Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

September 19, 1996
NHLBI Asthma News
An NHLBI study ends debate about beta-agonists, showing that for people with mild asthma, using beta-agonists as-needed is safe and effective.

Experiment Proves New Weather-Data Collecting Technique
Government, university and private industry partners who 17 months ago launched their small radio-signal receiver into Low Earth Orbit say it proves that the existing network of 24 Global Positioning System (GPS) satellites offers tremendous opportunity for global weather predicition and climate change research

U.S. Aid For Overseas Research On Rice And Wheat Generates Large Return To U.S. Consumers And Farmers
U.S. taxpayer-financed investments in research to stave off hunger overseas have been repaid to U.S. farmers and consumers as much as 200 times over, according to a news report released by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) 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