While Pi Day is a great way to celebrate math, science and of course, pie - there's a long history behind the number that is still known only an approximation, rather than an exact calculation.
It's that time of year again! Bioss is gearing up for conferences across the U.S. Our first stop will be at AACR in Washington DC!
Hippocrates was an ancient Greek physician who was born around 460 BC on the Aegean Island of Kos. He is considered to be the “Father of Medicine”, basing treatment on the observation of clinical signs and rational conclusions.
On February 22, 1883 . . .
Alice Middleton Boring was born in Philadelphia. Dr. Boring began her scientific endeavors as a cytologist studying under Nettie Stevens and Thomas Hunt Morgan. After co-authoring 36 works with Morgan, Boring taught for eight years in the University of Maine's Zoology department.
On January 10, 1947 . . .
Dr. Hubert Loring and assistant Dr. Carlton Schwerdt had a breakthrough in their research of the polio virus at Stanford. . .