Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

January 27, 1998
Selenium Soil Contamination: Possible New Approach Identified
A promising alternative means to immobilize selenium contamination in soil and sediment has been identified by researchers at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Balloon Procedure Shown To Improve Quality Of Life In People With Narrowed Mitral Heart Valves
A relatively non-invasive surgical procedure, similar to balloon angioplasty, can dramatically improve the quality of life for patients who suffer from narrowed heart valves resulting from rheumatic heart disease.

Archaeological CD-ROM Believed To Be Unique
A unique new CD-ROM full of scholarly detail and general information about North Carolina┬╣s Occaneechi Indians could change academic publications in archaeology forever.

Pacific Northwest Staff Win National Awards For Transferring Research To Industry
Three technologies developed at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have won 1998 Awards for Excellence in Technology Transfer from the Federal Laboratory Consortium.

Literacy Development In Pediatric Care Topic Of Yale Lecture Physician-Author
Perri Klass, M.D., assistant professor of pediatrics at Boston University School of Medicine, will deliver the sixth annual Warren Weiswasser Lecture, on Wed., Feb. 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