January is Glaucoma Awareness Month.
Glaucoma is the leading cause of preventable blindness. Everyone, from infants to seniors is vulnerable.
It is estimated that over 2.2 million Americans have glaucoma but only half of those know they have it.
Combined with our aging population, we can see an epidemic of blindness looming if we donít raise awareness about the importance of regular eye examinations to
LifeScience Moment: Legislation in Tennessee called for a ban on the teaching of evolution.
On January 21, 1925, Rep. John Washington Butler introduced legislation in the Tennessee House of Representatives that called for a ban on the teaching of
The proposed law, known as the Butler bill, would prohibit the teaching of "any theory that denies the story of the Divine Creation of man as
taught in the Bible, and to teach instead that man has descended from a lower order of animals."
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"The First Clarke Law states, 'If an elderly but distinguished scientist says that something is possible he is almost certainly right, but if he says that it is impossible he is very probably wrong."
Arthur C. Clarke, Writer,