Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

January 29, 1997
1996 Was A Very Wet Year And Early 1997 Continues The Pace
Streamflow was well above normal in about half the country last year and with the major flooding in California, Nevada and the Pacific Northwest over the New Year and again in late January, the trend seems to be continuing right into 1997, according to scientists with the U.S.

Researchers Find Vast Amounts Of Methane Below Seafloor Off Coast
Enormous amounts of methane gas lie trapped in solid form beneath the seafloor off the coast of the Carolinas, according to scientists who drilled for the gas last winter from the world√Ęs largest scientific drill ship

Hormones May Place Women At Greater Risk For Facial Pain
One reason why many more women than men suffer from temporomandibular disorders (TMD) may be related to the role of female reproductive hormones.

A FAST Way To Study The Aurora
Researchers are performing one of the most intense studies ever performed on the northern lights this winter at Poker Flat Research Range in Alaska.
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