Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

May 05, 2007
Anthrax paralyzes immune cells with lethal toxin, UF research shows
University of Florida researchers discover tactic anthrax bacteria use to evade the body's defenses.

A frown or a smile? Children with autism can't discern
A recent UCLA study demonstrates that in autistic children, areas of the brain that play a role in processing facial expressions and evaluating emotions show little or no activity.

Some hypertension drugs may help reduce dementia risk
Some high blood pressure medicines may help protect older adults from declines in memory and other cognitive function, according to new research from Wake Forest University School of Medicine, reported today at the annual meeting of the American Geriatrics Society in Seattle. 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