Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

October 29, 2011
Science in the liberal arts university
Many think of the liberal arts as synonymous with the humanities.

Researchers identify potential risk factors for severe altitude sickness
Measuring specific, exercise-related responses can help physicians determine who may be more at risk for severe high altitude illness (SHAI), according to a study conducted by researchers in France.

Young people lead the way in communities working together
As police and politicians seek fast-track solutions to the recent violence on the streets of England's cities, student volunteers and teachers from the University of Central Lancashire have started a new project, 'Global Youth Leaders', which is part of a long-term program using young people as mentors in deprived communities in Britain and abroad. 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