Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

November 13, 1999
How alcohol gives, and then takes away
Mental diseases like addiction and alcohol dependence may indeed be

Smells may trigger alcohol craving, and relapse, among alcoholics
Researchers have discovered that

How alcohol use during pregnancy can lead to attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
The relationship between fetal alcohol exposure and brain function is as complex as the brain itself.

New technology tracks missing billions
Scientific detective work in Australia has revealed that billions of tons of copper ore are missing from the world's largest copper mine at Chuquicamata in Chile.

Drinking during pregnancy has yet another consequence: premature delivery
Alcohol was once given to women to prevent preterm birth. 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