NewsFLASH

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

14 March 2011

This week, how nano-diamonds can help fight cancers, co-operating elephants and tiny digital cameras. We bring you up...

07 March 2011

This week, a new discovery suggesting that the chemistry of life could have come to Earth in a meteorite, how foetal...

28 February 2011

In this NewsFlash, we find out what a rare, self-healing skin tumour can tell us about more common cancers, explore the...

21 February 2011

In this NewsFlash, we'll find out how an isolated population of people in Ecuador may hold the genetic key to a...

14 February 2011

In this NewsFlash, the fossil evidence that the famous human ancestor Lucy - Australopithecus afarensis - had arched...

07 February 2011

In this NewsFlash, we meet the new species of malaria-carrying mosquito, explore new artificial arteries and find out...

31 January 2011

In this NewsFlash, we find out why our model of the circadian clock might be wrong, how the bacteria that live inside a...

24 January 2011

In this NewsFlash from the Naked Scientists, news of a novel way to neutralise HIV, researchers uncover how brains...

17 January 2011

In this NewsFlash, we discover a faster and cheaper way to make bespoke computer chips, find out how stem cells can...

11 January 2011

How an IVF study could lead to a test to predict the treatment's outcome, how a woman's tears can manipulate...

20 December 2010

In this week's NewsFlash we find out about ice volcanoes on Titan, get a new insight into the Sun's cycle and...

13 December 2010

In this NewsFlash, we find out how graphene has been used to build a new high density ultracapacitor which could allow...

06 December 2010

In this NewsFlash, we find out why pandemic 'flu seems to kill the least vulnerable, how parasitic worms treat...

29 November 2010

In this NewsFlash we explore the link between jetlag and forgetfulness, discover a moon with an oxygen atmosphere, and...

22 November 2010

In this NewsFlash, we find out how lasers can cut complications in cataract surgery, why some people are allergic to...

15 November 2010

In this NewsFlash, we discover that happiness is in the here and now, as thinking about something other than the task...

08 November 2010

In this NewsFlash, we find out how tumours suppress the immune system, to allow their growth to go un-checked. Plus,...

01 November 2010

A new technique can make waterproof coatings survive the wash, and how thinking of Marylin Monroe gave scientists a...

26 October 2010

In this NewsFlash, we find out how bitter taste receptors in the lungs could lead to new asthma treatments, how our...

18 October 2010

In this NewsFlash, we discover the new potential vaccine against TB, hear the story of the comet that never was and a...

11 October 2010

In this week's NewsFlash, we'll hear how the Census of Marine Life found that the oceans are much more...

04 October 2010

It's a bumper crop of "firsts" in this NewsFlash, as we discover the first habitable exoplanet and the...

27 September 2010

In this NewsFlash, we'll hear how the process of nerve repair could help some cancers to spread, how Multiple...

20 September 2010

In this NewsFlash, we discover we can read the history of the solar system in the surface of the Moon, the mechanism...