NewsFLASH

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

13 September 2010

In this NewsFlash, we hear how scientists have created self cleaning solar panels using Mars Lander technology, how...

26 July 2010

In this NewsFlash, we hear how Sphagnum moss spores travel on smoke rings, explore a new way to capture carbon,...

20 July 2010

In this NewsFlash, we hear how scientists have created Malaria-free mosquitoes, how hostile bacteria in the Arctic can...

12 July 2010

In this NewsFlash, we hear how the proton appears to be smaller than we thought, prompting a reevaluation of some...

05 July 2010

In this NewsFlash, we hear about the melanoma stem cells that fuel the growth of tumours, the genes that could mean you...

28 June 2010

We find out why size matters in bird beaks, how plant roots cope with competition, and what astronomers can learn about...

21 June 2010

We hear how researchers have caught swine flu in the act of mutating in this NewsFlash, as well as discovering how...

14 June 2010

In this NewsFlash, we discover how sharks sniff out a snack, the genes that stop you from waking up to eat and the...

07 June 2010

How often do you clean your teeth? In this week's NewsFlash, we find out why clean teeth might mean a healthy...

31 May 2010

We explore the oily threat to Tuna and a newly discovered way that blood vessels in the brain clear a blockage in this...

24 May 2010

In this NewsFlash, we explore the biofuel hope from the Burning Bush, the battle between Staphylococcus species and the...

17 May 2010

In this NewsFlash, we find out how to detect the brain activity when you see a familiar face and why genetically...

10 May 2010

We hear how Herschel witnessed the birth of stars in this NewsFlash, as well as exploring the Neanderthal genome and...

03 May 2010

This week, we hear how the first amphibian genome helps to fill the vertebrate family tree, meet the colourful fish...

26 April 2010

In this NewsFlash, we find out how we may soon be able to predict the Asian monsoon - one of the most important weather...

13 April 2010

In this Newsflash, we find out about a new species of early human, active volcanoes on Venus, sushi-digesting genes...

29 March 2010

In this Newsflash, we find out why the Asian monsoon season sends pollutants into the stratosphere, a new electrical...

22 March 2010

In this week's NewsFlash, a new way to finger criminals using the trail of bacteria they leave behind, combating...

15 March 2010

This week; we hear about octopodes having temper tantrums when exposed to HDTV, explore why some people are genetically...

08 March 2010

On this week's NewsFlash, the gene combination that's perfect for tuberculosis, the methane time-bomb ticking...

01 March 2010

We explore the secret messages that fish send in ultra-violet and a genetic trick to stop Dengue getting off the ground...

22 February 2010

In this NewsFlash, how a simple intervention could cut child deaths in the developing world by more than 30 percent, a...

15 February 2010

In this NewsFlash, we explore how laser sensitive nanoparticles can help to identify tumours, what the genome of a 4000...

08 February 2010

We discover how sperm get turned on, how researchers can recreate colourful dinosaurs and how painstaking genetic...