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|ON THE COVER: Multiphoton fluorescence image of cultured HeLa cells with a fluorescent protein targeted to the Golgi apparatus (orange), microtubules (green) and counterstained for DNA (cyan)
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|Recycling coordinator Gareth Buckland (r) talks to NIDA’s Dr. Augusto Diana about becoming an environmental volunteer.|
Some of the biggest, savviest players in the game of winning more funding for health research visited the Natcher Bldg. recently for a STEP module on "Advocacy Groups: Partners in Research." No one made a bigger splash than closing speaker Sam Donaldson, the ABC-TV White House correspondent who dropped in late in the day to embody a megawatt sermon on grabbing attention for your cause by being wildly entertaining (a notion seconded by an ACT UP founder on the program who boasted "I helped take over this campus once."). Money may make Capitol Hill go 'round, suggested a chorus of speakers, but it tends to dog the trail of tears and laughter.
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