May is Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month.
This month is dedicated to increasing public awareness of the importance of prevention, early detection and treatment of
skin cancer, including basal cell, squamous cell and melanoma, the most common
form of cancer in the U.S.
More than 3.5 million skin cancers are diagnosed annually in more than 2 million people.
The CDC leads national efforts to reduce skin cancer through education. When in the sun,
seek shade, cover up, get a hat, wear sunglasses, and use sunscreen.
LifeScience Moment: President John F. Kennedy expanded the U.S. Space Program.
On May 25, 1961, President John F. Kennedy in his historic message to a joint session of the Congress, declared, "...I believe this nation should
commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the Moon and returning him safely to the Earth."
The expansion of the U.S. Space Program has resulted in the development of a wide range of technology with enormous benefit to human and animal kind.
Life Science Evolution...
It's a Small World
Botulinum Type A Colonies
"Science is a great game. It is inspiring and refreshing. The playing field is the universe itself."
Isidor Isaac Rabi, U. S. physicist. Nobel prize 1944