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Volume 10, Number 11
March 14, 2011


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

NASA planetary missions
Quantum mechanics no-hiding theorem
Formation of fullerenes in space
Star-forming regions
Enceladus
Global warming
Climate research satellites
Extrasolar planets
Paleoclimatology
Galactic winds of M82
Laser Interferometer Space Antenna
Old galaxy at redshift 6
Water on Mars
Early galaxy cluster
Star formation
Plate tectonics
James Webb Space Telescope
Earthquakes
Brown dwarfs
Correlation between Earth's core rotation and surface air temperature
Gamma-ray bursts
Ad hoc networks
Ocean circulation and carbon sequestration
Solar flares
Active galaxies
Aerosols
Complex chemistry of a stellar molecular cloud
Gravitational wave cosmology
Splitting of continents

Technology

Memristors
Metamaterials
Autonomous cars
Virtual reality
Superconductivity
Carbon nanotubes
Bioinformatics
Quantum information
Quantum computing
Supercomputing
Nanotechnology
ITER
Testing quantum devices
Magnetic random-access memories
Photovoltaics
Graphene
DNA nanotechnology
Magnetic digital memory
Microelectromechanical systems
Kondo effect in quantum dots
Optical switch for quantum communication
High-speed optical networking
Terahertz technology
Controlled fusion
Phase-change memory using carbon nanotubes
Hydrogen storage

Life sciences

Human origins
Biological computers
Klotho inhibibtion, obesity reduction, and glucose metabolism
Directional phenotypic selection
Gene interactions
Structure determination of uncrystalized proteins
Poly(ADP-ribose)polymerase enzymes
Flaviviruses
Genetics of human brain size and spineless penis
Slime mold precursor to multicellularity
Primate aging patterns
Spliceosome
Double-stranded RNA
Commensal bacteria and infection resistance
Cell membrane nanotubes
Self-organization in cell communities
HDL cholesterol structure

Neuroscience, psychology, and behavior

Bipolar disorder
Brain-imaging studies
Sleep spindles and learning
Anxiety and the amygdala
Brain circuits
Perception and consciousness
Layering of working memory
Long-term memory of insight experiences
Brain-imaging studies
Synaesthesia
Relation of neurogenesis to exercise and sexual behavior
Testosterone exposure in utero and intelligence
ADHD and creativity
Human brain networks
Optical illusions
Neuron receptors

Health and medicine

Cancer
Cancer biology
Cancer vaccines
Tissue engineering
Maternal diet, epigenetics, diabetes, and longevity
Diabetes
Dementia
Health benefits of Mediterranean diet
Obesity
Multiple sclerosis
Alzheimer's disease
Parkinson's disease
Cardiovascular disease
Antioxidants
Cerebellar brain volume and cognitive decline
Body mass, health risks, and mortality
Cholesterol and the immune system
Malaria
Nanobiotechnology
Lupus
Antibiotic resistance
Stem cells
Neurodegenerative disease
Autoimmune disease
Personality and longevity
C-reactive protein, IL-6, inflammation, and pleiotropy
Evolutionary cancer hypothesis



Physical sciences


NASA planetary missions

References:
  1. March 7, 2011 - Game Plan for NASA's Planetary Missions
  2. March 7, 2011 - The best next space missions - also here
  3. March 7, 2011 - Mars should be US space agency's focus: panel
  4. March 7, 2011 - Report Prioritizes Big Missions to Mars and Jupiter, But Can NASA Afford Them?
  5. March 8, 2011 - US Mars mission takes pole position
  6. March 8, 2011 - Cost-Cutting Recommended for Planetary Science, With More Cutting to Come
  7. March 8, 2011 - Difficult decisions ahead on Mars
  8. March 8, 2011 - Where next for NASA? Scientists draw up wish list - also here
  9. March 8, 2011 - NASA should bring Mars rocks back to Earth, says panel
  10. March 8, 2011 - Mars, Europa top survey of most promising space missions
  11. March 14, 2011 - Planetary Exploration 2013-2022: Scientists are ready, what about you?
Background


Quantum mechanics no-hiding theorem

References:
  1. March 7, 2011 - Quantum no-hiding theorem experimentally confirmed for first time
Background


Formation of fullerenes in space

References:
  1. March 7, 2011 - Buckyballs... throwing astronomers a curve
Background


Star-forming regions

References:
  1. March 7, 2011 - 'Elephant trunks' in space
Background


Enceladus

References:
  1. March 7, 2011 - Icy Saturn Moon Pumps Out 15.8 Gigawatts of Heat Power
  2. March 8, 2011 - Cassini finds Enceladus is a powerhouse
Background


Global warming

References:
  1. March 7, 2011 - Shifting spring: Arctic plankton blooming up to 50 days earlier now - also here
  2. March 8, 2011 - Carbon emissions from peat-swamp forest clearing quantified
  3. March 8, 2011 - Greenland, Antarctic Ice Sheets Losing Mass At An Accelerating Pace
  4. March 9, 2011 - Polar ice loss quickens, raising seas
  5. March 9, 2011 - Polar ice adding more to rising seas: study
  6. March 9, 2011 - Study: World's ice sheet loss accelerating
  7. March 10, 2011 - Melting Accelerating, Satellites Report, But Data Flow May Cease
  8. March 10, 2011 - Greenland and Antarctica melting faster than expected
  9. March 11, 2011 - Sea level's rise and rise is down to melting ice sheets
Background


Climate research satellites

References:
  1. March 8, 2011 - NASA Satellite Crash Complicates Gloomy Climate Budget Picture
Background


Extrasolar planets

References:
  1. March 8, 2011 - Exclusive: 'Most Earth-Like' Exoplanet Gets Major Demotion - It Isn't Habitable
  2. March 10, 2011 - Earth is less likely than you think
Background


Paleoclimatology

References:
  1. March 8, 2011 - Taking the temperature of the ancient earth
Background


Galactic winds of M82

References:
  1. March 8, 2011 - New look at Messier 82 reveals superwind source, young star clusters
Background


Laser Interferometer Space Antenna

References:
  1. March 8, 2011 - How to keep LISA's laser on target five million km away
Background


Old galaxy at redshift 6

References:
  1. March 8, 2011 - Distant galaxy helped relight the universe
Background, Background


Water on Mars

References:
  1. March 9, 2011 - Vast areas of low latitude subsurface ice found on Mars
  2. March 11, 2011 - Is Water Flowing on Mars?
  3. March 11, 2011 - Evidence of puddles on Mars
Background


Early galaxy cluster

References:
  1. March 9, 2011 - The most distant mature galaxy cluster
  2. March 9, 2011 - Ancient Galaxy Cluster Still Looks Young
  3. March 10, 2011 - Astronomers find old heads in a young crowd
  4. March 19, 2011 - Galaxies Far, Far Away
Background


Star formation

References:
  1. March 9, 2011 - Baby stars born to 'napping' parents
Background


Plate tectonics

References:
  1. March 9, 2011 - The impact of plate tectonics
Background


James Webb Space Telescope

References:
  1. March 9, 2011 - James Webb Space Telescope's 'chassis' gets taken out for a spin at NASA
Background


Earthquakes

References:
  1. March 10, 2011 - More earthquakes expected in Japan
  2. March 11, 2011 - Japan's Earthquake Off the (Seismic Risk) Map
  3. March 11, 2011 - Japan Earthquake Makes Waves Across the U.S.
  4. March 11, 2011 - What Happened in the Japanese Earthquake - and Why It Could've Been Worse
  5. March 11, 2011 - Earthquake Is Biggest in Japan's Recorded History
  6. March 11, 2011 - Quake could alter Tokyo risk: experts
  7. March 11, 2011 - Pacific Northwest faces nearly identical risks to Japanese quake
  8. March 11, 2011 - Quake is 5th biggest, but Japan best prepared - also here
  9. March 11, 2011 - Great quake one of the biggest ever in Japan
  10. March 11, 2011 - Subduction zone quake could also hit Northwest
  11. March 12, 2011 - Scientists already making discoveries in wake of Japan's temblor
  12. March 12, 2011 - Japan's megaquake: what we know
  13. March 12, 2011 - Japan quake fault may have moved 40 metres
  14. March 13, 2011 - Quake moved Japan by 8 feet: USGS
Background


Brown dwarfs

References:
  1. March 10, 2011 - Cooler-Than-Steam Brown Dwarf Blurs The Line Between Star & Planet
  2. March 12, 2011 - Newly found brown dwarf is ultra-cool
Background


Correlation between Earth's core rotation and surface air temperature

References:
  1. March 10, 2011 - Going to Earth's core for climate insights
  2. March 15, 2011 - Study probes Earth's core for climate insights
Background, Background


Gamma-ray bursts

References:
  1. March 10, 2011 - Rare observation of cosmic explosion
Background


Ad hoc networks

References:
  1. March 10, 2011 - Ad hoc networks - also here
Background


Ocean circulation and carbon sequestration

References:
  1. March 10, 2011 - North Atlantic oceanic currents play a greater role in the absorption of carbon than previously thought
Background, Background


Solar flares

References:
  1. March 10, 2011 - Major Solar Flare Erupts, May Make Auroras Visible in Northern U.S.
Background


Active galaxies

References:
  1. March 10, 2011 - Spiral Galaxy NGC 4151 - The Eye Of Sauron
  2. March 11, 2011 - The 'Eye of Sauron'
  3. March 11, 2011 - Giant Black Hole Looks Like 'Eye of Sauron,' Scientists Say
Background


Aerosols

References:
  1. March 11, 2011 - Gulf oil spill gives a glimpse into the source of atmospheric aerosols
  2. March 11, 2011 - Gulf Oil Spill Helps Explain Air Pollution Mystery
Background


Complex chemistry of a stellar molecular cloud

References:
  1. March 11, 2011 - The rich chemistry around an evolved star
Background


Gravitational wave cosmology

References:
  1. March 11, 2011 - Testing for Vanishing Dimensions
Background


Splitting of continents

References:
  1. March 13, 2011 - How continents do the splits
  2. March 15, 2011 - Getting the rift: following Africa's slow break-up
Background



Technology


Memristors

References:
  1. March 7, 2011 - Memristors Make Fast Work of Mazes
Background


Metamaterials

References:
  1. March 7, 2011 - Backward bending light key to stealth
  2. March 7, 2011 - Scientists reverse Doppler Effect
  3. March 10, 2011 - Doppler shift is seen in reverse
  4. March 16, 2011 - Reversing the Doppler effect
Background


Autonomous cars

References:
  1. March 7, 2011 - Google's self-driving car now races on rooftops
  2. March 15, 2011 - Google's driverless car puts its foot down
Background


Virtual reality

References:
  1. March 7, 2011 - Virtual reality in a Michigan Tech lab
Background


Superconductivity

References:
  1. March 7, 2011 - Japanese scientists use alcoholic drinks to induce superconductivity
  2. March 7, 2011 - Japanese Researchers Use Booze For Superconductivity
Background


Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. March 7, 2011 - Ultra fast photodetectors out of carbon nanotubes
  2. March 9, 2011 - Physicists grow micro-machines from carbon
Background


Bioinformatics

References:
  1. March 7, 2011 - The digital side of biology
Background


Quantum information

References:
  1. March 7, 2011 - 'Jumping' artificial atom is tracked in real time
Background


Quantum computing

References:
  1. March 7, 2011 - New Magnetic Resonance Technique Could Revolutionise Quantum Computing
Background


Nanotechnology

References:
  1. March 7, 2011 - UNM Researchers Publish First Steps to Drug Delivery Using Molecular Spiders
Background


Supercomputing

References:
  1. March 7, 2011 - Oak Ridge Looks Toward 20 Petaflop Super
  2. March 9, 2011 - Terabyte supercomputers are MASSIVE
Background


ITER

References:
  1. March 8, 2011 - Cable test raises fears at fusion project
Background


Testing quantum devices

References:
  1. March 8, 2011 - Quantum engineers remove roadblock in developing next-generation technologies - also here
Background


Magnetic random-access memories

References:
  1. March 8, 2011 - Extremely fast MRAM data storage within reach
Background


Photovoltaics

References:
  1. March 8, 2011 - Mitsubishi Chemical Corp shows off an organic photovoltaic cell with 8.5 conversion efficiency
  2. March 8, 2011 - Ultrafast laser 'scribing' technique to cut cost, hike efficiency of solar cells
Background


Graphene

References:
  1. March 8, 2011 - Graphene oxide's solubility disappears in the wash
  2. March 10, 2011 - Graphene etching to usher in computing revolution
  3. March 11, 2011 - Harvard's graphene DNA sequencing licensed
Background


DNA nanotechnology

References:
  1. March 9, 2011 - New molecular robot can be programmed to follow instructions
  2. March 10, 2011 - Researchers turn photons into work using DNA
Background


Magnetic digital memory

References:
  1. March 9, 2011 - Physicists measure current-induced torque in nonvolatile magnetic memory devices
Background


Microelectromechanical systems

References:
  1. March 9, 2011 - New electromechanical circuit sets record beating microscopic 'drum'
Background


Kondo effect in quantum dots

References:
  1. March 9, 2011 - Kondo effect lights up
Background, Background


Optical switch for quantum communication

References:
  1. March 10, 2011 - New switching device could help build ultrafast quantum Internet - also here
Background, Background


High-speed optical networking

References:
  1. March 10, 2011 - Fujitsu achieves 40-Gbps optical-fiber transmission using directly-modulated laser
Background, Background


Terahertz technology

References:
  1. March 10, 2011 - NEC demonstrates Terahertz camera for effective fire scene imaging
Background


Controlled fusion

References:
  1. March 11, 2011 - Laser heats up fusion quest
Background


Phase-change memory using carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. March 11, 2011 - Phase-change memory becomes more portable
Background, Background


Hydrogen storage

References:
  1. March 13, 2011 - Scientists achieve breakthrough in nanocomposite for high-capacity hydrogen storage
Background



Life sciences


Human origins

References:
  1. March 7, 2011 - Out of southern Africa
  2. March 8, 2011 - Early humans began in southern Africa, study suggests
  3. March 8, 2011 - All humans are South African
  4. March 9, 2011 - Genetic analysis finds that modern humans evolved from southern Africa's Bushmen
  5. March 9, 2011 - Humans came from southern Africa - maybe
Background


Biological computers

References:
  1. March 7, 2011 - Building biological computers
Background


Klotho inhibibtion, obesity reduction, and glucose metabolism

References:
  1. March 7, 2011 - New weight loss discovery moves us closer to 'the Pill' for obesity
Background, Background


Directional phenotypic selection

References:
  1. March 7, 2011 - Evolution drives many plants and animals to be bigger, faster
Background


Gene interactions

References:
  1. March 7, 2011 - Suggesting genes' friends, Facebook-style
Background


Structure determination of uncrystalized proteins

References:
  1. March 7, 2011 - Femtosecond bioimaging
Background


Poly(ADP-ribose)polymerase enzymes

References:
  1. March 8, 2011 - Study analyzes role of PARP enzyme in eukaryotes
Background


Flaviviruses

References:
  1. March 8, 2011 - Team uncovers dengue fever virus' molecular secrets
Background


Genetics of human brain size and spineless penis

References:
  1. March 9, 2011 - How the penis lost its spikes
  2. March 9, 2011 - How Humans Got Spineless Penises and Big Brains
  3. March 9, 2011 - Missing bits of DNA may define humans
  4. March 9, 2011 - Big brains and spineless penises
  5. March 9, 2011 - Genetic Errors Nixed Penis Spines, Enlarged Our Brains
  6. March 9, 2011 - Humans are losers (when it comes to penis spines)
  7. March 9, 2011 - Why Human Penises Lost Their Spines
  8. March 9, 2011 - Missing DNA helps make us human
  9. March 9, 2011 - Differences in mammalian brain structure and genitalia linked to specific DNA regions in study
  10. March 10, 2011 - Deleted genes gave humans big brains, spineless penis
  11. March 10, 2011 - Lost DNA led to spineless penis, big brains
Background


Slime mold precursor to multicellularity

References:
  1. March 10, 2011 - Unexpected slime mold complexity
  2. March 11, 2011 - How the Slime Mold Gets Organized - also here
  3. March 11, 2011 - Simple slime mould forms complex tissue
Background


Primate aging patterns

References:
  1. March 10, 2011 - Age affects us all
  2. March 10, 2011 - Study Finds Primates Age Gracefully
  3. March 10, 2011 - Study: Humans, apes, have similar aging patterns - also here
  4. March 16, 2011 - Humans age same as other primates
Background


Spliceosome

References:
  1. March 10, 2011 - Research reveals real-time working of the spliceosome
Background


Double-stranded RNA

References:
  1. March 10, 2011 - A tale of two nucleic acids
Background


Commensal bacteria and infection resistance

References:
  1. March 11, 2011 - Microbes Give Mice Intestinal Fortitude
  2. March 11, 2011 - For mice, swapping fecal bacteria can mean life or death
  3. March 13, 2011 - Bacteria hijack an immune signaling system to live safely in our guts
Background


Cell membrane nanotubes

References:
  1. March 11, 2011 - Nanotubes: Cellular membranes on supply
Background


Self-organization in cell communities

References:
  1. March 11, 2011 - Study shows how breast cell communities organize into breast tissue
Background


HDL cholesterol structure

References:
  1. March 13, 2011 - 'Good cholesterol' structure identified, could help explain protective effects
Background, Background



Neuroscience, psychology, and behavior


Bipolar disorder

References:
  1. March 7, 2011 - Study examines prevalence and severity of bipolar disorder worldwide
Background


Brain-imaging studies

References:
  1. March 7, 2011 - Lack of sleep makes for a more reckless bet
  2. March 8, 2011 - Sleep-deprived people make risky decisions based on too much optimism
  3. March 9, 2011 - In adolescence, the power to resist blooms in the brain
  4. March 10, 2011 - Expert sense of smell comes with practice
  5. March 10, 2011 - Beat it: how the brain perceives rhythm
  6. March 11, 2011 - Researchers locate brain's loudness map
Background, Background


Sleep spindles and learning

References:
  1. March 8, 2011 - As we sleep, speedy brain waves boost our ability to learn
  2. March 8, 2011 - Why Naps Make You Smarter
Background, Background


Anxiety and the amygdala

References:
  1. March 9, 2011 - Anxiety switch makes mice shy no more
  2. March 9, 2011 - Scientists discover anti-anxiety circuit in brain region considered the seat of fear
  3. March 9, 2011 - Researchers Selectively Control Anxiety Pathways in the Brain
Background


Brain circuits

References:
  1. March 9, 2011 - Web-crawling the brain
  2. March 9, 2011 - Circuit map of mammal brain chunk revealed
Background


Perception and consciousness

References:
  1. March 9, 2011 - Learning to see consciously
Background, Background


Layering of working memory

References:
  1. March 9, 2011 - New study proves the brain has three layers of working memory
Background


Long-term memory of insight experiences

References:
  1. March 9, 2011 - The neural mechanisms of insight
Background, Background


Synaesthesia

References:
  1. March 9, 2011 - Reading in two colours at the same time
Background, Background


Relation of neurogenesis to exercise and sexual behavior

References:
  1. March 10, 2011 - Brain cell regrowth linked to benefits of exercise, sexual behaviors and reproductive issues
Background


Testosterone exposure in utero and intelligence

References:
  1. March 11, 2011 - Researchers question whether genius might be a result of hormonal influences
Background


ADHD and creativity

References:
  1. March 11, 2011 - Creativity is an upside to ADHD
Background


Human brain networks

References:
  1. March 11, 2011 - What does Twitter have to do with the human brain?
Background, Background


Optical illusions

References:
  1. March 11, 2011 - Optical illusions show vision in a new light
Background


Neuron receptors

References:
  1. March 11, 2011 - Method reveals new view of human nerve cells, opening door to potential drug targets
Background, Background



Health and medicine


Cancer

References:
  1. March 7, 2011 - Researchers use 'nano-Velcro' technology to improve capture of circulating cancer cells
  2. March 7, 2011 - Scientists discover class of potent anti-cancer compounds
  3. March 7, 2011 - Fish oil's fatty acids provide surprising benefits to lung cancer patients
  4. March 8, 2011 - Study finds oral tongue cancer increasing in young, white females
  5. March 8, 2011 - Exploiting cancer cells' weaknesses
  6. March 8, 2011 - High levels of 'good' cholesterol may cut bowel cancer risk
  7. March 9, 2011 - PBS-Bio uncovers how Unibioscreen drug kills cancer
  8. March 9, 2011 - Researchers using salmonella to fight cancer
  9. March 10, 2011 - Trapping prostate cancer cells to keep them from spreading provides hope
  10. March 10, 2011 - The mammogram debate
  11. March 10, 2011 - Study shows new treatment strategy effective for certain lung cancers
  12. March 12, 2011 - DCIS patients who get invasive breast cancer have higher mortality
  13. March 12, 2011 - Early breast cancer study results said reassuring
  14. March 13, 2011 - Combination overcomes breast cancer resistance to herceptin
Background


Cancer biology

References:
  1. March 7, 2011 - Researchers illuminate laminin's role in cancer formation
  2. March 7, 2011 - Two proteins play key roles in Burkitt's lymphoma
  3. March 8, 2011 - ADAM-12 gene could hold key to cancer, arthritis and cardiac treatments
  4. March 9, 2011 - New clue to controlling skin regeneration--as well as skin cancer
  5. March 13, 2011 - With new method, researchers are able to infer how tumors evolve and spread
Background


Cancer vaccines

References:
  1. March 7, 2011 - Using a molecular switch to turn on cancer vaccines
Background, Background


Tissue engineering

References:
  1. March 7, 2011 - World's first tissue-engineered urethras hailed success
  2. March 8, 2011 - Scientists Grow Parts For Kids With Urinary Damage
  3. March 8, 2011 - Urethras created from patients' own cells
  4. March 8, 2011 - Scientists Grow World's First Engineered Urethra, Created From Patients' Cells
  5. March 8, 2011 - Laboratory-grown urethras implanted in patients, scientists report
  6. March 8, 2011 - Doctors grow new kind of tissue
  7. March 8, 2011 - Engineered urethras still a relief for boys
  8. March 9, 2011 - A Better Disc for Back Repair
Background


Maternal diet, epigenetics, diabetes, and longevity

References:
  1. March 7, 2011 - New insight into why poor diet during pregnancy negatively affects offspring's health
Background, Background, Background


Diabetes

References:
  1. March 7, 2011 - Researchers make link between carbs and Type 2 diabetes
  2. March 7, 2011 - Mother's diet sows seeds of diabetes in the womb
Background


Dementia

References:
  1. March 7, 2011 - Alcohol consumption after age 75 associated with lower risk of developing dementia
Background


Health benefits of Mediterranean diet

References:
  1. March 7, 2011 - Mediterranean diet: A heart-healthy plan for life
Background, Background, Background


Obesity

References:
  1. March 7, 2011 - Why some people are lean and others fat
  2. March 10, 2011 - Study provides explanation for connection between low birth weight and obesity later in life
Background


Multiple sclerosis

References:
  1. March 7, 2011 - Multiple sclerosis blocked in mouse model
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. March 7, 2011 - Scientists discover new compound that rids cells of Alzheimer protein debris
  2. March 7, 2011 - Hospital trial for tech that spots early Alzheimer's
  3. March 8, 2011 - Fast, accurate test for Alzheimer's
Background


Parkinson's disease

References:
  1. March 7, 2011 - Parkinson's disease may be caused by microtubule, rather than mitochondrial complex I, dysfunction
  2. March 8, 2011 - Researchers find drug that stops progression of Parkinson's disease in mice
Background


Cardiovascular disease

References:
  1. March 7, 2011 - Scientists link 13 new gene regions to heart disease risk
  2. March 9, 2011 - Redefining normal blood pressure
  3. March 10, 2011 - Coffee drinking linked to reduced stroke risk in women
  4. March 10, 2011 - Study: Coffee tied to lower stroke risk in women - also here
  5. March 10, 2011 - Drug reduces gum disease, risk of osteoporosis, heart disease in women
  6. March 11, 2011 - Apple shaped obesity as bad for heart as other obesity
Background


Antioxidants

References:
  1. March 8, 2011 - Eating Apples Extends Lifespan of Test Animals by 10 Percent
Background


Cerebellar brain volume and cognitive decline

References:
  1. March 8, 2011 - The cerebellum provides clues to the nature of human intelligence
Background


Body mass, health risks, and mortality

References:
  1. March 8, 2011 - Overweight adults may have the lowest mortality: Do they have the best health?
Background


Cholesterol and the immune system

References:
  1. March 8, 2011 - Curbing cholesterol could help combat infections, study shows
Background, Background


Malaria

References:
  1. March 8, 2011 - Malaria's weakest link
Background


Nanobiotechnology

References:
  1. March 9, 2011 - Diamonds deliver on cancer treatment
  2. March 9, 2011 - Nanodiamonds Could Be a Cancer Patient's Best Friend
  3. March 9, 2011 - Nanodiamonds take big step toward battling cancer
Background


Lupus

References:
  1. March 9, 2011 - Digging into the roots of lupus
  2. March 10, 2011 - First lupus drug in half a century approved
  3. March 10, 2011 - New lupus drug results from Scripps Research technology
  4. March 10, 2011 - FDA approves first new treatment for lupus in five decades
  5. March 10, 2011 - FDA approves first new drug for lupus in 56 years - also here
Background


Antibiotic resistance

References:
  1. March 9, 2011 - Drug-resistant bacteria: to humans from farms via food
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. March 9, 2011 - Stem cell study aims to reduce amputations
  2. March 10, 2011 - Stem cells may provide treatment for brain injuries
Background


Neurodegenerative disease

References:
  1. March 10, 2011 - Scientists describe new model for neurodegeneration
  2. March 11, 2011 - Finding shows potential way to protect neurons in Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, ALS
Background


Autoimmune disease

References:
  1. March 10, 2011 - Newly engineered protein has potential for new anti-inflamatory treatment
Background


Personality and longevity

References:
  1. March 11, 2011 - Keys to long life: Longevity study unearths surprising answers
Background


C-reactive protein, IL-6, inflammation, and pleiotropy

References:
  1. March 11, 2011 - Partners in inflammation
Background


Evolutionary cancer hypothesis

References:
  1. March 11, 2011 - Tumours could be the ancestors of animals
Background, Background


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