Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

February 22, 2015
Fox Chase receives grant from National Breast Cancer Foundation
Fox Chase Cancer Center's Office of Health Communications and Health Disparities once again received a grant from the National Breast Cancer Foundation to fund community-based breast cancer screening and patient navigation services.

Experimenting preteens may have different brain processes
Preteens who experiment or explore new things may have brain processes that work differently than those of preteens who do not, according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 67th Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., April 18-25, 2015.

New approach to tackle alphavirus infections
Griffith University and an international team of researchers have moved a step closer to identifying a broad spectrum treatment for the dreaded arthritogenic alphavirus infections.

Fox Chase earns accreditation from the American College of Radiology
Fox Chase Cancer Center's Radiation Oncology Department, an international leader known for offering the latest advancements in radiation treatment, has earned accreditation from the American College of Radiology for another three years at both its main campus in Northeast Philadelphia and Buckingham facility.

Discover the mathematical foundations of quantum mechanics in this newly published book
The book gives a self-contained treatment of the mathematical foundations of quantum mechanics, assuming only the mathematical sophistication usually acquired in undergraduate mathematics or physics education.

RHC-TRENDS 2015, the premiere European Course dealing with the diagnosis and management of resistant hypertension will take place Feb.

Fever alarm armband: A wearable, printable, temperature sensor
University of Tokyo researchers have developed a 'fever alarm armband,' a flexible, self-powered wearable device that sounds an alarm in case of high body temperature.

World must achieve international water goals to preempt looming conflicts born of desperation: UN
A UN report on water and the Sustainable Development Goals being launched Feb. 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