Why Sight Suffers in Space
In this NewsFlash, we find out why some astronauts' sight suffers in space, explore the pressure for better prostate cancer screening and discover that nanoparticles may turn bacteria into superbugs! Plus, how your gut learns to tell food from foe..
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Head scans of astronauts have shown signs of raised intracranial pressure affecting their eyes and pituitary glands, new research has revealed.
March is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, but we still don't have a reliable screening test. A new study highlights the urgent need to develop better tools for detecting aggressive prostate cancers at an early stage, while avoiding unnecessary treatment...
Scientists reveal how the intestine distinguishes harmless food items from potentially harmful bacteria or parasites...
Nanoparticles used routinely in wastewater cleanups can encourage bacteria to breed superbugs, new research has shown. The findings could have major implications for the way in which sewage should be processed in order to prevent the appearance of bacteria equipped to resist ev...
Interacting drugs, mopping up nuclear waste, treating manic depression by strengthening the body clock and depriving flies of sex