Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

December 17, 1999
Compression tool helps move images, video more quickly
A Johns Hopkins engineer has invented a digital compression method that promises to speed the transmission of digital multimedia along computer networks while consuming far less electric power.

Nicotine vaccine shows promise for combating tobacco addiction
National Institute on Drug Abuse announces a nicotine vaccine that may be an effective method for preventing and treating tobacco addiction. 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