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Each week we take a look at what's hot in the world of Science.

Each week we take a look at what's hot in the world of Science.
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Barrington, United Kingdom

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Each week we take a look at what's hot in the world of Science.

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English

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Dr. Chris Smith The Naked Scientists 36 West Green Barrington Cambridgeshire CB2 5SA +44 (0) 7092 01 96 9


Episodes

Engineering a Biological Pacemaker - Naked Scientists NewsFLASH - 17.12.12

12/16/2012
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In this Naked Scientists NewsFlash, we find out how gene therapy can engineer a biological pacemaker, and discover the surprisingly simple solution to Box Jellyfish stings. Plus, remnants of 7000 year old cheese and solving the mystery of ultra-luminous x-ray sources.

Duration:00:21:23

Heath Benefits of Bearing Babies - Naked Scientists NewsFLASH - 10.12.12

12/9/2012
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In this Naked Scientists NewsFlash, we hear how parenthood can extend your lifespan and discover the genetic recipe for a red blood cell. Plus, repairing damaged hearts with micro RNA, and a new way to share scientific information...

Duration:00:25:12

Icy Life and Slimy Fibres - Naked Scientists NewsFLASH - 03.12.12

12/2/2012
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In this NewsFlash, we find out how the Grand Canyon may be older than we thought, why hagfish can provide future fibres and we discover the icy ecosystem in an Antarctic lake...

Duration:00:17:44

3D Printing Replacement Cartilage - Naked Scientists NewsFLASH - 26.11.12

11/25/2012
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In this week's Naked Scientists NewsFlash we find out why general health checks are generally unhelpful, how nanotech can make steam from sunlight and the discovery of "white noise" for your nose. Plus, how a new technique can print replacement cartilage in 3D...

Duration:00:21:25

A DNA Detective Story - Naked Scientists NewsFLASH - 19.11.12

11/18/2012
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In this NewsFlash, how DNA sequencing identified an unsuspecting carrier of MRSA, why light at night makes mice depressed and a lonely rogue planet. Plus, a potential gene therapy cure for epilepsy...

Duration:00:20:28

What is Ash Dieback? - Naked Scientists NewsFLASH - 12.11.12

11/11/2012
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In this NewsFlash - Ancient Arrowheads in Africa, a working lung-on-a-chip disease model and the disease attacking european Ash trees...

Duration:00:20:00

Chatty Elephants and Cancer News - Naked Scientists NewsFLASH - 05.11.12

11/4/2012
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Can Koshik the elephant speak Korean? How have fireflies inspired better LEDs? How can medical tape be made less dangerous? Find out in this Naked Scientists' NewsFlash! Plus, a new technique to watch cancer cells spreading, and the pros and cons of breast cancer screening...

Duration:00:20:35

Bacterial Cocktail Sees Off C. Diff - Naked Scientists NewsFLASH - 29.10.12

10/28/2012
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In this week's Naked Scientists NewsFlash, how 3-parent IVF can correct mitochondrial faults, why dung beetles stand on their balls and a bacterial cocktail to see off C. diff.

Duration:00:22:52

Flashy Fish and A Vaccine for Herpes - Naked Scientists NewsFLASH - 22.10.12

10/21/2012
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In this NewsFlash, how fish defy the laws of physics, a new vaccine strategy against herpes, and how the brain responds to hunger. Plus, the affect of pesticides on bees, a roundup of science headlines and we chat to Matt Parker, the Stand Up Mathematician, about the Festival of the Spoken Nerd...

Duration:00:25:30

Long Lived Eunuchs and DNA in Mum's Brain - Naked Scientists NewsFLASH - 01.10.12

9/30/2012
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In this NewsFlash, we hear why Eunuchs live longer lives and how a laundry detergent additive could convert clothes into pollution busting air filters. Plus, finding foetal DNA in a mother's brain and the neurological basis for positive bias.

Duration:00:23:40

Contamination from Curiosity and Beating Bad Memories - Naked Scientists NewsFLASH - 24.09.12

9/23/2012
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In this NewsFlash, how to take the fear out of a bad memory, why Curiosity may contaminate Mars and an IgNobel Prize for the physics of ponytails, or Hairodynamics...

Duration:00:22:49

The Brightest Object in Nature and Facebook at the Polls - Naked Scientists NewsFLASH - 17.09.12

9/16/2012
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What is the brightest object in nature? In this NewsFlash, we discover how an African fruit outshines the competition. Plus, stem cells restore hearing to deaf gerbils, how facebook alters voting behaviour, and why so many supernovae are obscured by clouds of dust...

Duration:00:21:55

Wheelchair Basketball, Earliest Arctic Settlements, the 'Other' BSA - Naked Scientists NewsFLASH - 10.09.12

9/9/2012
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In this NewsFlash, we look at improving wheelchair design for paralympic wheelchair basketball players, the link between movement and the perception of time, and uncovering the earliest Arctic settlements. Plus, we go to the 'other' BSA, the British Society of Audiology Conference in Nottingham, to hear all about what's new in auditory science.

Duration:00:21:08

Early Lumberjacks, Local Dark Matter & Heart Repair - Naked Scientists NewsFLASH - 13.08.12

8/12/2012
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In this NewsFlash, we explore evidence for the earliest lumberjacks, discover the dark matter lurking in our location, and find out how a nano-scaffold can help repair a broken heart. Plus, an electrical trick to stop a seizure in its tracks...

Duration:00:21:48

Black Holes and Purring Elephants - Naked Scientists NewsFLASH - 06.08.12

8/5/2012
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In this NewsFlash, we uncover the violent history of hot Jupiters and shed light on Black Holes. Plus, we ask if Elephants can purr, find out why females live longer, and discover the robot with a tail!

Duration:00:22:18

Lying Eyes and Silky Chemical Cocoons - Naked Scientists NewsFLASH - 16.07.12

7/15/2012
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Do your eyes give you away when you lie? In this NewsFlash, we'll explore the evidence for the idea that gaze direction can be used to spot a falsehood, as well as discover the dark, starless galaxies of the early universe. Plus, locating the cellular compasses needed for magnetic navigation and why cocooning drugs in silk can keep them active for longer, without the use of a fridge...

Duration:00:23:01

Busting Blood Clots with Nanotechnology - Naked Scientists NewsFLASH - 09.07.12

7/8/2012
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In this NewsFlash, we hear how a breath of bicarbonate might cut infections related to Cystic Fibrosis, discover a nano-technological solution to dangerous blood clots, and examine the astronomical mystery of the disappearing dust cloud. Plus, a new way to think about explosives and, of course, the potential discovery of the Higgs boson!

Duration:00:24:53

Warm-Blooded Dinosaurs and Locked-In Communication - Naked Scientists NewsFLASH - 02.07.12

7/1/2012
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How can you communicate when you can't move a muscle? In this NewsFlash, we discover a new way to communicate with patients suffering "locked in" syndrome, ask if one heart attack begets another, and examine the evidence for warm-blooded dinosaurs...

Duration:00:24:10

Raindrop Traps and Microbes for Immunity - Naked Scientists NewsFLASH - 25.06.12

6/25/2012
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This week, how microbes make for a healthy immune system, how pitcher plants use raindrops to trap their prey and a new way to block degenerative diseases such as Huntington's disease. Plus, we go online to identify the most influential people in the World around us and discover the transmission potential of H5N1, how natural selection is being used to compose music and the world's first 50 gigapixel camera!

Duration:00:23:16

New Veins and Voyager's New Frontiers - Naked Scientists NewsFLASH - 18.06.12

6/17/2012
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In this NewsFlash, we wave goodbye to Voyager as it leaves the solar system, and say hello to the first replacement vein engineered from a patient's own stem cells. Plus, evidence that the western Amazon basin has always been wild and empty, and how exam boards are pushing improve education.

Duration:00:23:58