Ever Seen an Elephant Run?
In this NewsFlash, we explore how laser sensitive nanoparticles can help to identify tumours, what the genome of a 4000 year old man reveals about human migrations and the physics of a jogging elephant! Plus, we find out what seismologists can learn from the recent earthquake in Haiti.
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Scientists have developed a new way to detect cancer cells in blood using laser-sensitive magnetic nanoparticles...
Surprising as it sounds, scientists at the University of Copenhagen have decoded the genome sequence of an ancient human using hair samples recovered from the permafrost at an archaeological site in Greenland.
High speed elephants have a very strange gait, but do they actually run?
NASA launches the Solar Dynamics Observatory to monitor the sun in an unprecidented way...
Scientists have discovered how baby sea turtles move so rapidly across sandy beaches...
James Jackson explains how satellites can look for changes in landscapes following earthquakes. Spotting patterns in the activity could provide a means to predict future events...