New Veins and Voyager's New Frontiers
In this NewsFlash, we wave goodbye to Voyager as it leaves the solar system, and say hello to the first replacement vein engineered from a patient's own stem cells. Plus, evidence that the western Amazon basin has always been wild and empty, and how exam boards are pushing improve education.
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Voyager 1, launched in the 70s, appears to be leaving the solar system
Is science education up to scratch? Universities have complained that the A-Level curriculum doesn't prepare students for a degree, so exam boards are taking a stand to improve education...
A study, published in the journal Science this week, has found that Pre-Columbian populations tended to avoid settling in the western Amazon basin, while the eastern and some of the central areas were much more densely populated. Much debate has centred around the effect of Euro...
The first replacement tissue-engineered vein grown from a patient's own stem cells has been successfully transplanted into a 10-year-old Swedish girl.
How music can make children more empathetic, the electrical charge of cracked materials, the slow extinction of the wooly mammoth and the benefits of spitting seeds in Israel...