Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

May 04, 2001
Overweight and obesity may contribute to risk of stroke in men
As a man's body mass index (BMI) increases, so does his risk of stroke, according to a study presented today at the American Academy of Neurology's 53rd Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA.

Students learn better from web pages that contain print "cues"
Students can learn just as well from the Web as they do from print only if the Web pages they're viewing offer some of the same elements on a typical printed page - some of the traditional print cues for organizing information such as tables of contents and page numbers.

"Cold" laser beam improves arc welding, saves money
The basic technology behind the multi-billion dollar industry of arc welding has changed little since World War II.
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