Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

September 23, 2006
European public research performs better than thought
A survey by the United Nations University-MERIT shows Europe performs better than the USA on two of the three indicators for the actual commercial use of public research (licenses executed and start-ups) and comes a close second on a third indicator (licence revenue as a share of research expenditure).

Dinosaurs' climate shifted too, reports show
Ancient rocks from the bottom of the Pacific Ocean suggest dramatic climate changes during the dinosaur-dominated Mesozoic Era, a time once thought to have been monotonously hot and humid. 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