Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

May 29, 2010
Revealing the ancient Chinese secret of sticky rice mortar
Scientists have discovered the secret behind an ancient Chinese mortar made from sticky rice, that delicious

Research finds surgery outperforms drug therapy in treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia
A 17-year-long community study looking at symptoms of enlarged prostate in over 2,000 men age 40 to 79 years suggests that surgery for benign prostatic hyperplasia offers more relief from incontinence and obstruction symptoms than treatment from drug-based therapy, according to a new study by researchers at Mayo Clinic.

Forget take-out: Families still big on home cooking
The home-cooked meal is alive and well, says a University of British Columbia researcher. 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