NewsFLASH

Science news round-up, from the Naked Scientists...

24 October 2011

This week we hear how seaweed is making coral sea-sick, how anti-virals could be used to treat Alzheimers disease, get...

17 October 2011

In this NewsFlash, why a high protein diet stops you from snacking, the protein "restraining order"...

10 October 2011

We explore the neurological basis of boundless optimism in this Naked Scientists NewsFlash, so fill your glasses to the...

03 October 2011

This week, how analysing tweets can gauge the mood of people around the world, a new way to predict someone's risk...

26 September 2011

This week, the hunter becomes the hunted in a new discovery with beetle larvae and we find out how computer simulation...

19 September 2011

In this NewsFlash, we hear how computer gamers can help to solve scientific puzzles, why you not be as good as you...

12 September 2011

This week, how computer design helps surgeons reconstruct breasts, why mammalian cells modified to contain a single set...

05 September 2011

This week, a computer model of the heart that could test new cardiac drugs, ancient evidence of antibiotic resistance...

22 August 2011

We discover diamonds in candle flames in this week's Naked Scientists NewsFlash, but sadly, only a few atoms...

15 August 2011

In this NewsFlash, we meet the deep-sea microbes that feed on the hydrogen from hydrothermal vents, and discover a...

08 August 2011

We'll find out how vampire bats home in on hot blood in this week's& NewsFlash!& Also, we explore the...

27 June 2011

In this week's Naked Scientists NewsFlash, a new TB vaccination that stands out on it's own, how babies make...

20 June 2011

In this NewsFlash, scientists spot a black hole tearing a star apart, the confusion caused by Comet Hartley 2, and how...

13 June 2011

A new source of cells to repair damaged hearts as well as a way to tailor make hearing aids...

06 June 2011

This week, how increasing CO2 levels could stop fish from finding a home and new insight into how sunspots keep warm....

31 May 2011

This week, how humans locate themselves using echolocation, an attractive new prospect for magnetic materials and a new...

23 May 2011

In this NewsFlash - how we learn geometry without ever entering a classroom, how gossip changes the way we look at the...

16 May 2011

In this NewsFlash, tailor made proteins that bind to 'flu viruses, the largest gathering of whale sharks in the...

09 May 2011

In this NewsFlash, how box jellyfish navigate by seeing the shape of the objects above them, why researchers have...

18 April 2011

In NewsFlash this week, how ums and ahs can boost a baby's learning power, how mankind talked his way out of...

11 April 2011

In this NewsFlash, how gut bugs alter your risk of heart disease, increasing efficiency by adding flaps to wind...

04 April 2011

In this NewsFlash, why the Pioneer anomaly is not so anomalous, how a dose of cortisol can cut fear of heights, and how...

28 March 2011

In this NewsFlash, how wind speeds over the oceans are changing, successful synthesis of sperm cells and getting under...

21 March 2011

In this NewsFlash, we discover the role quartz plays in making mountain ranges, celebrate MESSENGER going successfully...