Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

December 03, 1996
ORNL Method May Treat Breast Cancer Without Surgery
A new method capable of destroying breast tumors without surgery and side effects has been developed at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).

Scientists To Assess Effects Of Ozone, Carbon Dioxide On Trees
A multidisciplinary team of 17 scientists from universities in Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Mississippi, Brookhaven National Laboratory, and the U.S.

Toddler's Attention Affects Social Competence
Studies of low-income 2-year olds by Cornell psychologist Cybele Raver find that children whose parents actively direct and maintain visual attention during play spend more time distracting themselves from objects of stress and tend to be more sociallycompetent

Procrastinators' Joys Today Can Bring Tomorrow's Woes
Procrastination may have its short-term rewards, but when a deadline looms, unforeseen events may prevent you from completing the task, or the stress may make you sick.

University Scientists Find Gene Controlling Melanoma Spread
Scientists at Pennsylvania State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine have discovered a gene they called KiSS-1 that controls spread of an often deadly form of cancer known as malignant melanoma 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