Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

November 14, 2015
One-step test for hepatitis C virus infection developed by UC Irvine Health researchers
UC Irvine Health researchers have developed a cost-effective one-step test that screens, detects and confirms hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections.

Falls and brawls top list of causes for eye injuries in United States
Fighting and assault caused nearly 8,000 eye injuries treated in hospitals from 2002-2011, while falling led causes of ocular trauma with more than 8,500 incidents reported.

Programmable electronic glasses provide children effective, digital lazy eye treatment
Programmable digital glasses for lazy eye work as well as eye patching, a study shows, improving vision by about two lines on the reading chart after three months. 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