February 7-14 is Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week.
Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week, held February 7–14, is an annual observance to promote awareness and education
about congenital heart defects (CHDs).
Heart defects are costly and critical conditions that persons live with throughout their lives. CHDs affect nearly
1 in 100 births every year in the U.S. and are the most common type of birth defect. An estimated 2 million children and
adults in the U.S. are living with a CHD today.
LifeScience Moment: Dolly, a female domestic sheep that became the first mammal to be cloned, was euthanised.
On Feb. 14, 2003, Dolly, a female domestic sheep that became the first mammal to be
cloned, was euthanised in Scotland, UK.
Dolly was born on July 5, 1996, becoming the world's first mammal to be cloned from
an adult somatic cell.
Life Science Evolution Posters
It's a Small World
Lassa Fever Virus
"Science is an imaginative adventure of the mind seeking truth in a world of mystery."
Sir Cyril Herman Hinshelwood - English chemist. Nobel prize 1956