Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

June 27, 1997
Students Can E-Mail Argonne Scientist On Arctic Expedition
This summer, students and teachers from around the world will have the opportunity to communicate via e-mail with a scientific expedition to the arctic.

Purdue Researcher Shrinks 'Laboratory' Onto Computer Chip
Laboratory technicians soon may find themselves trading their lab coats for lap tops.

New Study Proves Treating STDs Reduces Infectiousness Of HIV
Men infected with HIV--the virus that causes AIDS--shed eight to 10 times as much virus in their semen if they also have other sexually transmitted diseases at the same time, according to a new study conducted in Africa.

Deforestation Of Amazon Threatens More Than Just Plants And Animals
The Amazon Basin, home to the largest rainforest in the world is know for its astounding variety of plants and animals.

Optical Technique Allows Non-Surgical Biopsies
A team of researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Massachusetts General Hospital have developed a non-invasive method of detecting early signs of cancer and heart attacks.

Why Do Americans Want Children?
American continue to have children despite the high cost of raising them because they perceive childbearing as creating and reinforcing the most iimportant and most enduring social bonds.
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