Cutting Edge

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20071003

4/6.

Wendy Sadler and Gilbert John meet the doctors giving victims of bronchitis and emphysema some revolutionary new advice, the scientists who say that there's worse to come than the sodden summer of 2007, and the researchers who've pinpointed the gene which determines when your time is up.

20071007

5/6.

Gilbert John and Wendy Sadler delve into the discoveries being made by scientists and researchers across Wales.

The secrets of the amazing machine more valuable than the Mona Lisa, salvaged from a 2000-year-old Mediterranean shipwreck; the battle to beat one of the most common cancers in Wales; the fish oil that can boost brainpower; and why there's nothing new about 'global warming'.

20071014

6/6.

Wendy Sadler and Gilbert John report on the latest scientific breakthroughs in Wales.

In this edition, Welsh doctors discover the connection between asthma, mould and mites in homes; how a 'patient simulator' will help tomorrow's surgeons; and the electronic robot that could patrol hospital wards instead of nurses.

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In the run up to the London Olympics, Welsh researchers are investigating athletes and drug-cheats.

In West Wales, human trials of a new compound that could cut the risks of radiotherapy are starting.

Plus why tomorrow's newspapers won't need paper and won't need to be printed.

With Gilbert John and Wendy Sadler

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A report on how the dance drug ecstasy is wiping out the memories of thousands of Welsh teenagers, and how a new type of paint could help homes generate their own power.

Plus, taking the dread out of dentistry - the new treatment that does away with drilling and filling.

With Gilbert John and Wendy Sadler

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Wendy Sadler and Gilbert John meet the doctors giving victims of bronchitis and emphysema some revolutionary new advice, the scientists who say that there's worse to come than the sodden summer of 2007, and the researchers who've pinpointed the gene which determines when your time is up.

0520071010

The secrets of the amazing machine more valuable than the Mona Lisa, salvaged from a 2000-year-old Mediterranean shipwreck; the battle to beat one of the most common cancers in Wales; the fish oil that can boost brainpower; and why there's nothing new about 'global warming'.

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In this edition, Welsh doctors discover the connection between asthma, mould and mites in homes; how a 'patient simulator' will help tomorrow's surgeons; and the electronic robot that could patrol hospital wards instead of nurses.