Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

October 06, 2002
Job loss can lead to downward spiral of depression and poor health
Job loss and its related financial strain put people at elevated risk for emotional and physical problems, according to researchers studying the consequences of being unemployed.

Is there a link between soy formula and attention deficit disorder?
Does soy-based infant formula lead to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)?

Researchers create new strategy for removing arsenic from soil
A team of researchers, led by a University of Georgia scientist, has developed the first transgenic system for removing arsenic from the soil by using genetically modified plants.

Study shows why some immune systems control HIV
Scientists are beginning to change their thinking about why the immune systems of most people infected with HIV cannot control the spread of the virus while the immune systems of a rare group of individuals, called long-term nonprogressors, can.
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