Science NewsFLASH

Naked Scientists NewsFLASH episode

Mon, 12th Jan 2009

Mosquito Duets and Martian Rock & Roll

A mosquito (c) Dave Ansell

This week's NewsFlash brings us stories of Mosquito love song duets, chemicals that control the spread of cancer and how rocks roll on Mars.  Plus, we find out why flashes of certain frequencies can distract the brain, and how humans produce their own aspirin-like chemicals.

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In this edition of Naked Scientists NewsFLASH

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  • 16:15 - Making your own Aspirin

    Next time you have a headache, don't take an aspirin - make your own! It seems that humans can manufacture their own Salicylic Acid, which is a component of the popular painkiller...



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