Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

February 02, 2020
Does flexible work 'work' for Aussie parents?
An Australian study examining the relationship between flexibility and parent health has revealed formal family-friendly workplace provisions alone are not meeting the demands of working mothers and fathers.

New membranes for cellular recycling
Cells produce the shell of the autophagosomes on the spot.

Simple solution to ensure raw egg safety
Salmonella is a key cause of foodborne gastroenteritis around the world, with most outbreaks linked to eggs, poultry meat, pork, beef, dairy, nuts and fresh produce.

Tunes for training: High-tempo music may make exercise easier and more beneficial
A new study has shown that listening to high-tempo music increases the benefits of exercise for physical fitness and reduces the perceived effort involved.

Grey seals discovered clapping underwater to communicate
An international study, led by Australia's Monash University, has discovered wild grey seals can clap their flippers underwater during breeding season.

Cancer cell reversion may offer a new approach to colorectal cancer treatment
A novel approach to reverse the progression of healthy cells to malignant ones may offer a more effective way to eradicate colorectal cancer cells with far fewer side effects, according to a KAIST research team based in South Korea.
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