Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

September 02, 2018
Gun owners are more politically active, study finds
American gun owners in recent years have exhibited higher levels of political participation, not only in voting but in donating money to candidates and contacting elected officials, according to a study by University of Kansas political scientists.

Brain scans could distinguish bipolar from depression
New research has found that neurons deep inside the brain could hold the key to accurately diagnosing bipolar disorder and depression.

A breakthrough for Australia's fish
A research team from the Threatened Species Recovery Hub has made a breakthrough that could help dwindling numbers of Australian freshwater fish species.

Cathode fabrication for oxide solid-state batteries at room temperature
Researchers at the Toyohashi University of Technology have successfully fabricated a lithium trivanadate (LVO) cathode thick film on a garnet-type oxide solid electrolyte using the aerosol deposition method.

Research finds troubling disadvantages, including bias, against women in business
A two-and-a-half-year research study documents bias against women seeking CEO jobs in the workforce.
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