Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

November 19, 1996
Researchers Use New Technology To Link Brain Cell Energy Deficits To Parkinson's Disease
Reseachers at Emory University report at this week's Society for Neuroscience meeting on the use of new technology to link brain cell energy deficits to Parkinson's disease.

Successful Drug Prevention Study Reduces Anabolic Steroid Use Among High School Athletes
Scientists at Oregon Health Sciences University have designed a successful drug prevention program to help high school athletes resist the temptation to take anabolic steroids.

Buried Village In El Salvador Yields Remains Of Chili Plants
The remains of the first chili plants ever discovered at a Mesoamerican archaeological site provide further evidence Salvadoran farmers had a thriving agricultural practice before their village was buried by volcanic ash 1,400 years ago

Duke Studies: Alcohol Poses Double The Risk To Youth
A new animal study at Duke University, combined with earlier ones, has found that small amounts of alcohol pose a dual danger to young brains but no danger to adult brains
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