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Oct 2004
Yellowstone Microbe Cleans Up Wastewater
Young Mice on Prozac Turn into Anxious Adults
Genetic Mutations Cause Rare Form of Parkinson’s
Personalized Medicine in Cancer: Matching Patients and Drugs
Defective Gene in Mitochondria Linked to Heart Disease
Fewer Genes in “Finished” Human Genome Sequence
Mouse Study Says Down Syndrome Is Genetically Complex
Diatoms under the Microscope
Danger Seekers
Timothy Syndrome Is Caused by Defective Calcium Channels
A Fight about the Toughest Microbe on Earth
Depression May Alter Genes that Protect Neurons
Inside DNA
New Study to Explore Genetics of Autism
Smokers with Gene Mutation Risk Rheumatoid Arthritis
New Drugs for Alzheimer’s May Work for Leukemia
ViroChip Inventor Wins MacArthur Fellowship
A Talk with Microbe Hunter Karl Stetter
Panel Urges States to Screen Newborns for 30 Disorders
Protein Sculptures
“Hedgehog” Proteins May Indicate Spread of Prostate Cancer
Breast Cancer Drug Could Work for Some Lung Cancers
Extreme Meeting
Cancer Gene Map Spans 22 Types of Tumors
Out There
Sep 2004
Scientists Map DNA Sequences that Control Genes
For Some Ex-Smokers, Drug May Help Keep Pounds Off
Deer Tick Genome to Be Sequenced
Human Chromosome 5 Is Complete
Three Years after the Anthrax Letters, Are We Safer?
MRIs Recommended for Women with Breast Cancer Gene Mutations
Information on Pathogens Should Flow Freely, Report Says
How Mutant Gene May Cause Inherited Forms of Parkinson’s
Drugs Target Lung Cancer in Some Non-Smokers
Four U.S. Universities Get Millions for Ethics Research
In the Elderly, a Link between Diabetes and Heart Disease
Forged Genome
Asking Why Breast Cancer Drug Herceptin Works
Male Musings
House Cats Can Carry the Virus for Bird Flu
Aug 2004
Experimental Blood Test for Ovarian Cancer
Genome Could Aid Fight against Tree Disease
Robots in the Body
Demise of Malaria Drug Started with Travelers
The Human Genome Sequence Measures Up
Genomes of the World
Diabetes Campaign Targets Native Americans, Alaska Natives
Taken from Teeth, Stem Cells Regenerate Tissue
Books for the Beach
Viruses in Strep Bacteria May Worsen Outbreaks
Orangutan, Armadillo, and Slime Mold to Be Sequenced
Genes Linked to Failure of Leukemia Drugs in Children
Large-Scale Differences Discovered in DNA of Healthy People
Ferns Remove Arsenic from Soil and Water
DNA from Darwin to Dolly
Jul 2004
DNA on Stage: “Drama, Nuance, Attitude”
On the Ocean Floor, Extreme Worms Eat Whale Bones
DNA Mutations Help Lung Cancer Drug Work
Francis Harry Compton Crick (1916-2004)
Genomics in Amish Country
Seaweed Cleans Up
Physicians Recommend Gene Test for Families with Hypertension
Gene Affects Response to Widely Used Diabetes Drugs
Gene is Risk Factor for Type 1 Diabetes
In New York, Air Pollution Reaches Babies in the Womb
Most Red Snapper Is Not Red Snapper
Dog Genome Debuts Online
Y Underwear
How the In Vitro Revolution Began
Genetic Damage from Leukemia Drugs Persists among Children
Heart Drug May Help Children Treated for Leukemia
More Evidence that Pregnant Women Need Folic Acid
Eat Less, Live Longer?
Gene Controls Serotonin, a Key to Good Moods
Debate over Adult Stem Cells Continues
Gene Test Traces a Polio Epidemic in the Making
Jun 2004
Study to Explore Blood Stem Cells as Therapy for Severe Lupus
Growing Stem Cells
67 Genes That Count in Cancer
World’s First Stem Cell Bank Opens in UK
Strong Boy Could Benefit Research on Muscular Dystrophy
Smoking Has Lasting Effects on Genes
Gene May Affect Response to Cholesterol-lowering Drug
Out of Africa: The Origin of Donkeys
Timber Helix
Brainy Border Collie Knows 200 Words
Kangaroo Genome Bounds Ahead
Life Found Inside a Glacier
Genomic Portraits
Predicting Resistance to the Breast Cancer Drug Tamoxifen
The Brain Starts to Change at Age 40
New Support for Stem Cell Research Seen in U.S. Congress
Deaths Blamed on Mysterious Microbe with Anthrax Genes
May 2004
How Gene Mutations Cause Colorblindness
Asymmetrical Butterfly Wings
Gene Defect Causes Rare Form of Diabetes
Chimp and Human Chromosomes Are Compared
Human Chromosomes 9 and 10 Are Complete
Cloning the Clone of a Famed Japanese Bull
Aspirin May Protect Against Breast Cancer
Purebred Dogs Have Their Own Genes
Urine Test Detects Kidney Cancer
Protein Could Lead to Diabetes Treatments
Gene Variant Protects against Heart Attack and Stroke
Biologists and Computers
DNA Goes Shopping
Air Pollution Causes Genetic Mutations
Cicadas Are Right on Time…But Why?
Researchers Discover Unexpected Source of Insulin-Producing Cells
Potential Parkinson’s Drug Continues to Show Promise
Apr 2004
Mantis Shrimp
Small Genes May Help “Mono” Virus Hide in Humans
Cystic Fibrosis Mouse May Open Door to New Therapies
Human Brain Project Celebrates Tenth Anniversary
New Approaches to Lou Gehrig’s Disease
Why a Lung Cancer Drug Works So Well for Some People
New Science Museum Melds Science and Public Policy
Mice with Two Mothers
Virtual Breeding
Bone Marrow Stem Cell Trial Approved for Heart Patients
Protein Implicated in Parkinson’s Disease
Hip Hair from a Hot Microbe
Leptin, the Appetite Hormone, Rewires the Brain
Gene Mutation and Stress Linked to Heart Failure
You and Your “Geneware”
Gene May Be Risk Factor for Autism
Mice Grow Human Breast Tissue
Got a Toxic Mess? Call in the Microbes
Nature Close Up
New Research Mice Outfitted with Human Immune Systems
Diabetes Susceptibility Gene Discovered
Deadly Human Parasite Sequenced
Mar 2004
The Rat Genome Unveiled
Two More Human Chromosomes Are Complete
In Pre-Humans, Weaker Jaw Muscle, Bigger Brain
New Virus Infects Infant in Amsterdam
Stem Cell Repair of Heart Tissue Questioned Again
Twigs, Weeds and Wire
The Indiana Jones of Genomes
U.S.-Funded Stem Cell Research in Sweden Open to Misinterpretation
Delaying Huntington’s
Movie Captures Genome in Action
Baker’s Yeast and Fungus Provide Clues to Evolution
New Approaches Speed Ebola Vaccine Development
Search for Colon Cancer Genes Pays Off
Female Mice Produce Eggs throughout Their Lives
Exploring the Sargasso Sea
The Wet World of Moss
Cloning and Stem Cell Science: Learning from Nature
Chicken Genome Is Sequenced
DNA Test Recommended after Abnormal Pap Test
New Stem Cells Created for Research
Feb 2004
Monkey Protein Fights HIV from Inside Cells
Urban Helix
Honing in on Potential Cancer Drugs
Blood Test for Head and Neck Cancers
Reporting on the Race
Genome Music: “Searching for the Individual”
What Could Happen If Genetically Modified Fish Get Loose
Cystic Fibrosis Gene Linked to Fatty Acids
Bird Flu in Pennsylvania Poses Uncertain Risk to People
Money and Microbes in Antarctica
Human Cloning Yields Embryonic Stem Cells
Science for Monks
20,000 Volunteers Sought for Genes-and-Environment Registry
Predator and Prey
3-D Structure Shows How Protein Triggers Leukemia
Iron Mountain’s Champion Extremophiles
Mutation Puts Older Men at High Risk for Tremor Disorder
Shape of 1918 Flu Protein Provides Clues to Global Pandemic
Celera Human Genome Sequence Will Be Public
Jan 2004
SARS May Still Be Jumping from Animals to People
Wound Repair and Deadliest Cancers Share Genetic Signature
Military Microbes: Scientists Recruit Bacteria for Missile Research
Genome Affects Human Forms of “Mad Cow” Disease
Tracing the Cause of Leukemia in Gene Therapy Trial
The Geee! in Genome
Building the Brain
For Urban Allergy Sufferers, Genes Make Matters Worse
Alcohol-Loving Rats Live Longer than Teetotalers
Hawaiian Bobtail Squid Glows from Below
Spotting the Fakes: 20,000 Human “Pseudogenes”
Protein Helps Destroy Tumors in Mice
Drugs Treat Osteoporosis in Mice
How Sea Slugs Make Memories
Honeybee Genome Buzzes Online
Jungle Giants
Smell, Hearing Genes Differ between Chimps and Humans