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Volume 11, Number 5
January 30, 2012


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

Global warming
Star formation
Arctic ocean freshwater storage and the Beaufort Gyre
Solar flares
Extrasolar planets
Solar output and global warming
Earth's mantle
Galaxy evolution
Laboratory simulation of galactic magnetic fields
NuSTAR
Earthquakes
Antimatter
CP symmetry breaking
Snowball Earth
Sloshing of intergalactic gas in a galaxy cluster
Zero-point quantum fluctuations

Technology

Graphene
Plasmonic interferometers for chemical sensing
Superconductivity
Kondo effect in single-atom transistor
Robotics
Graphene superconductivity
Resistance RAM
3D integrated circuits
Photovoltaics
Metamaterials
Quantum computing
Atomic x-ray lasers
Quantum information in a lattice
Microfluidics
Machine learning
Hydrogen storage
Quantum cryptography

Life sciences

Biofilms
Induced pluripotent stem cells form leopards
Intracellular membrane fusion
Neanderthals
Prebiotic origin of sugars
Brown adipose tissue metabolism
Quantum effects in photosynthesis
Synthetic cell membranes
Molecular evolution and new traits
Phosphorylation of RNA polymerase II
Cell rotation
Bacteriophage replication strategy
ADAM17 and inflammatory skin disease
Cholera infection mechanism
STAT5, sumoylation, and leukocytes
Mycobacterium lebrae infection mechanism
Chromosome reshuffling and Hsp90

Neuroscience, psychology, and behavior

Effects of psilocybin on brain activity
Brain-imaging studies
Autism
Gender differences in prejudice, aggression
GABA, addiction, and the endocannabinoid system
Evolutionary psychology and militarism
Genetics and behavior
Appetite, ghrelin receptors, and dopamine signaling
Stress, corticotropin-releasing hormone, and Otp
Associative memory and olfaction
CPEB and memory persistence
Creativity

Health and medicine

Stem cells
Stem cells and macular degeneration
Cancer
Cancer biology
Stress and inflammation
Gene therapy
Alzheimer's disease
Obesity
Antibiotic resistance
AIDS
Cardiovascular disease
Hepatitis C
Induced pluripotent stem cell therapy and Parkinson's disease
Avian flu
Mathematical modeling of tumor-immune interactions
Malaria
Dementia and cognitive impairment
Diabetes
Parkinson's disease
Prions
Drug development
Autoimmune disease
Multiple sclerosis
Drug delivery
Rheumatoid arthritis
Melatonin receptor and diabetes
Bacterial evasion of vaccines



Physical sciences


Global warming

References:
  1. January 23, 2012 - Results are in: 2011 was hot, but not that hot
  2. January 23, 2012 - Amazon may become greenhouse gas emitter
  3. January 23, 2012 - Study plugs gap in global warming puzzle
Background


Star formation

References:
  1. January 23, 2012 - Stellar embryos
Background


Arctic ocean freshwater storage and the Beaufort Gyre

References:
  1. January 23, 2012 - Huge pool of Arctic fresh water could cool Europe
  2. January 23, 2012 - Arctic Ocean freshwater bulge detected
Background


Solar flares

References:
  1. January 23, 2012 - Huge Solar Eruption Sparks Strongest Radiation Storm in 7 Years
  2. January 24, 2012 - Spots on the Sun Firing Off Strong Solar Storms
  3. January 24, 2012 - How Do Scientists Classify Solar Flares?
  4. January 26, 2012 - Classifying solar eruptions
  5. January 27, 2012 - Sun Unleashes Strongest Flare Yet of 2012
Background


Extrasolar planets

References:
  1. January 24, 2012 - Fomalhaut b "first" planet picture in doubt
  2. January 26, 2012 - More like Faux-malhaut b
  3. January 26, 2012 - Kepler announces 11 planetary systems hosting 26 planets
  4. January 26, 2012 - NASA Telescope Discovers 26 Alien Planets Around 11 Different Stars
  5. January 26, 2012 - Kepler finds 11 new solar systems beyond our own
  6. January 27, 2012 - Kepler uncovers planetary menagerie
  7. January 27, 2012 - Kepler confirms 26 new planets
  8. January 27, 2012 - New research suggests Fomalhaut B may not be a planet after all
  9. January 27, 2012 - Kepler team finds 11 new solar systems
  10. January 30, 2012 - First Picture of Alien Planet... Isn't?
Background


Solar output and global warming

References:
  1. January 24, 2012 - Decline in solar output unlikely to offset global warming: study
Background


Earth's mantle

References:
  1. January 24, 2012 - Earth's mantle: New numerical tool describes rock deformation
Background


Galaxy evolution

References:
  1. January 25, 2012 - The Wild Early Lives of Today's Most Massive Galaxies - also here
  2. January 25, 2012 - Most Massive Galaxies Had Frenzied Star-Forming Pasts
  3. January 25, 2012 - 'Starbursts' and black holes lead to biggest galaxies
  4. January 27, 2012 - Galaxies Far, Far Away
  5. January 29, 2012 - Black holes buzz-kill star formation parties
Technical papers:
  1. The LABOCA survey of the Extended Chandra Deep Field-South: clustering of submillimetre galaxies - also here,
Background, Background


Laboratory simulation of galactic magnetic fields

References:
  1. January 25, 2012 - A galactic magnetic field in a lab bolsters astrophysical theory
  2. January 25, 2012 - Lasers Mimic Exploding Stars to Explain Cosmic Magnetic Fields
  3. January 26, 2012 - Lasers shine light on galactic magnetic fields
  4. January 27, 2012 - Bringing galaxy-scale magnetic fields down to size in the lab - also here
  5. January 30, 2012 - Galaxy in a Bucket
Background


NuSTAR

References:
  1. January 25, 2012 - NASA's NuSTAR ships to Vandenberg for March 14 launch
Background


Earthquakes

References:
  1. January 26, 2012 - A shaky future for Hispaniola
  2. January 26, 2012 - Haiti should brace for more devastating quakes: study
Background


Antimatter

References:
  1. January 26, 2012 - Does antimatter weigh more than matter?
Background


CP symmetry breaking

References:
  1. January 23, 2012 - Tipping the Balance
Background


Snowball Earth

References:
  1. January 27, 2012 - What really happened prior to 'Snowball Earth'?
Background


Sloshing of intergalactic gas in a galaxy cluster

References:
  1. January 27, 2012 - Scientists See "Sloshing" Galaxy Cluster
Background


Zero-point quantum fluctuations

References:
  1. January 27, 2012 - First quantum jiggles detected in solid object
Background



Technology


Graphene

References:
  1. January 23, 2012 - Graphene enhances many materials, but leaves them wettable
  2. January 23, 2012 - Isotopic purity boosts graphene's heat conduction
  3. January 24, 2012 - Bilayer graphene works as an insulator
  4. January 24, 2012 - Graphene: Impressive capabilities on the horizon
  5. January 26, 2012 - Graphene: Supermaterial goes superpermeable
  6. January 26, 2012 - Graphene could be a perfect absorber of light
  7. January 27, 2012 - Graphene Arrays Could Be Perfect Absorbers
  8. January 27, 2012 - Carbon membranes excel at separating liquids
Background


Plasmonic interferometers for chemical sensing

References:
  1. January 23, 2012 - Biochip measures glucose in saliva, not blood
Background


Superconductivity

References:
  1. January 23, 2012 - Fermion Pairing in Flatland
Background


Kondo effect in single-atom transistor

References:
  1. January 23, 2012 - A new class of electron interactions in quantum systems - also here
Background


Robotics

References:
  1. January 24, 2012 - Robotic Rat to the Rescue
Background


Graphene superconductivity

References:
  1. January 24, 2012 - Graphene may exhibit exotic superconductivity
Background, Background


Resistance RAM

References:
  1. January 24, 2012 - Elpida Memory develops resistance RAM prototype
Background


3D integrated circuits

References:
  1. January 24, 2012 - Jumpstarting computers with 3-D chips
Background


Photovoltaics

References:
  1. January 24, 2012 - Blunt nanostructures could make high-efficiency solar cells easier to fabricate
Background


Metamaterials

References:
  1. January 24, 2012 - Plasmonic metamaterials could make 'gecko toes'
  2. January 25, 2012 - 'Cloaking' a 3-D object from all angles demonstrated
  3. January 26, 2012 - Scientists create first free-standing 3-D cloak
  4. January 26, 2012 - Breakthrough in bid to create 'invisibility cloak' as 3D object is made to vanish for first time
  5. January 27, 2012 - British team builds model showing metamaterials could be used to create gecko toe like adhesion
Background


Quantum computing

References:
  1. January 24, 2012 - Electron freedom could spark new computing
  2. January 26, 2012 - Floating Gates
  3. January 26, 2012 - One Photon Good, Two Better
Background


Atomic x-ray lasers

References:
  1. January 25, 2012 - Physicists Squeeze X-Ray Laser Light Out of Atoms
  2. January 25, 2012 - First atomic X-ray laser created
Background


Quantum information in a lattice

References:
  1. January 25, 2012 - A quantum speed limit: how fast does quantum information flow through a lattice? - also here
  2. January 26, 2012 - Researchers observe speed of propagation in non-relativistic lattice
  3. January 26, 2012 - Speed limit on the quantum highway
Background


Microfluidics

References:
  1. January 26, 2012 - Electronic microfluidic device synthesizes biocompatible probes
Background


Machine learning

References:
  1. January 26, 2012 - Web app could find out if a song has the X Factor
Background


Hydrogen storage

References:
  1. January 27, 2012 - Chemists to develop new materials for hydrogen storage in vehicles
Background


Quantum cryptography

References:
  1. January 29, 2012 - Perfectly secure cloud computing possible thanks to quantum physics
Background



Life sciences


Biofilms

References:
  1. January 23, 2012 - Extracellular matrix identified as source of spreading in biofilms
Background


Induced pluripotent stem cells form leopards

References:
  1. January 23, 2012 - Saving the snow leopard with stem cells - also here
Background


Intracellular membrane fusion

References:
  1. January 24, 2012 - Membrane fusion no longer mystery - also here
Background


Neanderthals

References:
  1. January 24, 2012 - Neanderthals and their contemporaries engineered stone tools
  2. January 24, 2012 - Research team finds evidence of red ochre use by Neanderthals 200,000 years ago
Background


Prebiotic origin of sugars

References:
  1. January 24, 2012 - Scientists discover new clue to the chemical origins of life
Background


Brown adipose tissue metabolism

References:
  1. January 24, 2012 - Brown fat burns calories in adult humans
Background


Quantum effects in photosynthesis

References:
  1. January 25, 2012 - Study supports role of quantum effects in photosynthesis
Background, Background


Synthetic cell membranes

References:
  1. January 25, 2012 - Envelope for an artificial cell
Background


Molecular evolution and new traits

References:
  1. January 26, 2012 - The Making of a Trait
  2. January 26, 2012 - Researchers Show How New Viruses Evolve, and in Some Cases, Become Deadly - also here
Background, Background


Phosphorylation of RNA polymerase II

References:
  1. January 26, 2012 - IRCM researchers fuel an important debate in the field of molecular biology
Background


Cell rotation

References:
  1. January 26, 2012 - Researchers discover critical rotational motion in cells
Background


Bacteriophage replication strategy

References:
  1. January 26, 2012 - Viruses con bacteria into working for them
Background


ADAM17 and inflammatory skin disease

References:
  1. January 26, 2012 - Gatekeeper signal controls skin inflammation
Background


Cholera infection mechanism

References:
  1. January 27, 2012 - Scientists reveal how cholera bacterium gains a foothold in the gut
Background


STAT5, sumoylation, and leukocytes

References:
  1. January 27, 2012 - SUMO-snipping protein plays crucial role in T and B cell development
Background, Background


Mycobacterium lebrae infection mechanism

References:
  1. January 29, 2012 - Stealthy leprosy pathogen evades critical vitamin D-dependent immune response
Background


Chromosome reshuffling and Hsp90

References:
  1. January 29, 2012 - 'Panic button' could help cancer defy drugs
Background, Background



Neuroscience, psychology, and behavior


Effects of psilocybin on brain activity

References:
  1. January 23, 2012 - Psychedelic chemical subdues brain activity
  2. January 23, 2012 - Mapping the Psychedelic Brain
  3. January 23, 2012 - Magic mushrooms reduce blood flow to parts of brain
  4. January 23, 2012 - Scanning the Psychedelic Brain
  5. January 23, 2012 - Magic mushrooms' effects illuminated in brain imaging studies - also here
  6. January 23, 2012 - Psychedelic mushroom trips point to new depression drugs
  7. January 24, 2012 - Magic mushroom trip mapped in the brain
  8. January 24, 2012 - Magic mushrooms point to new depression drugs
  9. February 29, 2012 - fMRI elucidates neural correlates of psilocybin psychedelic state
Technical papers:
  1. Neural correlates of the psychedelic state as determined by fMRI studies with psilocybin
Background, Background


Brain-imaging studies

References:
  1. January 23, 2012 - Brain MRIs may provide an early diagnostic marker for dyslexia
Background


Autism

References:
  1. January 24, 2012 - Learning to 'talk things through in your head' may help people with autism
  2. January 24, 2012 - Study explores autism co-occurring conditions and diagnosis change
  3. January 26, 2012 - In the brain, an earlier sign of autism
  4. January 27, 2012 - Study finds early signs of autism in babies
Background


Gender differences in prejudice, aggression

References:
  1. January 24, 2012 - It's evolution: Nature of prejudice, aggression different for men and women
Background


GABA, addiction, and the endocannabinoid system

References:
  1. January 24, 2012 - GABA deficits disturb endocannabinoid system
Background


Evolutionary psychology and militarism

References:
  1. January 24, 2012 - Why men 'exhibit warrior tendencies'
Background

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Genetics and behavior

References:
  1. January 25, 2012 - Research shows genes influence criminal behavior
Background


Appetite, ghrelin receptors, and dopamine signaling

References:
  1. January 25, 2012 - Appetite accomplice: Ghrelin receptor alters dopamine signaling
Background, Background


Stress, corticotropin-releasing hormone, and Otp

References:
  1. January 25, 2012 - Mechanism sheds light on how the brain adapts to stress
Background


Associative memory and olfaction

References:
  1. January 26, 2012 - Researchers identify mechanism behind associative memory by exploring insect brains
  2. January 27, 2012 - New mechanistic insights into adaptive learning
Background


CPEB and memory persistence

References:
  1. January 27, 2012 - Researchers discovered that a prion-like protein plays a key role in storing long-term memories - also here
  2. February 8, 2012 - In Flies, a Prion-Like Protein Helps Maintain Long-Term Memories
Background


Creativity

References:
  1. January 27, 2012 - For a creativity boost, think outside the box...literally
  2. January 31, 2012 - Got creative block? Get out of your office and go for a walk
Background



Health and medicine


Stem cells

References:
  1. January 23, 2012 - Stem Cells Build a Better Rat Penis
  2. January 24, 2012 - Erectile function restored with stem cells
  3. January 24, 2012 - Therapeutically useful stem cell derivatives in need of stability
  4. January 25, 2012 - Study identifies blood-forming stem cells' growth
  5. January 26, 2012 - Cambridge team first to grow smooth muscle cells from patient skin cells
  6. January 27, 2012 - Need muscle for a tough spot? Turn to fat stem cells
Background


Stem cells and macular degeneration

References:
  1. January 23, 2012 - Embryonic Stem Cells Appear Safe, May Help Eye Disease
  2. January 23, 2012 - Early promise for human embryonic stem cell therapy
  3. January 23, 2012 - Stem Cell Treatment for Eye Diseases Shows Promise
  4. January 23, 2012 - Study confirms groundbreaking advance in stem cells
  5. January 23, 2012 - Some Promising Findings on Embryonic Stem Cells
  6. January 23, 2012 - Study: Stem cells may aid vision in blind people
  7. January 23, 2012 - First patients shown to improve with embryonic stem cells
  8. January 24, 2012 - Eye Trials Give Hope for Stem Cells
  9. January 24, 2012 - Stem cell blindness treatment study reaction roundup
  10. January 24, 2012 - Vision improves modestly in patients after human embryonic stem cells transplants
  11. January 25, 2012 - Blindness eased by historic stem cell treatment
Background, Background


Cancer

References:
  1. January 23, 2012 - Commonly used drug for enlarged prostate slows growth of early-stage prostate cancer
  2. January 23, 2012 - Chemo drug drives growth of some tumors
  3. January 23, 2012 - Three new genetic links to breast cancer identified
  4. January 23, 2012 - Compounds in mate tea induce death in colon cancer cells
  5. January 23, 2012 - Selectively inhibiting PKM2 starves cancer cells
  6. January 23, 2012 - A single therapy slows multiple cancers
  7. January 23, 2012 - Lead blood levels may increase smokers' risk for kidney cancer
  8. January 23, 2012 - Molecular fingerprint discovered that may improve outcomes for head and neck cancer patients
  9. January 23, 2012 - Researcher studies foods, dietary supplements that may reduce risk of prostate cancer
  10. January 23, 2012 - Scientists developing breast cancer treatment test
  11. January 23, 2012 - Plant flavonoid luteolin blocks cell signaling pathways in colon cancer cells
  12. January 24, 2012 - Women with certain type of ovarian cancer and BRCA gene mutation have improved survival at 5 years
  13. January 24, 2012 - Possible new pathway can overcome glioblastoma resistance
  14. January 24, 2012 - Cocoa could prevent intestinal pathologies such as colon cancer
  15. January 24, 2012 - Georgetown University Medical Center licenses 'theranostic' for development
  16. January 24, 2012 - Team finds new way to image brain tumors, predict recurrence
  17. January 25, 2012 - Brachytherapy reduced death rates in high-risk prostate cancer patients, study finds
  18. January 25, 2012 - Engineered bacteria effectively target tumors, enabling tumor imaging potential in mice
  19. January 25, 2012 - Potential for earlier diagnosis of ovarian cancer
  20. January 25, 2012 - A leukemia drug kills cancerous T-cells while sparing normal immunity
  21. January 25, 2012 - Avastin, Sutent increase breast cancer stem cells, study shows
  22. January 25, 2012 - Studies: Avastin may fight early breast cancers - also here
  23. January 25, 2012 - Walnut diet slows tumor growth in mice
  24. January 26, 2012 - New lung cancer test predicts survival
  25. January 26, 2012 - Oral HPV infection, HPV-related cancers more common in men
  26. January 26, 2012 - Standard treatments for head and neck cancer less effective in HIV-positive patients
  27. January 26, 2012 - Routine follow-up scans can detect head and neck cancer recurrences earlier
  28. January 26, 2012 - Erlotinib dose-adjusted for smoking status effective as first treatment for head and neck cancer
  29. January 26, 2012 - Radiation plus chemotherapy provides long-term positive results for head and neck cancer patients
  30. January 26, 2012 - Prevalence of oral HPV infection higher among men than women
  31. January 26, 2012 - Newer radiation technology improves head and neck cancer patients' long-term quality of life
  32. January 26, 2012 - New therapeutic target to combat liver cancer discovered
  33. January 26, 2012 - 'DIMming' cancer growth -- STAT: Diindolylmethane suppresses ovarian cancer
  34. January 26, 2012 - New Lung Cancer Test Predicts Survival
  35. January 27, 2012 - Grape seed extract kills head and neck cancer cells, leaves healthy cells unharmed
  36. January 27, 2012 - Diagnostic brain tumor test could revolutionize care of patients
  37. January 27, 2012 - Cancer Research UK launches trial of new drug to treat acute childhood leukaemia
  38. January 27, 2012 - FDA clears Pfizer drug for advanced kidney cancer - also here
  39. January 29, 2012 - Study finds mutations tied to aggressive childhood brain tumors
Background


Cancer biology

References:
  1. January 23, 2012 - DGK-alpha helps cancer cells gain traction and mobilize
  2. January 23, 2012 - Patterns of chromosome abnormality: The key to cancer?
  3. January 26, 2012 - Answer found for cancer drug failure
  4. January 26, 2012 - Researchers suggest a proximate cause of cancer
  5. January 26, 2012 - Scientists illuminate cancer cells' survival strategy
  6. January 26, 2012 - Study finds leukemia cells are 'bad to the bone'
  7. January 26, 2012 - New research sheds light on gene destruction linked to aggressive prostate cancer
  8. January 26, 2012 - Mutated Kras spins a molecular loop that launches pancreatic cancer
Background


Stress and inflammation

References:
  1. January 23, 2012 - Social friction tied to inflammation
  2. January 24, 2012 - Researchers find negative social interactions can lead to increased amounts of internal inflammation
Background, Background


Gene therapy

References:
  1. January 23, 2012 - Researchers develop gene therapy that could correct a common form of blindness
  2. January 23, 2012 - Gene therapy research cures retinitis pigmentosa in dogs
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. January 23, 2012 - Lifelong brain-stimulating habits linked to lower Alzheimer's protein levels - also here
  2. January 23, 2012 - Keeping brain sharp may ward off Alzheimer's protein
  3. January 24, 2012 - Alzheimer's: French scientists focus on key target - also here
  4. January 25, 2012 - Alzheimer's 'in a dish' shows promise
  5. January 25, 2012 - Could Alzheimer's disease be diagnosed with a simple blood test?
  6. January 25, 2012 - Protein in the brain could be a key target in controlling Alzheimer's
  7. January 25, 2012 - Alzheimer's neurons induced from pluripotent stem cells
  8. January 26, 2012 - Fear dementia? Your diet, weight more important than genes, experts say
Background


Obesity

References:
  1. January 23, 2012 - Hip size may be the key to link between obesity and premature death
Background


Antibiotic resistance

References:
  1. January 24, 2012 - Antimicrobial Cross-Resistance Risk
Background


AIDS

References:
  1. January 24, 2012 - Saliva HIV test passes the grade - also here, here
  2. January 25, 2012 - Saliva Legit for HIV Testing
  3. January 26, 2012 - Tracking the birth of an evolutionary arms race between HIV-like viruses and primate genomes
  4. January 26, 2012 - Well-controlled HIV doesn't affect heart metabolism, function
  5. January 27, 2012 - Protein discovery could lead to new HIV drugs
Background


Cardiovascular disease

References:
  1. January 24, 2012 - Food fried in olive or sunflower oil is not linked to heart disease
  2. January 24, 2012 - Black tea reduces blood pressure: study
  3. January 24, 2012 - High fructose consumption by adolescents may put them at cardiovascular risk
  4. January 25, 2012 - Will you have a heart attack or stroke?
  5. January 25, 2012 - Middle-age risk factors drive greater lifetime risk for heart disease
  6. January 26, 2012 - Elevated risk factors linked to major cardiovascular disease events across a lifetime
  7. January 26, 2012 - Fried food not a direct cause of heart risk, new research finds
  8. January 29, 2012 - Two-arm blood pressure check indicator for risk from heart disease or death
  9. January 29, 2012 - Genetic regulation of metabolomic biomarkers -- paths to cardiovascular diseases and type 2 diabetes
Background


Hepatitis C

References:
  1. January 24, 2012 - Entry point for hepatitis C infection identified
Background


Induced pluripotent stem cell therapy and Parkinson's disease

References:
  1. January 24, 2012 - Scientists report first step in strategy for cell replacement therapy in Parkinson's disease
Background, Background


Avian flu

References:
  1. January 25, 2012 - Pandemic 2009 H1N1 virus gives wings to avian flu
Background


Mathematical modeling of tumor-immune interactions

References:
  1. January 25, 2012 - Aiding cancer therapy by mathematically modeling tumor-immune interactions
Background, Background, Background


Malaria

References:
  1. January 25, 2012 - Researchers discover method to unravel malaria's genetic secrets
  2. January 27, 2012 - Research on vitamins could lead to the design of novel drugs to combat malaria
Background


Dementia and cognitive impairment

References:
  1. January 25, 2012 - Study: Men at higher risk for mild memory loss than women
Background


Diabetes

References:
  1. January 25, 2012 - High animal fat diet increases gestational diabetes risk - also here
  2. January 28, 2012 - Amylin's long-delayed diabetes drug gets FDA nod
Background


Parkinson's disease

References:
  1. January 25, 2012 - Scientists identify protein that contributes to symptoms of Parkinson's disease
Background


Prions

References:
  1. January 26, 2012 - Prion diseases hide out in the spleen
  2. January 26, 2012 - Prions more mobile than thought
  3. January 27, 2012 - New study shows prions able to jump between species more easily than thought
Background


Drug development

References:
  1. January 26, 2012 - Researchers seek to beat 'molecular obesity'
  2. January 26, 2012 - Measuring what makes a medicine
  3. January 28, 2012 - Network analysis predicts drug side effects
Background


Autoimmune disease

References:
  1. January 26, 2012 - Mutation drives viral sensors to initiate autoimmune disease
Background


Multiple sclerosis

References:
  1. January 26, 2012 - Muscling in on multiple sclerosis
Background


Drug delivery

References:
  1. January 27, 2012 - Researchers develop new drug release mechanism utilizing 3-D superhydrophobic materials
  2. January 28, 2012 - UT researchers' innovation addresses major challenge of drug delivery
Background


Rheumatoid arthritis

References:
  1. January 27, 2012 - Steroids prevent protein changes seen in the joints of people with rheumatoid arthritis
Background


Melatonin receptor and diabetes

References:
  1. January 29, 2012 - Genetic study links body clock receptor to diabetes
Background


Bacterial evasion of vaccines

References:
  1. January 29, 2012 - Genetics study reveals how pneumococcus bacteria evolve to evade vaccines
Background


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