March is Hemophilia Awareness Month.
In 1986, President Ronald Reagan designated the month of March as Hemophilia Awareness Month to bring awareness and attention to those living
with a bleeding disorder. Hemophilia Federation of America (HFA) along with chapter organizations across the country commemorates March as National
Hemophilia Awareness Month.
Hemophilia is a sex-linked, hereditary blood clotting disorder that affects about 19,000 people nation-wide. In about one-third of the cases,
there is no family history of the disorder.
LifeScience Moment: The National Academy of Sciences was established.
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) was established by an Act of Congress that was signed by President Abraham Lincoln on March 3, 1863.
The NAS is an honorific society of distinguished scholars engaged in scientific and engineering research, dedicated to the furtherance of
science and technology and to their use for the general welfare.
It's a Small World
"Where the telescope ends, the microscope begins. Which of the two has the grander view."
Victor Hugo, French poet and novelist - Les Miserables