Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

October 07, 2017
US Olympians at the 2016 Rio Games were infected with West Nile virus, not Zika
US Olympic and Paralympic athletes and staff who traveled to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, for the 2016 Summer Games did not become infected with Zika virus but did test positive for other tropical, mosquito-borne viral infections, including West Nile Virus, Dengue Fever and Chikungunya.

NASA's Aqua satellite finds Hurricane Nate's strongest side
NASA's Aqua satellite helped forecasters see that the strongest side of Hurricane Nate using infrared light.

Silicon is liberated from Abbot's Flatland
'There is plenty of room at the bottom'. This is often quoted to highlight the value of available space that comes with miniaturization. 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