Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

September 09, 1996
Cincinnati Bridge Becomes National Safety Test Site
An abandoned bridge near the University of Cincinnati campus has become a national test site for engineers trying to determine when highway bridges are no longer safe.

Cornell Materials Scientists Smooth Out Atomic Wrinkles On The Surface Of Silicon Wafers
Cornell scientists have devised a novel way to smooth out the

Johns Hopkins Laboratory To Study Wake Vortices At BWI Airport
The Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory is studying tornado-like air currents that swirl from the wing tips of large aircraft during landings and take-offs and create unsafe conditions for small aircraft flying behind.

Environmental Reform: The Next Generation Project
The Next Generation Project which began last spring identifies new theories, strategies and tools designed to unite the natural and industrial worlds through a focus on

Natural Pest Control Shows Economic Promise For Citrus Industry
An obscure wasp species found by a University of Wyoming researcher in Costa Rica shows promise for controlling a damaging citrus crop pest and ultimately may translate to lower prices for some orange juices marketed in the United States. 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