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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.

Posted 26 September 2014

SRA Dose Response Specialty Group Hosts Additional Teleseminar

Join the group on Tuesday, October 7, 2014, from 12-1 pm Eastern time for a talk by NIOSH audiologist Dr. Thais C. Morata on “The Interaction of Chemical and Physical Agents: The Example of Ototoxicants and Noise.”