Science NewsFLASH

Naked Scientists NewsFLASH episode

Mon, 22nd Sep 2008

Fat, Fungi, Fuels and Fooling Bacteria

Muscles (c) Andreas Vesalius

In the NewsFlash this week, we discover the stem cells that allow muscle to grow and recover and progenitor cells which become body fat.  Also, why Fungi fruiting bodies fire spores at super speed, and how to turn plants into petrol!   Plus, we find out how to block bacteria from detecting the immune system, and so stop them from becoming virulent.

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