Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

October 22, 1996
Computer Software Predicts Gestation Length And Risk Of Pre-Term Birth
A new method, the Mittendorf-Williams Ruleª, more accurately predicts a pregnant woman's due date and identifies those at risk for preterm delivery.

Digital Societies: The Promise Of Artificial Civilizations As A Research Tool
A powerful new vehicle for analyzing global social change including population growth and migration, famine, epidemics, economic development, trade, and conflict has been developed at the Brookings Institution in a project already heralded as a landmark in social science research

SFSU Researchers Discover New Planet With Oblong Orbit
A remarkable new planet around a solar-like star (16 Cygni B) has been discovered by Drs. 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