Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

August 03, 2003
Earthworm invasion will change forests
A new survey by University of Minnesota researchers implicates human activity in the spread of earthworms and strengthens the idea that earthworms significantly change northern hardwood forest understory and that the invasion is in an advanced, but incomplete, stage.

From studies of a rare human mutation to new approaches to herbicides or antibiotics
In work on a key human enzyme, PBGS (porphobilinogen synthase), the laboratory of Fox Chase Cancer Center scientist Eileen K.

High percentage of US youth report PTSD symptoms & other disorders
The carefree days of youth apparently aren't so carefree anymore - if they ever were - according to the results of a new study of 4,023 youth interviewed by telephone.
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