Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

March 16, 2002
Identification abilities of older eyewitnesses may be less reliable
New research released during National Science Week 20002 shows that adult eyewitnesses aged sixty to eighty are more likely to make false choices when faced with a line up of suspects, particularly if they have already seen one of the faces in an earlier setting.

Undergrad probes regeneration of nerve cell branches
A Johns Hopkins junior has conducted original research that adds to scientists' understanding of the special circumstances under which nerve cells in the central nervous system may be able to regrow damaged branches.
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