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2019: Issue 4 
Accomplishing Objectives to Transform the Society and Build Upon Success
Six months into the 2019–2023 Strategic Plan, the Society has already made great strides in assessing and starting implementation of some of the Strategic Objectives, Dr. Hines shares in his quarterly message.
The Evolution of Confusion in Scientific Writing: Overuse of Abbreviations
Have you ever started reading a paper and scratched your head on page 5 because your brain was swimming in a sea of the author’s abbreviations? Dr. Peters argues that this overabundance of abbreviations in science writing needs to be addressed.
Popcorn Workers Lung: The Role of Diacetyl
As shared in this SOT Tox Impact Statement, toxicologists played a crucial role in determining the inhalation risks of the flavoring agent diacetyl (2,3-butanedione), which caused irreversible obstructive lung disease in occupational settings before its toxicity was known.