December 3 is International Day of Persons with Disabilities Day.
The International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD), a United Nations sanctioned day that aims to promote an understanding of people with disability
and encourage support for their dignity, rights and well-being.
The day seeks to increase awareness of the benefits of the integration of people with disability in every aspect of political,
social, economic and cultural life.
LifeScience Moment: Surgeon Christiaan Barnard performed first human to human heart transplant."
On December 3, 1967, Surgeon Christiaan Barnard performs first human to human heart transplant at Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa.
The transplant patient was 55-year-old Louis Washkansky a South African grocer who had diabetes and incurable heart disease. Mr. Washkansky survived eighteen days.
Life Science Evolution...
It's a Small World
"I do not feel obligated to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reasons, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use."
Galileo Galilei, Italian physicist and astronomer