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Dozens of raw spaghetti-shaped rods clustered together

February 24, 2017

  • Man seated in lab coat at microscope as seen from behind two cameramen

    Documentary Showcasing CC Set to Air This Spring

    Most NIH’ers know about the extraordinary research happening inside the Clinical Center. Soon, the public will also know, thanks to a Discovery Channel documentary. On May 18 at 9 p.m., the cable channel will begin a 3-part series First in Human: the Trials of Bldg. 10.
  • Dr. Nora Volkow

    Breaking the Biological Cycle of Addiction

    While evidence shows addiction is a disease of the brain, “if we believe we are [in control], we are much more likely to have an impact on our behaviors,” said NIDA director Dr. Nora Volkow at a recent Demystifying Medicine lecture.
  •  Gibbons and Johnson hold up giant red heart

    ‘Wear Red Day’ Raises Heart Disease Awareness

    NIH multitudes fanned out across several campuses to celebrate National Wear Red Day on Feb. 3 and launch American Heart Month. Hosted by NHLBI, the event helps raise awareness about heart disease, the leading cause of death in the United States.
  • Collins and Fleming smile.

    NIH-Kennedy Center Initiative Expands

    Through a new partnership, NIH and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will expand on an initiative that NIH has had with the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) for several years called Sound Health.
Dozens of raw spaghetti-shaped rods clustered together

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Scanning electron microscopy of collagen fibers

Photo: Tom Deerinck & Mark Ellisman, National Center for Microscopy and Imaging Research

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