Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

August 16, 2015
Glass paint could keep metal roofs and other structures cool even on sunny days (video)
Sunlight can be brutal. It wears down even the strongest structures, including rooftops and naval ships, and it heats up metal slides and bleachers until they're too hot to use.

Eliminating water-borne bacteria with pages from The Drinkable Book could save lives
Human consumption of bacterially contaminated water causes millions of deaths each year throughout the world -- primarily among children.

The 'End of the high seas,' or we watch the seas die
Even optimistic estimates for what might be achieved at December's Climate Change Conference in Paris will not be enough to save the world's coral reefs, according to a Plenary session analysis presented at the Goldschmidt conference in Prague.

Scientists achieve major breakthrough in thin-film magnetism
Recent work by a team of scientists working in Singapore, The Netherlands, USA and Ireland, published on Aug.

Color-changing polymer may signal traumatic brain injuries in soldiers, athletes (video)
A bomb blast or a rough tackle can inflict serious brain damage.

Fallow deer are all about the bass when sizing up rivals
Research published today (Monday) in the journal BMC Evolutionary Biology, has found that fallow deer bucks make judgements about the possible threat from competitors from the sound of their calls. 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