Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

July 10, 2016
Truth is in danger as new techniques used to stop journalists covering the news
The truth is being suppressed across the world using a variety of methods, according to a special report in the 250th issue of Index on Censorship magazine.

Discovery of new ovarian cancer signaling hub points to target for limiting metastasis
Researchers at CSHL have found a previously undiscovered pathway through which ovarian cells can be transformed into cancer cells, one they think provides an excellent opportunity for targeting by new drugs, which, when combined with others now in development, may be able to stave off metastatic disease.

Report identifies ways to boost children's quality of life through outdoor learning
Outdoor learning can have a significant and positive impact on children's quality of life but needs to be introduced more formally into the school curriculum in order for its potential benefits to be fully realised, a new report led by Plymouth University and Western Sydney University suggests.

Aelan Cell Technologies announces development of novel Alzheimer's biomarker
Aelan Cell Technologies today announced the development of a novel epigenetic biomarker.

Thousands join diabetic eye disease trial
More than 4,500 people from Liverpool with diabetes have volunteered to join a clinical trial funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to help transform early detection of diabetic eye disease.

Concussions on the rise for adolescents, researchers say
Sustaining a concussion during adolescence may be more common than previous estimates, according to researchers presenting their study at the American Orhopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs, Colo., today. 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