A newly discovered cache of industry documents reveals that the sugar industry worked closely with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the 1960s and '70s to develop a federal research...
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Word of the Day
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]
Quote of the DayScience has a simple faith, which transcends utility. Nearly all men of science, all men of learning for that matter, and men of simple ways too, have it in some form and in some degree. It is the faith that it is the privilege of man to learn to understand, and that this is his mission. If we abandon that mission under stress we shall abandon it forever, for stress will not cease. Knowledge for the sake of understanding, not merely to prevail, that is the essence of our being. None can define its limits, or set its ultimate boundaries.
- Vannevar Bush (1890–1974)