Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

July 30, 1997
Pacific Northwest Developments Named In Top 100 List
Technologies developed at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have claimed three of the top 100 slots in R&D Magazine's list of the most significant innovations for the last year.

CSIRO Discovery Fights Cell Ageing
CSIRO scientists have discovered a natural substance (beta alanyl histidine) that rejuvenates ageing human skin cells.

Beauty Is The Beast: How Rhododendron Bests The Mighty Oak
U.S. Forest Service and Virginia Tech researchers discover how rhododendron suppress hardwood growth.

TB Prophylaxis Unnecessary In HIV-Infected People With Anergy, Study Suggests
HIV-infected patients at high risk for tuberculosis (TB) but without confirmed TB infection do not benefit from preventive treatment with a front-line TB drug, a study supported by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) has found.

Evolutionary Advantage Found For Sex
What's love got to do with it? Try fitter genes.

Carnegie Mellon Researchers Have Automated Buses, Cars And A Minivan For An Automated Highway System Demonstration In San Diego
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University's Robotic s Institute have automated two buses, two automobiles and a minivan for an automated highway prototype demonstration taking place on Interstate 15 near San Diego, Aug. 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