You may have a toxic build-up of chemicals in your body. EPA reports that nearly every woman, man, and child is exposed to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). PFAS are human-made chemicals, including perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS), and other chemicals.
Article XIV (14) of the Missouri Constitution now allows physicians to prescribe cannabis (medical marijuana) to patients in the Show-Me State. This week (October 19th) medical marijuana dispensaries across the state opened to serve patients.
Actually, there's nothing to be afraid of. We want to tell you about our Virtual Halloween Happy Hour. If you're a scientist, researcher, social scientist, policymaker, or concerned citizen, here's your official invite! We're meeting, virtually on Thursday, October 29th at 5 pm Central. Wear a scary mask, put on your best costume, or make … Continue reading Be afraid, be very afraid!
Science for Solutions is the heart of our mission at the MOST Policy Initiative and the Missouri Local Science Engagement Network. We want to bring science into policy conversations to help improve the health, economic growth, and sustainability of the people and the places of the state of Missouri. We believe science can be a solution to the troubles that are facing Missourians.
As a scientist, affecting children’s lives and the enthusiasm of teachers and clinicians is an exciting result of her research, said Julie Masterson, Ph.D. She emphasized that science is a broad-based concept, including identifying a problem that needs to be solved, collecting and analyzing data, and forming conclusions. Sometimes people think of scientists as only … Continue reading ‘Spelling as a Linguistic Skill’ Makes for an ‘Incredibly Fulfilling’ Journey