Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

November 18, 1997
Smoking, Drinking, Drugs: The Younger They Start, The Harder It Is To Quit
Youngsters who experiment with tobacco, alcohol or drugs at an early age are less likely to quit than those who start later.

Third World Must Not Be Deprived Of The Most Advanced Medical Treatments Against AIDS, UNESCO Director-General Declares
Paris, November 17 -

El NiƱo Forecasting Model Could Save Millions In Energy Costs
A computerized forecasting model designed to predict more accurately the financial impact of El Nino weather patterns could save millions of dollars in energy costs in affected countries, including the United States, says a University of Florida professor who helped create the model.

In Minnesota, Wisconsin, New York, Vermont And Parts Of Canada: Why Are The Frogs Malformed? -- Parasites, Pesticides And/Or UV?
A workshop on Strategies for Assessing the Implications of Malformed Frogs for Environmental Health will be held Dec. 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