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Mitochondria look like red rods with fat droplets that are blue under an electron microscope.

February 9, 2018

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    NIH Supercomputers Have Come a Long Way

    The now-retired Cray X-MP supercomputer, used at NIH in the late 1990s, is on display in Bldg. 31. Meet NIH's current supercomputer: the Biowulf, which is 15 million times faster than the Cray.
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    Abnormalities in Reward Processing May Underlie Depression, Outbursts

    Depression is the leading cause of disability around the world, explained Dr. Argyris Stringaris, chief of the mood brain and development unit at NIMH, during a recent Clinical Center Grand Rounds lecture.
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    Nurse Researcher Talks About Understanding, Treating IBS

    Dr. Margaret Heitkemper discussed IBS, its relation to other disorders and an intervention that she developed in “Symptom Science in Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Bench to Intervention,” the final NINR Director’s Lecture of 2017.
Mitochondria look like red rods with fat droplets that are blue under an electron microscope.

On the Cover

Mitochondria (red) in a mouse heart muscle and fat droplets (blue) as viewed under an electron microscope. February is American Heart Month.

Photo: Brian Glancy, NHLBI

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

Staff Writers:

Eric Bock

Dana Talesnik

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