Super-Waterproof Coats and Thoughts of Marylin Monroe
In this week's NewsFlash, we find out how a new technique can make waterproof coatings that survive the wash, why pancreatic cancer is hard to spot and how one in five Sun-like stars may have Earth like planets. Plus, a new graphene based transistor amplifier, and how thinking of Marylin Monroe can give us insights into the brain.
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New way of making washing machine resistant waterproof cotton fabric.
Scientists studying tumour samples pancreatic cancer victims have made a surprising discovery - the disease appears to take a very long time to develop before it begins to spread.
Dr Andrew Howard explains how their observations suggest that up to one in five stars like our Sun may have Earth-like planets orbiting them. We find out why this doesn't increase the likelihood of finding life, but may make us question some of the theories about planet formati...
New form of graphene based reconfigurable transistor has been developed.
In a study that informs our understanding of how the brain allocates attention to different stimuli, scientists have successfully enabled human volunteers to choose between images on a computer screen just by altering their thoughts.