Farming, Flying and Inflamed Hearts
In this NewsFlash, we hear how farming migrated across Europe, how distant supernovae affect diversity of life on Earth, and the role of DNA and inflammation in heart failure. Plus, we home in on the parts of the pigeon brain responsible for sensing magnetic fields...
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One of archaeology's greatest questions, "did farming move across Europe with knowledge or people?" is now closer to being answered.
The timings of supernova explosions close to Earth marry up with epochs in the planet's history when the diversity of life altered dramatically, suggesting that we may owe our existence to the deaths of nearby stars...
DNA released by damaged heart cells triggers inflammation and cardiac failure, new reseach has shown.
Scientists have detected the parts of a pigeon's brain that enable it to use the Earth's magnetic field to navigate, new research has revealed...
Imaging human tissue in 3 dimensions, a potential drug to treat autism, how wind turbines are affecting local temperatures and the benefits of perseverance by low ranking meerkats...