Science News and Coffee Wilt Disease

05 February 2010
Presented by Meera Senthilingam.


This week we find out why it may be beneficial to run barefoot, how new high-tech scanners could home in on cancers and how scientists have identified the proteins that keep our nerve cells alive. We also investigate how scientists in Uganda are fighting the Coffee Wilt fungus by creating resistant coffee plants and cloning them for mass distribution. Plus, we find out the best way to dry your laundry, in Question of the Week!


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