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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News Articles [1171 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

American federation for aging research awards $800,000 to junior faculty to advance biomedical research on healthy aging

(American Federation for Aging Research) New York, NY - The American Federation for Aging Research, AFAR -- the premier not-for-profit organization supporting biomedical research to advance healthy ag...

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 funding: Stifled by budgets, not irrelevance

Daniel Sarewitz constructs a stereotype of scientists who are left to their own devices and whose research is disconnected from potential applications (Nature547, 139; 10.1038/547139a2017). As preside...

Scientists identify a possible therapeutic target for regulating body weight

(Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology) A new study published online in The FASEB Journal ( reveals a novel gene involved in maintaining body weight.

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...

Scientists update their 'warning to humanity' on its 25th anniversary

(American Institute of Biological Sciences) In 1992, the Union of Concerned Scientists and some 1700 leading scientists issued the 'World Scientists' Warning to Humanity.' That letter has now been upd...

New study identifies protein that could improve symptoms and reduce mortality in flu

(Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology) Flu season is on its way, and a new report in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology has identified an innovative strategy for battling this deadl...

Mushrooms may fight off aging, study says – Austin American-Statesman

Austin American-StatesmanMushrooms may fight off aging, study saysAustin American-StatesmanScientists from Pennsylvania State University recently conducted an experiment, published in Food Chemistry, ...

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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...

NewsCAP: Position statement issued by scientists on the heels of human genome editing study.

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 [930 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Phase 4 Study of Dolutegravir (DTG) in Russian Federation

DTG 50 milligram (mg) tablet was approved for marketing in Russian Federation; however, DTG is not currently available for subjects at Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Centers as...

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...

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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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