May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month.
Each year, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) declares May to be "National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month." It's a peak
season for asthma and allergy sufferers, and a perfect time to educate your patients, family, friends, co-workers and others about these diseases.
May is a great time to help raise awareness and funds for asthma and allergic diseases. To get involved this May, start raising funds and
awareness for asthma and allergies today!
LifeScience Moment: The first member of the horse family was cloned.
On May 4, 2003 The first member of the horse family was cloned.
University of Idaho-Utah State University researchers became the first in the world
to clone a member of the horse family when Idaho Gem, the first clone of a hybrid animal,
and Utah Pioneer and Idaho Star his genetically identical brother clones, were born May 4, 2003.
A mule is a cross between a female horse, a mare, and a male donkey, a jack. As hybrids,
mules are sterile, except in very rare cases. The foal’s DNA was from a fetal cell culture
first established in 1998 at the University of Idaho.
Life Science Evolution...
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"Science is the knowledge of consequences, and dependence of one fact upon another."
Thomas Hobbes, English philosopher, author