Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

July 03, 2009
China environmental phenomena monitored from space
China is in a very seismically active area and has had many catastrophic earthquakes during its history.

New national genome center launched
A new UK national genome center is being officially opened today, July 3, by Nobel Laureate and genome pioneer Prof Sir John Sulston and the Lord-Lieutenant of Norfolk.

A galaxy as particle accelerator
Astronomers observe simultaneously the center of the galaxy M 87 for the first time in gamma and radio frequencies of light.

Sheep shrink on Scottish isle as world warms, says Stanford biologist
Wild sheep on the Scottish island of Hirta have been diminishing in size for over 20 years.

Rare sheep could be key to better diagnostic tests in developing world, says Stanford study
The newest revolution in microbiology testing walks on four legs and says

Physical reality of string theory demonstrated
String theory has come under fire in recent years. Promises have been made that have not been lived up to.

Few people changed their behaviour in the early stages of the swine flu outbreak
Few people changed their behaviour in the early stages of the swine flu outbreak, finds a study published on bmj.com today.
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