Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

December 13, 1999
Krauss wins AAAS award for public understanding of science
Lawrence Krauss, professor and chair of physics at Case Western Reserve University, will receive the 1999-2000 Public Understanding of Science and Technology Award from the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

One theory solves two ancient climate paradoxes
A Penn State meteorologist has a single theory that could solve both the Faint Young Sun problem and the Snowball Earth problem if it proves to be correct.

Researchers find one in five children not getting care they think they need
Each year, one in five U.S. teen-agers doesn't receive health care when he or she thinks it's needed, according to the nation's largest study of adolescent behavior.

Gene mutation may no longer protect certain populations from alcoholism
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