Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

June 09, 2002
Students need strong multimedia comprehension skills to succeed in web-based courses
Students skilled at multimedia comprehension get higher grades with Web-based than lecture courses -- but they still don't like them, according to a new study.

Hebrew University researcher identifies gene that assists plants to overcome stress
Alexander Mazel, a Ph.D. candidate at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, has identified a gene that helps the Arabidopis plant withstand environmental stresses such as salt water, difficult access to water, and soil containing heavy metals. 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