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Volume 9, Number 23
June 7, 2010


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

Neutrinos
Water on Mars
Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy
Large Hadron Collider
Active galaxies
Quantum decoherence
Dark matter
Supernovae
Earthquakes
Global warming
Star-forming regions
Earth's mantle
Automated galaxy classification
Quasars
Faint young sun paradox
Hydrogen in Titan's atmosphere
Artificial black holes
Cosmic rays
Climate effects of aerosols
Quantum turbulence in superfluids
Black hole mergers
Ocean acidification

Technology

Organic electronics
Plasmonics
Nanotechnology
Supercomputing
Computerized language parsing
Carbon nanotubes
Brain-computer interface
Graphene
Quantum computing
Robotics
Photon entanglement

Life sciences

Variations in human DNA
PEAK1 and cytoskeleton regulation
Aquatic diets and hominin evolution
Transposons
Neanderthals
Receptor kinsaes in brown algae
Nucleosomes and DNA methylation
Sonic hedgehog, patterning, and the cell cycle
Sexual selection
Staphylococcus aureus
Ion channels
Influenza virus RNA transcription and replication
Specialized bacterial cell division
Molecular mechanism of antiviral resistance
Extremophile bacteria
MicroRNA and immune cells
P53 precursor function
Regulator of adipocyte development

Neuroscience, psychology, and behavior

Anger
Depressions and the 5HT1a serotonin receptor
Bilingualism
NFI-A and nerve cell protection
Adolescent brain development
Inhibition of neural stem cells by alcohol
Caffeine and alertness
Schizophrenia
Auditory memory
Brain-imaging studies
BDNF and fear extinction
Autism
Gene expression in developing hypothalamus
Ghrelin and brain regulation of cholesterol

Health and medicine

Stem cells
Obesity
Cardiovascular disease
Cancer
Cancer biology
Dementia
Avian flu
Metabolomics
Malaria
AIDS
Lupus
Tuberculosis
Antiobesity potential of capsaicin
Diabetes
Parkinson's disease
Cognitive decline and loss of dendritic spines
Inflammatory bowel disease
Nanobiotechnology
Asthma
Sepsis
Antibiotics
Gene therapy
Drug delivery
Multiple sclerosis



Physical sciences


Neutrinos

References:
  1. May 31, 2010 - 'Neutrino oscillation': Particle chameleon caught in the act of changing - also here
  2. May 31, 2010 - Physicists unlock mystery of subatomic particle
  3. May 31, 2010 - Missing piece found in particle puzzle: scientists - also here
  4. June 1, 2010 - Neutrino quick-change artist caught in the act - also here
  5. June 1, 2010 - Detector finally catches neutrinos in act of flavor changing
  6. June 1, 2010 - Physicists spot shape-shifting neutrinos
  7. June 1, 2010 - Physicists solve missing neutrino mystery
  8. June 2, 2010 - Elusive Particle Caught in Strange Appearing Act
  9. June 2, 2010 - Double celebration for neutrino lab
  10. June 7, 2010 - Exotic Particle Caught After It Changes Flavor
Background


Water on Mars

References:
  1. May 31, 2010 - Mars was Wet, but was it Warm?
  2. June 3, 2010 - Rover Findings Hint of a Warmer, Wetter Era on Mars
  3. June 3, 2010 - Rare Mars Rock Holds Clue to Ancient Water
  4. June 3, 2010 - Mars minerals point to warmer and wetter past
  5. June 4, 2010 - Outcrop of Long-Sought Rare Rock on Mars Found - also here
  6. June 7, 2010 - NASA Rover Finds Clue to Mars' Past and Environment for Life
Background


Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy

References:
  1. May 31, 2010 - NASA's Airborne Infrared Observatory Sees 'First Light' - also here
  2. June 1, 2010 - "First Light" for a Flying Telescope
  3. June 1, 2010 - Jet-Mounted Telescope Sees First Light
  4. June 1, 2010 - Flying NASA Telescope Snaps First Photos from Stratosphere
  5. June 2, 2010 - Telescope on a Plane
Background


Large Hadron Collider

References:
  1. May 31, 2010 - Hadron Collider hit by power cut
Background


Active galaxies

References:
  1. June 1, 2010 - Backwards Black Holes Might Make Bigger Jets - also here, here, here
  2. June 2, 2010 - Backward-Spinning Black Holes More Powerful
  3. June 2, 2010 - Are Backward Black Holes the Key to Galaxies' Biggest Blasts?
  4. June 2, 2010 - Backward-Spinning Black Holes More Powerful
Background


Quantum decoherence

References:
  1. June 1, 2010 - Not all quantum properties are lost through interaction with the environment
Background


Dark matter

References:
  1. June 1, 2010 - Quirky particles could explain universe's missing mass
Background


Supernovae

References:
  1. June 2, 2010 - Model stars set to explode
Background


Earthquakes

References:
  1. June 2, 2010 - Earthquake risk calculator goes global
  2. June 3, 2010 - Like Fireflies, Earthquakes May Fire in Synchrony
  3. June 3, 2010 - Revised Seismotectonic Model for California Central Coast: More Complex Than Previously Thought
Background


Global warming

References:
  1. June 2, 2010 - Arctic ice at low point compared to recent geologic history - also here, here
  2. June 3, 2010 - Glaciers' wane not all down to humans
  3. June 3, 2010 - As 2010 warms up, Arctic sea ice at record low
  4. June 4, 2010 - Climate change forces major vegetation shifts - also here
Background


Star-forming regions

References:
  1. June 2, 2010 - Stars in Cluster Buzzing Past Their Youth
  2. June 2, 2010 - Hubble Captures Surprising Star Motions
  3. June 2, 2010 - Hubble catches stars on the move
  4. June 2, 2010 - Hubble catches stars on the move - also here, here
  5. June 2, 2010 - Baby Steps of Stars Revealed by Hubble Telescope
  6. June 2, 2010 - Hubble captures odd star motion
  7. June 3, 2010 - Young stars snapped on the go
  8. June 4, 2010 - Bok Globules
  9. June 7, 2010 - High precision study reveals surprising unrest in massive star clusters
  10. July 6, 2010 - Starburst Cluster Shows Celestial Fireworks
Background


Earth's mantle

References:
  1. June 2, 2010 - Flow in Earth's mantle moves mountains: study - also here, here, here
Background


Automated galaxy classification

References:
  1. June 2, 2010 - Spiral, barred, elliptical and irregular: Computers automatically classify galaxy shapes - also here
Background


Quasars

References:
  1. June 2, 2010 - Details in Structure of a Distant Quasar: First High-Resolution Image from LOFAR Radio Telescope Array
Background


Faint young sun paradox

References:
  1. June 3, 2010 - Fractal Haze Could Solve Weak-Sun Mystery for Early Earth
  2. June 3, 2010 - Early Earth haze likely provided ultraviolet shield for planet - also here, here, here
  3. June 3, 2010 - How Early Earth Got Warm and Hospitable
  4. June 3, 2010 - Alien Climates Play Key Role in Possibility of Life
  5. June 3, 2010 - Earth's Climate Used to Weigh Chances of Alien Life
Background


Hydrogen in Titan's atmosphere

References:
  1. June 3, 2010 - What is Consuming Hydrogen and Acetylene on Titan? - also here, here
  2. June 4, 2010 - Titan's atmosphere oddity consistent with methane-based life
  3. June 4, 2009 - Hints of life found on Saturn moon
  4. June 7, 2010 - Strange Discovery on Titan Leads to Speculation of Alien Life
  5. June 7, 2010 - Saturn moon offers hints of early life on Earth
  6. June 9, 2010 - Missing chemicals on Titan could signal life
Background


Artificial black holes

References:
  1. June 3, 2010 - Scientists create artificial mini 'black hole' - also here
Background


Cosmic rays

References:
  1. June 3, 2010 - Discrepant features found in cosmic ray energy spectra
Background


Climate effects of aerosols

References:
  1. June 3, 2010 - Airplanes, Ground Instruments, and Weather Balloons to Study Effect of Airborne Particles on Climate
Background


Quantum turbulence in superfluids

References:
  1. June 3, 2010 - Filming quantum turbulence
Background


Black hole mergers

References:
  1. June 4, 2010 - On the deceleration behaviour of black holes
  2. June 11, 2010 - Why Black Holes Slow Down
Background


Ocean acidification

References:
  1. June 4, 2010 - Ocean Acidification in the Arctic: What Are the Consequences of Carbon Dioxide Increase on Marine Ecosystems?
Background



Technology


Organic electronics

References:
  1. May 31, 2010 - New OLETs emit light more efficiently than equivalent OLEDs
Background


Plasmonics

References:
  1. May 31, 2010 - Breakthrough in nano-optics: Researchers develop plasmonic amplifier - also here
  2. June 2, 2010 - Researchers pursue plasmonics and photonics technology for optical improvements - also here
Background


Nanotechnology

References:
  1. May 31, 2010 - Crystallisation drives controlled assembly of nanoparticles
  2. June 1, 2010 - Copper Nanowires Enable Bendable Displays, Solar Cells - also here, here, here
  3. June 2, 2010 - Scientists use nature's design principles to create specialized nanofabrics - also here
Background


Supercomputing

References:
  1. May 31, 2010 - Intel Unveils New Product Plans for High-Performance Computing
  2. May 31, 2010 - China aims to become supercomputer superpower
  3. May 31, 2010 - In graphics: Supercomputing superpowers
  4. May 31, 2010 - China's Nebulae rockets on supercomputing list; U.S. Jaguar still No. 1
  5. June 1, 2010 - China boasts world's second-fastest supercomputer
  6. June 1, 2010 - China supercomputer named world's second-fastest
  7. June 1, 2010 - China's Nebulae duels U.S. Jaguar on Supercomputer Top 500 list
  8. June 2, 2010 - NASA Supercomputer Doubles Capability, Increases Efficiency
  9. June 4, 2010 - Scientists Produce 3-D Models of BP Oil Spill in Gulf of Mexico Using Ranger Supercomputer - also here
Background


Computerized language parsing

References:
  1. May 31, 2010 - Classic grammar model can be used for computerised parsing - also here
Background


Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. May 31, 2010 - Faster computers with nanotechnology - also here
Background


Brain-computer interface

References:
  1. June 1, 2010 - Brain powered robot
  2. June 3, 2010 - Advanced Robotic Arm Controlled by Monkey's Thoughts
Background


Graphene

References:
  1. June 1, 2010 - Doping graphene - also here
  2. June 1, 2010 - A liquid solution for making graphene
  3. June 3, 2010 - A liberal sprinkling of quantum dots
Background


Quantum computing

References:
  1. June 2, 2010 - LED entangles light at the flick of a switch
  2. June 2, 2010 - Toshiba invention brings quantum computing closer
  3. June 3, 2010 - Magic quantum wand does not vanish hard math
  4. June 4, 2010 - Entangled LED shines light on quantum computing
Background


Robotics

References:
  1. June 2, 2010 - Researcher's Robots Learn From Environment, Not Programming
  2. June 3, 2010 - Carnegie Mellon's Soccer-Playing Robots Get Creative With Physics-Based Planning - also here
Background


Photon entanglement

References:
  1. June 5, 2010 - Entangling photons with electricity
Background



Life sciences


Variations in human DNA

References:
  1. May 31, 2010 - Powerful genome barcoding system reveals large-scale variation in human DNA - also here, here
Background


PEAK1 and cytoskeleton regulation

References:
  1. May 31, 2010 - Newly discovered kinase regulates cytoskeleton, and perhaps holds key to how cancer cells spread - also here
Background, Background


Aquatic diets and hominin evolution

References:
  1. June 1, 2010 - The World's First Fish Supper
  2. June 1, 2010 - Fossils Suggest Menu That Made Humans Possible
  3. June 1, 2010 - Crocs and fish key to human evolution
  4. June 2, 2010 - Eating Crocodile Helped Boost Early Human Brains?
  5. June 10, 2010 - Crocodile and Hippopotamus Served as 'Brain Food' for Early Human Ancestors
Background


Transposons

References:
  1. June 1, 2010 - Jumping Genes Provide Extensive 'Raw Material' for Evolution, Study Finds - also here
Background


Neanderthals

References:
  1. June 1, 2010 - Neanderthals walk into frozen Britain 40,000 years earlier than thought - also here
  2. June 1, 2010 - Artefacts hint at earliest Neanderthals in Britain
Background


Receptor kinsaes in brown algae

References:
  1. June 2, 2010 - Seaweed genome reveals tools for multicellular lifestyle
  2. June 3, 2010 - How did higher life evolve? Scientists determine the complete genome sequence of brown alga - also here
Background, Background


Nucleosomes and DNA methylation

References:
  1. June 2, 2010 - Stem cell researchers uncover previously unknown patterns in DNA methylation - also here
Background


Sonic hedgehog, patterning, and the cell cycle

References:
  1. June 2, 2010 - Sluggish Cell Division May Help Explain Genital Defects
Background, Background


Sexual selection

References:
  1. June 3, 2010 - Evolutionary insights caught on camera
  2. June 3, 2010 - Sex and the Crickets
  3. June 3, 2010 - Natural and sexual selection in wild insect population - also here
  4. June 4, 2010 - Sex, crickets and videotape - also here
  5. June 4, 2010 - The secret sex lives of crickets, now with 24/7 video
  6. June 4, 2010 - Status symbols of house sparrows: High testosterone darkens their bill - also here
Background


Staphylococcus aureus

References:
  1. June 3, 2010 - Superbug's CPU revealed: Researchers discover chemical clue directing Staphylococcus aureus - also here
  2. June 4, 2010 - Scientists can shut down a superbug's CPU
Background


Ion channels

References:
  1. June 3, 2010 - Gates open on understanding potassium channel controls - also here
  2. June 4, 2010 - Simulation Visualizes Never-before-seen Ion Channel Gating Process - also here
Background


Influenza virus RNA transcription and replication

References:
  1. June 3, 2010 - Researchers approaching universal treatment for all strains of influenza - also here
Background


Specialized bacterial cell division

References:
  1. June 3, 2010 - Biosensors reveal how single bacterium gets the message to split into a swimming and a stay-put cell - also here
Background


Molecular mechanism of antiviral resistance

References:
  1. June 3, 2010 - Biologists provide molecular explanation for the evolution of Tamiflu resistance - also here, here, here
  2. June 3, 2010 - Extra mutations help flu evade drug - also here
Background


Extremophile bacteria

References:
  1. June 4, 2010 - Could life survive on Mars? Yes, microbiologist says - also here, here, here, here
  2. June 8, 2010 - Extreme Life on Earth Could Survive on Mars, Too
Background


MicroRNA and immune cells

References:
  1. June 4, 2010 - Study of MicroRNA Helps Scientists Unlock Secrets of Immune Cells - also here
Background, Background


P53 precursor function

References:
  1. June 4, 2010 - Cancer-stopping gene started as cell division doorman
  2. June 7, 2010 - New function discovered in cancer prevention protein - also here
Background


Regulator of adipocyte development

References:
  1. June 6, 2010 - Key Regulator of Fat Cell Development Identified
Background



Neuroscience, psychology, and behavior


Anger

References:
  1. May 31, 2010 - What happens when we get angry? - also here
Background


Depressions and the 5HT1a serotonin receptor

References:
  1. May 31, 2010 - New target for antidepressants revealed in animal study - also here
Background


Bilingualism

References:
  1. June 1, 2010 - Second language learners recall native language when reading - also here
Background


NFI-A and nerve cell protection

References:
  1. June 1, 2010 - Protecting Nerve Cells the Job of the Protein NFI-A
Background


Adolescent brain development

References:
  1. June 2, 2010 - Teenagers cannot concentrate because their brains are undeveloped
Background, Background


Inhibition of neural stem cells by alcohol

References:
  1. June 2, 2010 - Binge drinking adolescent monkeys' brains seriously damaged by alcohol
Background


Caffeine and alertness

References:
  1. June 2, 2010 - Coffee consumption unrelated to alertness - also here
  2. June 2, 2010 - 'People become immune to coffee boost', experts believe
  3. June 2, 2010 - Caffeine addicts get no real perk from morning cup - also here
  4. June 3, 2010 - Caffeine addicts get no real perk
  5. June 3, 2010 - Coffee drinkers develop tolerance to anxiety
Background


Schizophrenia

References:
  1. June 2, 2010 - In schizophrenia, MDs should target pot use: study
Background


Auditory memory

References:
  1. June 3, 2010 - How does the human brain memorize a sound? - also here
Background, Background


Brain-imaging studies

References:
  1. June 3, 2010 - Adolescent brains biologically wired to engage in risky behavior, study finds - also here, here, here
Background


BDNF and fear extinction

References:
  1. June 3, 2010 - Drug substitutes for training in rats, inducing a memory of safety - also here
Background, Background


Autism

References:
  1. June 3, 2010 - Autism finding could lead to simple urine test for the condition - also here
Background


Gene expression in developing hypothalamus

References:
  1. June 4, 2010 - Genetic 'Parts' List Now Available for Key Part of the Mammalian Brain - also here
Background, Background


Ghrelin and brain regulation of cholesterol

References:
  1. June 6, 2010 - 'Remote Control' for Cholesterol Regulation Discovered in Brain - also here
  2. June 6, 2010 - Brain regulates cholesterol in blood, study suggests
Background, Background



Health and medicine


Stem cells

References:
  1. May 31, 2010 - Breakthrough in stem cell culturing - also here
  2. June 1, 2010 - Immune system helps transplanted stem cells navigate in central nervous system - also here
  3. June 3, 2010 - Retina Transplants from Stem Cells
  4. June 4, 2010 - Gene related to aging plays role in stem cell differentiation - also here
  5. June 6, 2010 - Ancient Viral Invasion Shaped Human Genome
Background


Obesity

References:
  1. May 31, 2010 - Obesity and asthma are linked: study
  2. June 2, 2010 - Marmots can teach us about obesity - also here, here
Background


Cardiovascular disease

References:
  1. May 31, 2010 - After a point, more omega-3s don't help the heart
  2. June 1, 2010 - How reliable is prognostic research? A case study of C-reactive protein in coronary artery disease - also here
  3. June 1, 2010 - Link established between erectile dysfunction and calcified coronary arteries - also here
  4. June 1, 2010 - Treating heart attack past recommended time may significantly increase risk of death - also here
  5. June 1, 2010 - Aspirin recommendations changed for many younger diabetic patients - also here
  6. June 1, 2010 - Chocolate may cut cholesterol but only in some people: study
  7. June 1, 2010 - A little chocolate might help cut cholesterol
  8. June 1, 2010 - Sports okay for most kids with high blood pressure
  9. June 2, 2010 - Too much weight in pregnancy may lead to future heart risks - also here
  10. June 2, 2010 - Visually Guided Laser May Be Viable Treatment for Abnormal Heartbeat
  11. June 2, 2010 - Portuguese-style menu may be good for the heart
  12. June 2, 2010 - Study confirms link between migraines and stroke
  13. June 2, 2010 - Migraine sufferers at greater risk of a stroke
  14. June 3, 2010 - Study links cardiorespiratory fitness, stroke risk
  15. June 3, 2010 - Mediterranean diet helps existing heart disease, too
  16. June 3, 2010 - Mediterranean diet can help keep heart disease at bay
  17. June 3, 2010 - Air pollution may help trigger cardiac arrest
Background


Cancer

References:
  1. May 31, 2010 - Breast Milk Protein Linked to Poorer Breast Cancer Survival in Younger Women
  2. May 31, 2010 - Drinking tea may reduce ovarian cancer risk
  3. May 31, 2010 - Response to preoperative therapy may predict survival in pancreatic cancer patients
  4. May 31, 2010 - Comparison of overall survival for non-small cell lung cancer patients - also here
  5. May 31, 2010 - Predicting Severity of Breast Cancer
  6. May 31, 2010 - A 'completely different approach' to cancer treatment
  7. May 31, 2010 - Hopes for breast cancer vaccine
  8. May 31, 2010 - Cleveland Clinic research offers hope for development of a breast cancer vaccine
  9. June 1, 2010 - Blocking DNA repair protein could lead to targeted, safer cancer therapy - also here, here, here
  10. June 1, 2010 - Patients who refuse prostate cancer surgery have worse long-term survival - also here
  11. June 1, 2010 - Calcium consumption may cause prostate cancer in Chinese - also here
  12. June 1, 2010 - New tool for pre-surgical detection of kidney cancers may help patients avoid unnecessary surgeries - also here
  13. June 1, 2010 - Closer to understanding how tumours evade immune responses
  14. June 1, 2010 - Nottingham research leads to blood test for early detection of cancer - also here
  15. June 1, 2010 - Targeted immunotherapy shows promise for metastatic breast, pancreatic cancers - also here
  16. June 1, 2010 - Eliminating tumor suppressor C/EBP alpha explains cancer in aging liver - also here
  17. June 1, 2010 - Molecular imaging and CT colonography team up to bring comfort to patients - also here
  18. June 1, 2010 - Proton therapy carries precise, potent punch against children's cancers
  19. June 1, 2010 - Gene-linked breast cancer risk unaffected by hormone therapy
  20. June 1, 2010 - New Target May Inhibit Metastatic Breast Cancer
  21. June 1, 2010 - A Prognostic and Predictive Biomarker for Nonsmall Cell Lung Cancer
  22. June 1, 2010 - Genes and lifestyle pose separate breast cancer risks
  23. June 1, 2010 - Urine test improves prostate diagnosis: study - also here
  24. June 1, 2010 - Immunotherapy for tumors key topic at cancer meeting
  25. June 1, 2010 - Marshall Edwards cancer drug fails late-stage study
  26. June 1, 2010 - A breast cancer vaccine is still far away
  27. June 1, 2010 - Dogs can potentially sniff out prostate cancer, French researchers say
  28. June 2, 2010 - Peaches, plums induce deliciously promising death of breast cancer cells
  29. June 2, 2010 - Dogs can potentially sniff out prostate cancer, French researchers say
  30. June 2, 2010 - Oncologists fight leukemia with two-pronged therapy, clinical trials to start within months - also here
  31. June 2, 2010 - Scientists move closer to pinpointing gene involved in bowel cancer spread - also here
  32. June 2, 2010 - Study identifies surgical means for improving kidney cancer survival - also here
  33. June 2, 2010 - Intrahepatic clear cell cholangiocarcinoma - also here
  34. June 2, 2010 - Study: Prostate cancer patients' weight linked to tumor size - also here
  35. June 2, 2010 - Radiation does not improve survival for rare, invasive bladder cancer - also here
  36. June 2, 2010 - Radiation after mastectomy improves breast cancer survival - also here
  37. June 2, 2010 - Ablation proved as effective as traditional surgery in treating kidney cancer - also here
  38. June 2, 2010 - Bone drug suppresses wandering tumor cells in breast cancer patients - also here
  39. June 2, 2010 - Sun-induced skin cancer: New discovery permits doctors to assess genetic risk - also here
  40. June 2, 2010 - Genetic Causes of Canine Mammary Tumors Investigated
  41. June 2, 2010 - New Tests for Prostate Cancer Might Bring More Certainty
  42. June 2, 2010 - New test can predict return of prostate cancer
  43. June 2, 2010 - Vaccine against deadly brain cancer shows promise
  44. June 2, 2010 - Immunocellular brain cancer vaccine shows promise
  45. June 2, 2010 - Lifestyle may not boost breast cancer gene risk
  46. June 3, 2010 - Cysts hold clues to pancreatic cancer - also here
  47. June 3, 2010 - Study finds epigenetic similarities between Wilms tumor cells and normal kidney stem cells - also here
  48. June 3, 2010 - Stage II and stage III colon cancer patients treated after 1995 have improved overall survival - also here
  49. June 3, 2010 - Thymoquinone-Induced Oxidative Stress Targets Highly Aggressive Prostate Cancers, Researchers Find
  50. June 3, 2010 - Physicists, medical researchers to team up on cancer
  51. June 3, 2010 - Novartis' Afinitor meets endpoint in late stage trial
  52. June 3, 2010 - Investors seek clarity on ArQule trial plan
  53. June 4, 2010 - Clinical Trial to Treat Brain Tumors with Electric Fields
  54. June 4, 2010 - Detecting tumors faster
  55. June 4, 2010 - Fox Chase clinical trial tests first of its kind antibody
  56. June 4, 2010 - Green Tea Extract Appears to Keep Cancer in Check in Majority of CLL Patients
  57. June 4, 2010 - Interleukin-10 May Be Prognostic Factor in Treatment With Autologous Melanoma Vaccine
  58. June 4, 2010 - Lifestyle and Genes Pose Separate Risks for Breast Cancer
  59. June 4, 2010 - Estrogen-like lignan diet, less breast cancer linked
  60. June 5, 2010 - Second-line CML drugs evoke faster, better front-line remissions - also here
  61. June 5, 2010 - Second-Line CML Drug Evokes Faster Response, Fewer Side Effects, Pivotal Study Finds
  62. June 5, 2010 - Selenium shows no benefit in prevention of lung cancer - also here
  63. June 5, 2010 - Combination treatment regimen not effective against advanced melanoma - also here
  64. June 5, 2010 - Vandetanib shows clinical benefit when combined with docetaxel for lung cancer - also here
  65. June 5, 2010 - MM-111 Antibody Uses HER2 Target to Reach and Block HER3
  66. June 5, 2010 - One-shot radiotherapy 'success against breast cancer'
  67. June 5, 2010 - Bristol drug extends survival in deadly skin cancer - also here
  68. June 5, 2010 - Bristol drug cuts death risk in advanced melanoma
  69. June 5, 2010 - Drug fights tumors in advanced lung cancer - also here
  70. June 5, 2010 - Roche drug combats children's brain tumors - also here
  71. June 5, 2010 - Amgen drug cuts prostate cancer bone problems - also here, here, here
  72. June 5, 2010 - Abraxane outperforms Taxol in lung cancer study - also here
  73. June 5, 2010 - ArQule drug works best in certain lung cancers - also here, here
  74. June 5, 2010 - Delcath cancer drug delivery system aids survival - also here, here
  75. June 5, 2010 - Anti-tumor impact seen with Pfizer lung cancer drug
  76. June 5, 2010 - Curis, Roche drug combats children's brain tumors
  77. June 5, 2010 - Sprycel tops Gleevec in newly diagnosed CML-study - also here, here
  78. June 5, 2010 - Pharmacyclics lymphoma drug shows continued promise - also here
  79. June 5, 2010 - Novartis' Afinitor shrinks brain tumors in study - also here
  80. June 5, 2010 - Analysis: New drugs teach immune system to kill cancer
  81. June 5, 2010 - White hair a 'healing sign' with melanoma drugs - also here
  82. June 5, 2010 - Drug boosts survival in major skin cancer study - also here
  83. June 5, 2010 - Pfizer lung cancer drug promising in early tests - also here
  84. June 5, 2010 - Scientists Cite Advances on Two Kinds of Cancer
  85. June 6, 2010 - New treatment regimen shown effective against advanced ovarian cancer - also here
  86. June 6, 2010 - Marine sponge drug extends breast cancer survival: study
  87. June 6, 2010 - Nektar ovarian cancer drug benefits women in study
  88. June 6, 2010 - Eisai's breast cancer drug extends lives: study - also here, here, here
  89. June 6, 2010 - Roche's Avastin helps ovarian cancer: study - also here
  90. June 6, 2010 - Roche says Avastin helps in advanced ovarian cancer
  91. June 6, 2010 - Used longer, Roche's Avastin helps ovarian cancer
  92. June 6, 2010 - Onyx expects to file myeloma drug at FDA this year
  93. June 6, 2010 - Study: Radiation boosts prostate cancer survival - also here
  94. June 6, 2010 - Colon cancer drug failure challenges assumptions
Background


Cancer biology

References:
  1. May 31, 2010 - New mechanism of pancreatic cancer discovered
  2. June 1, 2010 - No relaxing for cancer cells - also here
Background


Dementia

References:
  1. May 31, 2010 - Education helps against dementia - also here
Background


Avian flu

References:
  1. May 31, 2010 - Experts find compound to fight bird, seasonal flu - also here
Background, Background


Metabolomics

References:
  1. May 31, 2010 - Study: 10 minutes of exercise, hour-long effects - also here
Background


Malaria

References:
  1. June 1, 2010 - 'Little brown balls' tie malaria and algae to common ancestor - also here
  2. June 1, 2010 - Blood-thinning copycat enters malaria fight - also here
  3. June 1, 2010 - Scientists advance understanding of deadly form of malaria - also here, here, here
  4. June 4, 2010 - Common carbohydrate blocks malaria
Background


AIDS

References:
  1. June 1, 2010 - Scientists determine structure of immune molecule that counteracts HIV strains - also here
Background


Lupus

References:
  1. June 1, 2010 - Immune cell's role in lupus nephritis demonstrated - also here
Background


Tuberculosis

References:
  1. June 1, 2010 - Body's own proteins may lead the way in global fight against tuberculosis - also here
Background


Antiobesity potential of capsaicin

References:
  1. June 2, 2010 - New evidence that chili pepper ingredient fights fat - also here
Background


Diabetes

References:
  1. June 2, 2010 - Half doses of diabetes drugs can prevent disease - also here
  2. June 2, 2010 - Insulin pills for diabetes finally in clinical trials
Background


Parkinson's disease

References:
  1. June 2, 2010 - Deep brain stimulation at two different targets gives similar motor benefits in Parkinson's - also here
Background


Cognitive decline and loss of dendritic spines

References:
  1. June 2, 2010 - Researchers discover one cause of cognitive decline in aging population - also here
Background


Inflammatory bowel disease

References:
  1. June 2, 2010 - Use of local anesthetics in the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease? - also here
  2. June 4, 2010 - Meat, fish protein linked to women's bowel disease
Background


Nanobiotechnology

References:
  1. June 2, 2010 - Nanoparticle PSA test predicts if prostate cancer will return - also here
  2. June 2, 2010 - Nanosponge drug delivery system more effective than direct injection - also here, here, here
Background


Asthma

References:
  1. June 4, 2010 - Burger diet linked to higher childhood asthma risk - also here
Background


Sepsis

References:
  1. June 3, 2010 - New angle on treating sepsis
  2. June 4, 2010 - Researchers make blood poisoning breakthrough
  3. June 4, 2010 - Drug hope for sepsis uncovered
Background


Antibiotics

References:
  1. June 3, 2010 - New antibiotic proves safe and well tolerated
Background


Gene therapy

References:
  1. June 3, 2010 - New gene therapy proves effective in treating severe heart failure - also here
Background


Drug delivery

References:
  1. June 3, 2010 - Novel technique informs drug delivery research
Background


Multiple sclerosis

References:
  1. June 6, 2010 - Two receptors explain MS?
Background


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