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Aussie Air Force experiencing oxygen issues in Hornets -
The Royal Australian Air Force has confirmed that its aircrews have experienced the same type of physiological episodes as U.S. Navy crews while flying the F/A-18F Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler, Defence Connect reported. “Physiological episodes are ...

By Bellona's measure, Russia's Year of Ecology might not have been such a flop - Bellona

As Russia's Year of Ecology ended on December 31, and the Kremlin's year-long drive to put environmental issues first in 2017 drew to a close, assessments of the effort given by Russian observers called it out for being what most have come to expect of ...

Drugs sold in India pose a global threat to antibiotic resistance control - EurekAlert (press release)

EurekAlert (press release)
Millions of unapproved antibiotics are being sold in India each year, according to a new study published in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. The study also revealed that multinational pharmaceutical companies continue to manufacture dozens ...
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Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues

Washington, DC - United States

The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues advises the President on bioethical issues that may emerge from advances in biomedicine and related areas of science and technology. The Commission works with the goal of identifying and promoting policies and practices that ensure scientific research, health care delivery, and technological innovation are conducted in an ethically responsible manner.

Stanford Presidential Lectures: Stephen Jay Gould
United States

Provides an overview of the American scientist's life and thought. Includes a bibliography and quotes.

Cryonics: The Issues
United States

An introduction by Canadian Ben Best, 8 printed pages.

Biological Stain Commission
United States

Quality control organization for biological dyes and stains. Publications, services, histology links, and protocols are provided.

Marine Mammal Commission
United States

Independent agency of the U.S. Government, established under Marine Mammal Protection Act (1972). Focuses on protection and conservation of marine mammals.

Parismina Turtle Commission
United States

Information about the nesting sea turtles on the Caribbean beach of Parismina, Costa Rica.

Pacific Salmon Commission

Formed by the governments of Canada and the United States to implement the Pacific Salmon Treaty.

Issues in Science and Technology
United States

An online journal for discussion of public policy related to the interactions of science, engineering, and medicine with society - from the National Academy of Sciences.

International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature
United Kingdom

Responsible for providing and regulating the system that ensures every animal has a unique and universally accepted scientific name.

National Bioethics Advisory Commission
United States

Advises on bioethical issues arising from research on human biology and behavior, and the application, including the clinical applications, of that research.

International Pacific Halibut Commission
United States

Established in 1923 by the governments of Canada and the U.S. to study and preserve the stocks of Pacific halibut within the territorial waters of both nations.