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Volume 10, Number 30
July 25, 2011


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

Milky Way structure and history
Gamma-ray bursts
Neutrino physics
Quantum entanglement
Supercooled gas in galactic core
Extrasolar planets
Cyclic cosmology
Macroscopic quantum superposition
Radio astronomy
Star-forming regions
Quasars
&Xib baryons
James Webb Space Telescope
Plate tectonics
Global warming
Methane release and the end-Triassic mass extinction
Andromeda galaxy
Elliptical galaxies
Large Hadron Collider
Higgs boson
Dark energy
Aerosols and climate
Milky Way star clusters
Simulation of cosmic evolution with dark matter
Ultra-luminous supernovae
Sea level rise
Atmospheric oxygenation
Asymmetric quarks
Single photon velocity

Technology

Carbon nanotubes
Quantum communication
Nanotechnology
Graphene
Zero refractive index metamaterials
Quantum dots
Terahertz technology
DNA sequencing
Resistance RAM memory technology
Quantum computing
Construction of artificial neural networks from DNA
Bose-Einstein condensates
Supercomputing and the Square Kilometer Array
Superconductivity
Robotic vision
Artificial synapse
Plasmonics
Photonic crystals

Life sciences

Zinc finger gene editing
Neanderthals
Tsc1 and immune response
Condensin
Bacterial mobility
G-protein-coupled receptors
Genetic recombination hot spots
Synthetic biology
Embryonic development
Asexual reproduction
Induced pluripotent stem cells
Australopithecus afarensis gait
Pyruvate dehydrogenase and sugar metabolism
Pseudomonas toxin delivery
Adenovirus infection and scavenger cells
MKP-1 and immune response
RNA polymerase
Convergent evolution
New DNA bases
Dendritic cells in the skin
Chromosome number change
Calcium signaling in B cells
Heterochromatin gene silencing in plants
Antibacterial action of nitric oxide
Epigenetic memory

Neuroscience, psychology, and behavior

Decision making
Galantin and appetite
Episodic memory
Memory and visual perception
Circadian rhythm
Schizophrenia
Role of stimulation in visual system development
Social conflict and cohesion
Mantenance of synapses by microglia

Health and medicine

Cancer
AIDS
Alzheimer's disease
Stem cells
Stem cells and cancer
Cardiovascular disease
Cancer biology
Dementia and cognitive impairment
Gene therapy
Diabetes
Parkinson's disease
Hepatitis C
Multiple sclerosis
Antibiotic resistance
Prions



Physical sciences


Milky Way structure and history

References:
  1. July 18, 2011 - The Milky Way is a galactic cannibal
Background


Gamma-ray bursts

References:
  1. July 18, 2011 - Possibly the most distant object known
Background


Neutrino physics

References:
  1. July 18, 2011 - Iowa State physicist to test next-generation neutrino detector for major experiment
Background


Quantum entanglement

References:
  1. July 18, 2011 - How to make quantum entanglement last
Background


Supercooled gas in galactic core

References:
  1. July 19, 2011 - Milky Way's Core Hides Big Twisted Ribbon
  2. July 20, 2011 - Twisted tale of our galaxy's ring
  3. July 26, 2011 - Milky Way's ring has a strange twist
  4. July 26, 2011 - 'Infinity Symbol' Found at Center of Milky Way
  5. July 28, 2011 - Galaxy With a Twist
Background


Extrasolar planets

References:
  1. July 19, 2011 - Stellar eclipse gives glimpse of exoplanet
  2. July 19, 2011 - Scientists discover 10 new planets
  3. July 21, 2011 - Exoplanet aurora: An out-of-this-world sight
Background


Cyclic cosmology

References:
  1. July 19, 2011 - Could the Big Bang have been a quick conversion of antimatter into matter?
Background


Macroscopic quantum superposition

References:
  1. July 19, 2011 - How to be in two places at the same time
Background


Radio astronomy

References:
  1. July 19, 2011 - Giant space scope RadioAstron reaches orbit
  2. July 23, 2011 - Russian space telescope unfurls giant antenna
Background


Star-forming regions

References:
  1. July 20, 2011 - A cosmic superbubble
  2. July 20, 2011 - Life and death captured in cosmic superbubble
  3. July 28, 2011 - Big Bubble
Background


Quasars

References:
  1. July 20, 2011 - Movement of black holes powers the universe's brightest lights
  2. July 22, 2011 - Earliest watery black hole discovered
  3. July 22, 2011 - Astronomers Find Largest, Oldest Mass of Water in Universe
  4. July 22, 2011 - APM 08279+5255 - The Largest Water Mass In The Universe (So Far)
  5. July 25, 2011 - Astronomers find largest water reservoir ever, 12 billion years in the past
  6. July 25, 2011 - Black Hole Holds Universe's Biggest Water Supply
  7. July 26, 2011 - Black Hole Drinks 140 Trillion Earths' Worth of Water
  8. July 27, 2011 - Black Hole Hosts Universe's Most Massive Water Cloud
  9. July 27, 2011 - Universe's largest, earliest water mass found
  10. July 27, 2011 - Black hole hosts largest, oldest water reservoir
Background


&Xib baryons

References:
  1. July 20, 2011 - Fermilab experiment discovers a heavy relative of the neutron - also here, here
  2. July 21, 2011 - Particle discovery fills a gap
  3. July 21, 2011 - Tevatron produces neutron-like particle with strange, bottom quarks
  4. July 21, 2011 - Physicists Confirm Existence of New Particle
  5. July 22, 2011 - New heavy-weight particle of the Standard Model seen
  6. July 27, 2011 - Physicists discover a heavy relative of the neutron
Background


James Webb Space Telescope

References:
  1. July 20, 2011 - Being 'secondary' is important for a Webb Telescope mirror
Background


Plate tectonics

References:
  1. July 21, 2011 - Deep Diamonds Shed Light on Ancient Continental Movements
  2. July 21, 2011 - Diamond Impurities Bonanza for Geologists Studying Earth's History
  3. July 21, 2011 - Diamonds pinpoint start of colliding continents
  4. July 21, 2011 - Diamonds Sparkle with Clues About Early Earth
  5. July 21, 2011 - Diamonds hold secret to plate tectonics' birth
  6. July 22, 2011 - Plate tectonics different on early Earth?
  7. July 25, 2011 - Flawed Diamonds Deliver Precious Details about Early Earth's Tectonics
Background


Global warming

References:
  1. July 21, 2011 - A Bit of Shade for a Warming Planet
  2. July 22, 2011 - Stratospheric Pollution Helps Slow Global Warming
Background


Methane release and the end-Triassic mass extinction

References:
  1. July 21, 2011 - Mass Extinction Easier to Trigger Than Thought - also here
  2. July 22, 2011 - Did a massive burp kill off 50 of marine life?
  3. July 25, 2011 - Did Methane Cause the Mass Extinction That Made Way for the Dinosaurs?
Background, Background


Andromeda galaxy

References:
  1. July 21, 2011 - Four unusual views of the Andromeda Galaxy
Background


Elliptical galaxies

References:
  1. July 21, 2011 - Elliptical galaxies much younger than previously thought?
Background


Large Hadron Collider

References:
  1. July 21, 2011 - LHC experiments present their latest results at Europhysics conference - also here
Background


Higgs boson

References:
  1. July 21, 2011 - Tevatron experiments close in on favored Higgs mass range - also here
  2. July 21, 2011 - Europhysics conference evaluates LHC experiments
  3. July 22, 2011 - Particle Physicists Report Possible Hints of Long-Sought Higgs Boson
  4. July 22, 2011 - Higgs cornered in Grenoble
  5. July 22, 2011 - Collider sees tantalizing hint of Higgs
  6. July 22, 2011 - Physicists find hints of a light Higgs boson in LHC data
  7. July 22, 2011 - How to find the Higgs particle; first Higgs search results from LHC and Tevatron
  8. July 22, 2011 - Higgs buzz at summer physics conference
  9. July 22, 2011 - Surprise LHC blip hints at Higgs - again
  10. July 25, 2011 - HEP-2011: A whiff of Higgs at the Tevatron?
  11. July 25, 2011 - Hint of Higgs, but little more
  12. July 27, 2011 - Physicists zero in on Higgs boson hiding place
Background


Dark energy

References:
  1. July 21, 2011 - No privilege for earthly observers
Background


Aerosols and climate

References:
  1. July 21, 2011 - What happened to global warming?
  2. July 21, 2011 - Small volcanoes add up to cooler climate
  3. July 22, 2011 - NOAA study suggests aerosols might be inhibiting global warming
  4. July 22, 2011 - Aerosols must be considered by climate models
Background


Milky Way star clusters

References:
  1. July 22, 2011 - The Milky Way's Dimmest Star Cluster
Background


Simulation of cosmic evolution with dark matter

References:
  1. July 22, 2011 - Cosmological evolution of dark matter is similar to that of visible matter
Background


Ultra-luminous supernovae

References:
  1. July 22, 2011 - Pan-STARRS discovers two super supernovae
Background


Sea level rise

References:
  1. July 22, 2011 - Sea rise slow down raises questions
Background, Background


Atmospheric oxygenation

References:
  1. July 22, 2011 - Fool's gold gives scientists priceless insight into Earth's evolution
Background


Asymmetric quarks

References:
  1. July 23, 2011 - Asymmetric quarks defy standard model of physics
Background


Single photon velocity

References:
  1. July 24, 2011 - HK physicists prove single photons do not exceed the speed of light
  2. July 25, 2011 - Time travel is impossible, say scientists
  3. July 25, 2011 - Experiment shows time travel impossible
  4. July 26, 2011 - Time travel: Light speed results cast fresh doubts
Background



Technology


Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. July 18, 2011 - New fuel discovered that reversibly stores solar energy - also here
  2. July 21, 2011 - Carbon nanotubes could store solar energy
  3. July 21, 2011 - Nanotechnology for water filter
  4. July 22, 2011 - 5 surprising uses for carbon nanotubes
Background


Quantum communication

References:
  1. July 18, 2011 - Physicists take steps toward delivering quantum information to the home
Background


Nanotechnology

References:
  1. July 18, 2011 - Heated AFM tip allows direct fabrication of ferroelectric nanostructures on plastic
  2. July 20, 2011 - An advance toward ultra-portable electronic devices
  3. July 21, 2011 - Chemists create molecular polyhedron
Background


Graphene

References:
  1. July 18, 2011 - Hydrogen may be key to growth of high-quality graphene
  2. July 19, 2011 - New graphene discovery boosts oil exploration efforts, could enable self-powered microsensors
  3. July 24, 2011 - Graphene's 'quantum leap' takes electronics a step closer
  4. July 25, 2011 - Graphene discovery may lead to faster computers
Background


Zero refractive index metamaterials

References:
  1. July 18, 2011 - Light propagates as if 'space is missing'
  2. July 25, 2011 - Engineers develop material that could speed telecommunications
  3. July 26, 2011 - Drilling holes in silicon equals bizarre optics
Background, Background


Quantum dots

References:
  1. July 18, 2011 - Quantum dots shine unsteadily
Background


Terahertz technology

References:
  1. July 19, 2011 - Arrays of long nanotubes may help measure terahertz laser power
Background


DNA sequencing

References:
  1. July 20, 2011 - Chip chips away at the cost of a genome
  2. July 20, 2011 - A $1000 Genome by 2013?
  3. July 20, 2011 - Decoding DNA With Semiconductors
  4. July 21, 2011 - Race intensifies to $1,000 human gene machine
  5. July 21, 2011 - New DNA sequencing cheap as chips
  6. July 21, 2011 - A $1000 genome could be reached by 2013
Background


Resistance RAM memory technology

References:
  1. July 20, 2011 - Korean researchers report creation of faster, more resilient ReRam
Background


Quantum computing

References:
  1. July 20, 2011 - Breakthrough in quantum computing: Resisting 'quantum bug' - also here
  2. July 20, 2011 - Breakthrough removes major hurdle for quantum computing
Background


Construction of artificial neural networks from DNA

References:
  1. July 20, 2011 - Researchers create the first artificial neural network out of DNA
  2. July 26, 2011 - DNA circuits used to make neural network, store memories
Background, Background


Bose-Einstein condensates

References:
  1. July 20, 2011 - Chilled atoms are going to heat up scientific opportunities
Background


Supercomputing and the Square Kilometer Array

References:
  1. July 22, 2011 - Toward an exaflop computer
Background, Background


Superconductivity

References:
  1. July 21, 2011 - Discovery in parent of one high-temperature superconductor may lead to predictive control
Background


Robotic vision

References:
  1. July 21, 2011 - Robots use Kinect to understand our world
Background, Background


Artificial synapse

References:
  1. July 22, 2011 - Synthetic synapse mimics dynamic memory in human brain
Background


Plasmonics

References:
  1. July 22, 2011 - Nanoplasmonic 'whispering gallery' breaks emission time record in semiconductors
Background


Photonic crystals

References:
  1. July 24, 2011 - New 3-D photonic crystal has both electronic, optical properties
Background, Background



Life sciences


Zinc finger gene editing

References:
  1. July 18, 2011 - Zinc Fingers Bear Fruit
Background


Neanderthals

References:
  1. July 18, 2011 - Neanderthals Mated With Humans Outside of Africa
  2. July 18, 2011 - Genetic research confirms that non-Africans are part Neanderthal
  3. July 18, 2011 - Haplotype Study Says That Non-Africans Are Part Neanderthal - And Humans Interbred With Them
  4. July 19, 2011 - Neanderthal DNA in Modern Humans
Background


Tsc1 and immune response

References:
  1. July 18, 2011 - Tumor suppressor protein is a key regulator of immune response and balance
Background


Condensin

References:
  1. July 18, 2011 - 'Cord-stopper' protein complex makes chromosomes easier to move
Background, Background


Bacterial mobility

References:
  1. July 18, 2011 - Bacteria use Batman-like grappling hooks to 'slingshot' on surfaces
  2. July 18, 2011 - Grappling hooks help bacteria slingshot forward
  3. July 19, 2011 - Bacteria Use Limbs to Slingshot Themselves Across a Surface
Background


G-protein-coupled receptors

References:
  1. July 19, 2011 - Cell signalling caught in the act
Background


Genetic recombination hot spots

References:
  1. July 19, 2011 - Shuffling the genetic deck
  2. July 20, 2011 - World's most advanced genetic map created
  3. July 20, 2011 - Most advanced genetic map may pinpoint diseases
Background


Synthetic biology

References:
  1. July 19, 2011 - Chemical evolution generates bacterial strain with artificial nucleotide in its genome
  2. July 21, 2011 - Software helps synthetic biologists customize protein production
Background


Embryonic development

References:
  1. July 19, 2011 - Scientists show for first time how early human embryo acquires its shape
  2. July 22, 2011 - Zinc 'sparks' fly from egg within minutes of fertilization
Background


Asexual reproduction

References:
  1. July 19, 2011 - Sexless for a million years, stick bugs elude extinction
Background


Induced pluripotent stem cells

References:
  1. July 20, 2011 - Biology's New Supermodel
  2. July 20, 2011 - Researchers improve method to create induced pluripotent stem cells
Background


Australopithecus afarensis gait

References:
  1. July 20, 2011 - Ancient footprints show human-like walking began nearly four million years ago - also here
  2. July 21, 2011 - Footprints show how our ancestors walked
Background


Pyruvate dehydrogenase and sugar metabolism

References:
  1. July 20, 2011 - Massive enzyme footballs control sugar metabolism
Background, Background


Pseudomonas toxin delivery

References:
  1. July 20, 2011 - Pseudomonas deploys a toxin delivery machine to breach cell walls of rivals without hurting itself - also here
  2. July 20, 2011 - Bacterial Attack Strategy Uses Special Delivery of Toxic Proteins
Background


Adenovirus infection and scavenger cells

References:
  1. July 21, 2011 - Scavenger cells accomplices to viruses - also here
Background, Background


MKP-1 and immune response

References:
  1. July 21, 2011 - Signaling molecule identified as essential for maintaining a balanced immune response
Background


RNA polymerase

References:
  1. July 21, 2011 - Proteins enable essential enzyme to maintain its grip on DNA
Background


Convergent evolution

References:
  1. July 21, 2011 - Butterfly study sheds light on convergent evolution
  2. July 21, 2011 - An eye gene colors butterfly wings red
Background


New DNA bases

References:
  1. July 21, 2011 - Scientists identify seventh and eighth bases of DNA
  2. July 27, 2011 - Epigenetics and methylation: New DNA bases linked to protein
Background, Background


Dendritic cells in the skin

References:
  1. July 21, 2011 - Skin sentry cells promote distinct immune responses
Background


Chromosome number change

References:
  1. July 21, 2011 - Chromosome number changes in yeast
  2. July 22, 2011 - Scientists trace yeast's gene shuffle
Background


Calcium signaling in B cells

References:
  1. July 22, 2011 - Immunity restrained by ion influx
Background


Heterochromatin gene silencing in plants

References:
  1. July 22, 2011 - Silence of the genes
Background


Antibacterial action of nitric oxide

References:
  1. July 22, 2011 - New target found for nitric oxide's attack on salmonella bacteria
Background


Epigenetic memory

References:
  1. July 24, 2011 - Epigenetic 'memory' key to nature versus nurture
  2. July 29, 2011 - Epigenetic memory: Another path for genetic inheritance
Background



Neuroscience, psychology, and behavior


Decision making

References:
  1. July 18, 2011 - When the brain decides
  2. July 18, 2011 - Decisions, decisions, decisions ... - also here
Background


Galantin and appetite

References:
  1. July 18, 2011 - Fatty food cravings genetically programmed
Background, Background


Episodic memory

References:
  1. July 18, 2011 - Researchers find neural signature of 'mental time travel'
Background


Memory and visual perception

References:
  1. July 19, 2011 - Memories may skew visual perception - also here
Background, Background


Circadian rhythm

References:
  1. July 19, 2011 - Study shows new evidence of age-related decline in the brain's master circadian clock
  2. July 21, 2011 - Repairing our inner clock with a two-inch fish
Background


Schizophrenia

References:
  1. July 20, 2011 - Cancer drugs may help treatment of schizophrenia
Background


Role of stimulation in visual system development

References:
  1. July 20, 2011 - No room for inaccuracy in the brain
Background


Social conflict and cohesion

References:
  1. July 21, 2011 - Cooperation vs. Competition: Greed is good -- but only a moderate amount
Background


Mantenance of synapses by microglia

References:
  1. July 21, 2011 - Specialist cells prune connections between neurons
Background



Health and medicine


Cancer

References:
  1. July 18, 2011 - Trastuzumab and chemotherapy improved survival in HER2-postive breast and brain cancer patients
  2. July 18, 2011 - Research reveals that significantly more genetic mutations lead to colon cancer
  3. July 18, 2011 - Research identifies genes vital to preventing childhood leukemia
  4. July 18, 2011 - New agents show promise for treating aggressive breast cancers
  5. July 18, 2011 - Esophageal cancer risk higher in medically treated GERD patients with fewest symptoms
  6. July 18, 2011 - Melanoma screening by physicians associated with finding more cancers than patient self-detection
  7. July 18, 2011 - Key metabolic pathway implicated in intractable form of breast cancer
  8. July 18, 2011 - Study: Screening new colon cancer patients for Lynch syndrome cost-effective
  9. July 19, 2011 - Protein boosts lung cancer in smokers, non-smokers; Potential anti-oncogenic target
  10. July 19, 2011 - SLAC X-rays help discover new drug against melanoma
  11. July 19, 2011 - New mouse model for testing cancer drugs
  12. July 19, 2011 - Researchers discover possible drug targets for common non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
  13. July 20, 2011 - Liver cancer linked to male sex hormones: HK study
  14. July 20, 2011 - TGen, Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center studying new breast cancer drug
  15. July 20, 2011 - Benign or cancerous? Gene test predicts cancer potential in pancreatic cysts
  16. July 20, 2011 - Tall People More Likely to Develop Cancer
  17. July 21, 2011 - Cancer is Greater Threat to the Tall
  18. July 21, 2011 - Metabolic syndrome increases risk of both major types of primary liver cancer
  19. July 22, 2011 - Height clue to cancer risk
  20. July 22, 2011 - Doctors aim to stop pancreatic cancer before it forms
  21. July 24, 2011 - Two genetic variations predict second cancers after radiation for children with Hodgkin's lymphoma
Background


AIDS

References:
  1. July 18, 2011 - Neutralizing HIV
  2. July 18, 2011 - Research illuminating long-term non-progression suggests novel vaccination strategy for HIV
  3. July 18, 2011 - HIV prevention: Drugs even more effective than thought
  4. July 18, 2011 - To cheers, HIV drugs trial sets AIDS campaign on new course
  5. July 19, 2011 - HIV therapies provide near normal lifespan in Africa - also here
  6. July 19, 2011 - Reservoir dogs: Scientists aim at HIV's last holdout
  7. July 20, 2011 - Scientists identify broad and potent HIV antibodies that mimic CD4 binding
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. July 18, 2011 - Falls may be early sign of Alzheimer's
  2. July 18, 2011 - Model of enigmatic Alzheimer's protein described for first time
  3. July 18, 2011 - Researchers identify how a gene linked to both Alzheimer's disease and type 2 diabetes works
  4. July 18, 2011 - Synchrotron studies shed light on Alzheimer's disease
  5. July 18, 2011 - Falls, eye tests may hint at early Alzheimer's
  6. July 19, 2011 - Over half of Alzheimer's cases may be preventable, say researchers
  7. July 19, 2011 - Researchers connect gene to pre-Alzheimer's
  8. July 19, 2011 - Cholesterol crawls
  9. July 19, 2011 - Precise measurements of cholesterol transport rates give new hope for Alzheimer's treatment
  10. July 20, 2011 - Inherited Alzheimer's detectable 20 years before dementia - also here
  11. July 20, 2011 - Progress is seen on a blood test for Alzheimer's - also here
  12. July 20, 2011 - Trouble with sentences may predict Alzheimer's
  13. July 20, 2011 - Drug improves brain function in condition that leads to Alzheimer's
  14. July 20, 2011 - Special report: With Alzheimer's in the genes, when do you test?
  15. July 20, 2011 - Genetic Alzheimer's detectable 20 years before onset: study
  16. July 21, 2011 - Alzheimer's debate: Test if you can't treat it? - also here
  17. July 22, 2011 - Alzheimer's disease genes aid the search for preventive drugs
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. July 18, 2011 - Stem cell breakthrough heralds new era of therapy development
  2. July 19, 2011 - Genetically engineered cardiac stem cells repaired damaged mouse heart
  3. July 21, 2011 - Scientists complete first mapping of molecule found in human embryonic stem cells
Background


Stem cells and cancer

References:
  1. July 18, 2011 - Cancer stem cells recruit normal stem cells to fuel ovarian cancer
  2. July 18, 2011 - Cancer cells and stem cells share same origin: study
Background, Background


Cardiovascular disease

References:
  1. July 18, 2011 - Soy/milk protein dietary supplements linked to lower blood pressure
  2. July 18, 2011 - Experimental drug raises 'good' cholesterol, may help control diabetes
  3. July 19, 2011 - Kidney dopamine regulates blood pressure, life span
  4. July 19, 2011 - Cardiac disorder may affect broader range of patients than previously reported
  5. July 21, 2011 - How maternal smoking or nicotine use increases the risk of cardiovascular disease in later life
  6. July 21, 2011 - New clues about heart health uncovered by team of biomedical engineer
  7. July 21, 2011 - Liver, belly fat may identify high risks of heart disease in obese people
  8. July 21, 2011 - Optimism associated with lower risk of having stroke
  9. July 21, 2011 - Stopping a daily aspirin routine increases heart attack risk
  10. July 22, 2011 - Rodents' workouts, diets may hold health benefits for humans with heart failure and diabetes
Background


Cancer biology

References:
  1. July 19, 2011 - New lung cancer gene found
  2. July 20, 2011 - Researchers exploring keys to melanoma progression
  3. July 22, 2011 - Tumor cells go against the flow
Background


Dementia and cognitive impairment

References:
  1. July 19, 2011 - Studies evaluate the association between physical activity and lower rates of cognitive impairment
  2. July 21, 2011 - Vascular changes linked to dementia
Background


Gene therapy

References:
  1. July 19, 2011 - Gene therapy delivered once to blood vessel wall protects against atherosclerosis in rabbit studies
  2. July 20, 2011 - Gene therapy to reverse heart failure ready for clinical trials
Background


Diabetes

References:
  1. July 20, 2011 - Study examining how toxicity of fatty acids links obesity and diabetes
Background


Parkinson's disease

References:
  1. July 21, 2011 - Chinese medicine could treat Parkinson's: HK study
Background


Hepatitis C

References:
  1. July 21, 2011 - Hepatitis C is transmitted by unprotected sex between HIV-infected men
Background


Multiple sclerosis

References:
  1. July 21, 2011 - MS research: Myelin influences how brain cells send signals
  2. July 22, 2011 - New glandular fever, genes and MS link
Background


Antibiotic resistance

References:
  1. July 21, 2011 - Computer simulations aid understanding of bacterial resistance against commonly used antibiotics
  2. July 22, 2011 - Small amounts of antibiotics generate big problems
Background


Prions

References:
  1. July 23, 2011 - Cellular stress can induce yeast to promote prion formation
Background


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