Professor Harry H.S. Fong Receives ABC’s Norman R. Farnsworth Excellence in Botanical Research Award
Dr. Fong — a close friend and collaborator of Prof. Farnsworth for almost 60 years — is professor emeritus of pharmacognosy in the Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy at the University of Illinois – Chicago (UIC). Read more here.
Book on Native American Uses of Medicinal Plants Receives 2014 Duke Award
Ancient Pathways, Ancestral Knowledge: Ethnobotany and Ecological Wisdom of Indigenous Peoples of Northwestern North America by Nancy J. Turner, PhD, is the most recent recipient of the James A. Duke Excellence in Botanical Literature Award. Read more here.
ABC Press Release Results in AP Article on NY AG's Misuse of DNA Technology to Test Herbal Supplements
The AP article emphasizes various experts’ questioning the scientific and technical basis for the AG’s issuance of cease-and-desist letters to retailers for selling what the AG says are fraudulent herbal dietary supplement products. Read more here.
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