February 28 is Rare Disease Day.
Feb. 28 is international Rare Disease Day coordinated by EURORDIS and organized with rare disease national alliances in 24 European countries.
On and around this day hundreds of patient organizations from more than 60 countries worldwide are planning awareness-raising activities converging around
the slogan “Rare Disorders without Borders.”
LifeScience Moment: The National Academy of Sciences was established.
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) was established by an Act of Congress that was signed by President Abraham Lincoln on March 3, 1863.
The NAS is an honorific society of distinguished scholars engaged in scientific and engineering research, dedicated to the furtherance of
science and technology and to their use for the general welfare.
Life Science Evolution...
It's a Small World
Benhsoi morbilli virus
"I do not know what I may appear to the world; but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself in now and then finding of a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me."
Sir Isaac Newton, English physicist, mathematician