Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

April 24, 2016
Study shows dinosaur families chose to exit Europe
Researchers have used 'network theory' for the first time to visually depict the movement of dinosaurs around the world during the Mesozoic Era -- including a curious exodus from Europe.

'Mediterranean' diet linked to lower risk of heart attacks & strokes in heart patients
A 'Mediterranean' diet, high in fruit, vegetables, fish and unrefined foods, is linked to a lower risk of heart attack and stroke in people who already have heart disease, according to a study of over 15,000 people in 39 countries around the world published in the European Heart Journal.

If your favorite brand is sincere, is innovation what you expect?
Open the box of that new smartphone. Oops, it feels differently from expectations based on what you'd seen.

Measuring river surface flow with image analysis
Fujita Ichiro, a Professor at the Graduate School of Engineering in Kobe University, has developed a piece of software that can measure the flow rate of rivers using image analysis.

Mammal-like reptile survived much longer than thought
Researchers have uncovered dozens of fossilized teeth in Kuwajima, Japan, and identified this as a new species of tritylodontid, an animal family that links the evolution of mammals from reptiles.
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