Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

July 24, 2016
New index reveals likelihood of terrestrial or aquatic lifestyles of extinct mammals
Nagoya University researchers developed a new index based on rib and body weight measurements that predicts whether a mammal lived on land, in water, or both.

ANU scientists exploit malaria's Achilles' heel
Malaria researchers at the Australian National University have found one of the malaria parasite's best weapons against drug treatments turns out to be an Achilles' heel, which could be exploited to cure the deadly disease.

Medical and public health effects of total power grid outage in a major city
This meeting will inform attendees with factual information and educational resources characterizing the current and emerging threats to our bulk power grids which would catastrophically degrade nationwide provision of healthcare and other emergency capabilities; and identify and discuss principal direct, indirect and cascading effects of power outage following a national-level outage event.
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