Science NewsFLASH

Naked Scientists NewsFLASH episode

Mon, 10th Aug 2009

Malaria, Orchids, Hornets and Coral

European hornet with the remnants of a honey bee. (c) Richard Bartz, Munich aka Makro Freak

On this week's newsflash, we hear how the malaria parasite fools the foetal immune system, how orchids mimic bees to take advantage of hornets, and how a chemical from corals could treat neuropathic pain.  Plus, we look back to this week in science history, and the first synthesis of Aspirin.

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