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Volume 10, Number 37
September 12, 2011


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

Permian-Triassic mass extinction
Extrasolar planets
Dark energy
Supernovae
Global warming
Blazars
Neutrino mixing angles
Dark matter
Higgs boson
Black hole jets in M87
Co-evolution of ocean chemistry and life
Greenhouse gases
Cosmological anisotropy
Solar flares
Star-forming regions
Paleoclimatology
Astroseismology for detection of primordial black holes
Two-neutrino double-beta decay
Gamma-ray souce census
Gravitational waves
Arctic sea ice

Technology

Graphene
Photovoltaics
Controlled fusion
Superconductivity
Single molecule electric motor
Brain-machine interface
Plasmonics
Carbon nanotubes
Patterned media for data storage
Quantum computing
3D semiconductor packaging
Chiral spin liquids and digital storage

Life sciences

Human interbreeding with other hominins
Metal-reducing bacteria
Microtubules
AMPK and mitochondria
Cell communication
Homo antecessor food sharing
Transposons
G protein-coupled receptors structure and function
Conversion of white fat to brown fat
Lipid metabolism, autophagy, and longevity
Glucose metabolism
Stem cell pluripotency
Evolutionary orgins of human female orgasm
Eoandromeda and animal phylogeny
Age and bacterial population growth rate
Haploid stem cells
Protection from reactive oxygen species in respiring cells
Hsp90 and p53
Australopithecus sediba
Extended phenotypes
Mitosis
Evolutionary divergence
Sexual reproduction strategies and evolution
B cells and innate immunity
Midbodies in stem cells and cancer
Regulation of antibody production
Induced pluripotent stem cells

Neuroscience, psychology, and behavior

Perception of scenes
Circadian rhythm
Auditory response during sleep
Brain-imaging studies
Corticotropin-releasing hormone, anxiety, and fear
Neurodegeneration and RNA transport
Perceptual distortions due to attention
Balance of excitatory and inhibitory synapses
Preservation of new sensory neurons
Brain connections between sight and touch
Autism
Spontaneous cortical activity and internal world models
Connections between voice and face recognition
Exercise and neurogenesis
MicroRNA and development of the visual cortex
Circadian rhythm and platelets
Neuroreceptors

Health and medicine

Cognitive impairment and mortality
Parkinson's disease
Diabetes
Avian flu
Gene therapy
Cancer stem cells
Cancer
Stem cells
Metabolic syndrome
Cancer biology
Cardiovascular disease
BRCA1 and cancer
Anti-cancer antibody
AIDS
Obesity
Dementia
Alzheimer's disease
Rheumatoid arthritis
Antibiotic resistance
Malaria
Synthetic collagen



Physical sciences


Permian-Triassic mass extinction

References:
  1. September 5, 2011 - Acidifying oceans helped fuel mass extinction
Background


Extrasolar planets

References:
  1. September 5, 2011 - HARPS tunes in on habitable planet
  2. September 6, 2011 - Jumpy stars slow hunt for other Earths - also here
  3. September 6, 2011 - Where's the debris for transiting planets?
  4. September 8, 2011 - Super-Earths may come in two flavors
  5. September 8, 2011 - Kepler spacecraft discovers 'invisible world'
  6. September 8, 2011 - Kepler-19c? This 'Invisible' World Is Caught Pulling On Another Planet
  7. September 9, 2011 - Transit planet search reveals doubly-tilted solar sytem
  8. September 9, 2011 - Astronomers Find Invisible Planet 650 Light-Years Away
Background


Dark energy

References:
  1. September 5, 2011 - Cosmic coincidence
Background, Background


Supernovae

References:
  1. September 6, 2011 - Our galaxy might hold thousands of ticking 'time bombs'
Background


Global warming

References:
  1. September 6, 2011 - Study shows clouds don't cause climate change
  2. September 6, 2011 - Clouds Don't Cause Climate Change, Says Texas A&M Professor
  3. September 6, 2011 - Pics of Greenland glacier melt shocks expert
  4. September 7, 2011 - New Research Examines Role of Clouds in Climate Change
  5. September 8, 2011 - Climate report links extreme weather events to global warming
  6. September 8, 2011 - Weather experts: U.S. summer hottest in past 75 years
  7. September 9, 2011 - Researchers predict extreme summertime temperatures to become a regular occurrence
  8. September 10, 2011 - Arctic ice cover hits historic low: scientists
Background


Blazars

References:
  1. September 6, 2011 - Blazars
Background


Neutrino mixing angles

References:
  1. September 6, 2011 - Neutrinos: Ghostly particles with unstable egos
Background


Dark matter

References:
  1. September 6, 2011 - Antimatter surplus is not dark matter's smoking gun
  2. September 7, 2011 - Dark matter hinted at again at Cresst experiment
  3. September 7, 2011 - Third experiment sees hints of dark matter
  4. September 8, 2011 - CRESST team finds new 'evidence' of dark matter
  5. September 8, 2011 - CRESST uncovers hint of dark matter
Technical papers:
  1. Results from 730 kg days of the CRESST-II Dark Matter Search
Background


Higgs boson

References:
  1. September 6, 2011 - Month-end target mooted for finding "no Higgs"
Background


Black hole jets in M87

References:
  1. September 7, 2011 - Scientists precisely locate black hole using the material it ejects
  2. September 8, 2011 - Locating black holes with high-energy radio jets
  3. September 8, 2011 - Research team pinpoints location of elusive black hole using radio jets
Background, Background


Co-evolution of ocean chemistry and life

References:
  1. September 7, 2011 - Evidence for Iron-Rich Ancient Ocean Changes View of Earth's Early History
  2. September 7, 2011 - Evidence for a persistently iron-rich ocean changes views on Earth's early history
Background


Greenhouse gases

References:
  1. September 7, 2011 - First Global Picture of Greenhouse Gases Emerges from Pole-to-Pole Research Flights - also here
  2. September 7, 2011 - High-flying research gives global view of greenhouse gases
  3. September 8, 2011 - Switching from coal to natural gas would do little for global climate, study indicates
Background


Cosmological anisotropy

References:
  1. September 7, 2011 - New evidence for a preferred direction in spacetime challenges the cosmological principle
  2. September 7, 2011 - More Evidence for a Preferred Direction in Spacetime
Technical papers:
  1. Direction Dependence of the Deceleration Parameter
Background


Solar flares

References:
  1. September 7, 2011 - Something new on the Sun: Spacecraft observes new characteristics of solar flares
Background


Star-forming regions

References:
  1. September 7, 2011 - Young stars take a turn in the spotlight
Background


Paleoclimatology

References:
  1. September 8, 2011 - 800,000 years of Greenland's abrupt climate variability
  2. September 8, 2011 - Greenland: 800,000 Years Of Sudden Climate Change
Background


Astroseismology for detection of primordial black holes

  • September 8, 2011 - Star chime could reveal small black holes
  • September 13, 2011 - Using the Sun as a cosmic detector, part II
  • September 19, 2011 - Black hole, star collisions may illuminate universe's dark side - also here
  • September 21, 2011 - Could primordial black holes be dark matter?
  • September 22, 2011 - Black holes punching through stars may solve dark matter
  • September 26, 2011 - Primitive Black Holes Could Shine Light on Dark Matter Background


    Two-neutrino double-beta decay

    References:
    1. September 9, 2011 - EXO releases first results - also here, here
    Background, Background


    Gamma-ray souce census

    References:
    1. September 9, 2011 - Fermi's Latest Gamma-ray Census Highlights Cosmic Mysteries - also here, here
    2. September 9, 2011 - What Is The Universe Made Of? Active Galaxies And Mystery
    Background


    Gravitational waves

    References:
    1. September 11, 2011 - Squeezed laser will bring gravitational waves to the light of day
    2. September 12, 2011 - Scientists squeeze light past quantum limit
    3. September 13, 2011 - Fine-tuning lasers to find waves in gravity
    4. September 20, 2011 - Squeezed light a small step forward toward detecting gravitational waves
    Background


    Arctic sea ice

    References:
    1. September 11, 2011 - Arctic sea ice is melting at its fastest pace in almost 40 years
    2. September 12, 2011 - Arctic sea ice drops to record low
    3. September 12, 2011 - Arctic ice cover hits record low
    4. September 12, 2011 - Arctic ice cover hits historic low
    5. September 14, 2011 - Arctic Sea Ice: This is a low, no?
    6. September 14, 2011 - Summer Arctic melt among worst ever
    7. September 15, 2011 - Arctic sea ice reaches minimum 2011 extent, making it second lowest in satellite record
    8. September 15, 2011 - Arctic ice nears record low
    9. September 15, 2011 - Arctic ice shrinks to near-record low
    10. September 15, 2011 - Arctic Sea Ice Extent Hits Second Lowest on Record
    11. September 15, 2011 - Arctic sea ice shrinks to second lowest level
    Background, Background



    Technology


    Graphene

    References:
    1. September 5, 2011 - Hydrogenation technique triples transistor performance in epitaxial graphene
    2. September 5, 2011 - Graphene could make 'perfect' solar cells
    3. September 6, 2011 - Innovation is step toward digital graphene transistors
    Background


    Photovoltaics

    References:
    1. September 5, 2011 - Design optimization could help maximize the power conversion efficiency of thin-film silicon solar cells
    2. September 5, 2011 - Innovative organic solar cell architecture sets new performance level
    3. September 7, 2011 - New type of solar cell retains high efficiency for long periods
    4. September 9, 2011 - An upside-down cake throws a new light on photovoltaics
    Background


    Controlled fusion

    References:
    1. September 5, 2011 - World's largest fusion device goes back to work
    Background


    Superconductivity

    References:
    1. September 5, 2011 - Novel magnetic, superconducting material opens new possibilities in electronics
    2. September 8, 2011 - Unlocking the secrets of superconductors
    3. September 8, 2011 - Rare pressure
    Background


    Single molecule electric motor

    References:
    1. September 5, 2011 - Electric motor made from a single molecule
    2. September 5, 2011 - Size matters: World's smallest electric motor is a SINGLE molecule
    3. September 5, 2011 - Single molecule is tiniest electric motor ever
    4. September 6, 2011 - World's smallest electric motor made from a single molecule
    5. September 6, 2011 - The World's Smallest Electric Motor Is Made From a Single Molecule
    Background


    Brain-machine interface

    References:
    1. September 6, 2011 - Disabled Patients Mind-Meld With Robots
    Background


    Plasmonics

    References:
    1. September 6, 2011 - Researchers pioneer novel technique to make plasmonic nanogap arrays
    2. September 6, 2011 - Airy plasmons defeat diffraction on the surface
    Background


    Carbon nanotubes

    References:
    1. September 6, 2011 - Carbon nanotube composites for enzymes and cosmetics
    2. September 7, 2011 - Nanocables light way to the future: Researchers power line-voltage light bulb with nanotube wire
    Background


    Patterned media for data storage

    References:
    1. September 6, 2011 - Patterned media technique achieves Terabit data recording densities
    Background


    Quantum computing

    References:
    1. September 7, 2011 - Good vibrations for future quantum computers
    2. September 9, 2011 - Quantum computing with light - also here, here
    Background


    3D semiconductor packaging

    References:
    1. September 8, 2011 - 3M and IBM to develop new types of adhesives to create 3D semiconductors
    Background


    Chiral spin liquids and digital storage

    References:
    1. September 9, 2011 - Using magnetic fields to control newly identified state of matter could enable more efficient memory devices
    Background



    Life sciences


    Human interbreeding with other hominins

    References:
    1. September 5, 2011 - Human ancestors interbred with related species - also here
    2. September 5, 2011 - Modern humans interbred with more archaic hominin forms even before they migrated out of Africa: study
    3. September 6, 2011 - Evolution's Past Is Modern Human's Present
    4. September 7, 2011 - Did Africans join in on archaic interbreeding?
    Background


    Metal-reducing bacteria

    References:
    1. September 5, 2011 - Electrified bacterial filaments zap uranium - also here
    2. September 6, 2011 - Microbes generate electricity while cleaning up nuclear waste
    3. September 6, 2011 - Geobacter Bacteria: Microbes That Generate Electricity While Cleaning Up Nuclear Waste
    4. September 6, 2011 - Researchers discover how bacteria can immobilize uranium
    5. September 7, 2011 - Bacteria Clean Up
    6. September 8, 2011 - Helpful uranium-munching bacteria breathe it through electric wires
    Background


    Microtubules

    References:
    1. September 5, 2011 - Scientists find a brake that acts when cellular motors run too far
    Background


    AMPK and mitochondria

    References:
    1. September 5, 2011 - AMPK: A Genetic Basis For Being A Couch Potato?
    Background, Background


    Cell communication

    References:
    1. September 6, 2011 - When it comes to speaking out, cells wait their turn - also here
    Background


    Homo antecessor food sharing

    References:
    1. September 6, 2011 - Cavemen cannibals cooperated on catering
    Background


    Transposons

    References:
    1. September 6, 2011 - A 'jumping gene's' preferred targets may influence genome evolution
    Background


    G protein-coupled receptors structure and function

    References:
    1. September 6, 2011 - Scientists pinpoint shape-shifting mechanism critical to protein signaling
    Background


    Conversion of white fat to brown fat

    References:
    1. September 6, 2011 - Scientists discover switch that turns white fat brown
    Background


    Lipid metabolism, autophagy, and longevity

    References:
    1. September 6, 2011 - Recycling fat might help worms live longer
    Background, Background


    Glucose metabolism

    References:
    1. September 6, 2011 - Glucose uptake relies on newly identified protein
    Background


    Stem cell pluripotency

    References:
    1. September 6, 2011 - Key protein reveals secret of stem cell pluripotency
    Background


    Evolutionary orgins of human female orgasm

    References:
    1. September 6, 2011 - Female Orgasm Remains an Evolutionary Mystery
    2. September 9, 2011 - Evolutionary mystery of female orgasm deepens
    Background


    Eoandromeda and animal phylogeny

    References:
    1. September 7, 2011 - Ancient sea jelly makes tree of life wobble - also here
    2. September 9, 2011 - Ancient Jelly Simplifies Animal Tree?
    Background


    Age and bacterial population growth rate

    References:
    1. September 7, 2011 - Scientists offer way to address 'age-old' questions
    Background, Background


    Haploid stem cells

    References:
    1. September 7, 2011 - Mammalian cells with single chromosome set created
    2. September 8, 2011 - Haploid Stem Cells
    Background


    Protection from reactive oxygen species in respiring cells

    References:
    1. September 7, 2011 - Cellular metabolism self-adapts to protect against free radicals
    2. September 8, 2011 - Genomic analysis of superbug provides clues to antibiotic resistance
    Background


    Hsp90 and p53

    References:
    1. September 7, 2011 - A chaperone for the 'guardian of the genome'
    Background


    Australopithecus sediba

    References:
    1. September 8, 2011 - Fossils raise questions about human ancestry
    2. September 8, 2011 - New papers claim A. sediba as human ancestor
    3. September 8, 2011 - Fossil finds offer close look at a contested ancestor
    4. September 8, 2011 - The Mosaic Pre-Man
    5. September 8, 2011 - Human Ancestor May Put Twist in Origin Story, New Studies Say
    6. September 8, 2011 - 'Game-changer' in evolution from S. African bones - also here
    7. September 8, 2011 - Sediba hominid skull hints at later brain evolution
    8. September 8, 2011 - Fossil discovery supports evolutionary link between Australopiths and Homo
    9. September 8, 2011 - Handier than Homo habilis?
    10. September 8, 2011 - Human brain evolution, new insight through X-rays
    11. September 8, 2011 - Australopithecus sediba May Have Paved the Way for Homo
    12. September 8, 2011 - Is Australopithecus Sediba The Best Candidate Ancestor To Our Species?
    13. September 8, 2011 - New Fossils May Redraw Human Ancestry
    14. September 8, 2011 - African fossils put new spin on human origins story
    15. September 8, 2011 - South African fossils halfway between ape and human
    16. September 8, 2011 - New evidence suggests that Au.sediba is the best candidate for the genus Homo
    17. September 9, 2011 - Found: Homo genus' oldest ancestor
    18. September 9, 2011 - Tool-making ancestor may rewrite history
    Background


    Extended phenotypes

    References:
    1. September 8, 2011 - How gypsy moth is kept high to die
    2. September 8, 2011 - Viral gene drives sick gypsy moth caterpillars to climb high and die
    3. September 8, 2011 - How "Zombie" Virus Liquifies Caterpillar Hosts
    4. September 8, 2011 - Virus gene engineer sends caterpillars to a sticky end
    5. September 8, 2011 - Gypsy moth caterpillars hormonal slaves to virus gene
    6. September 12, 2011 - How a brain-manipulating virus turns caterpillars into zombies
    Background


    Mitosis

    References:
    1. September 8, 2011 - Team applies new techniques and sees surprises in cell division
    Background


    Evolutionary divergence

    References:
    1. September 8, 2011 - Contemporary evolution study published
    Background


    Sexual reproduction strategies and evolution

    References:
    1. September 9, 2011 - Hermaphrodite roundworm offspring yield evolutionary clues, researchers say
    Background


    B cells and innate immunity

    References:
    1. September 9, 2011 - Researchers find chemical signals that initiate the body's immune response
    Background


    Midbodies in stem cells and cancer

    References:
    1. September 11, 2011 - Obscure Organelle in Stem Cells and Cancer
    Background, Background, Background


    Regulation of antibody production

    References:
    1. September 11, 2011 - Genetic controller prepares immune system for diverse threats
    Background, Background, Background


    Induced pluripotent stem cells

    References:
    1. September 11, 2011 - Critical similarity between two types of do-it-all stem cells revealed in new study
    2. September 12, 2011 - New UW discovery could alter debate over stem cells
    3. September 14, 2011 - Are All Stem Cells The Same?
    Background



    Neuroscience, psychology, and behavior


    Perception of scenes

    References:
    1. September 6, 2011 - To the brain, scenes are sums of objects
    Background


    Circadian rhythm

    References:
    1. September 6, 2011 - In the dark, cave fish follows its own rhythm
    2. September 6, 2011 - Circadian clocks in a blind fish
    3. September 7, 2011 - How blind cavefish can tell the time
    Background


    Auditory response during sleep

    References:
    1. September 6, 2011 - Brain waves control the impact of noise on sleep
    Background, Background


    Brain-imaging studies

    References:
    1. September 6, 2011 - Peer Pressure? It's Hardwired Into Our Brains, Study Finds - also here
    2. September 8, 2011 - Managers have bigger brains
    Background


    Corticotropin-releasing hormone, anxiety, and fear

    References:
    1. September 6, 2011 - Control of fear in the brain decoded
    Background, Background


    Neurodegeneration and RNA transport

    References:
    1. September 7, 2011 - Researchers publish study on neuronal RNA targeting
    Background


    Perceptual distortions due to attention

    References:
    1. September 7, 2011 - Seeing isn't believing
    Background, Background


    Balance of excitatory and inhibitory synapses

    References:
    1. September 7, 2011 - Excitation and inhibition remain balanced, even when the brain undergoes reorganization
    Background


    Preservation of new sensory neurons

    References:
    1. September 7, 2011 - Sensory experience and rest control survival of newborn neurons in adults
    Background


    Brain connections between sight and touch

    References:
    1. September 8, 2011 - Scientists probe connection between sight and touch in the brain
    Background, Background


    Autism

    References:
    1. September 8, 2011 - Autism breakthrough could lead to new treatments
    Background


    Spontaneous cortical activity and internal world models

    References:
    1. September 8, 2011 - Darkness sheds light on neural computations
    Background


    Connections between voice and face recognition

    References:
    1. September 8, 2011 - Direct connections between brain areas responsible for voice, face recognition
    Background


    Exercise and neurogenesis

    References:
    1. September 8, 2011 - Exercise the body, build the brain
    Background, Background, Background


    MicroRNA and development of the visual cortex

    References:
    1. September 8, 2011 - Development of the brain's visual cortex depends on experience with light
    Background, Background


    Circadian rhythm and platelets

    References:
    1. September 9, 2011 - Body clock found to regulate platelet function
    Background


    Neuroreceptors

    References:
    1. September 11, 2011 - First detailed map of human neuroreceptor generated
    Background



    Health and medicine


    Cognitive impairment and mortality

    References:
    1. September 5, 2011 - Even mild cognitive impairment appears to substantially increase risk for death
    Background


    Parkinson's disease

    References:
    1. September 5, 2011 - Coffee could offer key ingredient for new treatments for Parkinson's disease
    2. September 8, 2011 - Scientists discover genetic mutation that causes Parkinson's disease
    3. September 8, 2011 - Scientists find new target for treating symptoms of Parkinson's disease
    Background


    Diabetes

    References:
    1. September 5, 2011 - Advances in type 2 diabetes drugs
    2. September 6, 2011 - Fetal tissue plays pivotal role in formation of insulin-producing cells
    3. September 6, 2011 - Scientists uncover new ways to stimulate pancreatic beta cell growth
    4. September 6, 2011 - Lifetime 'dose' of excess weight linked to risk of diabetes
    Background


    Avian flu

    References:
    1. September 5, 2011 - No sign Vietnam mutant bird flu greater threat: UN
    Background


    Gene therapy

    References:
    1. September 5, 2011 - Gene therapy could reduce radiation sickness
    2. September 8, 2011 - New complex offers potentially safer alternative for gene therapy delivery
    Background


    Cancer stem cells

    References:
    1. September 6, 2011 - Metabolic state of brain cancer stem cells significantly different than the cancer cells they create - also here
    Background, Background


    Cancer

    References:
    1. September 6, 2011 - Screening for HPV persistence and cervical cancer risk
    2. September 6, 2011 - BRCA1 gene mutation associated with neoadjuvant chemotherapy
    3. September 6, 2011 - FDA clears biomarker test for ovarian cancer
    4. September 6, 2011 - Role of alcohol intake and smoking on upper aerodigestive cancers
    5. September 6, 2011 - Stomach bacterium damages human DNA
    6. September 7, 2011 - Nanosensors made from DNA may light path to new cancer tests and drugs - also here
    7. September 7, 2011 - Study points to strategy for overcoming resistance to targeted cancer drug
    8. September 7, 2011 - Young women with early breast cancer have similar survival with breast conservation, mastectomy
    9. September 7, 2011 - 'TF beacons' may light path to new cancer tests and drugs
    10. September 7, 2011 - Concurrent chemo and radiation therepy improves long-term survival for inoperable stage III lung cancer
    11. September 8, 2011 - Chemotherapy is as effective before breast cancer surgery as after
    12. September 8, 2011 - Cuba releases world's first lung cancer vaccine
    13. September 8, 2011 - Prostate cancer -- robotic surgery may be best option
    14. September 8, 2011 - Scientists make headway for cancer treatment and cancer prevention with landmark discovery
    15. September 8, 2011 - Biological agents for rheumatoid arthritis associated with increased skin cancer risk
    16. September 9, 2011 - Researchers use new tool to counter multiple myeloma drug resistance
    17. September 9, 2011 - Fewer than three doses of cervical cancer vaccine effective
    Background


    Stem cells

    References:
    1. September 6, 2011 - Neurosurgeons use adult stem cells to grow neck vertebrae
    2. September 6, 2011 - Ultrasound improves stem cell transplants
    3. September 7, 2011 - Stem cell research could prevent premature births
    4. September 8, 2011 - Researchers overcome major obstacle for stem cell therapies and research
    5. September 8, 2011 - 'Imprinted' developmental genes gain new roles in adult stem cells
    Background


    Metabolic syndrome

    References:
    1. September 6, 2011 - Study shows loss of key estrogen regulator may lead to metabolic syndrome and atherosclerosis
    Background, Background, Background


    Cancer biology

    References:
    1. September 6, 2011 - Bacteria shed light on new drug targets for inherited cancers
    2. September 7, 2011 - Protein involved in disease progression reveals insights for intervention
    3. September 9, 2011 - Novel approach scores first success against elusive cancer gene
    Background


    Cardiovascular disease

    References:
    1. September 6, 2011 - Study: No link betweem menopause and increased risk of fatal heart
    2. September 7, 2011 - Promising target in treating and preventing the progression of heart failure identified
    3. September 7, 2011 - Gastric bypass reduces blood pressure
    4. September 7, 2011 - Study links drinking pattern to alcohol's effect on heart health
    5. September 8, 2011 - Researchers find process that clears cholesterol and could reverse major cause of heart attack
    6. September 8, 2011 - Heart scan could replace angiogram for some patients
    7. September 9, 2011 - Ion channels ensure the heart keeps time
    8. September 11, 2011 - International study identifies new gene targets for hypertension treatment
    9. September 11, 2011 - Genome-wide hunts reveal new regulators of blood pressure
    Background


    BRCA1 and cancer

    References:
    1. September 7, 2011 - Breast-cancer gene keeps DNA under wraps - also here
    Background, Background


    Anti-cancer antibody

    References:
    1. September 7, 2011 - Antibodies Target Cancer's Insides
    Background


    AIDS

    References:
    1. September 7, 2011 - Researchers discuss challenges to developing broadly protective HIV vaccines
    2. September 11, 2011 - Gamete-Targeted Lentiviral Transgenesis: Glowing Cats Fight AIDS
    3. September 11, 2011 - Glowing Kittens Fight Feline AIDS
    4. September 11, 2011 - Glowing transgenic cats could boost AIDS research
    5. September 12, 2011 - Glow-in-the-Dark Cats May Help Shed Light on AIDS
    6. September 13, 2011 - Fluorescent Cats Aid Research
    7. September 14, 2011 - Glow-in-the-dark transgenic cats
    Background


    Obesity

    References:
    1. September 7, 2011 - Obesity and large waist size linked to higher risk of death in African-American women
    Background


    Dementia

    References:
    1. September 7, 2011 - Aerobic exercise may reduce the risk of dementia
    Background


    Alzheimer's disease

    References:
    1. September 7, 2011 - Inflammatory mediator enhances plaque formation in Alzheimer's disease
    2. September 8, 2011 - Alzheimer's test developed at Cambridge to be trialled by GPs
    Background


    Rheumatoid arthritis

    References:
    1. September 7, 2011 - New 'bouncer' molecule halts rheumatoid arthritis
    2. September 7, 2011 - Vertex rheumatoid arthritis drug meets study goals
    3. September 8, 2011 - Pfizer arthritis drug shows mixed results
    Background


    Antibiotic resistance

    References:
    1. September 7, 2011 - New knowledge will boost fight against superbug
    2. September 9, 2011 - Researchers work to develop screening method for superbug
    Background


    Malaria

    References:
    1. September 8, 2011 - New Hope for 'Crazy' Malaria Vaccine
    2. September 8, 2011 - Weakened malaria parasites form basis of new vaccine strategy
    3. September 9, 2011 - Live malaria vaccine tested in humans
    4. September 9, 2011 - Whole-parasite malaria vaccine shows promise in clinical trial
    Background


    Synthetic collagen

    References:
    1. September 8, 2011 - New method to grow synthetic collagen unveiled
    Background


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