Czeisler CA.Medical and genetic differences in the adverse impact of sleep loss on performance: Ethical considerations for the medical profession.Trans Am Clin Climatol Assoc. 2009;120:249-85.(PI: C.A. Czeisler)Note: This article may be obtained online without charge via PubMed Central.
Urso ML.Regulation of muscle atrophy: Wasting away from the outside in: An introduction.Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2009 Oct;41(10):1856-9.Note: This paper and the next two papers and paper #5 in the NASA section derive from a symposium on muscle atrophy. Table of Contents of this issue.
Urso ML.Disuse atrophy of human skeletal muscle: Cell signaling and potential interventions.Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2009 Oct;41(10):1860-8.
Siu PM.Muscle apoptotic response to denervation, disuse, and aging.Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2009 Oct;41(10):1876-86.
Prakash D, Behari J.Synergistic role of hydroxyapatite nanoparticles and pulsed electromagnetic field therapy to prevent bone loss in rats following exposure to simulated microgravity.Int J Nanomedicine. 2009;4:133-44. Epub 2009 Sep 10.Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.
Mammoto A, Ingber DE.Cytoskeletal control of growth and cell fate switching.Curr Opin Cell Biol. 2009 Sep 8. [Epub ahead of print]
Rieffel JA, Valero-Cuevas FJ, Lipson H.Morphological communication: Exploiting coupled dynamics in a complex mechanical structure to achieve locomotion.J R Soc Interface. 2009 Sep 23. [Epub ahead of print]Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.
Exley C.Darwin, natural selection and the biological essentiality of aluminium and silicon.Trends Biochem Sci. 2009 Sep 20. [Epub ahead of print]Note: As discussed in the abstract, the question was raised: which was more important to life on Earth, gravity or natural selection? The author chose natural selection.