Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

January 03, 1997
Proteins Interacting With RNA And DNA Are Surprisingly Similar
A Johns Hopkins discovery that certain proteins that interact with RNA or DNA are nearly identical in shape and method of operation.

Behind The Scenes In The Pacific Northwest Flooding
The floods have crested and are beginning to recede in most places in the Pacific Northwest.

Rivers Deliver Record Flow to the Cheseapeake Bay in 1996
Total freshwater inflow into the Chesapeake Bay during 1996 was the highest ever recorded, according to the U.S.

False Identification: New Research Seeks To Inoculate Eyewitnesses Against Errors
More than 75,000 people become crime suspects each year in the United States based on being identified from lineups and photo spreads.

New Compound Reveals More Secrets, Potential
CORVALLIS, Ore. - Scientists today announced new findings on a compound that contracts instead of expands when heated, and already has been hailed as one of the top scientific advancements of 1996.
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