Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

August 12, 1996
Bark Beetle Infestation Spurs Multifaceted Study
A beetle infestation near Lake Tahoe, Nev., may lead to a better understanding of pre-European contact forest ecology and shed light on the early history of the area, according to a Penn State geographer.

Possible Source Craters For Martian Meteorite Found
Two possible source craters for the martian meteorite ALH84001 have been identified through an extensive search of impact craters on Mars.

Virginians Prefer Alternatives To Death Penalty
Public support for the death penalty appears to be at or near an all-time high...

Virginia Tech Researchers Receive Patent For Rapid Virus Detection Technology
Outbreaks of intestinal diseases are often caused by viruses, according to Charles Hagedorn, Virginia Tech professor of ... 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