Wondering why the carefully tended vegetables in your garden have started to look rather lifeless? You’re not necessarily losing your green thumb. The culprit might be a pathogen, transmitted by a beetle or other invasive critter, which can rapidly invade susceptible plants.
It was a picture-perfect day on June 8, the kind of weather that makes you wish you had time to take a break from work to get outside. Luckily, NIH’ers had a great excuse to get out for a jog or stroll that afternoon: the 10th annual Take a Hike Day Walk/Fun Run.
U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO), chair of the Labor, HHS, Education and related agencies appropriations subcommittee, led a visit by 8 other appropriations committee members and staff to NIH on the afternoon of June 5.