Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

February 05, 2017
High-speed running increase puts hamstrings at risk
AFL players who quickly increase the amount they run at high-speed are at greater risk of hamstring injuries, QUT research has found.

Psychology explains how to win an Oscar
If you want to win an Oscar it is best to be an American actor in a film that portrays American culture.

Terahertz wireless could make spaceborne satellite links as fast as fiber-optic links
Hiroshima University, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, and Panasonic Corporation announced the development of a terahertz (THz) transmitter capable of transmitting digital data at a rate exceeding 100 gigabits (= 0.1 terabit) per second over a single channel using the 300-GHz band.

Queensland-led team develops effective economical Ebola treatment
An effective and economical treatment for Ebola patients has been developed by an international team led by Queensland researchers.

Sitting not linked to incident diabetes: New research
Sitting may not be as deadly as previously thought, with new research led by the University of Sydney ruling out sitting as a direct cause of diabetes.
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