Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

October 15, 2017
One in five witness someone collapse who requires CPR but the majority do not act
An estimated one in five adults in the UK witness someone collapse who needs immediate CPR, yet the majority of people do not act, according to new research funded by the British Heart Foundation.

Study calls for less shame and secrecy around menstruation in global conflict areas
A new study found that girls and women in emergency contexts have inadequate access to safe and private facilities and supplies for menstrual hygiene management, and are provided with insufficient guidance by response teams on the basics of managing menstruation.

Fanged kangaroo research could shed light on extinction
Fanged kangaroos -- an extinct family of small fanged Australian kangaroos -- might have survived at least five million years longer than previously thought.
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