Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

April 04, 1997
Purdue Study Aims To Boost MRI Capabilities
Biomedical researchers are using a unique device to obtain information that will enable developers of Magnetic Resonance Imaging systems to produce faster, more precise scans without causing discomfort to patients.

Research Team Sticks With Prediction Of Above-Average Hurricane Year; Colorado State University's Gray Says More Active Storm Period Brewing
Colorado State University's team of noted researchers predict an above-average hurricane season in 1997 in its April forecast, released today.

Rain Forest Permanently Damaged By Logging, Study Finds
DURHAM, N.C. -- The delicate ecological web of the tropical rain forest is permanently unraveled by heavy logging, according to the most comprehensive long-term study yet done of the effects of timber-cutting on a rain forest

Family Factors And Early Child Care Experiences Shape The Developing Mother-Child Relationship During The First Three Years Of Life
Family and child characteristics play a greater role in shaping how mothers and their children get along during the child's first three years of life than does early (non-maternal) child care experience, according to a report issued today (Thursday, April 3, 1997) by the National Institutes of Child Health and Development (NICHD).

Study: Early Day Care Enhances Language, Thinking Development
Good early child care helps rather than hinders infants' and toddlers' thinking and language development up to age 3 and boosts connections with their mothers, a major new study shows 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