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Naked Scientists NewsFLASH episode

Sun, 12th Apr 2009

Black Fly Spit and Suspicious Jackdaws

Adult Black Fly (Simulium yahense) with (Onchocerca volvulus) emerging from the insect's antenna.  (c) United States Department of Agriculture

We find out how a cocktail of chemicals in Black Fly saliva could offer a cure for River Blindness, discover that Jackdaws know when they're being watched, and that Chimps exchange meat for sex!  Plus, Sarah Castor-Perry explores this week in science history...

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