NewsFLASH

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

20 July 2009

On this NewsFlash, we hear how learning about a reward is a reward in itself and how a jockey's stance can shave...

13 July 2009

On this weeks Newsflash we hear how the development of salt-tolerant GM crops could help to feed the world and how...

06 July 2009

In this Naked Scientists NewsFlash, we find out how to fight Fido's fleas with a fungus and why stressed men take...

29 June 2009

On this week's News Flash, we find out what Margaret Thatcher's face can tell us how monkeys recognize each...

22 June 2009

On this NewsFlash, we find out how sneaky tentacled snakes catch fish through cunning, how pieces of RNA could switch...

15 June 2009

In this week's NewsFlash, we discover how storms create slow earthquakes and how a local star, Betelgeuse, could...

08 June 2009

In this week's NewsFlash, we find out why giggling gorillas can tell us how laughter evolved, how shining squid...

01 June 2009

On this week's NewsFlash we hear how the Arctic Circle could contain far more oil and natural gas than originally...

25 May 2009

On this week's NewsFlash, the nano-scale media storage that will last a billion years, the toxic bite of the...

18 May 2009

On this week's NewsFlash, we discover a viral cause of hypertension, find out how bees stick to petals like velcro...

11 May 2009

In this NewsFlash, we find out how a diet of glycerol makes yeast live longer, how microbes in mosquitoes can block...

04 May 2009

On this week's NewsFlash, we explore a way to make injections painless, find out why lithium in the water supply...

27 April 2009

In this NewsFlash, we find out why dolphins spit for their dinner, how every cloud may have a lead lining and how the...

20 April 2009

In this week's NewsFlash, we find out how a giant parachute could help avoid satellite collisions, why the...

13 April 2009

We find out how a cocktail of chemicals in Black Fly saliva could offer a cure for River Blindness, discover that...

06 April 2009

As the Naked Scientists were all tied up in SciFest Africa this week, there's no roundup of this weeks news....

30 March 2009

This week, we find out how artificial DNA could tell us about the origins of life, discover a way to identify those...

23 March 2009

On this week's NewsFlash we discover a promising treatment for Parkinson's disease, find out why eating fish...

16 March 2009

On this week's NewsFlash, an insight into the neurological basis of dyslexia, clouds of killer copper dust and...

09 March 2009

In this week's NewsFlash we find out why the Amazon rainforest could become a carbon criminal, a new way to...

02 March 2009

This week's NewsFlash sees celestial bulldozers, fossilised footprints and the first fish to ever have sex. Plus,...

23 February 2009

In this NewsFlash we find out how to build a tolerance to peanuts and beat allergies, discover how fat the dinosaurs...

16 February 2009

For this week's NewsFlash, we hear about a new drug that helps heart failure patients to be more active, explore...

09 February 2009

On this weeks NewsFlash, we discover the caterpillar that tricks it's ant hosts into treating it like royalty,...