References:
  1. February 12, 2010 - Bacteria Are Better Gene Packers Than We Thought
Background


Artificial genetic code

References:
  1. February 14, 2010 - Genetic coding revamp
Background



Neuroscience, psychology, and behavior


Fear and the amygdala

References:
  1. February 8, 2010 - Study shows why it is so scary to lose money
  2. February 8, 2010 - Neuroscientists discover brain area responsible for fear of losing money - also here
  3. February 9, 2010 - Study shows why it's scary to lose money
  4. February 9, 2010 - Brain Location for Fear of Losing Money Pinpointed -- The Amygdala
  5. February 9, 2010 - Patients with amygdala injury 'unafraid' to gamble
  6. February 9, 2010 - Damage to Brain's Decision-Making Area May Encourage Dicey Gambles
Background


Autism

References:
  1. February 8, 2010 - Age of mother affects child's autism risk: study
  2. February 8, 2010 - New study confirms link between advanced maternal age and autism - also here, here
  3. February 8, 2010 - Autism Risks Detailed in Children of Older Mothers
  4. February 9, 2010 - Study links mother's age to child's risk of autism
  5. February 10, 2010 - Developmental delay in brain provides clue to sensory hypersensitivity in autism - also here
  6. February 11, 2010 - Extremely premature babies show higher autism risk
  7. February 11, 2010 - New clue why autistic people don't want hugs - also here, here
  8. February 11, 2010 - Study Confirms Link between Older Maternal Age and Autism
  9. February 12, 2010 - Brain clue may explain condition's 'hug avoidance'
Background


Hands and visual perception

References:
  1. February 9, 2010 - Hand has role in how we see objects in space, researchers find
Background


Brain-imaging studies

References:
  1. February 9, 2010 - Sporting Prowess Through Brain Power - also here
  2. February 10, 2010 - fMRIs reveal brain's handling of low-priority ideas - also here
  3. February 10, 2010 - People with anxiety disorder less able to regulate response to negative emotions, study shows - also here
  4. February 10, 2010 - Brain Scans Track Hoop Fans' Happy Memories - also here
  5. February 12, 2010 - Valentine's Science: Why Gauging Sexiness Is Sophisticated
Background


Depression and cognition

References:
  1. February 9, 2010 - Depression and lack of concentration do not necessarily go together - also here
Background, Background


Interventions on subjective memory complaints

References:
  1. February 9, 2010 - Can Memory Be Improved? A Meta-Analysis Suggests It Does
Background


Sleep deprivation

References:
  1. February 9, 2010 - Bank sleep to fight tiredness, research says
Background


Benzodiazepine drugs and GABA

References:
  1. February 10, 2010 - Scientists find clue to anxiety drug addiction
  2. February 12, 2010 - Why valium is addictive
Background


Schizophrenia

References:
  1. February 10, 2010 - Mom's anemia may raise schizophrenia risk in offspring
Background


Auditory perception

References:
  1. February 10, 2010 - Researchers find how brain hears the sound of silence - also here, here
  2. February 10, 2010 - Seeing the Brain Hear Reveals Surprises About How Sound Is Processed
Background


Oxytocin

References:
  1. February 12, 2010 - Love: What's oxytocin got to do with it?
Background



Health and medicine


Cancer biology

References:
  1. February 8, 2010 - Researchers find sex-specific lung cancer genes - also here
  2. February 9, 2010 - Rab25: A Suppressor of Tumor Formation in Intestines?
  3. February 11, 2010 - Research team targets self-cannibalizing cancer cells - also here
  4. February 12, 2010 - Spindles give cancer clues
  5. February 12, 2010 - Master gene SRC-3 enables breast cancer growth, invasion - also here
  6. February 14, 2010 - Dental researcher finds switch that turns on the spread of cancer - also here
Background


Cancer

References:
  1. February 8, 2010 - U.S. FDA staff questions small ChemGenex study
  2. February 8, 2010 - Study links sugary soft drinks to pancreas cancer
  3. February 8, 2010 - Even third-hand smoke carries carcinogens: study
  4. February 8, 2010 - FDA staff questions Cell Therapeutics drug data
  5. February 8, 2010 - Cell Therapeutics drug draws US FDA staff concerns
  6. February 8, 2010 - Study reveals new details on the dangers of third-hand smoke - also here
  7. February 8, 2010 - Soft drink consumption may increase risk of pancreatic cancer - also here
  8. February 8, 2010 - Enhancing arrest of cell growth to treat cancer in mice - also here
  9. February 8, 2010 - A potent suppressor of endometrial cancer is revealed - also here
  10. February 8, 2010 - Metabolite common among cancers - also here
  11. February 8, 2010 - Lower detection of prostate cancer with PSA screening in US than in a European randomized trial - also here
  12. February 8, 2010 - Marker of Ewing sarcoma: Potential new drug target? - also here
  13. February 8, 2010 - Soft Drinks Could Boost Pancreatic Cancer Risk
  14. February 8, 2010 - Sugary soft drinks linked to pancreatic cancer: study
  15. February 8, 2010 - Sugary soft drinks linked to pancreatic cancer: study
  16. February 8, 2010 - Amgen: denosumab prostate cancer trial meets goals
  17. February 9, 2010 - 'Thirdhand smoke' may pose health risk
  18. February 9, 2010 - Using nitroglycerin to treat prostate cancer shows potential to halt disease - also here
  19. February 9, 2010 - New approach to treating breast and prostate cancers - also here
  20. February 9, 2010 - Racial disparities persist in the diagnosis of advanced breast cancer and colon cancer in the U.S. - also here
  21. February 9, 2010 - Low forms of cyclin E reduce breast cancer drug's effectiveness - also here
  22. February 9, 2010 - Researchers publish promising findings for advanced cervical cancer - also here
  23. February 9, 2010 - Molecular pathways linked to sex, age affect outcomes in lung cancer
  24. February 9, 2010 - Researchers discover new way to kill pediatric brain tumors - also here
  25. February 9, 2010 - Which intestinal metapasia is closer with gastric cancer? Simple or atypical?
  26. February 9, 2010 - Red Wine, Microwaves and Local Produce: Preventing Cancer Through Our Diets
  27. February 9, 2010 - Detecting Cancer Early
  28. February 9, 2010 - 'Third-hand smoke' could damage health
  29. February 9, 2010 - Amgen's denosumab offers hope in rare bone tumours
  30. February 10, 2010 - Helicobacter pylori and EBV in gastric carcinomas
  31. February 10, 2010 - Genetic 'hotspots' flag up opportunities for more personalised bowel cancer treatment
  32. February 10, 2010 - Short-term radiation therapy successful on breast cancer - also here
  33. February 11, 2010 - Red wine and dark chocolate cancer killers: researcher
  34. February 11, 2010 - Researchers create drug to keep tumor growth switched off - also here
  35. February 11, 2010 - Predicting prognosis and treatment response in a subset of pancreatic cancer patients - also here
  36. February 11, 2010 - Less is more in cancer imaging - also here
  37. February 11, 2010 - Certain Genetic Profiles Associated With Recurrence-Free Survival for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  38. February 12, 2010 - Pricey scans have no impact in breast cancer: study - also here
  39. February 12, 2010 - Scientists Synthesize Unique Family of Anti-Cancer Compounds - also here
  40. February 12, 2010 - Single Gene Mutation Induces Endometrial Cancer
  41. February 12, 2010 - Baked Rhubarb Could Help Fight Cancer
Background


Cardiovascular disease

References:
  1. February 8, 2010 - U.S. clears wider use of AstraZeneca cholesterol drug
  2. February 8, 2010 - Women with gout at greater risk of heart attack than men - also here
  3. February 9, 2010 - Butter leads to lower blood fats than olive oil - also here
  4. February 9, 2010 - Auto exhaust linked to thickening of arteries, possible increased risk of heart attack - also here
  5. February 9, 2010 - Early life stress may predict cardiovascular disease - also here
  6. February 10, 2010 - Migraines tied to risks of heart attack, stroke
  7. February 10, 2010 - Low IQ among top heart health risks, study finds
  8. February 10, 2010 - IQ among strongest predictors of cardiovascular disease -- second only to cigarette smoking - also here
  9. February 10, 2010 - High prevalence of AF found among cross-country skiers
  10. February 10, 2010 - Migraine may double risk of heart attack - also here
  11. February 10, 2010 - Are You Too Smart to Have a Heart Attack?
  12. February 10, 2010 - Isis says cholesterol drug works; but safety weighs
  13. February 11, 2010 - Compound Shows Promise Against Intractable Heart Failure - also here
  14. February 11, 2010 - Can chocolate lower your risk of stroke? - also here
  15. February 11, 2010 - The Health Benefits of Chocolate
  16. February 12, 2010 - Low levels of natural antibodies behind stroke - also here
  17. February 14, 2010 - Shifting cellular energy metabolism may help treat cardiovascular disease - also here
  18. February 15, 2010 - Highway pollution drives up heart risk
Background


Inflammatory bowel disease

References:
  1. February 8, 2010 - Inflammatory bowel disease hikes blood clots
  2. February 9, 2010 - Bowel disease flare-ups raise risk of blood clots
  3. February 9, 2010 - Blueberries counteract intestinal diseases - also here
  4. February 10, 2010 - Bowel disease link to blood clots - also here
Background


Antibiotics

References:
  1. February 8, 2010 - Newly engineered enzyme is a powerful staph antibiotic
  2. February 9, 2010 - Eyeing an enzyme to stop deadly infections
Background


Nanobiotechnology

References:
  1. February 8, 2010 - Scientists discover novel materials approach to fighting cancer - also here
  2. February 12, 2010 - New nanoparticle could improve cancer detection, drug delivery
Background


Parkinson's disease

References:
  1. February 8, 2010 - Industrial cleaner linked to increased risk of Parkinson's disease - also here
  2. February 10, 2010 - Communication breakdown: What happens to nerve cells in Parkinson's disease - also here
Background


Health benefits of Mediterranean diet

References:
  1. February 8, 2010 - Mediterranean diet may lower risk of brain damage that causes thinking problems - also here
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. February 8, 2010 - Marijuana ineffective as an Alzheimer's treatment: research - also here
  2. February 9, 2010 - Neuroimaging study may pave way for effective Alzheimer's treatments - also here
  3. February 12, 2010 - Catching calcium waves could provide Alzheimer's insights - also here
Background


Diabetes

References:
  1. February 8, 2010 - Researchers Find Link Between Neighborhood Socioeconomic Status and Diabetes Risk
  2. February 10, 2010 - Self-control impaired in type 2 diabetics
  3. February 11, 2010 - Roche diabetes drug cuts blood sugar in 5 studies
Background


Dementia

References:
  1. February 8, 2010 - Hypertension may predict dementia in older adults with certain cognitive deficits - also here
Background


Obesity

References:
  1. February 9, 2010 - Surgery better than diet, exercise in obese teens
  2. February 9, 2010 - Questions remain on bariatric surgery for adolescents
  3. February 9, 2010 - Maternal obesity puts a load on her offspring that lasts a lifetime - also here
  4. February 10, 2010 - Debate over gastric surgery for teens
  5. February 10, 2010 - Obese Teens Who Receive Gastric Banding Achieve Significant Weight Loss
  6. February 10, 2010 - Child Obesity Risks Death at Early Age, Study Finds
  7. February 11, 2010 - 2 years old -- a childhood obesity tipping point? - also here
  8. February 12, 2010 - Gut bacteria can cause obesity
  9. February 13, 2010 - Obesity 'often set before age of two'
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. February 9, 2010 - Testing time for stem cells
  2. February 10, 2010 - UK firm gets final green light for stem cell trial
  3. February 11, 2010 - MCG to conduct first FDA-approved stem cell trial in pediatric cerebral palsy - also here
  4. February 14, 2010 - Biologists image birth of blood-forming stem cells in embryo
Background


Bioinformatics and genetic disease

References:
  1. February 9, 2010 - Comprehensive study using bioinformatics predicts the molecular causes of many genetic diseases - also here
Background


Control of complement overreaction in reperfusion

References:
  1. February 9, 2010 - Research could lead to way to halt deadly immune response - also here
Background


Multiple sclerosis

References:
  1. February 9, 2010 - Drinking milk during pregnancy may lower baby's risk of MS - also here
  2. February 10, 2010 - First blinded study of venous insufficiency prevalence in MS shows promising results - also here
  3. February 10, 2010 - Blocking cell movement for cancer, MS treatment - also here
  4. February 10, 2010 - Brain blood vessels clue to MS
Background


Hepatitis B

References:
  1. February 9, 2010 - Is hepatitis B virus genotype C independently associated with cirrhosis?
Background


Prions

References:
  1. February 9, 2010 - Prion Protein in Cell Culture
Background


Tuberculosis

References:
  1. February 10, 2010 - Secondhand smoke raises TB risk: study
Background


AIDS

References:
  1. February 10, 2010 - Untangling HIV transmission in men
  2. February 10, 2010 - Origin of HIV transmission between males pinpointed - also here
  3. February 14, 2010 - Treatment for herpes in patients co-infected with herpes and HIV could delay HIV disease progression
Background


Antibiotic resistance

References:
  1. February 11, 2010 - Antibiotics Breed Superbugs Faster Than Expected
  2. February 11, 2010 - What Doesn't Kill Microbes, Makes Them Stronger
  3. February 11, 2010 - Antibiotics as active mutagens in the emergence of multidrug resistance - also here
  4. February 11, 2010 - A new theory of how low doses of antibioitics create antibiotic resistance
  5. February 12, 2010 - Low Levels of Antibiotics Cause Multidrug Resistance in 'Superbugs'
Background, Background


Anti-aging dietary supplement

References:
  1. February 11, 2010 - Researchers find formula that forestalls aging - also here
Background


Hepatitis C

References:
  1. February 11, 2010 - New screening system for hepatitis C - also here, here
Background


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