Federation of American Scientists Company Profile

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The Federation of American Scientists (FAS) was formed in 1945 by atomic scientists from the Manhattan Project who felt that scientists, engineers and other innovators had an ethical obligation to bring their knowledge and experience to bear on critical national decisions, especially pertaining to the technology they unleashed - the Atomic Bomb. Endorsed by 67 Nobel Laureates in chemistry, economics, medicine and physics, FAS addresses a broad spectrum of issues in carrying out its mission to promote humanitarian uses of science and technology. FAS members build on an honorable history of insisting that rational, evidence-based arguments be heard.Today, FAS continues its exemplary 60-year record of achieving meaningful results in strategic security with research and education projects in nuclear arms control and global security; conventional arms transfers; proliferation of weapons of mass destruction; information technology for human health; and government information policy. In recent years, the mission of FAS has expanded to include our country’s critical challenges in housing, energy and education. The Housing Technology Project combines the talents of engineers, energy efficiency specialists and other experts in the field of housing to develop new materials and design methods that can led to safe, energy efficient, affordable homes in the U.S. and abroad. The Information Technologies Project works on strategies to intensify and focus research and development to harness the potential of emerging information technologies to improve how we teach and learn.


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The end of aging? Targeting the underlying mechanisms for enhancing human healthspan

(American Federation for Aging Research) Innovators in biotechnology targeting aging will share insights and be honored at luncheon symposium on July 25 at Westin St. Francis, San Francisco, organized...

Federal union leader says Senate health care bill 'shameful'

WASHINGTON, June 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. released the following statement...

Well-known protein stimulates insulin secretion in pancreatic cells, surprising scientists

(Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology) A study published online in The FASEB Journal ( demonstrated that a protein complex (Gbeta5-RGS) commonly known for ha...

Plasma membrane protein may help generate new neurons in the adult hippocampus

(Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology) New research published online in The FASEB Journal sheds important light on the inner workings of learning and memory. Specifically, scienti...

Union Activists in Austin to Hold Informational Picket on New Agency Mandate that Further Burdens Short Staffed Healthcare System

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Union activists with the American Federation of Government Employees will hold an informational picket on Thursday, Aug. 15 to inform employees ...

Fathers of American newborns keep getting older

While data on the moms of newborn American children has been abundant, equivalent data on dads hasn't—a gap that Stanford scientists have now filled.

Fathers of American newborns keep getting older, study finds

While data on the moms of newborn American children has been abundant, equivalent data on dads hasn't -- a gap that scientists have now filled.

Scientists create new probe for imaging proteins involved in fibrogenesis

Organs respond to injuries with the formation of new fibrous tissue, which can result in scarring. This process called fibrogenesis can now be monitored noninvasively on a molecular level, as American...

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Stay Out of Scientists' E-mails.

Junior scientists: Senior scientists as allies for equity.

Description of Nurse Scientists in a Large Health Care System.

Replicating a research study that described the work of nurse scientists in children's hospitals, the purpose of the study was to describe the role, activities, and outcomes of nurse scientists employ...

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The Rising Challenge of Training Physician-Scientists: Recommendations From a Canadian National Consensus Conference.

Physician-scientists are individuals who actively participate in patient care, have undergone additional research training, and devote the majority of their time to research. Physician-scientists are ...

Clinical Trials [896 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

The Effectiveness of Dual Therapy (Lopinavir/Ritonavir + LamivudinE) in Treatment-Experienced HIV Infected Patients in the Russian Federation

This study seeks to assess the virologic effectiveness of dual therapy (lopinavir/ ritonavir (LPV/r) + lamivudine (3TC)) in treatment-experienced human immunodeficiency virus 1 (HIV-1) inf...

Collection of Gastrointestinal Tissue Samples for the Characterization and ex Vivo Functional Assessment of Chemoreceptors

The purpose of this study is to help scientists understand how the gut senses ingested nutrients and what kind of processes take place for their absorption in order to establish the associ...

The Pilot Project Development Of MEdical Rehabilitation System in Russian Federation

The Programme is focused on adult patients of any gender and age more than 18 y.o., with the next conditions: 1. Acute cerebrovascular events (ACE, ischemic stroke or intracerebral hemo...

A Study to Assess Retention Rate, Persistence and Adherence in Population of Spondylarthritis (Ankylosing Spondylitis and Psoriatic Arthritis) Patients Treated With Adalimumab in Routine Clinical Settings in Russian Federation

The objective of this study is to access retention rate, persistence and adherence in population of spondylarthritis (SpA) (ankylosing spondylitis (AS) and psoriatic arthritis (PsA)) parti...

American Ginseng in Treating Patients With Fatigue Caused by Cancer

RATIONALE: American ginseng may reduce fatigue in patients with cancer. It is not yet known whether American ginseng is more effective than a placebo in treating cancer-related fatigue. ...

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On 28. November 2005 the new organisation Federation of Norwegian Industries was established. The new Federation will be formally operative as of 1. January 2006. From the start, the Federation of Nor...

Federation of american societes for Expermental biology

Founded in 1912 by three societies, FASEB has consistently provided educational meetings and publications to disseminate biological research results. The then six Member Societies met in 1989 to alt...

Federation of American Scientists

The Federation of American Scientists (FAS) was formed in 1945 by atomic scientists from the Manhattan Project who felt that scientists, engineers and other innovators had an ethical obligation to bri...

The American Culinary Federation, Inc.

American Federation for Medical Research

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