Naked Scientists Podcast

Naked Scientists episode

Tue, 27th Sep 2016

A Little Light Relief

Light shining through a leaf (c)

This week we’re in for a little light relief, as we explore how light-based technologies are delivering a brighter future in medicine and beyond. Plus, in the news, a new gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy, scientists make sonic holograms, and the most accurate reconstruction of a dinosaur yet.

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  • 01:07 - Genetic test for heart disease

    A new genetic test may allow us to start treating heart disease years before any symptoms emerge.

  • 05:40 - Sound holograms

    We've all heard of holograms that use light, but what about a sound hologram that allows you to move particles without touching them?



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