TOXICOLOGICAL SCIENCES, 156(1), 2017, 2–3 doi: 10.1093/toxsci/kfx031 Editorial EDITORIAL Gary W. Miller Editor-in-Chief, Toxicological Sciences, Department of Environmental Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322 For correspondence via E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. “But without scientific progress no amount of achievement in other direc- research and healthcare. Their presentations should help set tions can insure our health, prosperity, and security as a nation in the the stage for an exciting and stimulating meeting. modern world.” Vannevar Bush, Director of the Office of Science and Development, 1945 SOCIETIES Why does the Society of Toxicology exist and why do we hold meetings? Scientific societies help shape disciplines. New fields SCIENCE address new problems and often need new solutions. Societies help gather those interested in addressing these new questions. The words above come from Dr Vannevar Bush’s report to Societies provide an organization framework to define the field Franklin D. Roosevelt about the state of science and technology and to develop principles and ethos. Often societies publish pro- in the U.S. after the Second World War. This report signaled our ceedings or journals, as is the case with Toxicological Sciences. country’s dedication to the scientific enterprise for the good of Hosting
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