Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

March 06, 2016
An ocean observatory for the Red Sea
Studies conducted at the Saudi Aramco-KAUST Marine Environmental Research Center provide new insights into the physical and biological aspects of the Red Sea.

HIV/AIDS long-term costs high -- and unaffordable to most-affected countries
There will be a significant shortfall in the funding needed for HIV control in sub-Saharan Africa in the coming years and those countries with the highest HIV burden will be unable to meet their obligations on their own to sustain control efforts.

Hundred million degree fluid key to fusion: ANU media release
Scientists developing fusion energy experiments have solved a puzzle of why their million-degree heating beams sometimes fail, and instead destabilize the fusion experiments before energy is generated.

Sydney hosts global conference on managing coastlines
Marine science and coastal studies experts from around the world are in Sydney this week to discuss the various ways they are tackling the impact of climate change on our coastlines and oceans.

UK diagnoses children's kidney cancer at a later stage than Germany
THE UK diagnoses Wilms' tumors -- the most common children's kidney cancer -- when they are larger and more advanced compared with those diagnosed in Germany, according to a Cancer Research UK-funded study published in the journal Archives of Disease in Childhood, today.

New report finds Europe-wide shift towards weaker job security and employment support
New research from the University of Sheffield has found that across the EU there has been a significant shift towards weaker job security and employment support since the global financial crisis.
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