Dancing Birds and Painless Injections
On this week's NewsFlash, we explore a way to make injections painless, find out why lithium in the water supply could help mood stability and discover which animals have got natural rhythm. Plus, what we can learn from Swine 'flu DNA, and how this week in science history saw a breakthrough for the digital revolution.
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People are concerned about swine influenza from Mexico but surely more answers than any can be obtained by sequencing the virus and understanding what its genetic story is...
Stephan Zielinski has made his own viral music from swine flu using a simple sequence of amino acids found in swine flu proteins...
This week in science history saw, in 1952, the inventor Geoffrey Dummer present his idea of the integrated circuit, now an essential component of all modern computers. Sarah Castor-Perry explains more...