Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

July 27, 2003
Music instruction aids verbal memory
Those dreaded piano lessons pay off in unexpected ways: According to a new study, children with music training had significantly better verbal memory than their counterparts without such training.

UCSF-led team discovers possible cancer 'susceptibility' gene
A UCSF-led team has identified a common variant of a gene known as Aurora2 that may increase susceptibility to cancer development. 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