Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

September 13, 2015
Climate research: Where is the world's permafrost thawing?
This new portal can serve as an early warning system for researchers and decision-makers around the globe.

Study links marijuana use to poor blood sugar control in middle age
New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) shows that current and former users of marijuana are more likely to have prediabetes -- the state of poor blood sugar control that can progress to type 2 diabetes -- than never users of marijuana.

Astronomers peer into the 'amniotic sac' of a planet-hosting star
Astronomers have successfully peered through the 'amniotic sac' of a star that is still forming to observe the innermost region of a burgeoning solar system for the first time. 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