Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

June 18, 1996
New UV Lamp Zaps Bugs In Industrial Fluids
A new lamp that produces potent ultraviolet emission has been developed for treating industrial fluids, such as those used in machining, bilge water and liquids from other sources.

Astronomer Finds Evidence Of Binary Black Holes
From studying the velocities of gases surrounding blackholes in distant galaxies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln astronomer Martin Gaskell has found evidence that pairs of giant black holes exist in many galaxies.

Chair-Mounted Split Keyboard Helps Reduce Typing Risks
Although expensive and complicated to adjust, a split keyboard mounted onto the arms of a worker's chair can help reduce a typist's risk of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and other cumulative trauma disorders, according to a new Cornell University study.

New Colorectal Cancer Treatment Available
For the first time in nearly 40 years there is a promising new drug in the United States approved by the FDA for the treatment of colorectal cancer. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to