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Scientists Discover New Recycling Process To Create BPA-Free Plastics

10 hours agoTechnology : Forbes: Tech

Paper authors Jeanette Garcia, Ph. D. and Gavin O. Jones, Ph.D., research staff members, IBM Research – Almaden Lab. (image courtesy of Almaden Lab) According to the American Chemical Society, we use more than2.7 million tons of plastics (polycarbonates)to make things you use every day: baby bottles, CDs, LED screens, eyeglass [...]

June 26: An Important Anniversary in the Fight for LGBTQ Equality

This post originally appeared on the American Constitution Society (ACS) blog. Post submitted by Paul M. Smith, Partner at Jenner & Block and Member of the ACS Board of Directors As we celebrate the June 26 anniversary of the huge victory...Show More Summary

Women Won't Take Risky Medicines Lament Drug Company-Funded Bone Associations

It is a big problem said the Pharma-linked American Society of Bone and Mineral Research, the National Osteoporosis Foundation and the National Bone Health Alliance recently in a press release. Women are not taking the bone drugs made...Show More Summary

Religion and American Foreign Relations: Reflections on the 2016 SHAFR Annual Meeting

Lauren TurekI have just returned from the Annual Meeting of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations (SHAFR), which convened at the beautiful Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice at the University of San Diego. The stunning Joan B. Show More Summary

3 Reasons You Are More Than Your Job

In a society where work means everything, retirement can sometimes lead to depression. Many Americans say they can't wait to retire, but the reality is that among men especially, retirement can mean loss — of identity, values, and more. When a retired person can't attach that identity to...

The astonishing lack of X-Men

Okay, so just so you know, I’m an X-Men fan. I like the characters, love how nicely they tie into American culture and society (with focusing on the ostracizing of the way people were born, you can almost literally apply their plight...Show More Summary

The inside story of one man's mission to give Americans unconditional free money

Ever since he was a kid, Sam Altman has been obsessed with a very specific kind of utopia. As a young "Star Trek" fan and lover of sci-fi novels, he devoured stories of robots becoming a vital part of society, eliminating the need for humans in the workforce. Show More Summary

E. Martin Hennings - Thistle Blossoms by Irina Ernest Martin...

3 days agoArts / Art History : Old Paint

E. Martin Hennings - Thistle Blossoms by Irina Ernest Martin Hennings was an American artist and member of the Taos Society of Artists.

Heart Rhythm Society Waffles on MOC

3 days agoIndustries / Medical : Dr. Wes

On Thursday (yesterday), I received this notice from the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) concerning their stance on the American Board of Medical Specialty's (ABMS) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) referendum at the recent AMA House ofShow More Summary

PMA CEO Silbermann selected for Key Award

Bryan Silbermann, CEO of the Produce Marketing Association, Newark, Del., will receive the Key Award, The American Society of Association Executives’ highest individual award given to association CEOs, at ASAE’s annual meeting & exposition in August in Salt Lake City.

Depression Decreases Adherence to COPD Maintenance Medications

A recent study in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society found that in a nationally representative sample of Medicare beneficiaries who were newly diagnosed with COPD, adherence to maintenance medications decreased with new episodes of depression.

slave names no longer forgotten

The Virginia Historical Society has a website that brings together many documents from the antebellum period of American history so that you can search for the names of African Americans who might otherwise be lost to history. From the website: This database is the latest step by the Virginia Historical Society to increase access to […]

American Charities Are Being Undermined (And It’s A Growing Problem)

“Donor-advised funds have been a bad deal for American society. They have produced too many private benefits for the financial services industry, at too great a cost to the taxpaying public, and they have provided too few benefits for society at large. When we consider their overall effect, we see that rather than supporting working […]

American Pain Society Offers Guidance on Medical Marijuana for Pain

Marijuana often is used to self treat chronic pain and, with 24 states legalizing medical use of the herb, the American Pain Society published guidance in The Journal of Pain for physicians caring for patients who use cannabis. The paper also identified opportunities for future research required to better understand the health effects of cannabinoids.

Redefining ‘Success’ in the Age of Donald Trump

4 days agoNews : Truthdig

By Lauren Maples American society is obsessed with celebrity, money and excess at the expense of ourselves and those around us. What if we defined success in terms of Gross National Happiness?

40 Mouth-Watering American Burger Recipes For Your BBQ

The Cheese And Burger Society is a Wisconsin-based gourmet collective dedicated to US-style cheese burgers. Over the years, the society has hand-crafted 40 burgers that it considers the tastiest ever created: from the “Casanova” (Swiss...Show More Summary

Briefly Noted

American Maelstrom, by Michael A. Cohen (Oxford). In 1968, the Kerner Commission warned that America was becoming two societies, “separate and unequal.” This book makes the case that that year’s Presidential election offered an even more ominous warning: American voters were falling prey to the politics of extremism. Show More Summary

After Discovering Down Syndrome, Jerome Lejeune Was Upset Aborted Targeted Children With It

It is August 1969 in San Francisco and Professor Jerome Lejeune is addressing the annual meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics. Ten years earlier he had discovered the genetic cause of Down Syndrome, when he saw under his microscope in a Paris laboratory the third little mark on the 21st chromosome. In 1962 […]

‘Free State Of Jones’ Trailer Shows Division, Parallels Modern Society [Video]

Free State of Jones hails all the way back to the Civil War era, but it is about more than just the war that killed more Americans than any other. As evidenced in the trailer, it features Matthew McConaughey in a role that could very well earn him another Oscar, and the story parallels what... Show More Summary

Updates from the American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (ASPHO) Annual Meeting

Explore significant research developments and treatment advances relevant to oncology pharmacists presented at the ASPHO annual meeting at the Updates from the American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (ASPHO) Annual Meeting webinar on July 14, 2016, from 12:00 - 1:00 pm CST.

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