Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

November 17, 1997
Immunologists To Meet Beside The Sea
Immunologists meeting at the British Society for Immunology 5th Annual Congress in Brighton will discuss research ranging from cancer immunotherapy to the effects of fats in the diet.

Hopkins Researchers Find Drug May Help Cystic Fibrosis Patients
Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center have found that a drug used to normalize blood ammonia levels also holds promise for cystic fibrosis.

Scientist To Discuss Developing Volcano At UNC-CH Geologic Symposium
Scientists will discuss a volcano developing north of Los Angeles at the Fourth Annual Coso/Indian Wells Valley Technical Symposium, Nov.

New NASA Instrument To Make Winds "Sparcle"
Direct measurements of the tropospheric winds have been cited as a major missing element in NASA's Mission to Planet Earth.

People With Cholesterol In "High Normal" Range Have Blood Vessel Abnormality, New Research Shows
Can cholesterol levels considered

Some Good News In Treating Infection Common To HIV Patients
Researchers report a breakthrough in helping patients tolerate the medication used in treating a common type of pneumonia.

Researchers Studying Deformed Frogs Found In Southeastern Ohio
Researchers at Ohio University are studying deformed frogs found at a pond in Southeastern Ohio, trying to determine if the deformities are caused by a naturally occurring parasite, chemicals used in a nearby cornfield or some other phenomenon.

Walking Speed Affects Post-Menopausal Women's Health
Different walking speeds get different health effects in post-menopausal women.
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