Sending Cheese into Space
In this NewsFlash, we find out how graphene has been used to build a new high density ultracapacitor which could allow electric cars to charge in minutes. We also discover how bees' see the world, how slow clearence of a protein in the brain may lead to Alzheimer's disease and why glider pilots should be paying more attention to falcons. Plus, we learn about a new exoplanet that has led astronomers to question theories of planetary formation and we celebrate the first chunk of cheese to make it into space.
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A new extra high density ultracapacitor has been built with a similar energy density to batteries.
A new database could help to establish how bees see flowers, helping researchers understand more about bees, one of the world’s most important pollinators...
Alzheimer's disease is a common cause of cognitive decline among elderly people. An estimated one in every five adults over the age of 80 is affected and will develop a range of symptoms including memory loss. The cause of the disease is a build up in the brain of a protein cal...
The strategies uesd by falcons may be useful for glider pilots and unmanned air vehicles
Observations made by the Keck telescope in Hawaii have confirmed a fourth planet orbiting a nearby star but have thrown current theories of planetary formation into doubt...
An American entrepreneur launches a cheese into space