Fish Oil and Frankincense
On this week's NewsFlash we discover a promising treatment for Parkinson's disease, find out why eating fish oil has a 'catch', and that Frankincense may be a sweet smelling treatment for bladder cancer. Plus, this week in science history sees the discovery of the gene responsible for Huntington's disease.
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The European Space Agency has launched the Gravity field and steady-state Ocean Circulation Explorer, or GOCE for short. They say it’s going to bring about a whole new level of understanding of one of the Earth's most fundamental forces of nature – the gravity field
This Week in Science History saw, in 1993, the discovery by a team in America of the single gene involved in Huntington’s disease; a neurodegenerative disorder. Sarah Castor-Perry explains more...