Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

November 25, 2001
Internet 'nerds' are better church attenders and are actually very sociable
Internet users go to church more often, and are more likely than non-users to belong to voluntary organisations and to trust other people according to new research by Professor Andrew Oswald and Dr Jonathan Gardner from the University of Warwick.

Steroids more effective than antihistamines when used as needed for allergies
Corticosteroid nasal sprays are more effective and less expesive than antihistamines when used

Scientists determine the structure of human Monoamine Oxidase B (MAO B)
Scientists from Emory University School of Medicine and the University of Pavia, Italy, have determined for the first time the three-dimensional structure of monoamine oxidase B (MAO B) -- an enzyme important in several major disease processes; particularly age-related neurological disorders. 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