Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

April 05, 2009
Poison: It's what's for dinner
As the US Southwest grew warmer from 18,700 to 10,000 years ago, juniper trees vanished from what is now the Mojave Desert, robbing packrats of their favorite food.

First tri-continuous mesoporous Silica complex structure developed in Singapore
In Nature Chemistry, scientists at Singapore's Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology report that they have developed the first tri-continuous mesoporous material using a unique surfactant template.

How men and women cope differently with stress traced by Hebrew University researchers
Can people's differing reactions to situations of stress be attributed at least in part to genetic differences and do those differences affect men and women in different ways -- with the edge seemingly favoring the women? 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