How the Heart Got its Arteries
In this Newsflash, we find out why the Asian monsoon season sends pollutants into the stratosphere, a new electrical technique for desalination and why swine flu spared the older generation. Plus, new understanding of the genesis of coronary arteries.
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A paper published in the journal science shows that pollution in Asia gets pushed up into the stratosphere by hitching a ride on the monsoon...
A new way of delsalinating and cleaning water has been developed electrically rather than using hight pressure or temperature.
Research looking at the shape of the H1N1 pandemic flu virus has revealed why seasonal flu vaccines don't offer any protection, but also suggests why the older generation are more likely to have immunity to the pandemic virus.
A way of learning from snail shells to make stronger tougher materials
Researchers have overturned a 100-year-old misunderstanding about how the arteries that supply the heart with blood first develop, and this could be used to re-grow the damages that give rise to a heart attack...