Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

October 13, 2002
Psychologists draw an 'architecture of attention,' outlining three brain-based building blocks
Neuropsychologists have mapped different aspects of attention to different parts of the brain's frontal lobes.

Stanford researchers develop gene therapy technique that sharply cuts risks
Researchers at Stanford University Medical Center have devised a new gene therapy technique that appears to eliminate one of the major health risks linked to gene therapy.

Blood pressure medication preserves cognitive function in older African-Americans
The use of antihypertensive medication by older African-Americans to reduce high blood pressure reduced their odds of cognitive impairment by 38 percent.

Telecommunications companies urged to move with the times
A research paper published in a special issue of the journal Telecommunications Policy (1), says telecommunications companies worldwide must make 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