Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

May 07, 1997
Never-Tiring Robots Help Dismantle Nuclear Weapons Faster, More Safely
Like a video played in reverse, nuclear weapons are streaming back to their place of origin at the Pantex plant in Amarillo, Texas, there to be dismantled by very very sensitive robots designed and assembled at Sandia National Laboratories

UCSF Researchers Offer More Precise Explanation For A Language Disorder Affecting Millions Of Children
A startling new finding made by researchers from the University of California San Francisco strengthens evidence that a disorder which prevents millions of U.S. children from keeping up in the classroom stems from an inability to process sound normally, and not from problems that originate primarily in higher brain regions as many other scientists had earlier proposed

Blizzard Snow Loads And Building Codes
During the Blizzard of '96, news reports of roof failures throughout the Northeast corridor prompted Northeast Regional Climate Center, Cornell University and Kent State University researchers to prepare an

Pantex Storage Building Will Hum With Labs Automation
Like a video played in reverse, nuclear weapons are streaming back to their place of origin at the Pantex plant in Amarillo, Texas, there to be dismantled by very very sensitive robots designed and assembled at Sandia National Laboratories

How Do Americans Use Their Time?
Though they may not believe it, Americans have more free time than they did 30 years ago.
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