New Flu and Bomb Proof Curtains
We hear how researchers have caught swine flu in the act of mutating in this NewsFlash, as well as discovering how migrating humans carried parasites out of Africa, a new gene therapy for HIV and why females are more likely to suffer the effects of stress. Plus, bomb proof curtains that expand when they're stretched!
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Scientists monitoring pigs in Hong Kong have spotted human H1N1 swine flu rearranging its genes.
Research has shown that one of the deadliest strains of malaria travelled with early humans as they left Africa and colonised Asia...
Scientists have found a way to use gene therapy to combat HIV infection.
Researchers in Philadelphia have found that there is a difference at the molecular level between how male and female brains deal with a particular stress hormone, which could explain why women are more prone to stress or anxiety related illnesses like post traumatic stress disor...
A new type of blast-proof curtain that gets thicker, not thinner, when stretched is being developed to provide better protection from the effects of bomb explosions.