Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

January 12, 2020
Climate change unlikely to drive sugar maples north
Sugar maples won't be heading north anytime soon, despite climate change, according to a new study published in the Journal of Ecology.

Protein associated with ovarian cancer exacerbates neurodegeneration in Alzheimer's
Houston Methodist scientists identified a protein found in ovarian cancer that may contribute to declining brain function and Alzheimer's disease, by combining computational methods and lab research.

Amount of sugar sold in soft drinks drops by 29% in the UK
There was a 29% reduction in the total amount of sugar sold in soft drinks in the UK between 2015-2018, despite an increase in sales of soft drinks by volume of 7%, according to new research from the Nuffield Department of Population Health (NDPH) at the University of Oxford.

Five years after abortion, study finds nearly all women say it was the right decision
Five years after having an abortion, over 95 percent of the women in a landmark UC San Francisco study said it was the right decision for them.
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