Blindness, Bees and Breast Milk
Gene therapy for blindness, more efficient engines, extinct tortoises and the numeracy of bees all make an appearance in this week's Naked Scientists NewsFlash. Plus, we hear about how gold nanoparticles show antibodies travelling from breast milk to baby's blood, and a new facility in Uganda could supply affordable HIV drugs across Africa.
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This week researchers have taken a step closer to using gene therapy for treating a type of inherited blindness.
Subjecting your diesel engine to a high voltage could improve the efficiency by 20%...
A species of giant tortoise that was thought to have gone extinct over a hundred years ago may in fact not be lost forever...
Scientists have shown that bees can count up to 4...
We know that antibodies must pass from breastmilk to baby's blood, but only now have scientists watched one in the process, using a gold nanoparticle to shine a light on how it works...