Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

January 28, 1997
Landmark Study Shows Heart Disease Prevention Must Start Early
Risk factors for heart disease affect the development of atherosclerosis early in life, even before age 20, according to new results from a large landmark study supported by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.

Pruning Plants With DNA
The University of Warwick is co-ordinating a Europe wide project which will literally help shape some of the plants' of the future.

Data From Antarctic Cruise Could Confirm That Rates Of Ocean Nitrogen Uptake Are Seriously Underestimated
Dr. Deborah Bronk, a biological oceanographer from the University of Georgia, undertook a six-week voyage to the Southern Ocean to test whether current methods for measuring nitrogen uptake in the oceans are incorrect 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