Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

March 17, 1997
Study Finds Teens Who Thrive, Survive While Living Alone
Research by a University of Cincinnati educator indicates that teenagers do not always suffer when living alone away from their parents.

University Of Georgia Scientist Says States Should Adopt Uniform Standards To Alert Public To Fish Consumption Restrictions
Is it safe to eat fish from U.S. rivers and lakes?

UNC-CH Expert Says U.S., N.C. Economies Foing Fine
In other parts of the world, including Japan and Europe, economic conditions worry observers, but it is difficult to find any forecaster troubled about the United States or North Carolina, a University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill expert says

Disability Rates Among Older Americans Declines Dramatically
America's elderly continue to defy negative stereotypes that aging is synonymous with increasing decline and disability.

Fund Aims To Repay Developing Nations For Valuable Genes
A young molecular biologist at UC Davis has set forth a modest proposal to do what world leaders have been unable to do -- find a way to compensate developing nations for valuable genes obtained from their native plants and animals.
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