Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

August 06, 2011
Even science Nobel Laureates find acceptance isn't a given, study finds
The path of success for Nobel Prize laureates in the sciences isn't a straight shot from obscurity to never-ending scientific superstardom, a new study reveals.

Social networking's good and bad impacts on kids
Social media present risks and benefits to children but parents who try to secretly monitor their kids' activities online are wasting their time, according to a presentation at the 119th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association.

Dealing with the cyberworld's dark side
People who are cyberstalked or harassed online experience higher levels of stress and trauma than people who are stalked or harassed in person, according to a presentation at the American Psychological Association's 119th Annual Convention.

Common irregular heartbeat raises risk of dementia
The most common kind of chronically irregular heartbeat, known as atrial fibrillation, is associated with a greater risk of dementia, including Alzheimer's disease.
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