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Great Teacher lecturer Dr. Alan R. Cohen also exhibited a great sense of humor.

Lab Develops Coding Toys for Young Kids

These days, many kids know the alphabet and are starting to read by the time they get to kindergarten. Becoming literate in today’s world, however, may also require learning another kind of language—that of computer programming.

Coding is all around us...Read more

Dr. Jennifer Manly

Chemist Sorensen Urges More American Indians to Pursue Science

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Dr. Alan Leshner touts communication at NIH.

E Wing Renovation To Benefit Multiple Institutes

The original Clinical Center—a massive 14-story, 2.5 million square foot, 7 million brick structure—has been home to countless medical...Read more

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New Construction Takes Shape on Campus

In the photo above, site preparation goes forward at the Children's Inn at NIH on a project to expand the facility by one-third. The new wing will be built on the south side of the existing structure, some of whose windows can be seen boarded-up. The new wing — slated to open in 2003 — will provide space for 18 more families, bringing the inn's total capacity to 55 families.

In the photo above, site preparation goes forward at the Children's Inn at NIH on a project to expand the facility by one-third. The new wing will be built on the south side of the existing structure, some of whose windows can be seen boarded-up. The new wing slated to open in 2003 will provide space for 18 more families, bringing the inn's total capacity to 55 families.

Nirenberg Among Winners of 1964 Science Medal

Dr. Nirenberg

President Johnson recently announced the selection of Dr. Marshall W. Nirenberg, research chemist and Head of the Section of Biochemical Genetics in the Laboratory of Clinical Biochemistry, National Heart Institute, as one of the 11 recipients of the 1964 Nationa l Medal of Science

The awards will be presented by the President at a ceremony to be held early in 1965, according to the announcement.




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Conceptual image of a cell karyotype exhibiting trisomy—three copies of one chromosome.