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December 24, 2003
How Genomics Propelled a Malaria Drug to Clinical Trials
Tissue Engineering Opens the Door to Replacement Organs
Worried Sick: The High Price of Being Fearful
Anthrax Spores: What Makes Them Tick?
Trojan Horse Delivers Drugs Across the Blood-Brain Barrier
A Gene's Many Jobs in the Brain
Possible Susceptibility Gene for Multiple Sclerosis
Saddam's DNA Test Received Top Priority
First Beetle to Have Its Genome Sequenced
Book Review: Battle of the Sex Chromosomes
Art Gallery: DNA Tower
December 12, 2003
Super Microbe Cleans Up Uranium
Chimp Genome Goes Online
Parkinson's Clues from Ordinary Baker's Yeast
After Monkeys, Ferrets to Get SARS Vaccine
Newly Discovered Genes Implicated in Breast Cancer
Bacteria Pick Up Genes for Antibiotic Resistance
Yeast Point to Multiple Mutations in Neurodegenerative Disease
How Fusion Proteins Cause Leukemia
Sperm Need Calcium Kick to Succeed
Art Gallery: Watson Bobblehead Doll
November 26, 2003
Harvesting the Turkey Genome
Laying Odds on Hens, Roosters Gamble their Genes
How Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Help in Alzheimer's, If They Do
Confessions of a DNA Face Cream User
Stem Cell Transplants for the Heart Face Uncertainties
Gene Mutation Linked to Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Making Sense of Adult Stem Cells
Art Gallery: Genomic Pictograms
November 14, 2003
Synthetic Genome Has Potential Value for Energy and Environment
Radiation-Resistant Microbe Found in Chilean Desert
Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Restore Neuron Growth in the Brain
Genomes and Medicine: Diagnosing Ovarian Cancer by Proteomics
Estrogen receptor glitch tied to cardiovascular disease in men
FDA Seeks Genomic Data from Drug Companies
Protein Structure Provides Clue to Long Life
Art Gallery: Petal Power in Monkeyflowers
October 31, 2003
Ghoulish Glow: Microbes Inside Worms Kill Pests
Extreme Snails with Scaly Feet
New Piece Added to Parkinson's Puzzle
SARS Update: Drug Targets and Infected Cats
Human Embryonic Stem Cells: Where Are They?
Microbe Munches Coal Pollutants
Schistosomiasis: Sequencing the Parasites' Genes
Stem Cell Self-Renewal Gene Identified
New Database Provides Quick Window into Protein-Protein Interaction
Genes, Early Lifestyle Affect Onset of Breast Cancer
Chromosome 6 Sequenced
Art Gallery: Sizing up Spider Genomes
October 17, 2003
Stem Cell Study Raises More Questions about Therapies
Stem Cells Found in the Heart
updated - Stem Cell Policies and Players: New Stem Cell Lines Created in UK
Genomes and Medicine: Genes, Early Lifestyle Affect Onset of Breast Cancer
Genomes and Medicine: Genome Influences Effects of Antidepressants
Chromosome 6 Sequenced
Purple Frog Pops Up
NIH Distributes Biodefense Funds
Genetic Nondiscrimination Bill Passes U.S. Senate
Art Gallery: Dabbling in DNA
October 3, 2003
Zip, Jiggle, Whirl: DNA Hits the Screen
Medical Illustration Starts with Dissection
Scientific Artists Capture the World
Art Gallery: Pastel Proteins
Genomes and Medicine: Molecular Medicine: Genomics Leads to New Leukemia Treatment
Biodefense Grant Funds Study of Salmonella Genomes
New Company to Make Drugs from Plants
Mammals Have More than Genes in Common
Unusual Mutation Leads to Extra Immune Genes
Book Review: Slatewiper
September 19, 2003
Dog Genome Points to New Sequencing Strategy
Genomes and Medicine: New Drugs, New Challenges: FDA Tests Genome Data
Nature and Nurture in Disease
Why Some Male Flies Don't Mate
Gene Chips Help Diagnose Leprosy
Three Genomes and Whooping Cough
A Journal Just for Zebrafish
New Institute to Create Gene Atlas of the Brain
Lasker Award Winners Announced
Book Review: You're an Animal, Viskovitz!
Art Gallery: Buddy Bears
September 5, 2003
Bacterial Batteries Yield Sweet Success
Stalking SARS: Genomics in a Chinese Marketplace
DNA Tic-Tac-Toe
Veggie Spoilers: Two Genomes for the Price of One
How the Other Half Lives: Marine Microbes Capture the Limelight Updated
Smoking Guns: DNA Repair and Lighting Up
One-Two Punch: Vaccine Protects Mice Against Anthrax
Art Gallery: Dance and DNA
August 22, 2003
Extremophiles: Living on the Edge Special issue.
World's Hottest Microbe:
Loving Life in Hell
Click here for a complete list of articles in Extremophiles: Living on the Edge Special issue.
August 7, 2003
Traces of Hiroshima
Measuring Atomic Radiation 58 Years Later
Life Inside Carpenter Ants
Gene Variation Affects Memory
Cloned Horse Foal Beats the Odds
Fitness Genome Map Updated
Gene Influences Speed in Elite Athletes
Malaria Parasite Gene Chips
Extreme Sunflowers
Children’s DNA Self-Portraits
July 25, 2003
Extremophiles, Antarctica, and Extraterrestrial Life
Poplar Trees: Getting to the Roots of Carbon Storage
Ancient DNA Tells Tales from the Grave
Gene Variant Protects Against Depression
Genes Play Role in Ant Social Status
Nanoshells Heat Up Breast Cancer Research
Scientists Still Chipping Away at SARS
Plant Sex: Pollen Tubes Caught in the Act
Food Fight : Dinner at the New Gene Café: How Genetic Engineering Is Changing What We Eat,
How We Live, and the Global Politics of Food

By Bill Lambrecht
July 11, 2003
Chromosome 7 Sequenced—Again
Genome Architecture:
Where Genomics and Nanotechnology Meet
Stem Cells Reverse Diabetes in Mice
Stem Cells Seek Out and Replace Injured Muscle
Frustrating Search for Hypertension Genes Continues
The Hulk’s Incredible Genome
The Small Red Pear of the Sea
Gene Variant Increases Risk of Miscarriage among Hutterites
Myths and Molecules
June 27, 2003
The Human Virome
Scientists propose plan to sequence, catalog, and track human viruses
Protein Movie Reveals Atomic Details
Sex and “The Y”
Bipolar Disorder: Expanded Search for Genes Finds Clues
Zeroing In On Two Melanoma Genes
Rare Find: Uncommon Genes Seem to Slow Progress of AIDS
American Medical Association Supports Cloning for Research
Shaping Plants
By the Book: A Novel Way to Send DNA
Tidbits and Tangents
DNA: The Secret of Life By James D. Watson
June 13, 2003
Genome Test Nets Suspected Serial Killer
The Golden Egg: Chicken Genome Due Next Spring
Monkeypox Genome: What Do We Know?
Stem Cell Society’s Inaugural Meeting
Human Obesity Gene Map Expands
Rewriting the Rules for RNA Interference
Inside Information: Nanofibers Deliver DNA to Cells
Finishing Rice Chromosome Pays Off
Molecules and Galaxies
May 30, 2003
Born to Run:
Idaho Gem, the First Cloned Mule
How to Recognize a Cancer Cell
Red Hot Chili Peppers: Feel the Burn
SARS Genome Update: Animal Origins?
Boxer Genome Is Best in Show
“Junk DNA” Creates Novel Proteins
World’s First Knockout Rats
African-American Biobank: Who Will Be In It?
Stomach Bug
Scientists Beware!
Prey by Michael Crichton
May 16, 2003
DNA Melting Map
Finding Rare Mutations for Common Diseases
X2: X-Men United
Fight for your right—to have genetic mutations
In Russia, Weapons Workers Have Mark of Plutonium
Why Hepatitis Drug Works for Some People
Genomic Patterns Reveal Breast Cancer Risks
Rare Mutations Linked to Meningitis
Yeast Genome Revised
En Route to SARS Drugs
SARS Genome Seems Stable
“Four Plus: Writing DNA”
SARS Research Report
May 2, 2003
Stem Cell Frontiers (introduction)
Bone Marrow Stem Cells Heal the Heart
Cultured Eggs Could Defuse Stem Cell Politics
Stem Cell Therapies: Time to Step Back or Forge Ahead?
Lions and Tigers and Phages, Oh My!
Potential Bioweapon: Q Fever Genome Is Sequenced
Mighty Mold Is Sequenced
SARS Genomes Unveiled
The Horse, of Course: Horse Genome Mapped
Gene Silencing Passes Test in Human Cells
Anthrax Genome Compared to Related Bacteria
Bacterial Colonies Under Stress
Between Genders
Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
April 18, 2003
From DNA to Genomes (introduction)
Genomics Meets Medicine on New Gene Map
SARS Genome Roundup
Genetic Protection Against Parkinson’s
Mouse-to-Mouse Revelation: Genome Yields Cancer Drug Target
Giant Virus Found in an Amoeba
Another Minimal Genome: Microbe Needs Just 271 Genes
Two New Lung Cancer Genes
Genomics Identifies Cause of Aging Disease in Children
Giant Double Helix
April 4, 2003
Pylori Paradox: Microbe Harms Stomach But Protects Esophagus
Mobile DNA: Genomic Studies Illuminate Antibiotic Resistance
Mapping Primal Fears
Heart Disease: Iron in the Arteries
Movies Capture Proteins on the Move in Brain Diseases
The Queen Bee’s Allure
Mechanical Heart Pump Alters Gene Activity
Alias: Genomics Goes Prime Time
Skinny Dipping in the Gene Pool
Mutant Bacteria and the Failure of Antibiotics
The Killers Within: The Deadly Rise of Drug-Resistant Bacteria
By Michael Shnayerson and Mark J. Plotkin
March 21, 2003
Hiding from the World :
Scientists Sequence the Elusive Whipple Genome
Herding Cash for the Cow Genome
Black Cats and Genomics Cross Paths
Detecting Signs of Colon Cancer in Blood
MicroRNAs Make Big Appearance
Gene Pattern Predicts Deadliest Liver Cancers
The Best Offense Is a Good Defensin
The Whipple Bacillus
March 7, 2003
The Real Problem in Breast Tumors: Cancer Stem Cells
Prime time for sequencing primate genomes
Melanoma linked to problems with repairing DNA
Drink to genomics
Genome from down under
DNA fuels new world record
Weed killers kill malaria too
Scents and sense ability
Genome art in a Swedish castle
Dark Biology:
The Demon in the Freezer
by Richard Preston
February 21, 2003
The Politics of Stem Cells:
Legislative uncertainties hinder research in the U.S.
Dispatch from Denver:
Tales of the strange and unpredictable
Battle conditions: U.S. Army studies cells under stress
Drug response linked to genes in lymphoma patients
Scientist map gene for leprosy in Vietnamese families
Severe lupus has a genetic signature
A superstar exits the stage
Honoring DNA: An anniversary exhibit
February 7, 2003
Shutting the Door on HIV:
Scientists engineer human cells to keep the virus out
Cloned cows produce high-protein milk
Something fishy about a soil microbe
A thousand new human genes
Ranging bull
Gene-silencing study seeks cancer genes
Thailand launches project to map DNA
Gene for repairing DNA found in radiation-resistant microbe
Life at soybean’s roots
What's in a number?:
What It Means to Be 98% Chimpanzee: Apes, People, and Their Genes
By Jonathan Marks
January 24, 2003
Guilty Sequence:
In court, scientists map a murder weapon
DNA in your pocket
Genomics reveals gene for deadly childhood disease
Round two for Chromosome 22
Humans and worms share genes involved in storing fat
Breast cancer gene identified
Gene signature may signal cancer’s spread
‘Silenced’ gene is passed on
Painting proteins: Artworks by Jacques Deshaies
January 10, 2003
Microbe's donut-shaped genome packs a punch
Sea squirt spouts its genome
Silkworms spin medicinal gold
Another human chromosome is finished
When milk smells like rotten fish
Versatile soil-dwelling microbe is mapped
Mapping the genome of a cattle killer
Scientists take on tobacco genome
Metal on the menu
The Hungry Gene:
The Science of Fat and the Future of Thin

By Ellen Ruppel Shell