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Naked Scientists NewsFLASH episode

Sun, 14th Sep 2008

Spy Planes, Spam Filters and Space Bugs

The Naked Scientists News Flash (c)

In the very first Naked Scientists News Flash, we find out how unmanned spy-planes can speed up medical diagnoses in rural countries, how Internet anti-spam technology is helping to interpret ancient manuscripts, and the first water bears in orbit - how tardigrades survived a trip into space, without a suit!  Plus, we hear how the human heart can be pre-conditioned to cope better with a heart attack, and the plans for a giant Solar Power Tower in Nambia.

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In this edition of Naked Scientists NewsFLASH

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  • 17:21 - The Super Solar Power Tower

    A new proposal for an absolutely massive solar power tower in Namibia forces the issue of electricity in Africa - Christina Scott discusses the energy options...



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