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Volume 9, Number 46
November 15, 2010


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

Globular clusters and dark matter
Large Hadron Collider
Coronal mass ejections
Modeling electromagnetic signatures of black hole mergers
Evolution of radio galaxies
X-ray solar flares
NGC 4452
Milky Way gamma-ray emissions
Evolution of barred spiral galaxies
Microquasars
Dark matter in the Milky Way
Extrasolar planets
James Webb Space Telescope
Galaxy mergers
Atmospheric oxygenation
Brown dwarfs
Paleoclimatology
Global warming
Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy
SETI
Dark matter
Solar granulation
Warm dust in distant galaxies
Black holes

Technology

Nanotechnology
Controlled fusion
Metamaterials
Quantum information
Free-electron lasers
Ubiquitous High Performance Computing initiative
Graphene
Quantum computing
Optical switches
Terahertz technology
Lab-on-a-chip
Superconductivity
Carbon nanotubes
Fuel cells
Integrated photonic circuits
Scanned-probe digital memory
Optomechanically-induced transparency
Supercomputers
Robotics
Water-cooled supercomputers
Retinal prosthetics
DNA sequencing

Life sciences

Neanderthals
Lizard parthenogenesis
Genomic imprinting
DNA repair
Epstein-Barr virus infection
Cell reprogrammming
SFRP1 and regulation of adipose tissue
Interleukin-27 and inflammation
MicroRNA
DNA methylation
Origins of life
Necropanspermia
Cambrian diversification of animals
Induced dendritic cells
Biofilms
Tropical forest biodiversity
Effect of stress on RNA polymerase activity in E. coli
Protein bioinformatics
Species diversification and DNA mutation rate
X chromosome inactivation
Structure of ribonuclease P

Neuroscience, psychology, and behavior

Brain-imaging studies
Patterns of neural activity
Genetics of altruism
Songbird vocalization
Animal cognition
Genetics of sleep
Fear and the amygdala
Bilingualism
Insect brain evolution
Fruit fly vision
MECP2 and neurological disorders
Role of pleasure in stress reduction
Depression and circadian rhythm
Vision and neural learning
Synaptic vesicle priming
Yoga and gamma-aminobutyric acid
Deafness and peripheral vision
In vitro model of Rett syndrome
Circadian rhythm
Sleep and memory
Sex differences in addictive behavior
Recovery from spinal cord injury

Health and medicine

Alzheimer's disease
Cardiovascular disease
Benefits of DHA for cognitive function
Cancer
Cancer biology
Dementia
Scleroderma
Lupus
Diabetes
Tuberculosis
Multiple sclerosis
Obesity
Stem cells and cancer
Parkinson's disease
Stem cells
Nanobiotechnology
Rheumatoid arthritis
AIDS
Sleep disturbance and inflammation



Physical sciences


Globular clusters and dark matter

References:
  1. November 8, 2010 - Rethinking Galactic Architecture: Dark Matter Optional
Background, Background


Large Hadron Collider

References:
  1. November 8, 2010 - CERN completes transition to lead-ion running at the Large Hadron Collider
  2. November 8, 2010 - LHC now fully fledged heavy metal collider
  3. November 8, 2010 - Large Hadron Collider (LHC) generates a 'mini-Big Bang'
  4. November 8, 2010 - Large Hadron Collider creates 'mini Big Bang' with lead ions
  5. November 8, 2010 - Large Hadron Collider: The importance of lead-lead collisions at the LHC
  6. November 9, 2010 - First little Big Bangs created at CERN
  7. November 11, 2010 - LHC sees its first ZZ event
Background


Coronal mass ejections

References:
  1. November 8, 2010 - Scientists unlock the secrets of exploding plasma clouds on the sun
  2. November 9, 2010 - New images expand solar flare knowledge
Background


Modeling electromagnetic signatures of black hole mergers

References:
  1. November 8, 2010 - Scientists use light signatures to track merging supermassive black holes
Background


Evolution of radio galaxies

References:
  1. November 8, 2010 - Cosmic radio beacons - also here
Background, Background


X-ray solar flares

References:
  1. November 8, 2010 - Sun Unleashes Most Powerful Solar Flare in Years
  2. November 11, 2010 - Sunspot 1121 unleashes X-ray flare
Background


NGC 4452

References:
  1. November 8, 2010 - An Extraordinarily Slender Galaxy
  2. November 15, 2010 - Hubble captures rare galactic view
Background


Milky Way gamma-ray emissions

References:
  1. November 9, 2010 - NASA's Fermi Telescope Finds Giant Structure in our Galaxy - also here
  2. November 9, 2010 - Huge Bubbles Found at Milky Way's Heart Could Signal a Black Hole Eruption
  3. November 9, 2010 - Milky Way's black hole may blow bubbles
  4. November 9, 2010 - Galactic Core Spews Weird Radiation Bubbles
  5. November 9, 2010 - NASA unveils giant gamma ray bubbles cap galaxy
  6. November 10, 2010 - Found: Giant Gamma Ray Bubbles at the Heart of the Galaxy
  7. November 10, 2010 - Mysterious Structures Balloon From Milky Way's Core
  8. November 10, 2010 - Massive gamma ray bubbles discovered in Milky Way
  9. November 10, 2010 - Huge gamma-ray bubbles found extending from Milky Way
  10. November 11, 2010 - Why is the Milky Way Blowing Bubbles?
  11. November 11, 2010 - Giant gamma bubbles found in Milky Way
  12. November 15, 2010 - Researchers Find Galaxy-Scale Bubbles Extending from the Milky Way
  13. November 19, 2010 - Giant gamma ray bubbles in our galaxy
Background, Background


Evolution of barred spiral galaxies

References:
  1. November 9, 2010 - Spiral Galaxies May Die From Within
  2. November 9, 2010 - Milky Way May Fizzle Out Sooner Than Expected
  3. November 10, 2010 - Spiral galaxies may be dying because of bars
Background


Microquasars

References:
  1. November 9, 2010 - Black holes' true power revealed by 'Russian doll' galaxy
Background, Background


Dark matter in the Milky Way

References:
  1. November 9, 2010 - Missing Milky Way dark matter
Background, Background, Background


Extrasolar planets

References:
  1. November 9, 2010 - Astronomers find 'snooker star system' - also here
  2. November 11, 2010 - Determining 500th Alien Planet Will Be a Tricky Task
Background


James Webb Space Telescope

References:
  1. November 10, 2010 - Report Finds NASA Telescope $1 Billion Over Budget
  2. November 10, 2010 - NASA: Webb space telescope over-budget
  3. November 10, 2010 - Costs of Nasa JWST to replace Hubble telescope balloon
  4. November 10, 2010 - NASA's new space telescope costs shoot the moon - also here
  5. November 11, 2010 - NASA Space Telescope Center of $1.5 Billion Fiasco
  6. November 11, 2010 - NASA Woes: Hubble's Replacement Behind Schedule
  7. November 11, 2010 - Cost overruns and delays add up to $6.5 billion for NASA's next-gen space telescope
  8. November 11, 2010 - NASA's Successor to Hubble Is $1.4 Billion Over Budget and 1 Year-Plus Behind Schedule, Inquiry Finds
  9. November 11, 2010 - Hubble successor hit by budget setback
  10. November 16, 2010 - Scope sails into budget void
Background


Galaxy mergers

References:
  1. November 10, 2010 - Galaxy Collision May Reveal Insights on Universe's Evolution
  2. November 10, 2010 - New Sharp Image of Violent Galactic Collision
  3. November 10, 2010 - Galactic Atoms for Peace
  4. November 10, 2010 - Atoms-for-Peace: A galactic collision in action
Background


Atmospheric oxygenation

References:
  1. November 10, 2010 - Enough Oxygen for Life Found Millions of Years Too Early
  2. November 10, 2010 - Scottish rocks reveal key point in evolution occurred 400 million years earlier
  3. November 10, 2010 - Scottish rocks record ancient oxygen clues
  4. November 11, 2010 - Ancient Rocks Show Oxygen Was Abundant Long Before Complex Life Arose
  5. November 11, 2010 - Complex life possible earlier than first thought
Background


Brown dwarfs

References:
  1. November 10, 2010 - Cool star is a gem of a find
  2. November 10, 2010 - Misfit Failed Star Is Stinky, Cold and Glowing Green
Background


Paleoclimatology

References:
  1. November 10, 2010 - Extreme global warming in the ancient past
Background


Global warming

References:
  1. November 10, 2010 - Role of melt in arctic sea ice loss found by NASA study
  2. November 13, 2010 - As Glaciers Melt, Science Seeks Data on Rising Seas
Background


Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy

References:
  1. November 10, 2010 - SOFIA Prepares for Short Science
Background


SETI

References:
  1. November 10, 2010 - SETI Astronomers Launch New Campaign to Eavesdrop on E.T.
Background


Dark matter

References:
  1. November 11, 2010 - Detailed Dark Matter Map Yields Clues to Galaxy Cluster Growth - also here, here, here, here
  2. November 12, 2010 - Chubby Galaxy Cluster Suggests Dark Energy Was Stronger Long Ago
  3. November 12, 2010 - Hubble Helps Build Most-Detailed Dark Matter Map Yet
Background, Background


Solar granulation

References:
  1. November 12, 2010 - Sun's magnetic building blocks revealed by SUNRISE
Background


Warm dust in distant galaxies

References:
  1. November 12, 2010 - Lensed galaxies
Background


Black holes

References:
  1. November 14, 2010 - Youngest-Ever Nearby Black Hole Discovered - also here
  2. November 15, 2010 - Astronomers Spot Baby Black Hole in Our Galactic Neighborhood
  3. November 15, 2010 - Evidence Found for Youngest Black Hole Ever Seen
  4. November 15, 2010 - Baby photos from the ultimate edge - a black hole - also here
  5. November 16, 2010 - Baby Black Hole Found
  6. November 16, 2010 - 30-year-old black hole youngest ever found
  7. November 16, 2010 - Scientists witness the apparent birth of a black hole
  8. November 17, 2010 - First compelling evidence for a black hole after recent supernova
Background



Technology


Nanotechnology

References:
  1. November 8, 2010 - Nanogenerators Grow Strong Enough to Power Small Conventional Electronic Devices - also here
  2. November 9, 2010 - Great potential with new ultra-clean nanowires
  3. November 14, 2010 - Team develops nanoscale light sensor compatible with 'Etch-a-Sketch' nanoelectronic platform
Background


Controlled fusion

References:
  1. November 8, 2010 - Taming thermonuclear plasma with a snowflake
  2. November 8, 2010 - ITER Managers Debate Painful Cuts to Lower Costs
  3. November 8, 2010 - Laser sets records for neutron yield, laser energy
  4. November 8, 2010 - Fusion makes major step forward at MIT through studies of the plasma edge
  5. November 8, 2010 - Imaging of Alfven waves and fast ions in a fusion plasma
  6. November 8, 2010 - Getting to know the sun advances fusion research
  7. November 12, 2010 - Fusion project looks for savings
  8. November 12, 2010 - Scientists image the sea monster of nuclear fusion: the Rayleigh-Taylor instability
Background


Metamaterials

References:
  1. November 8, 2010 - Novel metamaterial vastly improves quality of ultrasound imaging
Background


Quantum information

References:
  1. November 8, 2010 - Quantum memory for communication networks of the future
  2. November 12, 2010 - Unexpected error
Background


Free-electron lasers

References:
  1. November 8, 2010 - Next-generation light source gets boost from powerful new analysis technique
  2. November 10, 2010 - ALICE shines at STFC Daresbury Laboratory
Background


Ubiquitous High Performance Computing initiative

References:
  1. November 8, 2010 - Georgia Tech engaged in $100 million next-generation high-performance computing initiative
Background


Graphene

References:
  1. November 8, 2010 - Graphene: Singles and the few
  2. November 8, 2010 - Graphene's prisoners
  3. November 9, 2010 - Nanoribbons make good memories
  4. November 10, 2010 - Ultrafast imaging of electron waves in graphene
  5. November 10, 2010 - Swiss researchers clarify reaction pathway to fabricate graphene-like materials
  6. November 11, 2010 - Graphene's strength lies in its defects
  7. November 11, 2010 - Sugar and slice make graphene real nice
Background


Quantum computing

References:
  1. November 9, 2010 - Quantum computers may be much easier to build than previously thought: study
Background


Optical switches

References:
  1. November 9, 2010 - Fujitsu develops optical switch that cuts power consumption by half
Background, Background


Terahertz technology

References:
  1. November 9, 2010 - Softening crystals without heat: Using terahertz pulses to manipulate molecular networks
Background


Lab-on-a-chip

References:
  1. November 9, 2010 - Lab on chip for membrane proteins
Background


Superconductivity

References:
  1. November 10, 2010 - Scientists discover novel type of magnetic wave
Background


Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. November 10, 2010 - A greener way to grow carbon nanotubes
Background


Fuel cells

References:
  1. November 10, 2010 - New highly stable fuel-cell catalyst gets strength from its nano core
  2. November 11, 2010 - Catch-and-release solid-state fuel cell material operates coolly
Background


Integrated photonic circuits

References:
  1. November 10, 2010 - Towards a handheld optical table
Background


Scanned-probe digital memory

References:
  1. November 11, 2010 - New probe memory could achieve user densities over 10 terabits per square inch
Background


Optomechanically-induced transparency

References:
  1. November 11, 2010 - Controlling the flow of light with a novel optical transistor
  2. November 17, 2010 - Optical transistor in silicon is a first
Background


Supercomputers

References:
  1. November 11, 2010 - New research provides effective battle planning for supercomputer war
  2. November 12, 2010 - China Officially Overtakes U.S. in Supercomputer Performance - also here, here
  3. November 14, 2010 - Chinese supercomputer named world's fastest
  4. November 14, 2010 - China unseats U.S. in supercomputer ranking
Background


Robotics

References:
  1. November 12, 2010 - Rats to robots - brain's grid cells tell us how we navigate
Background


Water-cooled supercomputers

References:
  1. November 12, 2010 - Supercomputers 'will fit in a sugar cube', IBM says
  2. November 15, 2010 - Sugar cube size supercomputers
Background


Retinal prosthetics

References:
  1. November 13, 2010 - A new way for blind mice to see
Background


DNA sequencing

References:
  1. November 14, 2010 - A new read on DNA sequencing
Background



Life sciences


Neanderthals

References:
  1. November 8, 2010 - Neandertal Brains Developed More Like Chimps'
  2. November 8, 2010 - Differences in human and Neanderthal brains set in just after birth
  3. November 9, 2010 - Studying Neanderthal Brain Development, One (Indirect) CT Scan at a Time
  4. November 9, 2010 - Human, Neanderthal brains differ only after birth
  5. November 9, 2010 - Neanderthal brains developed differently
  6. November 13, 2010 - Neanderthal and human brains similar shape at birth, research shows
Background


Lizard parthenogenesis

References:
  1. November 8, 2010 - New Self-Cloning Lizard Found in Vietnam Restaurant
  2. November 11, 2010 - Newly identified self-cloning lizard found in Vietnam
Background


Genomic imprinting

References:
  1. November 8, 2010 - Mum and Dad tell us how to wear our genes
Background


DNA repair

References:
  1. November 8, 2010 - New DNA repair pathway
  2. November 10, 2010 - DNA repair protein caught in act of molecular theft
Background


Epstein-Barr virus infection

References:
  1. November 8, 2010 - Scientists identify cellular communicators for cancer virus
Background


Cell reprogrammming

References:
  1. November 8, 2010 - Harvard researchers identify new aspect of cell reprogramming
Background


SFRP1 and regulation of adipose tissue

References:
  1. November 8, 2010 - Fat cells reach their limit and trigger changes linked to type 2 diabetes
Background


Interleukin-27 and inflammation

References:
  1. November 8, 2010 - Discovery of an anti-inflammatory substance
  2. November 9, 2010 - New role for protein molecule that inhibits response of immune-system cells
Background, Background


MicroRNA

References:
  1. November 9, 2010 - MicroRNA controls mammary gland development in mice
Background


DNA methylation

References:
  1. November 9, 2010 - Researchers sequence human methylome at single base-pair resolution
Background


Origins of life

References:
  1. November 10, 2010 - Primordial Haze Theory Competes with Primordial Soup in Debate over Life
Background


Necropanspermia

References:
  1. November 10, 2010 - All Life on Earth Could Have Come From Alien Zombies
  2. November 12, 2010 - 'Necropanspermia' suggested as a way of seeding life on Earth
Background, Background


Cambrian diversification of animals

References:
  1. November 10, 2010 - Fossil record receives new timeline
Background


Induced dendritic cells

References:
  1. November 10, 2010 - New class of 'dancing' dendritic cells derived from blood monocytes
Background, Background


Biofilms

References:
  1. November 10, 2010 - Research provides new leads in the case against drug-resistant biofilms
Background


Tropical forest biodiversity

References:
  1. November 11, 2010 - Rapid warming boosted ancient rainforest
  2. November 11, 2010 - Warm spell spurred tropical biodiversity
  3. November 11, 2010 - New explanation for the origin of high species diversity
  4. November 11, 2010 - Tropical forest diversity increased during ancient global warming event
  5. November 12, 2010 - Rising Mountains & Spiking Temperatures Spurred Amazon's Biodiversity
  6. November 15, 2010 - Andes responsible for Amazon biodiversity
  7. November 29, 2010 - Amazonian biodiversity much older than originally thought
Background, Background


Effect of stress on RNA polymerase activity in E. coli

References:
  1. November 11, 2010 - E. coli adapts to starvation by deleting parts of an essential gene
Background, Background


Protein bioinformatics

References:
  1. November 11, 2010 - Spanish scientists publish the world's largest video data bank of proteins
Background, Background, Background


Species diversification and DNA mutation rate

References:
  1. November 12, 2010 - Birds of a feather may not always flock together
Background


X chromosome inactivation

References:
  1. November 12, 2010 - Revealing a missing link
Background


Structure of ribonuclease P

References:
  1. November 14, 2010 - Molecular fossil: Crystal structure shows how RNA, one of biology's oldest catalysts, is made
Background



Neuroscience, psychology, and behavior


Brain-imaging studies

References:
  1. November 8, 2010 - Tarantula Terror Study Captures the Ebb & Flow of Panic in the Brain
  2. November 11, 2010 - How Reading Rewires the Brain
  3. November 11, 2010 - Literacy may have stolen brain power from other functions
  4. November 14, 2010 - fMRI predicts outcome to talk therapy in children with an anxiety disorder
Background


Patterns of neural activity

References:
  1. November 8, 2010 - Stanford scientists see the logic in the illogical behavior of neurons
Background


Genetics of altruism

References:
  1. November 8, 2010 - German researchers find an 'altruism gene'
Background


Songbird vocalization

References:
  1. November 8, 2010 - Scientists discover how the songbird's brain controls timing during singing
  2. November 16, 2010 - Physicists Tame Bird Songs With Statistics
Background


Animal cognition

References:
  1. November 8, 2010 - Hidden bone tests doggy smarts
Background


Genetics of sleep

References:
  1. November 9, 2010 - The Gene for Zzzzzzzz
Background


Fear and the amygdala

References:
  1. November 9, 2010 - Tarantulas help map the fear factor
  2. November 9, 2010 - Tarantulas help parse fear in the human brain
  3. November 9, 2010 - Tarantula helps scientists map how brains process fear
  4. November 10, 2010 - How fear flows through the mind
  5. November 10, 2010 - Scientists describe the delicate balance in the brain that controls fear
  6. November 16, 2010 - Tarantulas in an MRI: how the brain responds to creepy crawlies
Background, Background


Bilingualism

References:
  1. November 9, 2010 - Bilingual benefits reach beyond communication
Background


Insect brain evolution

References:
  1. November 10, 2010 - Rethinking Brain Evolution in Insects
Background


Fruit fly vision

References:
  1. November 10, 2010 - Evolutionary bestseller in image processing
Background


MECP2 and neurological disorders

References:
  1. November 10, 2010 - Inhibitory neurons key to understanding neuropsychiatric disorders
Background


Role of pleasure in stress reduction

References:
  1. November 10, 2010 - Pleasurable behaviors reduce stress via brain pathways, research shows
Background


Depression and circadian rhythm

References:
  1. November 10, 2010 - Depression linked to altered activity of circadian rhythm gene
Background


Vision and neural learning

References:
  1. November 10, 2010 - Researchers find learning in the visual brain
Background, Background


Synaptic vesicle priming

References:
  1. November 10, 2010 - Synapses recycle proteins for the release of neurotransmitters
Background


Yoga and gamma-aminobutyric acid

References:
  1. November 11, 2010 - Yoga's ability to improve mood and lessen anxiety is linked to increased levels of a critical brain chemical
Background


Deafness and peripheral vision

References:
  1. November 11, 2010 - Research reveals deaf adults see better than hearing people
Background


In vitro model of Rett syndrome

References:
  1. November 11, 2010 - Modeling autism in a dish
  2. November 11, 2010 - Researchers create autistic neuron model
  3. November 15, 2010 - Researchers 'grow Rett syndrome' in a Petri dish
  4. November 17, 2010 - Disease-in-a-dish approach gives clues to Rett syndrome
Background


Circadian rhythm

References:
  1. November 11, 2010 - Scientists identify new mechanism regulating daily biological rhythms
  2. November 11, 2010 - Keeping the daily clock ticking in a fluctuating environment: Hints from a green alga
Background


Sleep and memory

References:
  1. November 12, 2010 - Sleep makes your memories stronger - also here
Background, Background


Sex differences in addictive behavior

References:
  1. November 14, 2010 - Cocaine trumps food for female rats
Background, Background


Recovery from spinal cord injury

References:
  1. November 14, 2010 - Research uncovers extensive natural recovery after spinal cord injury
Background



Health and medicine


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. November 8, 2010 - Bilingualism delays onset of Alzheimer's symptoms
  2. November 8, 2010 - Understanding Alzheimer's: Scientists find new way to study disease
  3. November 9, 2010 - Scientists identify one cause of damage in Alzheimer's disease, find a way to stop it
  4. November 10, 2010 - High cholesterol in middle age women not a risk factor for Alzheimer's and other dementias
  5. November 12, 2010 - Want to know if you are headed for Alzheimer's?
Background


Cardiovascular disease

References:
  1. November 8, 2010 - Canola-type rapeseed oil reduces the level of fibrinogen, a cause of thrombosis and inflammation
  2. November 8, 2010 - Aggressive use of statins further cuts cardio risk: study
  3. November 9, 2010 - Children with high blood pressure more likely to have learning disabilities
  4. November 9, 2010 - Researchers to explore why there is a high risk of second stroke
  5. November 9, 2010 - Researchers discover important link between adrenal gland hormone and brain in hypertension
  6. November 11, 2010 - Additional cardiac testing vital for patients with anxiety and depression
  7. November 11, 2010 - Diet and lifestyle choices lower the risk of cardiovascular disease in diabetics
  8. November 14, 2010 - Alcohol heart benefits show up even after bypass surgery
  9. November 14, 2010 - Synchronizing a failing heart
  10. November 14, 2010 - Vitamin D deficit doubles risk of stroke in whites, but not in blacks
  11. November 14, 2010 - Having first-degree relative with atrial fibrillation linked with increased risk
  12. November 14, 2010 - Less salt in teenagers' diet may improve heart health in adulthood
  13. November 14, 2010 - Studies: Drug, device help treat heart failure - also here
  14. November 14, 2010 - Less salt for teens means healthier adults
  15. November 14, 2010 - Pfizer heart-failure drug helps milder patients: study
Background


Benefits of DHA for cognitive function

References:
  1. November 8, 2010 - DHA improves memory and cognitive function in older adults
Background


Cancer

References:
  1. November 8, 2010 - Soy may stop prostate cancer spread
  2. November 8, 2010 - New link between growth factors and early prostate cancer found
  3. November 8, 2010 - Researchers discover a potential target for therapy for patients with a deadly prostate cancer
  4. November 8, 2010 - Gefitinib may have chemopreventive benefits in pancreatic cancer
  5. November 8, 2010 - Scientists ID new cancer drug target
  6. November 8, 2010 - Statins did not reduce colorectal cancer in WHI analysis
  7. November 8, 2010 - Anti-gout drug may decrease risk for colorectal adenoma progression
  8. November 8, 2010 - Chemoprevention biomarker for breast cancer identified
  9. November 8, 2010 - Breast cancer: Reducing the risk of unnecessary chemo
  10. November 8, 2010 - Could lung cancer in smokers vs. 'never-smokers' be different diseases?
  11. November 8, 2010 - Smoking increased risk of death in women with breast cancer
  12. November 8, 2010 - Obesity not linked to breast cancer in Mexican-American women
  13. November 8, 2010 - Prolonged maternal separation increased breast cancer risk in neonatal mice
  14. November 8, 2010 - Soy isoflavones may modify risk of breast cancer
  15. November 8, 2010 - Could Lung Cancer in Smokers vs. "Never-smokers" be Different Diseases?
  16. November 9, 2010 - New test for ovarian cancer patients
  17. November 9, 2010 - Combined imaging technologies may better identify cancerous breast lesions
  18. November 9, 2010 - Great genetic variation in pancreatic cancer, study shows
  19. November 9, 2010 - Breast cancer detection improved with image processing
  20. November 9, 2010 - Exercise may reduce risk of endometrial cancer
  21. November 9, 2010 - Menopausal hormone therapy may increase risk of ovarian cancer
  22. November 9, 2010 - Long-term statin use is unlikely to increase cancer risk: study
  23. November 10, 2010 - Study highlights advances in targeted drug therapy
  24. November 10, 2010 - New guide can predict cancer patients' survival
  25. November 10, 2010 - New bowel cancer gene discovery
  26. November 10, 2010 - New risk factor for developing breast cancer
  27. November 10, 2010 - Colorectal cancer risk increases in prostate cancer patients on androgen deprivation therapy
  28. November 11, 2010 - Researchers discover key mutation in acute myeloid leukemia
  29. November 11, 2010 - New drug for metastatic melanoma shows promising results in clinical trial
  30. November 11, 2010 - Arsenic early in treatment improves survival for leukemia patients
  31. November 11, 2010 - Diabetes drug tied to less cancer, has docs excited
  32. November 12, 2010 - Novel cancer drug has potential, study reports
  33. November 12, 2010 - No link found between iron and breast cancer
Background


Cancer biology

References:
  1. November 8, 2010 - Researchers discover expanded role for cancer-causing gene
  2. November 10, 2010 - Our normal genetics may influence cancer growth, too
Background


Dementia

References:
  1. November 8, 2010 - Silent vascular disease accompanies cognitive decline in healthy aging
  2. November 8, 2010 - Scientists make advance in dementia research
  3. November 8, 2010 - 'Sweet 16' tool may be useful for detecting cognitive impairment
Background


Scleroderma

References:
  1. November 8, 2010 - Scleroderma dramatically under-diagnosed with commercial screening method
Background


Lupus

References:
  1. November 8, 2010 - Statins don't prove useful for general pediatric lupus population
Background


Diabetes

References:
  1. November 8, 2010 - Different roads to diabetes
  2. November 9, 2010 - The connection between childhood, teenage abuse and diabetes in women
  3. November 10, 2010 - Circuit regulating anti-diabetic actions of serotonin uncovered by researchers
  4. November 10, 2010 - Dietary intervention can prevent the disease process leading to Type 1 diabetes
Background


Tuberculosis

References:
  1. November 8, 2010 - TB-drugome provides new targets for anti-tuberculosis drug discovery
Background


Multiple sclerosis

References:
  1. November 8, 2010 - Low vitamin D while pregnant or breastfeeding may not be associated with multiple sclerosis relapse
Background


Obesity

References:
  1. November 8, 2010 - Low blood levels of vitamin D linked to chubbier kids, faster weight gain
  2. November 9, 2010 - Obesity in adolescence significantly associated with increased risk of severe obesity in adulthood
  3. November 10, 2010 - Many obese teens put on even more weight as young adults
Background


Stem cells and cancer

References:
  1. November 9, 2010 - Rogue gene hijacks stem cells to jumpstart human cancer
Background, Background


Parkinson's disease

References:
  1. November 10, 2010 - Motor disorder could have stress-fighting solution
  2. November 10, 2010 - Stress takes its toll in Parkinson's disease
  3. November 12, 2010 - Why neurons die in Parkinson's patients
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. November 10, 2010 - Stem cell transplants in mice produce lifelong enhancement of muscle mass
  2. November 11, 2010 - Stem Cell Injections Give Mice Mighty Muscles
  3. November 11, 2010 - Stem cell injections boost leg muscles in mice
  4. November 14, 2010 - Embryonic stem cell culturing grows from art to science
Background


Nanobiotechnology

References:
  1. November 10, 2010 - Silicon microparticles, gadonanotubes promise big advance for medical imaging
  2. November 12, 2010 - Tests show bright future for gadonanotubes in stem cell tracking
Background


Rheumatoid arthritis

References:
  1. November 11, 2010 - High hopes for arthritis drugs
Background


AIDS

References:
  1. November 11, 2010 - Illuminating the mechanism used by HIV to attack human DNA with X-rays
  2. November 11, 2010 - AIDS vaccine: Signs of progress after three years of disappointment
Background


Sleep disturbance and inflammation

References:
  1. November 14, 2010 - Poor sleep quality increases inflammation, study finds
Background, Background


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