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The large, lavender petals of the Hellebores flower found in a courtyard on the NIH campus

April 7, 2017

  • Dr. Kenneth Catania holds hands out wide, speaking at podium

    Electric Eels More Talented Than We Imagined, Catania Suggests

    A biologist and neuroscientist, Dr. Kenneth Catania studies evolutionary interpretations of animal behavior and how animals process sensory information. He gave a lecture recently as part of the NIH Neuroscience Seminar Series in the Porter Neuroscience Research Center.
  • Pugh, Pettigrew and Peng pose together in the NIH Library.

    Physicians Can Train Like Elite Athletes, Pugh Says

    Dr. Carla Pugh, guest speaker at a recent WALS, recognized early in her medical career that, like athletes, physicians could benefit from the data obtained with sensors and motor tracking devices to learn and improve their technique.
  • Hartz poses in front of rose bush in garden outside the Clinical Center

    New Landscape Architect Brings Unique Skills to NIH

    NIH landscape architect Brandon Hartz envisions a campus teeming with native wildlife. That’s why he went to a large meadow on campus and planted milkweed seeds; it it grows, the milkweed will attract monarch butterflies and other wildlife.
  • Collins, Smith play their guitars in Wilson Hall.

    Once Again, NIH Surpasses CFC Goal

    At a Mar. 8 event in Wilson Hall, NIH celebrated an achievement that is now becoming characteristic of the agency—surpassing its goal in the annual Combined Federal Campaign.
The large, lavender petals of the Hellebores flower found in a courtyard on the NIH campus

On the Cover

Hellebores, one of several frost-resistant plants that reside in the courtyard of the Clinical Research Center

Photo: Brandon Hartz

The NIH Record

The NIH Record, founded in 1949, is the biweekly newsletter for employees of the National Institutes of Health.

Published 25 times each year, it comes out on payday Fridays.

Associate Editor: Carla Garnett
Carla.Garnett@nih.gov

Staff Writers:

Eric Bock
Eric.Bock@nih.gov

Dana Talesnik
Dana.Talesnik@nih.gov

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