October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month.
National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) is a national campaign that raises awareness about disability employment
issues and celebrates the many and varied contributions of America's workers with disabilities.
Employers, schools and organizations of all sizes and in all communities are encouraged to participate in NDEAM offers a variety of resources to help.
LifeScience Moment: The Child Protection Act was passed by the U.S. Congress."
On November 3, 1966, the Child Protection Act was passed by the U.S. Congress. The bill
enlarged the scope of the Federal Hazardous Substances Labeling Act, granting authority
to the FDA to ban hazardous products used by children.
The FDA maintained oversight of hazardous consumer products until this authority
was passed to the new Consumer Product Safety Commission in 1972.
It's a Small World
Anthrax Bacteria (Photo Credit: Janice Haney Carr)
"Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world. Science is the highest personification of the nation because that nation will remain the first which carries the furthest the works of thought and intelligence."
Louis Pasteur, French microbiologist and chemist