Elizabeth Eaton

All Stories by Elizabeth Eaton

  1. Chemistry

    Steady heartbeats may depend on white blood cells

    Biologists have just found a new role for germ-fighting white blood cells. In the heart they appear to serve as pacemakers so that the heart beats regularly.

  2. Tech

    Fleets of flying robots could pollinate crops

    Tiny flying drones use patches of sticky hair to capture pollen. One day they might join bees in pollinating crops.

  3. Environment

    Heart risks seen in regular vapers

    New symptoms show up in regular e-cigarette users. They suggest vapers are putting themselves at elevated risk of heart disease