NewsFLASH

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

01 February 2010

We'll hear how a scanning technique can home in on the biochemical signature of prostate cancer in this Naked...

25 January 2010

In this NewsFlash, we find out how infected cells increase the rate of infection, how plants choose their pollenators...

18 January 2010

This week, we hear about a new way to grow stem cells from umbilical cord blood, find out why rare things are hard to...

11 January 2010

In this NewsFlash, we find out why light makes migraines more painful, how cleaner fish keep each other in check and...

21 December 2009

In this NewsFlash we hear about a breakthrough in cancer genetics, how Jason the submersible caught a deep sea volcano...

14 December 2009

In this Newsflash, we discover why soy cuts cancer recurrence rates and how a case of mistaken identity spells trouble...

07 December 2009

In this week's NewsFlash, we find out how to capture carbon in Metal Organic Frameworks, or MOFs, discuss progress...

30 November 2009

in this NewsFlash, we'll be hearing about the camouflaged plant that doesn't need the Sun, a power plant that...

16 November 2009

On this week's Naked Scientists NewsFlash, how the smell of old books can help to preserve them, deleting old...

09 November 2009

In this NewsFlash, we discover a new extra-fast and super-cheap way to sequence the human genome, the science of eating...

02 November 2009

In this NewsFlash, how researchers have found the genes to turn stem cells into sperm and eggs, the world's...

27 October 2009

On this week's Naked Scientists NewsFlash, we hear about the nerve cells in the ear that make loud sounds painful...

19 October 2009

On this week's NewsFlash, we discover how the rate of mutation changes in lab-bench evolution, how looming sounds...

12 October 2009

In this NewsFlash we hear how the genes of squished insects on your windscreen could help monitor biodiversity, take a...

05 October 2009

In this NewsFlash, we discuss the role of aspirin in the 1918 Spanish flu epidemic, how recession could be healthy and...

28 September 2009

This week, we find out how alcohol effects perception of risk vs reward in the adolescent brain and discover how...

21 September 2009

In the news this week; how green tea builds strong bones, the genes of prostate cancer, biofuels increasing ocean dead...

14 September 2009

In the NewsFlash this week - the relationship between infections and prostate cancer, genetic secrets of plant...

07 September 2009

On this week's NewsFlash, we hear how antibodies from long term HIV patients could provide clues for new vaccine...

24 August 2009

In this weeks NewsFlash we hear how protein mimics can be used to fight HIV, that just one gene is the key to fighting...

17 August 2009

On this week's newsflash, we hear how tiny spherical 'nanobees' can be used to treat cancer, how humans...

10 August 2009

On this week's newsflash, we hear how the malaria parasite fools the foetal immune system, how orchids mimic bees...

03 August 2009

This week, we hear how shrimp shells could catalyse biodiesel production, the physics behind regular raindrops and how...

27 July 2009

On this week's NewsFlash, we find out why an earthquake has put Giant Pandas in peril and how our lungs, and not...