Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

July 02, 2011
Frog feet could solve a sticky problem
Tree frogs have specially adapted self-cleaning feet which could have implications for new designs of medical bandages, tires, and even long lasting adhesives.

Zinc and the zebrafish
Scientists from Queen Mary, University of London have discovered a new way of detecting zinc in zebra fish, that could pave the way for furthering our understanding of diseases like Type 2 diabetes, prostate cancer and Alzheimer's.

Pigeons never forget a face
New research has shown that feral, untrained pigeons can recognize individual people and are not fooled by a change of clothes.

Climate change threatens endangered freshwater turtle
Restricted to only one river system in Australia, the Mary River turtle could suffer multiple problems under climate change.
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