Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

November 20, 2016
Rice farming in India much older than thought, used as 'summer crop' by Indus civilization
Thought to have arrived from China in 2000 BC, latest research shows domesticated rice agriculture in India and Pakistan existed centuries earlier, and suggests systems of seasonal crop variation that would have provided a rich and diverse diet for the Bronze Age residents of the Indus valley.

Current climate data rescue activities in Australia
Historical weather observations in Australia are now shedding light on past, present and future climate variability in the Southern Hemisphere. 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