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Naked Scientists NewsFLASH episode

Mon, 3rd Dec 2012

Icy Life and Slimy Fibres

The McMurdo Dry Valleys (c) NASA/GSFC/METI/ERSDAC/JAROS, and U.S./Japan ASTER Science Team

In this NewsFlash, we find out how the Grand Canyon may be older than we thought, why hagfish can provide future fibres and we discover the icy ecosystem in an Antarctic lake...

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In this edition of Naked Scientists NewsFLASH

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  • 00:21 - Grand Canyon could be much older than previously thought

    America’s Grand Canyon could be a lot older than previously thought – ancient enough that dinosaurs could have strolled down it...

  • 04:02 - Overcoming cunning cancer cells

    Drug resistance is a major problem when it comes to treating cancer - in many cases, chemotherapy drugs work in the short term, but the tumours become resistant to treatment and keep growing. Now a team of researchers have identified an entirely new mechanism by which cancer ce...



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