A Week In Science – 5 July 2013
Media coverage of this week’s stories
Stemming blood loss using electricity – Article from The Australian
Method for human head transplants proposed – Article from Australian Popular Science
New material for storing energy – Article from ABC Science
Aerosol pollution reduced rainfall, and clean air may increase rainfall – Article from The Age
H7N9 particularly suited for jumping form birds to humans – Article from LiveScience
Human liver grown from stem cells – Article from News.com.au
Military sonar affects blue whales – Article from NBC News
Academic papers featured
Mandel Y et al., Vasoconstriction by Electrical Stimulation: New Approach to Control of Non-Compressible Haemorrhage, Scientific Reports; 3 : 2111; 2013
Canavero S ., HEAVEN: The head anastomosis venture Project outline for the first human head transplantation with spinal linkage (GEMINI), SNI: NEUROSURGICAL DEVELOPMENTS ON THE HORIZON; 4:335; 2013
Hu W et al., Electron-pinned defect-dipoles for high-performance colossal permittivity materials, Nature Materials; 2013
Wu P et al., Anthropogenic impact on Earth’s hydrological cycle , Nature Climate Change; 2013
Zhou J et al., Biological features of novel avian influenza A (H7N9) virus , Nature; 2013
Takebe T et al., Vascularized and functional human liver from an iPSC-derived organ bud transplant , Nature; 499:7456 ; 2013
Goldbogen J et al., Blue whales respond to simulated mid-frequency military sonar , Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences; 280:1765; 2013
DeRuiter S et al., First direct measurements of behavioural responses by Cuvier’s beaked whales to mid-frequency active (MFA) sonar , Biology Letters; 9:4; 2013
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