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Posted 27 October 2014

ILSI Health and Environmental Sciences Institute Seeks Ideas for 2015 Initiatives by December 15

Proposals should address priority emerging scientific issues in human or environmental health. Funds will be available to support the initiation of successful proposals in fall of 2015.

Posted 27 October 2014

U.S. National Science Foundation Encourages Rapid Response Proposals Addressing Ebola Threat

Researchers interested in conducting time-sensitive, basic research on this emerging issue are encouraged to submit proposals that will improve understanding of Ebola’s spread, design counter-active measures, and educate about prevention.

Posted 16 October 2014

U.S. National Academy of Sciences Releases Chemical Alternatives Guide, Hosts Webinar

This new report offers a unified decision framework for finding safer alternatives with respect to human health and the environment. A webinar scheduled for Friday, October 24, 2014, at 12:30 pm EDT will feature authoring committee chair David Dorman.

Posted 4 October 2014

NPR Blog Post Discusses Historical Resilience in the Face of Plague

As an international trade center, Venice was especially vulnerable to the Black Death; the city established a quarantine hospital in 1432. The post is based on a recent article by SRA member Igor Linkov and others.

Posted 4 October 2014

Society of Toxicology Abstract Submission Deadline Looms

The abstract submission deadline for the 54th annual meeting of SOT on March 22-26, 2015, in San Diego, CA, USA, is coming up on October 7th, 2014. The deadline applies to both platform and poster submissions.