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SCIENCE-WEEK: This Week's Headlines (10 Oct 97)

Claire Haller prismx at earthlink.net
Thu Oct 9 11:20:49 EST 1997

Headlines in This Week's SCIENCE-WEEK (October 10, 1997)
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1. More Criticism of the Peer Review Process
2. A Cloning Moratorium by U.S. Biologists
3. Continuing Problems of Genome Patenting
4. Head of NIH Comments on Clinical Studies in Third World
5. Identification of Possibly the Most Luminous Star Known
6. A New Commercial Venture to Sell Asteroid Data
7. The Origin of Earth's Moon
8. A New Model for Earth's Magnetic Dynamo
9. Purple Bacteria, Quantum Physics, and Photosynthesis
10. Identification of a Mammalian Circadian Rhythm Gene
11. Identification of a Gene for a Key Vitamin D Enzyme
12. Mechanisms of Ligand-Gated Ion Channels
13. Mechanisms of Action of General Anesthetics
14. Identification of Macular Degeneration Gene
15. Alarm Over Chesapeake Bay Dinoflagellate Fish Parasite
16. Evidence for Apparent Smoke Resistance in Asian Arteries

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