September 18 is National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day.
National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness day focuses on the challenging issues facing
the aging population with regards to HIV prevention, testing, care and treatment.
In addition, there is an increased need for prevention, research, and data targeting
the aging population, medical understanding of the aging process and its impact on HIV/AIDS.
LifeScience Moment: American Association for the Advancement of Science founded."
On September 20, 1848, the American Association for the Advancement of Science was founded which marked the emergence of a
national scientific community in the U.S, and was the first organization established to promote the development of science and
engineering at the national level and to represent the interests of all its disciplines.
AAAS serves some 261 affiliated societies and academies of science and publishes the peer-reviewed general science journal Science.
It's a Small World
"The hypotheses we accept ought to explain phenomena which we have observed. But they ought to do more than this: our hypotheses ought to foretell phenomena which have not yet been observed."
William Whewell, English mathematician, philosopher