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Volume 9, Number 15
April 12, 2010


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

Earthquakes
Global warming
Paleoclimatology
Universes from wormholes
Microscale black holes
Brown dwarfs
Epsilon Aurigae
Optical interferometry
Large Hadron Collider
Galaxy cluster growth
Coronal mass ejection
Quasar time dilation
Gravitational waves

Technology

Manipulating qubits with optical frequency combs
Carbon nanotubes
Photonic network routers
Photovoltaics
Superconductivity
Multi-particle entanglement in a Bose-Einstein condensate
Controlled fusion
Memristors
Graphene
Lab-on-a-chip
Ultracold gases
Nanotechnology
Spintronics
Robotics
Quantum spin-liquids

Life sciences

Evolution of morphology and physiology
Australopithecus sediba
Brown fat
Bacterial immune system
Defense mechanism of pathogenic Escherichia coli
Gene transfer involving intestinal bacteria
Body growth rate
Generation of animal color patterns
Orthologous phenotypes
Retroviruses
Gene expression
Intrinsically disordered proteins
Mouse model of immune response
Nonconservation of transcription factor binding sites
Sexual selection
Metabolomics
DNA repair
Bacterial resistance to vancomycin
Protein fibrils

Neuroscience, psychology, and behavior

Language dependency of brain processing
Alcohol dependence
Brain-imaging studies
Unconscious learning and the limbic striatum
Depression and stress
Insulin, leptin, and POMC neurons
Autism
FMRP, neurogenesis, and memory
Empathy and violence have similar circuits in the brain
Stress, anxiety, and depression
BDNF, stress and adaptive plasticity

Health and medicine

Stem cells
Alzheimer's disease
Multiple sclerosis
Cancer
AIDS
Diabetes
Cardiovascular disease
Cancer biology
Obesity
Inflammatory bowel disease
Parkinson's disease
Gene therapy
Rheumatoid arthritis
Hepatitis C
Antibiotics
Nanobiotechnology
Autoimmune disease vaccine
Soy protein and lipid accumulation in lipocytes
Avian flu
Autoimmune diseases



Physical sciences


Earthquakes

References:
  1. April 5, 2010 - Mexico Earthquake Zone Linked to California Faults
  2. April 6, 2010 - Topography Reflects Baja Quake Site's Complex Geology - also here
  3. April 7, 2010 - Scientists obtain unique recordings of Easter earthquake in Mexico - also here
Background


Global warming

References:
  1. April 5, 2010 - Arctic thaw frees overlooked greenhouse gas: study
  2. April 6, 2010 - Thawing nitrous oxide overlooked: study
  3. April 6, 2010 - Lakes speed up climate change
  4. April 6, 2010 - New study shows rising water temperatures in US streams and rivers - also here
  5. April 7, 2010 - Scientists find errors in hypothesis linking solar flares to global temperature
  6. April 7, 2010 - Flowers bloom earlier as UK warms
  7. April 7, 2010 - 2 more glaciers gone from Glacier National Park - also here
  8. April 9, 2010 - Tipping Point Not Likely for Arctic Sea Ice
  9. April 9, 2010 - Almost all Austrian glaciers shrank in 2009: report
Background


Paleoclimatology

References:
  1. April 5, 2010 - Alaskan peatlands expanded rapidly as ice age waned
Background


Universes from wormholes

References:
  1. April 6, 2010 - Our universe at home within a larger universe? So suggests wormhole research - also here
  2. April 9, 2010 - Does Our Universe Live Inside a Wormhole?
  3. April 9, 2010 - Every Black Hole Contains Another Universe?
  4. April 27, 2010 - Our Universe Was Born in a Black Hole, Theory Says
Background, Background


Microscale black holes

References:
  1. April 6, 2010 - Einstein equations indicate possibility of black hole formation at the LHC
Background


Brown dwarfs

References:
  1. April 6, 2010 - Mysterious Planet-like Object Challenges Simple Definition, Reveals Its Surprising Identity
  2. April 7, 2010 - Mystery Object Defies Astronomical Classification
  3. April 7, 2010 - Hubble spots giant planet orbiting tiny star
  4. April 8, 2010 - Possible Alien World Around Mini-Star Tests Definition of a Planet
  5. April 9, 2010 - Newfound neighbor to solar system is a cool slacker
  6. April 9, 2010 - Planet-Like Object Found Circling a Brown Dwarf - also here
Background, Background


Epsilon Aurigae

References:
  1. April 7, 2010 - Astronomers Capture a Rare Stellar Eclipse in Opening Scene of Year-long Show - also here
  2. April 7, 2010 - Mystery Eclipse Caught in the Act
  3. April 7, 2010 - Scientists capture 'terrifying' Tolkien-like eclipse
  4. April 7, 2010 - Secrets of Shady Star System Revealed
  5. April 7, 2010 - 'First image' of star's eclipse captured by scientists
  6. April 8, 2010 - Astronomers Take Close-Up Pictures of Mysterious Dark Object - also here
  7. April 19, 2010 - Answering a 190-year old astronomical question
Background


Optical interferometry

References:
  1. April 7, 2010 - Telescope arrays give fine view of stars
Background


Large Hadron Collider

References:
  1. April 7, 2010 - Physicists Begin Quest for 'Higgs' Particle at European Collider
  2. April 7, 2010 - CERN creates 10 million mini-Big Bangs in one week
  3. April 9, 2010 - New High-Speed Integrated Circuit for World's Biggest Physics Experiment Is Fastest of Its Kind
Background


Galaxy cluster growth

References:
  1. April 7, 2010 - Scientists uncover influence of universe's large-scale structure on galaxy cluster growth
Background


Coronal mass ejection

References:
  1. April 7, 2010 - Scientists Use Atomic Physics Codes to Study Coronal Mass Ejections
Background


Quasar time dilation

References:
  1. April 8, 2010 - Time waits for no quasar - even though it should
  2. April 9, 2010 - Discovery that quasars don't show time dilation mystifies astronomers
Background


Gravitational waves

References:
  1. April 11, 2010 - Black hole twins spew gravitational waves
Background



Technology


Manipulating qubits with optical frequency combs

References:
  1. April 5, 2010 - Optical frequency combs could tame quantum bits - also here, here
  2. April 12, 2010 - Combing makes for neat qubits
Background


Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. April 5, 2010 - New study on carbon nanotubes gives hope for medical applications - also here
  2. April 6, 2010 - Cold atoms and nanotubes come together in atomic 'black hole' - also here
  3. April 7, 2010 - Human enzyme breaks down potentially toxic nanomaterials - also here
Background


Photonic network routers

References:
  1. April 5, 2010 - Looking Into the Future of Data-Routing With IRIS
Background


Photovoltaics

References:
  1. April 6, 2010 - Solar cells: researcher solves two 20-year-old problems - also here
  2. April 7, 2010 - Patent earned for efficient, inexpensive fiber-based solar cells
Background


Superconductivity

References:
  1. April 6, 2010 - To Surf, or to Dance? Electrons' Extracurricular Activities Affect Superconductivity
Background


Multi-particle entanglement in a Bose-Einstein condensate

References:
  1. April 6, 2010 - Scientists Create Multi-Particle Entanglement of Atoms in a Bose-Einstein Condensate on a Microchip
Background


Controlled fusion

References:
  1. April 6, 2010 - Lasers could spark clean nuclear power
  2. April 12, 2010 - New hope for ultimate clean energy: fusion power
Background


Memristors

References:
  1. April 7, 2010 - Memristors combine memory, logics set in one device
  2. April 7, 2010 - H.P. Sees a Revolution in Memory Chip
  3. April 8, 2010 - Hewlett Packard outlines computer memory of the future
  4. April 8, 2010 - HP Labs Outlines Breakthroughs in Memristor Chip Research
  5. April 9, 2010 - Memristors Getting Closer to Ultra-Fast, Brain-Like Computing, Says HP
  6. April 9, 2010 - HP Labs find memristors can compute
  7. April 9, 2010 - HP memristor ready for manufacturing
Background


Graphene

References:
  1. April 8, 2010 - Graphene films clear major fabrication hurdle - also here
  2. April 8, 2010 - With support, graphene still a superior thermal conductor - also here
  3. April 8, 2010 - Carbon sheets offer cool solution for computers
  4. April 8, 2010 - Graphene, 'Wonder' Material for Nanoelectronics, Passes Critical Test - also here
  5. April 9, 2010 - Closing in on a carbon-based solar cell - also here, here, here
Background


Lab-on-a-chip

References:
  1. April 8, 2010 - Lab-on-a-Chip Can Carry out Complex Analyses on the Spot
Background


Ultracold gases

References:
  1. April 8, 2010 - How Disorder at Microscopic Level Reveals Important Changes in Behavior of Matter
Background


Nanotechnology

References:
  1. April 8, 2010 - Iconic Japanese antenna shrunk to the nano-scale
Background


Spintronics

References:
  1. April 8, 2010 - Electrical signal transmission via spin waves
Background


Robotics

References:
  1. April 9, 2010 - Light-based localisation for robotic systems - also here
Background


Quantum spin-liquids

References:
  1. April 11, 2010 - Exotic Quantum Spin-Liquid Simulated: A Starting Point for Superconductivity?
Background



Life sciences


Evolution of morphology and physiology

References:
  1. April 5, 2010 - Form or function? Evolution takes different paths - also here
Background, Background


Australopithecus sediba

References:
  1. April 6, 2010 - New species of early hominid found
  2. April 8, 2010 - Claim over 'human ancestor' sparks furore
  3. April 8, 2010 - Partial skeletons may represent new hominid
  4. April 8, 2010 - Possible New Human Ancestor Discovered
  5. April 8, 2010 - New Australopithecus fossil may be a human ancestor
  6. April 8, 2010 - "Key" Human Ancestor Found: Fossils Link Apes, First Humans?
  7. April 8, 2010 - New hominid shares traits with Homo species - also here
  8. April 8, 2010 - Geologists Uncover Major Ancient Human Ancestor in South Africa
  9. April 8, 2010 - Spectacular South African Skeletons Reveal New Species from Murky Period of Human Evolution
  10. April 8, 2010 - South African fossils could be new hominid species
  11. April 8, 2010 - New Hominid Species Discovered in South Africa
  12. April 8, 2010 - New pre-human species offers evolutionary clues
  13. April 8, 2010 - African Fossils May Fit Gap Between Apes, Humans - also here
  14. April 8, 2010 - Fossil Skeletons May Be Human Ancestor
  15. April 8, 2010 - Fossils offer 'window' into human evolution
  16. April 9, 2010 - Two-million-year-old hominids shed light on evolution
  17. April 9, 2010 - South African hominids not new species, argue experts
  18. April 9, 2010 - New species of human found in 'death trap'
  19. April 12, 2010 - First studies of fossil of new human ancestor take place at the European Synchrotron - also here
  20. April 12, 2010 - Ancient human-like creature's skull probed
Background


Brown fat

References:
  1. April 6, 2010 - The skinny on brown fat - also here
Background


Bacterial immune system

References:
  1. April 6, 2010 - Flu Jab for Bacteria
Background


Defense mechanism of pathogenic Escherichia coli

References:
  1. April 6, 2010 - Bile Sends Mixed Signals to E. Coli
Background


Gene transfer involving intestinal bacteria

References:
  1. April 7, 2010 - A genetic gift for sushi eaters
  2. April 7, 2010 - Japanese Guts Are Made for Sushi
  3. April 7, 2010 - Eating seaweed may have conferred special digestive powers
  4. April 7, 2010 - Gut bacteria are what we eat
  5. April 7, 2010 - Gut Bacteria Give Super Seaweed-Digestion Power to Japanese
  6. April 7, 2010 - Intestinal germ helps sushi digestion
  7. April 8, 2010 - Japanese Guts Are Adapted to Sushi
  8. April 8, 2010 - Japanese have seaweed-eating gene, Americans don't
  9. April 8, 2010 - Sushi may 'transfer genes' to gut
  10. April 8, 2010 - Intestinal germ helps sushi digestion
  11. April 13, 2010 - Why the Japanese Can Easily Digest Sushi
Background


Body growth rate

References:
  1. April 7, 2010 - Scientists find out why living things are the size they are -- and none other - also here
Background


Generation of animal color patterns

References:
  1. April 7, 2010 - Controls for animals' color designs revealed - also here
  2. April 7, 2010 - Scientists unlock mystery of animal color patterns
Background


Orthologous phenotypes

References:
  1. April 8, 2010 - Using nonobvious organisms to study human genetic diseases
Background


Retroviruses

References:
  1. April 8, 2010 - Graduate student finds a 'start/stop switch' for retroviruses - also here
Background


Gene expression

References:
  1. April 8, 2010 - Powerful new method allows scientists to probe gene activation - also here
  2. April 8, 2010 - Variations on the genetic theme - also here
Background


Intrinsically disordered proteins

References:
  1. April 8, 2010 - New method to study key targets in Alzheimer's disease and prostate cancer - also here
Background


Mouse model of immune response

References:
  1. April 8, 2010 - New model tracks the immune response to pathogens - also here
Background


Nonconservation of transcription factor binding sites

References:
  1. April 9, 2010 - Rewiring of gene regulation across 300 million years of evolution - also here
Background, Background


Sexual selection

References:
  1. April 9, 2010 - Honest deer every year - also here
Background


Metabolomics

References:
  1. April 9, 2010 - Metabolic fingerprints offer fresh clues and a new path toward personalized medicine
Background


DNA repair

References:
  1. April 11, 2010 - Key protein aids in DNA repair - also here
Background


Bacterial resistance to vancomycin

References:
  1. April 11, 2010 - Study unveils lifeline for 'antibiotic of last resort' - also here
Background, Background


Protein fibrils

References:
  1. April 11, 2010 - The assembly of protein strands into fibrils - also here
Background



Neuroscience, psychology, and behavior


Language dependency of brain processing

References:
  1. April 5, 2010 - Languages use different parts of brain
Background


Alcohol dependence

References:
  1. April 5, 2010 - Simplifying Measures of Genetic Risk for Alcohol Dependence
  2. April 5, 2010 - Oral Naltrexone Can Reduce Health Care Costs, Study Finds
Background


Brain-imaging studies

References:
  1. April 5, 2010 - Depressed? Fearful? It Might Help to Worry, Too
  2. April 6, 2010 - Study Sheds Light on What Makes People Shy
  3. April 6, 2010 - Why am I shy? New study offers insight on introverts
  4. April 8, 2010 - Girls at Risk for Depression May Not Process Reward and Loss Properly
  5. April 8, 2010 - 'Mind-reading' brain-scan software showcased in NY
Background


Unconscious learning and the limbic striatum

References:
  1. April 6, 2010 - Unconscious learning uses old parts of the brain - also here
Background


Depression and stress

References:
  1. April 6, 2010 - Depression associated with sustained brain signals - also here
Background


Insulin, leptin, and POMC neurons

References:
  1. April 6, 2010 - What insulin (and leptin) say to the brain
  2. April 8, 2010 - Scientists Unravel Brain-Hormone Circuit That Helps Police Diabetes, Female Fertility
Background, Background, Background


Autism

References:
  1. April 8, 2010 - New study of autism reveals a 'DNA tag' (methylation) amenable to treatment - also here
  2. April 8, 2010 - New treatment for social problems in autism? Oxytocin improves emotion recognition - also here
Background


FMRP, neurogenesis, and memory

References:
  1. April 8, 2010 - Fragile X protein loss alters brain pathways responsible for learning and memory - also here
Background, Background


Empathy and violence have similar circuits in the brain

References:
  1. April 9, 2010 - Empathy and violence have similar circuits in the brain - also here
Background


Stress, anxiety, and depression

References:
  1. April 11, 2010 - Biological link between stress, anxiety and depression identified for the first time - also here
Background


BDNF, stress and adaptive plasticity

References:
  1. April 9, 2010 - Gene That Changes the Brain's Response to Stress Identified
Background



Health and medicine


Stem cells

References:
  1. April 5, 2010 - For Stem Cells, Practice Makes Perfect - also here
  2. April 5, 2010 - Researchers find a better way to track stem cells
  3. April 7, 2010 - Supplement your stem cells - also here
  4. April 8, 2010 - Magnetic attraction of stem cells creates more potent treatment for heart attack - also here
  5. April 8, 2010 - Tissue-engineered grafts composed of adult stem cells could 1 day replace synthetic vascular bypass grafts - also here
  6. April 8, 2010 - Stem cell treatment shows early promise: Celgene - also here
  7. April 11, 2010 - Hormones promote stem cell growth
  8. April 11, 2010 - Hormone sensitivity of breast stem cells presents drug target - also here
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. April 5, 2010 - Scientists find new, inexpensive way to predict Alzheimer's disease - also here, here, here
  2. April 6, 2010 - Weak link in Alzheimer's drug candidates
  3. April 7, 2010 - Searching for brain's defenses to ward off infections, prevent memory loss
  4. April 7, 2010 - Worsening Memory Associated With Later Alzheimer's Disease
  5. April 8, 2010 - Brain scans show signs of early Alzheimer's
Background


Multiple sclerosis

References:
  1. April 5, 2010 - Multiple sclerosis drug has clinical benefits
  2. April 7, 2010 - Does smoking compound other MS risk factors? - also here
  3. April 7, 2010 - Smoking may increase risk of multiple sclerosis: study
Background


Cancer

References:
  1. April 5, 2010 - New investigation supports correlation between XMRV and prostate cancer - also here
  2. April 5, 2010 - Chip checks for oral cancer - also here
  3. April 5, 2010 - Only women with Western Swedish breast cancer gene run higher risk of ovarian cancer - also here
  4. April 5, 2010 - Breast cancer patients with BRCA mutations 4 times more likely to get cancer in opposite breast - also here
  5. April 5, 2010 - Radiation ups risk of breast cancer in young women
  6. April 6, 2010 - To starve a tumor
  7. April 6, 2010 - Study finds only a weak link between fruit and vegetable and reduced risk of cancer
  8. April 6, 2010 - New pyrimidine compounds may lead to improved treatments for childhood brain cancer - also here
  9. April 6, 2010 - Clinical trial to test whether vaccine can effectively treat melanoma - also here
  10. April 6, 2010 - Childhood cancer survivors may face shortened lifespan, study reveals - also here
  11. April 6, 2010 - Disparities persist in outcomes for African-American women with advanced breast cancer - also here, here
  12. April 6, 2010 - Fruits and Veggies Help Just a Little in Decreasing Cancer Risk
  13. April 6, 2010 - Merck drug shows promise in pelvic cancer patients
  14. April 6, 2010 - Mutation quadruples repeat breast cancer risk
  15. April 7, 2010 - Researchers discover new approach for identifying smokers at highest risk for developing lung cancer - also here
  16. April 7, 2010 - New agent chokes off energy supply, kills cancer cells - also here, here
  17. April 7, 2010 - Urine test for kidney cancer a step closer to development
  18. April 7, 2010 - Hepatitis C infection doubles risk for kidney cancer - also here
  19. April 7, 2010 - Cancer Protective Effect of Fruits and Vegetables May Be Modest at Best
  20. April 7, 2010 - Folic Acid in Dietary Supplements Could Increase Risk of Breast Cancer, Swedish Research Suggests
  21. April 7, 2010 - Five-a-day has little impact on cancer, study finds
  22. April 7, 2010 - Gene found that may predict lung cancer in smokers
  23. April 7, 2010 - Developing test would warn smokers of lung cancer danger - also here
  24. April 8, 2010 - New Peptide Helps Cancer Drugs Break Into Tumors
  25. April 8, 2010 - Cancer drug effectiveness substantially advanced - also here
  26. April 8, 2010 - A tumor suppressor in the gastrointestinal tract - also here
  27. April 8, 2010 - Expression of gelatinases in gastric cancer and superficial gastritis - also here
  28. April 8, 2010 - Test identifies smokers at highest risk
  29. April 9, 2010 - Walnuts may slow prostate cancer
  30. April 9, 2010 - Leukemia-related protein 16 and colorectal carcinoma - also here
  31. April 9, 2010 - New Biomarker Could Lead To The World's First Reliable Test For Liver Cancer
  32. April 9, 2010 - Team zeroes in on better way to predict prognosis in pediatric leukemia patients - also here
  33. April 9, 2010 - Perioperative Chemoradiotherapy in Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  34. April 9, 2010 - Delaying Post-Surgical Radiation Increases Risk of Breast Cancer Recurrence in Older Women, Study Finds
  35. April 9, 2010 - Drive to speed up child brain cancer diagnosis
  36. April 9, 2010 - China scientists show how arsenic treats blood cancer - also here
  37. April 9, 2010 - New study confirms HRT helps ward off colon cancer
  38. April 12, 2010 - Arsenic used to treat leukemia
Background


AIDS

References:
  1. April 5, 2010 - Scientists identify how a novel class of antibodies inhibits HIV infection - also here
  2. April 8, 2010 - Researchers discover a new way HIV infects women - also here
  3. April 8, 2010 - Scientific breakthrough at the IRCM to combat the HIV-1 - also here
Background


Diabetes

References:
  1. April 5, 2010 - Considering diabetes treatment, experts say one size does not fit all - also here
  2. April 6, 2010 - Gene links lower birth weight and diabetes: study
  3. April 7, 2010 - Gene provides a link between lower birth weight and type 2 diabetes - also here
  4. April 8, 2010 - Vaccine works against type 1 diabetes in mouse experiments
  5. April 8, 2010 - 'Nanovaccine' reverses type 1 diabetes in mice
  6. April 8, 2010 - Nanovaccine helped mice overcome type 1 diabetes
Background


Cardiovascular disease

References:
  1. April 5, 2010 - New arrhythmia drug provides only modest efficacy and no clear safety benefits say researchers - also here
  2. April 5, 2010 - New Genetic Risk Factors for Brain Aneurysms Identified - also here
  3. April 5, 2010 - Soy won't reduce cholesterol after menopause
  4. April 5, 2010 - Being overweight ups stroke risk, study confirms
  5. April 6, 2010 - Walking associated with lower stroke risk in women - also here
  6. April 6, 2010 - Simple ultrasound test improves diagnosis of heart disease
  7. April 6, 2010 - Cardiology: Protecting Heart Muscle Cells from Death
  8. April 6, 2010 - Traffic-related air pollution tied to stroke death
  9. April 6, 2010 - Study: Walking seems to lower women's stroke risk - also here
  10. April 7, 2010 - Genetic factor shown to regulate both heart failure and aneurysm disease - also here
  11. April 7, 2010 - Vitamin C and E supplements do not reduce risk for blood pressure disorders of pregnancy - also here
  12. April 7, 2010 - Pregnancy vitamins fail to foil high blood pressure
  13. April 8, 2010 - An explanation for the so-called 'broken-heart syndrome' - also here
  14. April 8, 2010 - Sleep apnea tied to increased risk of stroke - also here
  15. April 8, 2010 - Different strokes for married folks?
  16. April 8, 2010 - Moderate drinking helps young people's hearts too
  17. April 8, 2010 - Hyperthyroidism ups young adults' stroke risk
Background


Cancer biology

References:
  1. April 5, 2010 - Prostate Cancer: How Two Key Proteins Interact at the Molecular Level
  2. April 6, 2010 - The immune system's guard against cancer - also here
Background


Obesity

References:
  1. April 5, 2010 - Too many pregnancy pounds ups future obesity risk
  2. April 5, 2010 - 1 hour daily exercise fights 'fatso' gene in teens - also here
  3. April 6, 2010 - Inability to Taste a Bitter Compound Linked to Obesity
  4. April 7, 2010 - Experts to design molecule to shut down fat gene
  5. April 8, 2010 - Exercise Associated With Reduced Effects of Obesity Gene in Teens
  6. April 11, 2010 - Poor Sleep for Obese Adolescents
Background


Inflammatory bowel disease

References:
  1. April 6, 2010 - Gene variants linked to Crohn disease have little effect, study finds
  2. April 6, 2010 - Genetic variants associated with a risk of Crohn's disease - also here
Background


Parkinson's disease

References:
  1. April 6, 2010 - Research reveals early steps in Parkinson's pathology - also here
  2. April 6, 2010 - Sensitive nerve cells - also here
Background


Gene therapy

References:
  1. April 6, 2010 - New study on promise of gene therapy for Leber congenital amaurosis - also here
Background


Rheumatoid arthritis

References:
  1. April 7, 2010 - Study links rheumatoid arthritis to vitamin D deficiency - also here
Background


Hepatitis C

References:
  1. April 7, 2010 - Retreating patients with hepatitis C: Telaprevir boosts cure rate - also here
  2. April 8, 2010 - Successful short-term peg-interferon monotherapy for chronic hepatitis - also here
Background


Antibiotics

References:
  1. April 8, 2010 - Researchers find compound effective in destroying antibiotic-resistant biofilms - also here
Background


Nanobiotechnology

References:
  1. April 8, 2010 - Novel Nanoparticle Vaccine Cures Type 1 Diabetes in Mice
  2. April 9, 2010 - DNA Nanotechnology: 'Magic Bullets' Breakthrough Offers Promising Applications in Medicine
Background


Autoimmune disease vaccine

References:
  1. April 8, 2010 - A Nanovaccine That Stops Autoimmune Disease by Boosting the Immune System
Background, Background, Background


Soy protein and lipid accumulation in lipocytes

References:
  1. April 8, 2010 - Slimming soybeans also fight inflammation
Background


Avian flu

References:
  1. April 8, 2010 - Cold fronts linked to bird flu outbreaks in Europe - also here
  2. April 9, 2010 - How Ducks Host Influenza Unharmed: Could Findings Shield Humans from Bird Flu Viruses?
Background


Autoimmune diseases

References:
  1. April 11, 2010 - Source of Recurrent Yeast Infections in Autoimmune Syndrome Pinpointed
Background


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