Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

January 04, 2004
More sensitive test norms better predict who might develop Alzheimer's disease
Diagnosticians would do well to raise the bar when testing high-functioning people for pre-clinical signs of Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study.

Beagle 2 team still hopes to repeat Mars landing success
At a press briefing in London today, Professor Colin Pillinger, Beagle 2 lead scientist, and Dr Mark Sims, the mission manager, congratulated their colleagues at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory on the successful landing of the Spirit rover on Mars. 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